Author: Fellowship Matters

Minister Search Direction (Post 1 of 3)

By: Jim Yocom, Board President

Minister Search Direction

We had a good turnout on Saturday, 10/8 for the congregational discussion of the minister search process with the UUA Transitions Director, Rev. Keith Kron. I want to thank the 40+ participants who shared their time with Rev. Keith … read more.

Staff Evaluations Update

By Laura Dupré, Past President of the Board

It’s been a while since we’ve given any information on UUFR’s recent evaluations of our lead minister and staff.

In May, we asked all UUFR members and friends to complete evaluation forms regarding Rev. James’s performance as our lead … read more.

Minister Succession Planning

By: Jim Yocom

Rev. James’ Contract

Rev. James’ contract expires at the end of July 2024. Though that might sound like the science-fiction future, UUFR needs to make a critical decision this year about what happens on August 1, 2024.

As a “Developmental” minister, Rev. James was hired … read more.

Strategic Planning Process & Update

By: Sandy Pearce, Board Member At Large

The Board needs you to create a meaningful, viable strategic plan for the next few years at UUFR.

Think of a strategic plan as “frame-bending” planning. Imagine an artist whose radical, innovative ideas bend the frame of the picture in … read more.

UUFR “Mask Optional” Starting September 4

The Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of Raleigh will be “mask optional” starting Sunday, September 4. Masks will not be required during worship services or at any UUFR gathering.

The UUFR board, reviewing the latest CDC guidance, decided on this change at its August board meeting.

Both N95-type masks … read more.