We’ll be explaining more about the outcome of the Path to the Future session in The Call and on the web site, but your co-presidents want to assure everyone that your work has not been forgotten. Quite the opposite: The Board has been busy processing the mass of information gathered at the session. The survey is intended to provide more detail and specifics about items that were mentioned and help us refine goals, objectives and tasks.
If you notice that there are items that were brought up at the Path to the Future that do not appear in the survey and sign-up sheet, it is likely that it is on the Board’s agenda for discussion or it is already underway in some fashion. Please keep an eye out and, if you still feel an idea has been lost, let the Board know.
When considering what new activities the congregation will back, we need to be sure that an activity is supported by enough people to sustain the efforts. The Hartland UU congregation uses a model of identifying a leader and at least two helpers in an activity/focus area before something can move forward. The Board is considering adopting this model. We will share more information about this model with you as we proceed.
In case you're wondering about more details from Path to the Future Day:• LAY & PROFESSIONAL LEADERSHIP Branch - each of the items on this branch involved policy and budgetary considerations, and have been embraced by the Board. • ADULTS’ AND CHILDREN’S LEARNING Branch - items on this branch have been moved to the branch relevant to the topic of inquiry. • BEAUTY, ARTS, & MUSIC - items on this branch have been integrated to other limbs such as Sunday Services and Physical Space.