Ministerial Search Committee Updates
As most of you know, our minister search process is off and running. The Ministerial Search Committee (MSC) has several items to update to you on:
Survey Response Rate - AWESOME
Thank you to everyone for participating in the congregational survey. We received 108 responses, a return rate of 90% (which is fantastic)! The Ministerial Search Committee is now compiling the data into the Congregational Record, which is essentially our "job posting" for the position. It will say everything possible about who we are and who we are looking for to partner with us as our next settled minister. This document must be turned in to UUA by the end of November, and we will make it available here on the website at that time. Meanwhile, here is the numerical data from the survey, so you can see what you all had to say!
Candidating Week – Mark Your Calendar
Candidating week is the most important phase of our ministerial search process. For 8 days, our ministerial candidate will be with us – leading worship twice, and spending time meeting as many people as possible while also exploring the Auburn area. Our Candidating week is tentatively schedule for April 28th through May 4th – culminating in the final vote to call on Sunday May 5th. Please remember that participation in the selection vote is only for SFUU members. If you want your voice heard in this critical step of our process, mark your calendar so you don’t schedule something that would take you away from SFUU either of those weekends.
How You Can Help
During Candidating week, the ministerial candidate needs a comfortable place to stay. If you have a guest house, large and private guest room, or are aware of someone with a home that will be vacant from April 27th through May 6th, please contact Amy Evans or anyone on the search committee. And if you have a bunch of frequent flyer miles you would be willing to donate to the search process, they can be used to fly the candidate to Sacramento. Both of these valuable contributions will help SFUU extend its limited financial resources!
BEYOND CATEGORICAL THINKING WORKSHOP - BIG SUCCESS!
On August 26th, we held our search kick off service and workshop. The attendance was AWESOME.
Learn more about the members of the Ministerial Search committee. We are open to your thoughts and engagement in this process.
UNDERSTAND THE SEARCH PROCESS
The Ministerial Search process is a carefully designed program. Learn more about how it works.