Board of Directors

December 2017

Some of the items covered at our November meeting were:

• Board members were glad to see the exterior of the garage almost finished. We will be seeking volunteers to help with cleanup of the interior soon.
• Some of our members met with Jacqueline Moore about her Kindness Community and how it can help change how people interact
with one another.
• Thanks were expressed to Jim Heaton for donating and building the handrail for the front ramp.
• We discussed safety issues for our Fellowship with some resources from Church Mutual, our insurance company, and a seminar being offered by Manatee County Crime Prevention department of our police force.
• John Isham reported on the progress of the Ministerial Team and the town hall meeting held on Nov. 12.
• The viewing of the first of the movies featuring LGBTQ issues for the Welcoming Congregation was attended by eleven members and at least three more are planned for the next months. Since the meeting Joan Butcher and AJ Wolff have agreed to offer the first session of the Welcoming Congregation curriculum on Sat., Nov. 25 at 1:00 p.m.
• Six members had signed up to attend the “Practice of Covenant” workshop at UU Congregation of Lakeland Nov. 18.
• Members are encouraged to give attention to our website as we get ready for potential ministers who will view our site as well as for potential visitors who are searching for a congregation. Please give feedback to Bernita Franzel.