PrairieUU Congregational Meeting, January 31, 2021

PrairieUU Congregational Meeting

The Board of Trustees and Committee on Shared Ministry invite you to the virtual Winter Congregational Meeting on January 31, 2021, after Service from 11:45 am to 1:15 pm on Google Meet. (See PrairieUU Calendar)

  • Call to Order and Welcome:  Vivian Littlefield, President
  •  Establish a Quorum: Kim Murray, Board Secretary
  •  Chalice Lighting: Pastor AJ
  •  Land Acknowledgement: Timothy Bishop


  • Approval of Minutes for Spring Congregational Meeting
  • Financial Report: Clark Huff
  • Proposed Goal Budget
  • Provide feedback to the 2021/2022 Goal Budget presented by the Finance Commit and the Board

Bylaws Changes:

  • Approve increasing the COSM term to two three year terms with a maximum of three terms.
  • Remove the word “trust” from the Endowment and Memorial Fund to provide more flexibility to the (0$) fund.

Policy Changes:

  • Review Proclamation for celebrating Thanksgiving: Melissa Bishop
  • Approve Prairie UU being a partner with First Unitarian Society of Denver  in ordaining Jen Simon in the Spring 2021 (Tentatively Virtual service on May 15th )


  • Review and provide feedback to the Revised Nomination Committee roles and responsibilities: COSM members.
  • Introduce the new Inclusion and Diversity Advocate who will work with the Nomination Committee and the Board Personnel Committee.
  • COSM Presentation on Prairie UU Visioning, Widening the Circle of Concern, and Associates Plan.
  • Introduction and roles of the new Community Safety Advocates:

Calisse Weidner: Pandemic Safety

Bill Baird: Cyber Safety

Bill Baird: Personal Safety

Community Safety for Sexual Misconduct: To Be Determined

Extinguish the Chalice: Pastor AJ

Meeting Adjourned: Vivian, President