Monthly Reports

Social Justice Council – June 2017 ***DRAFT***

Minutes of meeting held on June 14, 2017 Attendance:  Anita Orlikoff, Evan Freund, Finley Campbell, Marie Cobb, Allan Lindrup, Ellen LaRue, and Ashley Brazil We commenced at 6:15 p.m. with a reading of our church’s covenant.  We then did check-ins. Visioning for the next church year and Transition to the new Co-Chairs We as individuals … Continued

Social Justice Council – April 2017

Minutes for meeting held on April 12, 2017 Attendance:  Anita Orlikoff, Andrea Freerksen, Marie Cobbs, Allan Lindrup, Kennie James, Finley Campbell, Michael Brunson, and Chris Tellez; plus guest Marie Claire Bietila of the Communications Committee We began with check-ins at 6:10 p.m. Minutes of the March SJC Meeting The draft minutes of the March SJC … Continued

Treasurer’s Report – March 2017

FIRST UNITARIAN OF CHICAGO FINANCIAL COMMENTS March 2017   BALANCE SHEET: Checking ( acct. 1008) We had a balance of $30,000 as of March 31, 2017. We are starting to see a decrease, this balance included $11,000 in advance payments for space use ($5000 relates to next year and the balance was an early payment … Continued

Denomination Affairs Committee – April 2017

Update on the Denomination Affairs Committee regarding the BLUU Collective 8 principle proposal and next DAC meeting. The purpose of this update is to share with the congregation the results of the DAC meeting held April 9. There were approximately nine people in attendance. The members discussed the concept of white supremacy and the need … Continued

Social Justice Council – March 2017

Minutes of meeting held on March 8, 2017 Attendance:  Evan Freund (facilitating), Allan Lindrup, Andrea Freeksen, Ashley Brazil, Finley Campbell.  Chris Tellez and Anika Orlikoff arrived later and attended part of the meeting. We began at 6:20 p.m. with a chalice lighting.  Check-in followed. Minutes of February SJC Meeting:  The draft minutes of the February … Continued

Social Justice Council – February 2017

Minutes of meeting held on Feb. 8, 2017 Attendance:  Anita Orlikoff, Allan Lindrup, Ellen Larue, Marie Cobbs, Kennie James, Evan Freud, Finley Campbell, Ashley Brazil, Andrea Freerksen Guests who came to give input on Feb. 4 conference before choir practice: Rosemary Snow and Lisa Gee The meeting commenced at 6:12 p.m. with a chalice lighting … Continued

Treasurer’s Report December 31, 2016

First Unitarian of Chicago Treasurer’s Report 6 months ending December 31,2016 After six months, we have collected almost 50% of our total pledges for the year. While this sounds good, pledge collections usually slow down as the year goes on, hopefully, our uncollected pledges will not be higher than planned. Tax letters and Pledge Statements … Continued

UU Christian Group – January 2017

The UU Christian Group held its monthly meeting, at 7 pm on Tuesday, January 10, 2017. The meeting opened with the lighting of the chalice, opening words, and a check-in. Finley Campbell delivered a homily entitled “Is Barack Obama the Anti-Christ?” Then we viewed and discussed  lecture 19, “The Deutero-Pauline Epistles” of the video course,The … Continued

Program Council Meeting – January 2017

Greetings.  The First U Program Council met on Wednesday January 11, 2017.  Finley Campbell and Kay Poyner Brown were present.   Report of the Adult Education Committee – In addition to the meeting report from December, the committee brought forward a draft “Program Development Form” to be used by those wanting to add an event … Continued

Adult Education Committee – January 2017

Tuesday, January 10, 2017 Present: Phiefer Browne, Allan Lindrup, Finley Campbell, and Cheryl Wegner The meeting was facilitated by Phiefer Browne, Acting Chairperson; Allan Lindrup was the recorder. The meeting started with a chalice lighting and opening words. Minutes of the last AEC meeting, Tuesday, December 12, were distributed. These minutes stated a new AE activity should … Continued