Category: From the Board of Trustees

Notes from the Board: 9/7/23 BOT meeting

The Birch School contract continues to be discussed.

The BOT is meeting with Ed Helbig from the Birch School and Jay Beaumont to learn more about the maintenance needs of our building. A maintenance services agreement will come from these meetings.Estimates have been received for resealing … read more.

Notes from the Board – July 2023

Due to the end of fiscal year surplus, the 10% of budget equaling $7,140 was put into reserve, as required in the bylawsDiscussion of the Birch school contract centered on the maintenance agreement that was made in the current contract. A Zoom meeting was scheduled … read more.

President’s Message

You, as a member or friend are making your contribution to our congregation in your own way. Recently, the efforts of a relatively new and definitely well-established member are converging to grant us a wish that most agreed on in response to the Strategic Planning … read more.

Rev. Diane Diachishin to Offer Pastoral Care

Rev. Diane Diachishin is available to offer pastoral care for people who are struggling with loss, grief, or other challenges. Pastoral care differs from therapy or counseling in that it does not attempt to fix problems or address mental health issues. Rather, it provides a … read more.

New Board of Trustees to Begin Its Work July 1

In May, 2023 the congregation voted on a new slate of officers and Board Members. President: Markly Wilson; Vice President: Nan Dempster; Treasurer: Alan Horne, Secretary: SueAnn Peck; Board Members: Hollis Kellogg, Nancy Sears & Jim Tarvin

We wish them well as they … read more.

Notes from the Board – June 2023

Nancy Sears presented information related to 80 young, male asylum seekers who were brought to Newburgh local hotel where they will remain while awaiting their hearings in NYC. They don’t speak English and have needs for food, toiletries & games.
– A motion to use the … read more.

President’s Message

Congratulations. What Would You Like Us to Do? Let’s get it done.

Thank you for electing me as President of the Board of Trustees of the Unitarian Universalists Congregation at Rock Tavern. As I approach the July 1 start, the words that come to mind … read more.

Congregational Meeting June 18

Dear UUCRT members,

   This is your notice that a congregational meeting will be held Sunday, June 18 immediately following the Sunday service. 

   The only item on the agenda is to give feedback to our representative at the General Assembly, Bill Domanico, about the revision of Article II of the UUA bylaws. … read more.

Notes from the Board – May 2023

In June the board will discuss the possibility of putting money into a
CD to serve as a reserve fund.
• The Birch school will price security cameras for the 4 exterior doors.
• The Birch school is eager to provide a

Sunday service in late October or early … read more.

Acting President’s Message

Has it been almost a year! Scary how fast times goes by. I’m sitting here writing on this rainy Saturday afternoon before our spring Congregational Meeting, which means by the time you read this, a new slate of Board of Trustees members will be voted … read more.