Elena Rockman-Blake – Our co-lead of Stewardship this year, Elena Rockman-Blake, shares with the congregation an important message about this year’s pledge campaign.
Luke Garvey – The current President of the Board of Trustees shares why he pledges and supports the congregation financially.
Cheryl Dixon Paul
Randy Burnham – Please enjoy hearing from Randy Burnham as he speaks about our annual pledge drive. “Only Us, No One Else”
Brian Lasher – Member Brian Lasher shares why he pledges to support our TUCW community.
Kim Fuchs – New member and active leader Kim Fuchs shares why she participates in our annual pledging process.
Charles Harrington – Charles Harrington speaks to us about why Unitarianism and our congregation in particular have been so important to him.
Steve Grathwohl – Steve Grathwohl speaks to the congregation about why he pledges.
Ruth Fontilla – Hear and see Ruth’s heartfelt testimonial on why she chose TUCW as her spiritual home and cherishes our community of faith as a congregation that “accepts all people” and values impeccable inclusivity, lifelong learning, and a desire to impact the world in a positive way.
Linda and Jay Lubin – Linda and Jay Lubin, members since 1999 talk about coming back home.
Kristine Oulman and Peter LaMastro – “We came for one reason and we found many reasons to stay.”
Stephen Axthelm – “The act of pledging is in some ways more important than the giving. It says I promise to support what this is, what we are.”
Liz McGovern – “I don’t have kids in religious education, I don’t sing in a choir, I’m not participating in the social justice work, I’m not a member of the Small Group Ministry, or Pastoral Care Chaplains or on any of the nearly 50 committees that we have here. So exactly why am I doing this testimonial anyway?”
David Smith – “Building an Abundant Community is not about me, it’s about us. We do it together.”
In a moving testimonial Laurel Carey describes how, through the love and support of this abundant community, she found her spiritual awakening and how she wants to share that love and help with others.
Ron Taylor talks about why he became a Pastoral Care Chaplain
Beth Cliff provides us with the interesting perspective of a UU from another congregation recently attending here.
Elena Rockman-Blake and Michael Blake
Tom Hearne – Pastoral Care Chaplains
Randy Burnham – Small Group Ministry
Arnela Ten Meer