Your Search Committee is anticipating (hopefully!) the culmination of our work with you, the congregation, to welcome our next settled minister. On Sunday, May 2, at 12:15 congregation members will meet to vote on whether or not to call our candidate, Reverend Sophia Lyons. At the meeting, the Search Committee will present why we believe she will be a great minister for First Parish of Watertown. Time for questions and discussion will follow before the vote. Candidating Week has been a time...
We know you are curious about Rev. Sophia and awaiting the chance to get to know her! Candidating Week will run from April 24 to May 2, 2021. During this busy week there will be small group, larger group, and congregation-wide times to meet Rev. Sophia.
The 390th Annual Meeting of the First Parish of Watertown will be held online on the 11th of April, following the Sunday Worship Service.
Updates from the Parish Committee on the reinstallation of our Black Lives Matter banner and the upcoming Annual Meeting.
We have been waiting a lot since mid-March 2020… waiting for a vaccine, waiting to see our loved ones, waiting for a hug, waiting for our communities to be open, waiting for a kinder world… At FPW, there is also waiting for the Ministerial Search Process.
We will also be having an important congregational meeting following our first service of the church year, at 12:00 on September 13, held online.
The Search Committee, which has been working hard this summer, would like to update you on their activities and also announce several activities planned for this fall which we will help us all begin to think about the qualities we would like to see in our new minister. We also have some financial decisions to make regarding repairs to the Parsonage as well as the Meeting House.
The First Parish of Watertown, Unitarian Universalist Warrant for 389th Annual Meeting April 11, 2020 To: Michael Collins, Clerk of the First Parish of Watertown, Greetings: You are hereby requested to notify and warn the legal members of the First Parish of Watertown to meet virtually SUNDAY, THE 26th DAY OF APRIL, 2020 after the on-line service, to act on the following articles, viz: Article 1 Reports. To receive the reports of: the Minister; the Treasurer; the Director of Religious...
Ministerial Transition The Parish Committee is getting ready to begin the hiring process for the Interim Minister. We have completedthe UUA Interim Minister application and posted it to the UUA Jobs Board. On Monday, April 29, we will receive the names of interested candidates for our Interim Ministry position. The Parish Committee will meet the following day to determine which candidates we are interested in interviewing. We will be interviewing candidates until May 13, either via the...
Our Annual Meeting will be held on Sunday, April 28 right after church. Please see the warrant on the door of the sanctuary for details of the business to be considered. This year, the Parish Committee is proposing some changes to our by-laws as a way to bring into line our practices with our governing rules. We are making available a summary of changes and a copy of the current by-laws with proposed changes marked in red so that you can read them in advance.