Category: Board

Updates from the Board – June 2021

Appreciative and Grateful 

Prairie UU members in Covenant: After our congregational meeting discussing the 2021/2022 Budget in detail and with concern for our decreased income I said I felt appreciative when asked for one word of how I was feeling.  This is because I appreciate those … read more.

Updates from the Board – May 2021

Notice of Congregational Meeting

May 23, 2021 at 11:45

(immediately following Candles of Community on Google Meet) 




Establish Quorum: Kim Murray, Board of Trustees, Secretary

Call to Order: Vivian Littlefield, Board of Trustees, President

Welcome: Susan Ermisch, Committee on Shared Ministry, Chair

Chalice Lighting: Pastor AJ Blackwood

Touchstones: Vivian … read more.

Updates from the Board – April 2021

Greetings to those in covenant:

Albert Einstein reminds us that “In the middle of every difficulty lies opportunity.” Prairie UU has some opportunities for you!

Offer to become a lay leader! We have openings in Standing and Congregational Committees that would allow you to give back to … read more.

Updates from the Board – March 2021

To: Members of PrairieUU Congregation

From: Vivian Littlefield, President of the Board of Trustees

and Susan Ermisch, Chair,  Committee on Shared Ministry

Susan Ermisch and I invite you to a Winter Congregational Meeting on March 28, 2021, immediately after candles.

This is an important meeting. We will move to suspend the section … read more.

Updates from the Board – February 2021

February 8, 2021


It was wonderful seeing so many at our Winter Congregational Meeting!  I especially appreciated the important ideas and conversations about rethinking Prairie UU Thanksgiving Celebrations and a new way to conduct Nominations to be more inclusive and supportive of members who want to … read more.

Updates from the Board – January 2021

January 11, 2021

I hope your New Year is starting well! Here is to a Better 2021!

The Board and Finance Committee will be busy in early January building a Dream or Goal budget for Congregational input. A major task is envisioning/imaging when we can return in person which … read more.

Updates from the Board – December 2020

It’s December! Let’s bring our Thanksgiving gratitude of hope for a healing and healthy 2021!

Update on Board Activities:

Revised Nomination Policy and Procedures: The Board recommended more work on the revised policies developed with revisions from the COSM and Board members. The COSM is now working on … read more.

Updates from the Board – November 2020

November 9, 2020


At Prairie UU we address the challenges and issues within our faith, principles and touchstones. We commit to covenant to each other in love and support.

The business of the church continues and is steady. The last meeting of the Board on October 20, 2020 was … read more.

Updates from the Board – October 2020

October 26, 2020


On Tuesday, October 20, 2020, we had a meaningful, thoughtful, and challenging discussion about Theology based on the ideas presented in Widening the Circle of Concern. We missed those of you who didn’t attend. We need wide congregational feedback and sharing of ideas … read more.