Author: Fellowship Matters
So now faith, hope, and love abide, these three…
When my sons were young – about 5 and 3 – our family attended a Presbyterian church in the Hudson Valley region of New York. The kids earned a gold star sticker each week if … read more.
We’ve done some talking, now it’s time for the action that we promised.
Time to step up. This is where the rubber meets the road. It’s time to put up or…well, stop bragging. Pick you pithy phrase to describe the situation we – the UUFR congregation … read more.
Peace Hall Renovations Have Begun
Pulling up flooring in the Clara Barton room. Photo by Dave Prestrud
Morris Construction Consultants, under the watchful eyes of the Renovation Task Force, started construction on Friday, November 20. Well, actually, they started with destruction, pulling out old carpeting … read more.
Jim VanKirk is the current President of your Board of Directors. The Board President is responsible for several functions, but the primary responsibility is to manage the work of the Board throughout the year, for instance planning and facilitating meetings. Jim writes:
I grew up, the … read more.
Mary Kay Fruga is the Past President, serving through June of 2021. The Past President is primarily responsible for supporting and assisting the current President, and also serves as liaison to the Nominating Committee. The Past President works with the Nominating Committee and with the … read more.
Laura Dupre is President-Elect this year, and will become President in July 2021. She writes:
I grew up in a small borough in New Jersey that was commuting distance to NYC. My family attended a Presbyterian church on 5th Ave in Manhattan for much of my … read more.
Paul Groves is a member of the UUFR Board and is the Treasurer of the church, serving from July 1, 2020 through June 30, 2022. The Treasurer is responsible for monitoring the church revenue and expenses to ensure the financial health of UUFR. Paul writes:
David Potorti is an at-large member of your Board of Directors, serving through June 2021. David writes:
I grew up in Ithaca, New York, a small town in the Finger Lakes region. My family was active in the Catholic Church, and my parents “talked the talk … read more.
Sheila Higgins is the UUFR Secretary, serving through June of 2021. The Secretary is primarily responsible for: preparing minutes for all Board of Directors and Congregational meetings and ensuring these are filed properly and made available to all members of the fellowship; ensuring quorum requirements … read more.