Resa Treadaway Named Annual Commitment Team Lead

Last week, Rev. Mary Frances introduced me, Resa Treadaway, as Annual Commitment Team (ACT) Lead.  I am honored to return to this role. For those who do not know me, I am married to Sam Treadaway, the proud parent of two adult sons, and “grammy” to a 22-month-old granddaughter.  Sam and I have been members […]

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We Celebrate Our 30th Anniversary!

On April 16, 1988, Piedmont Unitarian Universalist celebrated its charter service. Forty-five members signed the charter and of these, nine are still members: Jeff and Linda Blum; Jim, Sandra and Ted Woolsey; Harry Lancaster and Jane Henderson; Pam Bloom; and Ed Barrier. Rev. Dr. William F. Schulz, President of the Unitarian Universalist Association, was present […]

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Board of Trustees Goals for 2018

Greetings Members and Friends, As the president of your Board of Trustees, I wanted to make you aware of the goals that the Board has identified for this church year.  We established these goals at a Board retreat in January. Enhanced Communication – Improving our communication with the congregation is a high priority for your […]

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Covenants of Purpose and Covenants of Right Relations

Dear All, Thirty years ago, the UUA gave a steering committee the task of developing a covenant in order to start a new religious community. Many months went into “learning the organizational skills necessary to start a new congregation and developing a vision for the future as a religious gathering.”*  Out of that effort, the […]

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From your Minister of Education and Outreach

Greetings Friends, With all the recent news coverage about the marches for ending gun violence, I was touched and impressed that the students of Parkland, FL thought to lift up their friends of color who have long been struggling with this issue in their communities. It is a great reminder that no matter the issue […]

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From Your Lead Minister

Dear Folks, Welcome to the month of April. Our theme for this month is Emergence! This seems fitting as we witness the miracle of spring and the beauty of nature as it comes into being. The month of April is rich with opportunities to nurture the spirit at Piedmont. The first Sunday of April is […]

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Piedmont UU Church Fiscal Year 2017 – A History

In mid January of 2018 Meredith Norman of the Communications Team asked if I would write an article for the Piedmont UU Church newsletter about the church’s finances over the course of the 2017 calendar year. I agreed, thinking some members would find the topic of interest. Sadly, as the newsletter deadline loomed, “the crud” […]

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CYRE Update

Greetings Families, What’s happening with CYRE?  Here’s the news! In March we will  begin our search for a Religious Education Coordinator/DRE.  In the meantime, we are actively recruiting volunteers within our congregation who are willing to lead programs between now and the end of the year to make sure we have something planned for our […]

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From Your Lead Minister

May your choices reflect your hopes, not your fears. ~Nelson Mandela Dear Folks, Welcome to March. Our theme for this month is balance. This week begins my third month of ministry with you in the capacity of lead minister. As lead minister, there are many roles to balance, but pastoral care is one of those. In that […]

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From Your Board of Trustees

Dear Members and Friends, The closure of a calendar year is always a time of holding reflection and prospect at the same time.  This is especially true as we wave goodbye to 2017, and look upon a new season. Your church leadership, both professional and lay, recognizes that this past year has been a challenge […]

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