Category: From the Board of Trustees

Notes from the Board – May 2022

Membership Enhancement Group: Approximately 8 people attend the meetings. Working on pamphlets/flyers to get our message out.Covid Food. Bill is researching ways to add fresh produce to groceries that families receive.Hudson Valley Folk Guild to resume in-person concerts.  Update-concerts on hold until September.Delegate to General … read more.

President’s Message April 16, 2022

Special Message on Responding to the Ukraine Crisis

As President of the Board of Trustees, I have received a lot of communication (in-person, by phone, by electronic messages, and by attending services, concerning our response to the Russian invasion of their Democratic neighbor. 

While most or all … read more.

Notes from the Board – April 2022

Minister’s Discretionary Fund renamed as Congregation’s Discretionary Fund. Requests for financial assistance can be sent to

Membership Enhancement Group is actively working on several possible opportunities.

Kathy Bader has joined the Care Team.

Covid Food delivery: Bill and Nora continue to deliver food biweekly in New Windsor … read more.

President’s Message – April 2022

   As I write this column, our 6th UU Principle – “The goal of world community with peace, liberty, and justice for all” – is, like the people of Ukraine, being bloodied and bludgeoned and set back once again.

   I do not know what will happen to … read more.

Please Wear a Mask: Update on UUCRT Pandemic Precautions

From: John Patrick O’Neill, Ph.D., president  While the COVID pandemic in America has shown signs of lessening, and governments have been lifting mask and vaccination mandates in many areas, our congregation is encouraged to again open our building for in-person services. This Sunday we welcome Rev. Chris … read more.

Notes from the Board – March 2022

New LED lights installed in parking lot.Fair Share pledge paid to UUATo increase UUCRT visibility it was suggested that members and friends provide a recommendation on YELP.As a result of the Special Congregational Meeting Jan 9, Marketing and Membership Enhancement groups have begun meeting.

Notes from the Board – Feb 2022

Masking in sanctuary will continue. Membership roll currently stands at 38.Fast track approval system for requests to use the sanctuary. 2 officers of the Board can approve/deny a request.

President’s Message – Feb 2022


   I came to knowledge of the word equilibrium as a mathematical term before I had the understanding that it has a wider application.  If you have an equation, and you add a term to one side, you have to add an equal term to the … read more.

Notes from the Board – Jan 2022

Filtration system: Patrick explained that the newly installed filtration system still requires an air exchange (windows open). Another option would be to change the heating system to bring more air in. Possible cost around $1,000. No decision at this time.Motion made by Tom and seconded … read more.

President’s Message – Jan 2022

   During this holiday season, we look forward to gathering with family and with friends, and also are accustomed to celebrating the New Year.  This year, as last, our joys are muted with uncertainty.  Our country seems divided into hostile camps; we are beset with a … read more.