Category: President

President’s Message: February 2023

As we get more fully into the second half of the Church’s fiscal year, I find it to be a more relaxed time after the hectic pace of the holiday season. I hope everyone is having a good beginning to your new year. There are … read more.

President’s Message January 2023


Hard to believe it is 2023 already. I am looking forward to seeing what the new year has to bring for our congregation. Needless to say there will be change, as there always is, but that can be something to look forward … read more.

President’s Message December 2022

By the time you read this hopefully you will have had your fill of turkey or other Thanksgiving delicacies. Most importantly I hope everyone had some time to reflect on those things you are most grateful for – family, friends, good times. I am especially … read more.

November 2022 President’s Message

These are exciting times at BBUUC. Here are few things you should know:

First, I would like to announce that we are in receipt of a very generous donation from the family of Rev. Patricia Ray. We have set up a fund call the Rev. Patricia … read more.

President’s Perspective Column April 2021

Hello and Happy Spring,

As we conclude weeks of our Stewardship/Pledge Drive, I want to thank the folks who responded to the survey and made their pledge for BBUUC’s next fiscal year 2021-22.  If you have not, it is not too late!  The Pledge form can … read more.

President’s Perspective: July 2019

Down to Business

BBUUC has had a very interesting few weeks since my term began.    After hosting the Storybook prom, our congregation received national attention in a Washington Post article, followed by many lovely kudos from all over the world.  Some folks have even sent us … read more.

President’s Perspective: October 2018

The progress being made towards the goals developed from the 2018 congregation survey is very exciting. Numerous strides forward have been made in a number of areas.

Due to the work of the previous BBUUC Board, our Director of Religious Education is now a ¾ position. … read more.

President’s Perspective: September 2018

The Board met on August 4 for a planning session. One of our tasks was to develop the Board Covenant, Mission, Vision, and Policies and Procedures for the year. We would like to share these with you, but want you to know that the “Policies … read more.

President’s Perspective: August 2018

When I worked in elementary schools, RESPECT was the most important word  we used with students: Respect Self, Respect Others, and Respect Property. That pretty much covered it all for the children. In my mind, Respect Self, Others and Property easily translates into Buckman Bridge … read more.

President’s Perspective: July 2018

I am so excited and grateful that you elected me to be President of the Board for 2018-2019. To get ready for this job I have been reading and reviewing BBUUC documents and history such as by-laws, financial and church audits, the Articles of Incorporation, policies … read more.