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Board Games with the Board and ET!

It’s hard to believe yet another church year is beginning to wind down! Our Annual Meeting is May 19 and, before know it, we will be having a water communion in our beautiful sanctuary to commemorate beginning another year of community and spiritual fulfillment.  We’ve had some big conversations this year, so let’s keep it going! The Board of Trustees and Executive Team would like to invite you to an evening of conversation and community on Friday, April 26 from 6-9pm…

Annual Meeting – Save the Date!

Hi friends, Our Annual Meeting is on May 19 at UUCE. More information will come as the date approaches. For those of you who have not attended and Annual Meeting before, this is where qualifying members vote on important issues such as the Board slate, the Endowment Team slate, the upcoming budget,  by-laws changes,  anything UUA General Assembly delegates will vote on, and more.  Please mark your calendars to attend the Annual Meeting and the budget open house meetings sent…

From Krista Wagner, President, Board of Trustees

Hello friends, Some of you remember Tom Durkin, who shared this event with me to provide to our UUCE community.  The UU congregations in Geneva and Palatine are co-sponsoring a 4-week class (starting Feb 12) discussing the proposed Article II draft that will be voted on at GA.  Following is a snippet from the page and a link to the full page for more information.  https://ccuu.org/2024/02/faith-development-uu-wellspring-article-ii-class/ Thank you, Krista Faith Development: UU Wellspring Article II Class 7-9 pm on four…

You’re Invited to an Open House on Fundraising and a Minister – THIS Sunday! 

The Board of Trustees is inviting you to a Fundraising/Part-Time Minister Open House on Sunday, January 21 (yes, NEXT Sunday) from 12noon – 1:30pm in the Sanctuary. This session will build on the open house we held in September and bring new information for consideration and discussion.   Who is Invited?  Everyone with a stake in the future and financial health of UUCE.    What Will We Talk About?   In a nutshell, we will discuss our current income levels, the income needed to support the…

Fundraising Ideas Needed ASAP

Dear members and friends of UUCE, The Board of Trustees is inviting you to a Fundraising Open House/Brainstorming Session on Sunday, September 17 (yes, NEXT Sunday) from 12noon – 1:30pm in the Sanctuary. Who is Invited? Everyone with a stake in the future and financial health of UUCE.   Why Now? As discussed in the Budget Open Houses and Annual Meeting, UUCE doesn’t have a spending problem – we have an income problem. Many of our highest pledging members are unable to donate anymore (for a…

 Fundraising Open House

Fundraising Open House Sunday September 17th 12-2:00pm Please bring your fundraising ideas to this all-church brainstorming session, we will be meeting in the Sanctuary. We are looking for proven fundraising ideas to help solve our income problem! Contact bot@uuce.org with any questions.  Thank you! Krista Wagner President, Board of Trustees Unitarian Universalist Church of Elgin