We wanted to communicate these important highlights:
Tom Coffey, Gail Burati, Michelle Hillman, Jim Curley, Steve Zocchi, Dolores Heredia-wood and Rev. Ellen Spero
As we wrap up the current church year - Thank You!
Church leadership and the staff would like to acknowledge and express our gratitude to everyone in the congregation. We appreciate you for the patience, love, compassion and flexibility you have shown each other as we have navigated through this difficult time. The Standing Committee established a Provisional Pledge process for FY21, and the congregation approved a 4 month provisional budget to start FY21 at our annual meeting. A COVID Task Force was formed. Best of all, the virtual worship services have been wonderful! Well done by all!!!
With the arrival of beautiful summer weather, and as Massachusetts advances through its phases for re-opening, the desire to meet in person may grow. We ask all committees and small groups remember our covenants to each other, especially those around being inclusive and accessible for all. Will any members be excluded as a result of venue choice?
With health & safety as our primary concern, we will continue to keep our building closed to any on-site worship, programming and events until we have safety protocols in place with the resources and people to implement them. We plan to continue with:
We are recommending that remote worship & programs continue to be available into the future, even after the building is opened. Our commitment to accessibility, especially for our most vulnerable, remains strong.
The COVID Crisis Management Task Force is a subcommittee to the Standing Committee. Their objectives are to:
The members of the task force are: Dolores Heredia-Wood, Rev. Ellen Spero, Gail Burati, Jim Curley, Michelle Hillman, Steve Zocchi and Tom Coffey.
In faith together, the COVID Task Force on behalf of the Standing Committee