Ministerial Search Committee

Meet our Ministerial Candidates!

By now you’ve heard that Rev. Wendy Bartel and Rev. Lynn Gardner, our candidates for Co-Ministers, will be here for Candidating Week from Sunday, April 30 – Sunday, May 7 (and if this is the first you’re hearing of it, you may want to think about getting out from under that rock once in a … Continued

Ministerial Search Committee

This fall the Ministerial Search Committee conducted a survey of members and friends of UUSS as part of our self-study. Nearly 200 people responded to the survey, which was used to complete our Congregational Record. Below is a summary of the results followed by a link at the end to the survey responses. One hundred … Continued

Ministerial Search Committee This Week…

We’re continuing to review records, conduct interviews and check references of interested ministerial candidates. You can view the packet at      

Ministerial Search Committee

We will submit our completed Congregational Record to the UUA Transition Office by November 30. On December 1st, the Congregational Records of all 48 UU churches in search will be made available to eligible ministers. The link to the website for our Congregational Packet will be available soon.

The Ministerial Search Committee this week…..

We are busy analyzing the Survey results from 199 people and the input from 212 people who participated in the cottage meetings. THANK YOU!  We plan to report our observations during the Sunday Service November 20th.

Beyond Categorical Thinking

Join the UUSS Ministerial Search Committee on Saturday, September 24th from 9:00am – 12:30 pm in the UUSS Dining Room. Refreshments and childcare will be provided. Rev. Keith Kron, Director of the UUA Transitions Office, will lead us in a workshop designed to promote inclusive thinking and prevent unfair and unintentional discrimination in our search … Continued

Meet The Ministerial Search Committee

The seven-member Search Committee was elected by the congregation in April 2016 to lead the search for a new settled minister. Meet the Search Committee below and learn about their roles and responsibilities on the committee. Kevin O’Connor – Chair Kevin is a 19-year member of UUSS. He served UUSS as past president and member … Continued

The Ministerial Search Committee

The Ministerial Search Committee is planning a process of self-study and is actively seeking your input so we can best present ourselves to prospective ministers. Here’s how you can help: Fill out the survey using the link emailed to you or by filling out a paper copy at the back of the Great Hall (thank … Continued

Ministerial Search Committee

The Search Committee has been focusing a great deal of its time lately on familiarizing ourselves with the information required to be included in the Congregational Record. The Record, whose format is provided by the UUA, touches on all aspects of the church and congregation, both past, present and future. We’ve been discussing how to … Continued

Beyond Categorical Thinking

Saturday, September 24th 9am – 12:30pm in the Dining Room THINK OF A MINISTER. DON’T THINK OF AN ELEPHANT. Chances are you thought of both. And distinct images perhaps came to mind. In terms of a minister, what images came to mind? Was it a person of a particular gender, race, or age? Beyond Categorical … Continued