Annual Meeting 2024

Annual Meeting 2024

UUCC’s Annual Meeting is on Sunday, June 2, 2024 at 6:30 PM.

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

The pre-meeting congregational potluck will begin at 5:30 PM — all 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 2, 2024 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. We’ll have a congregational potluck at 5:30PM, preceding the meeting.

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 2, 2024 Annual Meeting:

  • AGENDA for the 2024 Annual Meeting | View Agenda
  • ANNUAL MEETING MINUTES | The draft minutes from the 2023 Annual Meeting will be approved at this year’s meeting | Review the Minutes
  • 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 Slate with Candidate Statements
  • PROPOSED BUDGET | The proposed budget for fiscal year 2024-25 will be voted on at the Annual Meeting. | View Budget
  • REVISIONS TO THE BYLAWS OF UUCC | This year, UUCC’s Governance Review Committee has been working to bring the congregation’s bylaws up-to-date. A congregational vote with participation by 30% of the current membership is required to revise the bylaws. | View UUCC Bylaws
  • REVISIONS TO THE BYLAWS OF THE OWEN BROWN INTERFAITH CENTER | The Board of Directors of the Owen Brown Interfaith Center has adopted revisions to the OBIC bylaws (reasons for revisions). They are presenting these revisions to the co-owning congregations for ratification this year. If you have questions about these revisions, please direct them ahead of time to Ed Gaddy at edward.gaddy@gmail.com | View Revised OBIC Bylaws
  • ANNUAL REPORT | UUCC’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. | View Annual Report
  • 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 issued on Friday, May 3. | View Notice

We will be voting using an online platform called Poll Everywhere. Please thoroughly review these voting instructions, log in, and complete the practice ballot BEFORE the Annual Meeting.


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.

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 have received an email with your login information for PollEv.

Instructions for using PollEv

Please thoroughly review these voting instructions, log in, and complete the practice ballot BEFORE the Annual Meeting.

Valerie Hsu, UUCC’s Executive Director, is hosting two PollEv practice sessions on Wednesday, May 29 and Friday, May 31 at 12:30PM. More info about those practice sessions here.


Proxy Form

The deadline to register a proxy was 5:00PM on Wednesday, May 29.

This form is no longer active.


Additional Resources