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Remembering David Friedman

  Photo credit: Artist’s Blog   David Friedman, consummate artist, loving husband of Joan Schumacher, and attentive friend to many of us, suddenly died on Friday. David’s glorious color paintings hang in galleries and homes across the country, including many of our homes, and also in this church where David served as president of the gallery … Continue reading Remembering David Friedman

Article II Changes

Article II Changes The UU General Assembly (GA) begins in 2-1/2 weeks. The important item on the business agent is the final vote on changes to Article II of the UUA by-laws.  We have 2 delegates to the GA – Karen Fothergill and Carla Allison. Please review the changes below, so you can acquaint yourselves with what they … Continue reading Article II Changes

Thank You For Submitting Your 2024/2025 Pledge

We’ve received pledges totalling $73,900 as of June 6th. If you have any questions about pledging, please contact Carla Allison, Jim Cooper or Karen Fothergill. Many thanks for submitting your pledge! Larry Abbott & Donna Lum Carla Allison Kief Arriola Juliet Begley Harmony Bentosino Beth Beyers Jim Cooper & Martina Queenth Hilkka Easterwood Marge Erway … Continue reading Thank You For Submitting Your 2024/2025 Pledge

Welcoming Congregation Certification for 2024

    May 31, 2024 First Unitarian Church of Honolulu 2500 Pali Hwy Honolulu, HI 96817 Dear Gregory and Members of First Unitarian Church of Honolulu, Congratulations! You have successfully completed the Five Practices of Welcome Renewal for 2024. Sincere congratulations on your ongoing commitment to LGBTQ+ welcome and inclusion in and beyond Honolulu, HI. … Continue reading Welcoming Congregation Certification for 2024

Volunteer Opportunities

Have you been wondering how to get more involved with our church community?  A great way to start is to help out one Sunday a month. There are 2 very important tasks that could use your help: Parking Attendant You arrive between 9:00 and 9:30am, put out parking cones to delineate where people should park, … Continue reading Volunteer Opportunities

Reminder! Annual Meeting Save the Date and Voting Eligibility Requirements

Aloha kakou, Please remember to save the date of June 23, 2024, 11:30AM HST for the Annual Meeting of First Unitarian Church of Honolulu. Items to be voted on are: All elected positions including President, Vice President, Secretary, Treasurer, and 3 Directors. Other elected positions including Nominating Committee, and Endowment Committee. FY24-25 Annual Budget If … Continue reading Reminder! Annual Meeting Save the Date and Voting Eligibility Requirements

Slate to be Voted on at Annual Meeting

Board of Directors President – Sue Yamane-Carpenter Vice President – Catherine Graham Secretary – Karen Fothergill Treasurer – Dave Hafner Director – Juliet Begley Director – Richard Valasek Director – Jim Wood Endowment Committee Nan Kleiber Beth Beyers Laurel Zeri Nominating Committee Marie Anne Dave Hafner – continuing Mary MacKay – continuing The Nominating Committee … Continue reading Slate to be Voted on at Annual Meeting

Who Wants to Write Get Out the Vote Postcards This Summer and Fall?

Once again we have the opportunity to be involved in the upcoming General Election by writing postcards to help get out the vote.  There are multiple opportunities this summer and fall to team up with Reclaim Our Vote to send alerts to voters across several states.  Postcards, addresses, scripts, deadlines and instructions will be provided.  … Continue reading Who Wants to Write Get Out the Vote Postcards This Summer and Fall?

Nominating Committee Seeking Nominations

If you are interested in serving our church in an elected position please contact Catherine Graham, David Hafner or Mary Mackay. The Nominating Committtee is seeking nominations for the Board (President, VP, Secretary, Treasurer and Director), Endowment Committee and Nominating Committee. Contact Catherine Graham for job descriptions.  The Nominating Committee will interview you and discuss the duties of each … Continue reading Nominating Committee Seeking Nominations