Annual Meeting 2023

Annual Meeting 2023

Information about the 2024 Annual Meeting will be available soon. The information below pertains to the 2023 Annual Meeting.
Please save the date for Sunday, June 2, 2024.

UUCC’s Annual Meeting is on Sunday, June 4, 2023 at 6:30 PM.

The CORRECT Zoom link for virtual attendees is: https://uuma.zoom.us/s/349682603.

The pre-meeting congregational potluck will begin at 5:30 PMall are welcome, including those not participating in the Annual Meeting. 🍲

Each year, the congregation gathers for its Annual Meeting, which includes votes on the upcoming fiscal year’s budget and elected leadership positions.

This year’s meeting will take place on Sunday, June 4, 2023 at 6:30 PM (ET) and will be multi-platform: You may attend virtually on Zoom or attend in-person at the Owen Brown Interfaith Center.

All in our community are invited and encouraged to participate, although only eligible members are able to vote on business items during the meeting. To inquire about your membership status, please connect with Sara Davidson: sara@uucolumbia.net.

If you are planning to attend in-person and vote, please bring a personal device that can access the Internet.


Meeting Documents & Resources

The following items will be made available to access on this webpage before the June 4 Annual Meeting:

  • AGENDA for the 2023 Annual Meeting
  • ANNUAL MEETING MINUTES | The draft minutes from the 2022 Annual Meeting will be voted on for approval at this year’s meeting
  • SLATE OF CANDIDATES | During the meeting, members vote on candidates presented by the Nominating Committee and from the floor for new leadership positions on the Board, Nominating Committee, and Endowment Board. View the slate and read candidate statements here.
  • PROPOSED AMENDMENT TO THE CONGREGATIONAL BYLAWS | This bylaws amendment was submitted by a group of congregants for consideration as a new business item on this year’s Annual Meeting agenda. Read a one-pager and view the text of the amendment here.
  • PROPOSED BUDGET | The proposed budget for fiscal year 2023-24 will be voted on at the Annual Meeting.
  • ANNUAL REPORT | This year’s Annual Report contains all Annual Meeting materials, provides an overview of the past year at UUCC, and includes reports from UUCC’s governing entities.
  • ANNUAL MEETING NOTICE | Per UUCC’s bylaws, a formal notice to the congregation must be issued at least 30 days before the Annual Meeting. This year’s notice was sent on May 3, 2023. Read it here.

We will be voting using an online platform called Poll Everywhere. Please thoroughly review these voting instructions before the Annual Meeting, and bring a personal device that can access the Internet if you plan to vote. Two PollEv learning/practice sessions will also be held on June 1 and June 2. Learn more here.


Congregational Potluck

The Annual Meeting isn’t just about business! It’s also a chance to gather with our congregational community over a meal and celebrate the commitment and contributions of every member of our community over the past year.

The pre-meeting congregational potluck will begin at 5:30 PMall are welcome, including those not participating in the Annual Meeting.

Please sign up below with the dish you plan to bring and if you are willing to help set-up or clean-up. 

We invite you to bring your own plates, cups, and utensils. We will have plates, cups, and utensils but, in an effort to be more environmentally friendly, we encourage you to bring your own reusable dishes as you are able. 


PollEv

We are using a platform called PollEv to collect votes from ALL participating in the Annual Meeting, both in-person and on Zoom. If you are eligible to vote during the Annual Meeting, you’ve already received an email with your login information for PollEv.

Instructions for using PollEv

If you need additional support for accessing PollEv, join Valerie for a Zoom learning/practice session at 1PM on Thursday, June 1 and Friday, June 2. Zoom link to join


Proxy Form


Additional Resources