Category: Leadership

News from Board President

Dear friends,

You may be wondering, “What’s going on with the minister search?” I’m excited to tell you that it’s going quite well. Our search team put together a wonderful profile of our congregation that has been posted on the UUA Minister Search Jobs Board, and … read more.

Exciting News About Our Future

Dear Beloved Community, 

We have exciting news to share! We have officially embarked on the search for our next minister. Our board has agreed with the board of the Prairie Circle Unitarian Universalist Congregation in Grayslake (PCUUC) to conduct a joint search for a full-time minister … read more.

Leadership Link May 27, 2022

Greetings Beloved Community!
We have several things to share with you this week. 
The Board met this Monday to review our COVID guidelines

We are pleased to let you know that we are dropping the pre-registration requirement to attend in-person services. We do ask, though, that you sign … read more.

Faith Forward Comes to Tree of Life

Faith Forward: From Visitor to Leader is a guided path for Unitarian Universalists to follow in their congregations, helping them navigate from building connections early on, to finding their sense of belonging as a member, to serving as a leader and boldly … read more.

An Update from Our Interns

From Misha Sanders:

After spending all of January commuting to and from downtown Chicago, I can tell you that I am very excited to welcome Spring!  I have been happy to get back into the groove of life here at ToL, after having been mostly absent … read more.

Minister’s Mind–Integrity

Integrity comes from the same root as the word “wholeness.” I once heard a friend of mine, a gay man who was closeted because he feared losing his job as a public school teacher, say, “I don’t want a double life. I think everyone deserves … read more.

Personnel Committee

A Personnel Committee is being formed. Do you have experience working with personnel issues? Members needed!

Personnel Committee: The mission of the Personnel Committee is to support the hired personnel, Board of Trustees, and membership by providing consistent and fair definition and implementation of personnel policies. … read more.