Category: Member Services

Membership Notes

The annual FUUSN summer picnic sponsored by the Member Services Committee is coming soon. This will be another great opportunity to reconnect with the FUUSN Community in person as we all hopefully continue to rebound from the pandemic restrictions. We hope to see you … read more.

A Joyful Sunday at FUUSN


As I walked closer to FUUSN from my car last Sunday morning, I spotted the peak of a white tent in the churchyard. Then, I smelled food cooking—a beckoning, welcome scent. And I felt a little sad for anyone in West Newton who … read more.

Appreciating the Collective Movement

I was away from FUUSN this Sunday for the first time since becoming your membership coordinator in early January. Instead, I was at the UU church where my son attends youth group, for their usually-annual youth worship service. 

Our family was last in that sanctuary on … read more.

Membership Survey (for Member Services)

I’m pleased to report that 72 of you have already responded to the membership survey that I shared last week. Thank you to everyone who has already taken the survey—and thank you, too, for the thought and care that you’ve put into your answers. It’s … read more.

Embracing the Neutral Zone

It was lovely to meet several of you in person at the February 20th service! After weeks of Zoom meetings, phone calls, and Zoom-only worship, being in the sanctuary, seeing the choir together in their matching teal scarves, and connecting through bits of impromptu conversation … read more.

Member Services

Faith Over Fear
(with practical suggestions for FUUSN)

Over the past couple of weeks, I’ve been surprised by how quickly and how firmly the Netflix series “Cheer” has held me in its grasp. It wasn’t my first choice for family viewing, but my 17-year-old’s persistent refrain, … read more.

Meeting by Meeting: Getting to know FUUSN

During a recent staff meeting, when I bemoaned the challenge of meeting FUUSNites amid remote church life, Erin wisely suggested that I attend more meetings. While the phrase “more meetings” doesn’t really spark joy (Marie Kondo would have us toss it), actually seeing more of … read more.