Board of Trustees

Board of Trustees

FUUSN is now an official member of the Refugee Immigration Cluster — Congratulations all!

On November 14, the Board of Trustees voted unanimously for FUUSN to join the Newton-Brookline Refugee Cluster of the Refugee Immigration Ministry (RIM). Six congregations (FUUSN, Grace Episcopal, First Baptist in Newton … read more.

Refugee Immigration Cluster

FUUSN is now an official member of the Refugee Immigration Cluster. Congratulations all!

On November 14 the Board of Trustees voted unanimously for FUUSN to join the Newton-Brookline Refugee Cluster of the Refugee Immigration Ministry (RIM). Six congregations (FUUSN, Grace Episcopal, First Baptist in … read more.

Board of Trustees

Mindful of November’s theme of Truth, I’ve been reflecting on what keeps me connected to FUUSN. For one, I’m thankful for our differences because it has helped me to grow.

Some express regret about a lack of diversity in our community. My interest lies in how … read more.

From the Board: Safe Congregations

FUUSN needs to be safe.

For many of us, probably most of us, it feels like a sanctuary from the pressures of daily life, where we feel accepted, where we can express ourselves freely, where we feel sure that our children will be protected and nurtured.

But … read more.

Newton Refugee Immigration Ministry

At Sunday’s Special Congregational Meeting, Lynn Holbein and Richard Bail presented an invitation to FUUSN from the Newton Refugee Immigration Ministry to join a cluster of churches and synagogues assisting asylum seekers.

The Board is happy to announce that Lynn has received 35 signatures from FUUSN … read more.

Board of Trustees

Welcome Back. As we come together this week, we are sobered by the suffering of so many from Harvey’s hurricane waters and by new threats to immigrant Americans. We bring to these challenges our resilience, strong values, and ever growing and learning faith community. Our … read more.

Warrant for Annual Meeting, June 4

Notice is hereby given to all members of the First Unitarian Universalist Society in Newton that the Annual Meeting of the Society will be held in the Parish Hall at 1326 Washington Street, West Newton, Massachusetts, on Sunday June 4, 2017. Lunch will be served … read more.

Thanks For The Memories

As I complete my three-year term as a member of FUUSN’s Board of Trustees, along with Lesley Sneddon, next month, I’d like to acknowledge those members I came to know during my tenure.

Thank you Bobbie Sproat (Board Chair ’15-’16) for your tutelage and patience with … read more.

Facing FUUSN Budget Cuts

The Finance Committee is struggling to complete next year’s budget to be approved by the congregation at our June annual meeting. The results from the annual budget drive have fallen short of our goal by a significant amount. As a result, we have cancelled all … read more.