Category Archives: Council News

Special Congregational Meeting July 27

The church’s aging boiler failed repeatedly last winter, causing expensive emergency repairs.  Recent, professional assessment resulted in a strong recommendation for replacement this summer rather than risk catastrophic failure when we need heat the most.  Research on appropriate equipment that meets engineering standards for our historical building has produced one bid of $225,000 and another

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Congregational Meeting on March 16th

The Council has called a special Congregational Meeting March 16th immediately following worship. At that meeting the Congregation will vote on whether to purchase a solar array for the office wing of the church on the condition that we receive state incentives. First UCC has entered a state lottery for incentives along with other organizations

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Core Organizing Team Begins Work

One of the questions that emerged from last spring’s Mission 4/1 Earth project was, “How can First UCC better mobilize itself to have a positive impact in Northfield and beyond?” In November, we welcomed Doran Schrantz and Paul Marincel from Isaiah Minnesota to First UCC to talk about the possibility of becoming connected to Isaiah.

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Congregational Budget Review

The congregational budget review will be held following worship on Sunday.  Please join us for an opportunity to discuss the proposed 2013 budget.  At this meeting the proposed budget will be explained, questions from the membership will be answered, and feedback from the congregation will be taken. The Annual Meeting will be held following worship

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