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Budget Hearing & Annual Meeting

ANNUAL MEETING OF
THE FIRST PARISH CHURCH IN WESTON
in our 324th year as a congregation

February 6th, 2022

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Our ANNUAL BUDGET HEARING
was held virtually via Zoom on January 30th, 2022.


Annual Meeting & Budget Documents

The meeting materials, including the warrant, News & Views (includes Nominating Committee’s slate of candidates and the proposed 2022 budget), and financial information are on a password-protected page:

Annual Meeting Documents
(Password Protected)

The password was sent to members via email. If you are having trouble finding it, contact the Church Office during business hours, or email Jeff or Sarah if you are trying to access the materials on Saturday/Sunday.


Click here to join the Annual Meeting

Meeting ID: 9547 7457 715

First Parish Budget Hearing — Sunday, January 30th

10:30 AM — No in-person service.  Stream a portion of a previous service on Vimeo.
11:00 AM — Special Meet & Greet Fellowship Hour on Zoom.
11:30 AM — First Parish Annual Budget Hearing — Live on Zoom

First Parish Annual Meeting — Sunday, February 6th

10:30 AM — Sunday Service — join us in person or livestream on Zoom.
11:30 AM — First Parish Annual Meeting  in person or participate on Zoom.
– – – – – — Please note: this is a different link from the Sunday service!

Following the Annual Meeting please join us for a SPECIAL CELEBRATORY FELLOWSHIP HOUR IN THE PARISH HALL, with cupcakes and sparkling beverages.

Summarized Agenda for Annual Meeting

Sunday, February 6, we will hold our Annual Congregational Meeting after our service during which we will vote on:

  • the proposed budget;
  • the slate of officers and committees for the coming year;
  • the proposal that First Parish become a Welcoming Congregation;
  • and any other business that may come before the congregation.

To Call In via Phone

  1. Call 646-876-9923  –or–  301-715-8592
    (if those numbers do not work, try this link to find a  local number.)
  2. Enter Meeting ID number: 9547 7457 715

Helpful Tips for Phone Participants:

  • Mute/Unmute yourself – press Star (*) 6
  • To raise/ lower your “hand” to vote – Star (*) 9

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URL/Web Address Information:
If clicking on the links above is not working, try copying and pasting the appropriate text below into the address bar of your web browser:

  • Live Stream of Sunday Service — https://uuma.zoom.us/j/99215583704
  • Link for Budget Hearing & Annual Meeting  — https://uuma.zoom.us/j/96900967134

TEXT of the Warrant for Annual Meeting

The members of The First Parish Church in Weston are hereby notified to meet at the annual meeting of the Church in the Parish Hall on Sunday, February 6th, 2022 at 11:30 AM.  During the meeting we will act upon the following articles:

Article 1.      To elect a Moderator.

Article 2.      To receive and act upon the annual reports of the minister, Church officers, and committees.

Article 3.      To elect officers and committees of the Church in accordance with the Bylaws.

Article 4.      To appropriate money for the minister’s compensation for 2022.

Article 5.      To appropriate money for expenses of the Church for 2022, and to reserve accounts, and to make transfers between reserve accounts.

Article 6.      To authorize the Standing Committee to appoint delegates of The First Parish Church in Weston to the 2022 General Assembly of the Unitarian Universalist Association, and delegates and representatives of The First Parish Church in Weston during 2022 to other organizations and assemblies.

Article 7.      To accept recognition as a “Welcoming Congregation” as defined by the criteria of the Unitarian Universalist Association.

Dated:  January 11th, 2022

Standing Committee

     Don Pierson, Chair   
duly authorized