Category: Ministerial Search Committee

Congregational Record now available for viewing

The Congregational Record that was created for our ministerial search has been approved and is now live for potential candidates to review. This document captures the answers by the Ministerial Search Team to a series of questions in the UUA Ministry Search System about our … read more.

What’s done and what’s next?

Ministerial Search Update

Our HUGE thanks to the Fellowship for all of your participation to date – the Congregational Survey, Focus Groups and Cottage Meetings, Beyond Categorical Thinking workshop, Town Hall ideas and comments on Shared Ministry, and your ongoing feedback. Here’s where we are and … read more.

UUFD Cottage Meetings and Focus Groups Summary

UUFD Cottage Meetings and Focus Groups Summary

(with references to the Congregational Survey)

October 2023

The Ministerial Search Committee was supported by members of the Healthy Congregation Committee and the Transition Team in conducting 11 discussion and information gathering meetings related to our … read more.

Congregational survey results are in!

One hundred and two of you responded to our congregational survey – are you curious what was revealed? What are our favorite things about UUFD? What are the top roles we want our next minister to play? What kinds of change would challenge us the … read more.

“Beyond Categorical Thinking” (BCT) Workshop Coming!

“Will the new minister hear me? Will my concerns and needs be met? Will the minister understand what I’m living with? How will the community respond to the minister?”

In answering these questions, a picture of the “ideal minister” — influenced by categories like age, gender … read more.

Cottage Meetings have changed!

Cottage Meetings have changed. The available times are now:

Sun, 9/17: 8:45 – 9:45am

(Sun, 9/24: 11:15 is full, not cancelled.)

Thurs, 9/28: 12-1pm

Sat, 9/30: 2-3pm

Sun, 10/8: 8:45-9:45am & 11:15-12:15

All meetings are one hour long and will take place at Bowman Hall.

If you have not signed up yet … read more.

Activities on the horizon

UUFD members and friends make a difference in our Ministerial Search process. During September and October, please participate in the following upcoming opportunities, to ensure your voice has been heard:


You will be encouraged to share more deeply your thoughts related to selecting our … read more.

Coming Soon! From the MSC…

Two significant opportunities are coming up in August and September for UUFD members and friends to provide important information to the Ministerial Search Committee.  In August you will be invited to complete a Congregational Survey and answer questions that will uncover more clearly who we are, what we … read more.