By Suzanne Boisclair, Executive Board Chair Hello Friends— I am so humbled and honored to be part of, and introduce to you, the Church of the Palms 2022 Executive Board! As you may already know, with the implementation of our new Constitution and Bylaws we have a strategic and nimble governance structure that allows us… Continue reading Introducing our 2022 Executive Board
New vocabulary – it can be demanding, exacting, and difficult! When I was a kid, I knew I wanted to be a pastor, so I paid special attention to scripture. I was good at memorizing passages. In college, I continued that trend as a religion major. Then there was an internship and then seminary. Halfway through… Continue reading Old dogs learning new tricks
Members of the Church of the Palms UCC will be voting on a revised Constitution and Bylaws (CaB) in the coming days. Voting begins on Monday, September 20 at THIS LINK, by telephone 623-748-3574, or in-person following worship next Sunday, September 26. The remaining opportunities for Q&A with the Constitution and Bylaws Task Force via… Continue reading Voting on a revised Constitution & Bylaws
It’s an exciting time to be the church! Watching paint dry. Congregational meetings. Some sermons…okay…many sermons! Boring, boring, boring! That can often be the case – but not this time! For quite some time, our former moderator, Judy Jondahl, has led a group of dedicated church folks on redoing and updating our church’s constitution and bylaws (CaB).… Continue reading What’s more exciting: congregational meetings or watching paint dry?
You may recall that in our first Mod Squad Palm Leaf article, we promised to use this space to keep you posted on our church leadership priorities for the year. They are: Planning and implementing in-person worship services. Fully implementing the WISE Congregation for Mental Wellness Program. Supporting and expanding the work of the Social… Continue reading Update from the MOD(erator) Squad