Category: Board of Trustees

Board of Trustees

The Opportunity Within the Necessity

As most of us remain largely home-bound, our natural and appropriate tendency is to focus on the immediate needs of the moment. How am I going to keep myself and my family safe? Where am I going to get groceries? How … read more.

Dear FUUSN Community

On Tuesday March 31, the Board of Trustees and Operations Council, along with representatives from the Annual Budget Drive team and the Finance Committee and Erin met together virtually to assess FUUSN’s current situation in light of continuing developments with regard to the COVID-19 pandemic. … read more.

Leading from Our Center

Extraordinary times demand extraordinary responses. Amidst the COVID-19 pandemic, I’ve been reflecting on the role and performance of leadership in general and FUUSN leadership in particular, including FUUSN’s Board of Trustees, the Operations Council, our minister, our lay leadership, and our devoted staff. … read more.

Board of Trustees

Thank You for Being There
As we find ourselves in the midst of this year’s annual budget drive, I want to invite you to pause for a moment and reflect on all the ways we can show up for one another. Showing up is the … read more.

Board of Trustees

Pledging as an Act of Devotion
As we move through February, the FUUSN Annual Budget Drive is just around the corner. For many of us, the Budget Drive can be an emotional hot button. At its best, it can serve as a reminder of all … read more.

Legacy Circle

FUUSN is getting A Penny Today, AND a Dime Tomorrow

The FUUSN Legacy Circle comprises members and friends who have included FUUSN in their estate plans, and the mission of the Legacy Circle is to help support FUUSN financially for future generations. The Legacy Circle Committee … read more.

Board of Trustees

The Real Reason Why Covenant Matters

One of the Board of Trustees priorities for this year is developing a congregational covenant. A covenant of course is a set of promises we make to one another regarding how we will behave with one another as we engage … read more.

Board of Trustees

The Difference that Makes the Difference
I invite each of you who are reading this column to take a few minutes and ask yourself three questions: (1) what are the most meaningful experiences I have had in the past year(s) at FUUSN? (2) How did … read more.

Board of Trustees

Reimagining Stewardship

Recently the Board of Trustees has been exploring a fundamental reimagining of stewardship and the role stewardship plays in congregational life. At the core of this redefined view of stewardship is a congregational culture of shared responsibility for the FUUSN community’s present and future … read more.