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    Message from the Minister

    Message from the Minister

    “I think sometimes, when you’re trying to do justice work, when you’re trying to make a difference, when you’re trying to change the world, the thing you need to do is get close enough to people who are falling down, get close enough to people who are suffering, close enough to people who are in…

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    Message from the DRE: “Let us make this earth a heaven”

    Message from the DRE: “Let us make this earth a heaven”

    As we enter February, our collective focus on Liberating Love turns toward Justice and Equity. In our efforts for love and justice, I invite you to wonder about how we extend those efforts to our youngest and smallest friends and members!  To make worship irresistible for people of all ages is a labor of love…

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    Board Minutes for December 2023

    Board Minutes for December 2023

    Board minutes for the December 14, 2023 UUCT board meeting were approved at the December meeting. Those minutes, along with the December 2023 Minister’s Report and November 2023 Financial Reports can be viewed using the links below: December 2023 Board Minutes Minister’s January 2024 Report December 2023 Financial Reports The Executive Board meets the fourth…

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    Treasurer’s December 2023 Report to Congregation

    Treasurer’s December 2023 Report to Congregation

    In sharp contrast to November, December’s pledge income exceeded our monthly budgeted amount by more than $10,800, including $250 in prior year pledges. Current year pledges received this fiscal year total 44.7% of budgeted amount, or 57.2% of budget when prepaid pledges are included. The December target was 50.0%. Other recurring income was $804 in…

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    Fall 2023 Congregational Survey Highlights

    Fall 2023 Congregational Survey Highlights

    During the first three weeks of December, Members and Supporting Friends were invited to share their ideas and opinions in a survey on a variety of issues related to UUCT. Committee members Sally Andersen, Erika Frisby, and Phyllis Thomson were pleased with the congregation’s response to the survey and appreciated all who participated. The thirty…

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    Putting the FUN in UUCT Fundraisers

    Putting the FUN in UUCT Fundraisers

    This past year, we set a goal of raising $4000 in fundraisers as part of UUCT’s operating budget for 2023- 2024. So far our fundraisers included a Mini Mart in the fall and a concert by Friction Farm on January 20, 2024. We netted almost $550 profit to help reach our goal. There are more…

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    The Pledge Drive Is Coming, The Pledge Drive Is Coming…

    The Pledge Drive Is Coming, The Pledge Drive Is Coming…

    Hello All! Your Pledge Drive Team is just giving you a “heads up” that you soon will be hearing about this year’s Pledge Drive, running February through March. The Asking Budget will be available for your study and a discussion meeting of the budget will be held after church on February 11th. Members will meet…

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    Share The Plate Applications Are Due February 29

    Share The Plate Applications Are Due February 29

    Share the Plate is a highly successful program that increases funding for local non-profits. Last year, UUCT raised almost 14,000 dollars for racial justice associations, homeless shelters, and food banks, among others. Share the Plate embodies a treasured UU value: generosity. Every Sunday, we divide the collection plate 50/50 between UUCT and a worthy community organization. Congregants…

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    Are You Used to Writing 2024 Yet?

    Are You Used to Writing 2024 Yet?

    Yes, the new year is really on us now. How does it feel wearing this new year as you shimmy into its new outfit? Well, the first month of this new year has blown by and on February 11th we’ll be having our second meeting this year for our Food for Thought discussion group. First,…

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    Message from the Minister: January 2024

    Message from the Minister: January 2024

    Love is the spirit of this church, and service its law.This is our great covenant:To dwell together in peace,  To seek the truth in love, And to help one another.  – James Vila Blake As we enter into this new year, it feels fitting to return to Blake’s familiar UU covenant. At least in my…

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    January 2024 Message from the DRE: Love is at the Center of What We Do

    January 2024 Message from the DRE: Love is at the Center of What We Do

    Happy 2024, folks!  This month’s theme is Liberating Love, and we’ve got a great head start on the conversation! We spent a lot of time talking about love in Elementary RE these last few months, using the Love Will Guide Us curriculum as the basis of our Fall programming.  The next two months will deepen…

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    Board Minutes for November 2023

    Board Minutes for November 2023

    Board minutes for the October 26, 2023 UUCT board meeting were approved at the November meeting. Those minutes, along with the December 2023 Minister’s Report and November 2023 Financial Reports can be viewed using the links below: November 2023 Board Minutes Minister’s December 2023 Report November 2023 Financial Reports The Executive Board meets the fourth…

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