Town Hall Meeting District Name-change. Thomas Jefferson District Webinar March 4, 2010. Webcast Procedures. To ask a question during the presentation: Type the question in the message window. To send a message just to me, select my name from the Send To drop-down list.
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Town Hall MeetingDistrict Name-change
Thomas Jefferson District
March 4, 2010
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7:00 Welcome and opening words
Objectives of webinar
Governance and name-change context
History of name-change
District name-change proposal
Process of name change
8:30Adjourn and Closing Words
We summon ourselves from the demands and delights of the daily round: from the dirty dishes and unwaxed floors; from unmowed grass, and untrimmed bushes; from all incompletenesses and not-yet-startednesses; from the unholy and the unresolved.
We summon ourselves to attend to our vision of peace and justice; of cleanliness and health; of delight and devotion; of the lovely and the holy; of who we are and what we can do.
We summon the power of tradition and the exhilaration of newness, the wisdom of the ages and the knowing of the very young.
We summon beauty, eloquence, poetry, and music to be the bearers of our dreams.
We would open our eyes, our ears, our minds, our hearts to the amplest dimensions of life. We rejoice in manifold promises and possibilities.
- Gordon McKeeman
TJD Governance Context
We strive to embody the following values in all of our work:
A vibrant faith community that
Our faith and values call us to
Our sources of authority and accountability are:
April ’10 annual meeting
Sources of our authority and accountability
Thomas Jefferson is important to UUs
But Thomas Jefferson was
Thomas Jefferson’s views
Twilight at Monticello, Alan Pell Crawford
Twilight at Monticello, Alan Pell Crawford, pp 100-104
May 1, ’10
We have a calling in this world:
we are called to honor diversity
to respect differences with dignity
and to challenge those who would forbid it.
We are people of a wide path.
Let us be wide in our affection
and go our way in peace.
- Jean M Rickard Rowe