Update March 19, 2020
Dear First Unitarian Church Community,
On Sunday, March 22, our worship service will be streamed from the sanctuary on YouTube! Please go to https://youtu.be/rqF6bfbYmrA at 10:30 am. We hope you will join us at that time so we can be together in spirit even though we are physically distanced from each other. (The service will remain accessible for only a short time thereafter.)
The Ministerial Search informational session with your Transitions Coach from the Central East Region of the UUA is still scheduled for Sunday, March 22 from noon – 1:00 pm, and will be held by Zoom call. Information on how to access this call, limited to 100 participants, will be sent to members by email on Friday, March 20. The search process for your next settled minister will be reviewed and the process for selecting your ministerial search committee will be outlined.
As you know, all programs and activities at the church are postponed until further notice. Some church groups, including covenant groups, are meeting by Zoom. If you have questions about this, contact your group leader. If your group needs help setting up a Zoom call, please contact Rev. Connie Grant at Constance.L.Grant@gmail.com or (847) 840-8542.
One thing that doesn’t change during this time is the need for your financial support of your church. Expenses go on even as rental income is suspended. Your Board of Trustees is committed to continuing compensation of your staff during this difficult time for all. Please continue your pledge payments and perhaps even give a little extra if it is possible for you to do so.
Another thing that doesn’t change is our need for connection with each other and with this community. Please stay in touch.
As ever, please contact Rev. Connie Grant at Constance.L.Grant@gmail.com or (847) 840-8542 if you have pastoral needs or other concerns.
In faith and hope,
Rev. Connie Grant