We are saddened to learn that elected incoming President Ray Burlingame-Goff has experienced an unexpected health crisis. Fortunately for EUU, Tony Zamparutti, who had been elected to serve as vice-president at the AGM in Berlin, has agreed to serve as President for this four-month term … read more.
Being your president for two years has been a life-changing experience. The support I received from my husband, Ray, my officers (Gail Rosecrance as Vice-President, Tom Sievers as Treasurer, and Bonnie Friedmann as Secretary), as well from the other Committee Heads, Fellowship Representatives and members … read more.
A little over two years ago, an article appeared in The Guardian about how the Quakers had used the redesign of their logo as a means to reconsider their identity and reach out to a new generation of possible members. … read more.
Volunteerism in the 21st Century is not what it was in the 20th. My mother used to volunteer so that she could justify leaving the house, get away from us kids, socialize with her friends, demonstrate that she did, in fact, have a brain, and … read more.
At the recent CC Meeting in Basel, we discussed the effect term limits had on our volunteers. Overall we felt it was positive for there to be a limit on the term of the President, both so that volunteers could step back … read more.
As a volunteer-run community, we also rely on members to share their skills with us in other capacities (for example, working on social action, religious education for young people, publicity and social media, music, technical support, graphic design, keeping track of members, fund … read more.
The AGM (Annual General Meeting) on 9 June at EUT was in keeping with the energy I experienced the entire weekend: joy that we could gather and share our UU outlook with a multinational group, concern that the burden we were putting … read more.
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