Congregational Meeting (20 May 2018)

  • From:  James Peck (Board Secretary)
  • To:  All Members, Inactive Members, and Friends

In accordance with the Bylaws of our church and as Secretary of the Board, I hereby announce that All Souls Unitarian Universalist Church will hold a Congregational Meeting in the sanctuary.

Date / Time: Sunday, 20 May 2018 / 12:15 PM

Agenda

  • Elect four members of the board (Vice President, Secretary, and two members at-large).
  • Elect two members to the Committee on Ministry.
  • Vote on proposed changes to Church Bylaws.

Please make every effort to attend.

All active members should attend this meeting or give their proxies to those who can.

Inactive members and friends of the church are invited and encouraged to participate.  Bylaws stipulate that only those members who have been active 30 days or longer may vote.

We must have a quorum — childcare provided.

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Building and Grounds Work Day — 19 May 2018

Please join us on Saturday (19 May 2018) from 9:00 AM to 1:00 PM for our monthly building and grounds work day.

Tasks indoors and out — for all ages and abilities.

Stay the whole time or stay as long as you can.

If you can’t stay, please consider dropping off some snacks for the volunteers.

If you have a chainsaw, please bring it.  We have downed trees and limbs that need our attention.

Inside — the social hall, sanctuary, and classrooms can always use some sprucing up.

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Building and Grounds Work Day (10 February 2018)

Please join us on Saturday (10 February 2018) from 9:00 AM to 1:00 PM for our monthly building and grounds work day.

The maintenance of our congregation’s building and grounds is — in very large part — in our hands.

Other than basic weekly cleaning and yard maintenance, the people who tend to the sustenance of our facility — inside and out — are our members and friends.

Join us for the whole time, or just an hour, as you are able.

Can’t stay?  Consider dropping off snacks for the crew.

Any and all help is appreciated.

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Congregational Meeting (17 December 2017)

Announcement of  Congregational Meeting
From:  James Peck (Board Secretary)
To:  All Members, Inactive Members, and Friends

In accordance with the Bylaws of our church, and as Secretary of the Board, I hereby announce that All Souls Unitarian Universalist Church will hold a Congregational Meeting in the sanctuary.

Date and Time: Sunday, 17 December 2017 at 12:15 PM

On the Agenda

  • Vote on 2018 Budget.
  • Elect one member to Nominating Committee.

Please make every effort to attend.  All active members should attend this meeting or give their proxies to those who can.

Inactive members and friends of the church are invited and encouraged to participate, but bylaws stipulate that only those members who have been active 30 days or longer may vote.

We must have a quorum.

Childcare provided.

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Gale Gucker Honored for 50 Years of Membership

During our September 2017 Homecoming Service (when we honored our 25-year members) we made a horrendous mistake and forgot to honor Gale Gucker (our 50-year member).

We plan to correct that oversight at our 11:00 AM Sunday service on 29 October 2017.

Gale has served the church in numerous positions over the years — President of the Board, Chair of the Building Committee for our current location in the beautiful woods of South Shreveport, and in many other roles.

She has also served in leadership roles with the former Southwest District of the Unitarian Universalist Association.

Please join us to honor Gale and to hear her speak about the early years of our congregation.

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Building and Grounds Work Day — 21 October 2017

Please join us on Saturday (21 October 2017) for our monthly building and grounds work day.  We will be there from 9:00 AM to 1:00 PM.

Beyond basic mowing and cleaning, all of the work of maintaining our building and grounds is done by us — the members and friends of All Souls who volunteer every month.

Come join your church friends and get to know them better as you work side by side to spruce up our church home.

Weather permitting, there are tasks indoors and out, for all ages and levels of ability.

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Building and Grounds Work Day — 12 August 2017

Please join us on Saturday (12 August 2017) from 9:00 AM to 1:00 PM for our monthly building and grounds work day — tasks inside and out for all ages and all levels of ability.

Come for a little while or come the whole time. Except for lawn mowing and basic cleaning, all the tasks to maintain our building and grounds are done by ourselves — the members and friends of the church.

Working together is a great way to build and strengthen relationships and get to know your church community a little better.

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Congregational Meeting — 21 May 2017

To:  All Members, Inactive Members, and Friends

From:  James Peck (All Souls Board Secretary)

In accordance with the Bylaws of our church and as Secretary of the Board, I hereby announce that All Souls Unitarian Universalist Church will hold a Congregational Meeting in the sanctuary.

  • Date:  Sunday, 21 May 2017
  • Time:  12:15 PM

On the Agenda

  • Elect four members of the board (president, treasurer, and two members at-large)
  • Elect two members to the Committee on Ministry.

Please make every effort to attend.

All active members should attend this meeting or give their proxies to those who can.

Inactive members and friends of the church are invited and encouraged to participate.

But bylaws stipulate that only those members who have been active 30 days or longer may vote.  We must have a quorum.

Childcare will be provided.

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Building and Grounds Work Day — 13 May 2017

Please join us on Saturday (13 May 2017) from 9:00 AM to 1:00 PM for our monthly building and grounds work day.

Tasks for all ages and abilities — inside and out.

Check the to-do list above, bring any equipment you may have to help, or just bring yourself and your willingness to help.

Stay for a little while or the whole time.

Can’t stay?  Consider dropping off snacks for the crew.  We will need sustenance for the work ahead!

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