Upcoming Congregational Information and Voting Meetings

Congregational Information Meeting on April 22 and TWO Voting Meetings on Sunday, April 26


Dear Members of the UU Church of Kent,votersmeeting1

You are cordially invited to a special congregational meeting to discuss the proposed new church by-laws. The meeting will take place on Wednesday, April 22nd in the church sanctuary at 7PM. The proposed new by-laws are attached for your review. Please bring questions and comments to the meeting or contact a board member with your questions and comments. The church board has endorsed the proposed new by-laws.

The congregational special meeting to vote on the proposed new church by-laws will take place on Sunday, April 26th in the church sanctuary between the first and second services. Only active church members may vote. Absentee ballots can be obtained in the church office. Absentee ballots must be turned in to the church moderator Max Grubb 24 hours before the vote. A quorum of 25% of active church members present at the time of voting is required.

Sincerely, Vivien Sandlund

For the Church Board of Directors

Click here to open the Proposed New Bylaws

Much appreciation goes all of our members that provided insightful feedback and suggestions at April 8 Leaders Information Meeting and the April 22 Congregational Information Meeting. The Bylaws Revision Team took all the suggestions under consideration and incorporated many of them into the Proposed New Bylaws.    The amended Proposed New Bylaws can be access below in two formats – one with tracked changes and a clean copy.

Click here to open the amended Proposed New Bylaws with tracked changes 4.24.2015.  

Click here to open a clean copy of the amended Proposed New Bylaws 4.24.2015.



Congregational Voting Meeting: Second Vote for Capital Campaign  

Capital Campaign LogoThere will be a congregational meeting on Sunday April 26 after second service (12:45PM) to review and discuss the findings of the feasibility study. This study, which is being conducted by a UUA consultant, will provide us information on our readiness for a campaign, including an estimate of what we can likely raise. There will also be a second vote at the meeting to authorize the capital campaign; this is to provide the congregation an opportunity to indicate their support  for the campaign in light of the findings of the feasibility study.  A quorum is needed, please plan to attend this important meeting. Absentee ballots are available by contacting the Church Office at [email protected] or 330.673.4247.

Marion Yeagler and Kathy Kerns, Capital Campaign Team co-Chairs

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