Category: Board Blog

Because we care about your health…

On Wednesday night the St John’s board voted to suspend all church
activities and all uses of the church building at least until April 2nd.
This decision was made after lengthy deliberations focused on the heath
and well-being of St John’s members, friends and guests … read more.

Annual Congregational Meeting Results

Thank you to the membership for participating in our democratic process! We had 66 members sign in to the meeting, and 63 cast paper ballots for new officers.  

In the elections, new board members who were elected are:

Melissa Rowland as Program Director Linda Heath as … read more.

Results from the Special Congregational Meeting

We had 73 members sign in for the Special Congregational Meeting Sunday, March 10, after service. Thank you to everyone for participating in our democratic process! The proposal for changes to board structure bylaws,  and the proposal for changes to membership bylaws both passed.

The … read more.

Proposed Updates to Congregation’s Bylaws

Two teams have been working to review and update St. John’s
bylaws. After careful consideration, St. John’s board has approved proposed
changes to two sections of our bylaws. One proposal addresses board structure
and governance. The second proposal concerns membership. There will be a
special congregational meeting after service … read more.

Nominations for St. John’s Leadership Positions

Our fifth UU principle states in part that we covenant to affirm and promote “the use of the democratic process within our congregations and in society at large.” St. John’s is an independent congregation of the Unitarian Universalist Association. With that freedom comes the responsibility … read more.

Letter from the Board President

January 28, 2018

Dear St. John’s Congregants,

Hello! My name is Matthew Peterson. You may know that last year I was the Vice President of the Board of Trustees at St. John’s, and that I am now the President. In the short time I’ve been serving on … read more.