Category: Congregational News

A New Music Director for USG!

“Music gives a soul to the universe, wings to the mind, flight to the imagination, and life to everything.” Plato

Dear fellow members and friends of the Unitarian Society of Germantown,

We are delighted to announce that we have a new Music Director at the Unitarian Society … read more.

A Note from Board President Lee Meinicke

August, 2022

As we near the end of summer, I appreciate the Children’s Spiritual Development folks working on kids’ curriculum for the Fall, the members of the Ministry Executive Team (MET) who have steadfastly kept the church running and paid attention to all kinds of things, … read more.

The IPA symbol “ɑ”

The “ɑ” which appears in “pantheɑns” and other EarthCircle blurbs is not a mistake, and it is not the letter “a.” It is a special International Phonetic Alphabet symbol that indicates the actual sound voiced in American English when pronouncing the word.

EarthSpirit Circle honors deities … read more.

Music Director Job Description

Job Title: Music Director    
Start date: by January 2023
FLSA Status: Exempt 

Reports to:  Senior Minister (or Interim Senior Minister)

Hours per week:  15 hours per week, evening and weekend work required, 12 months per year. Plans and programs music for all 52 Sundays and Christmas … read more.

Letter from the Music Search Committee

May 21, 2022

Dear members and friends of USG: 

We are writing to provide an update from the Music Committee. We recruited committee members in January, began our work in February, hired a consultant in March, and have held 10 listening sessions with large and small groups … read more.

Charting the Path Forward for Music at USG

A Letter from Lois Murphy, Chair of the Music Search Committee

February 17, 2022

Dear Friends,

I am writing today to fill you in on our plans for a process to chart together a musical path forward.

It has been and continues to be a year of many transitions, challenges, … read more.

“Ruts in the Road” by Ryan Hurd

I grew up and came of age in the woods and fields outside of Atlanta, Georgia, where many of the gravel roads were also slick with red clay much of the year, especially the week after a good rain. To successfully keep a car on … read more.