Category Archives: Moderator’s Monthly Report

Getting more About Explicit Our Need for Your Donations

Should we be more intentional about talking about the need for members and friends to contribute to the operating fund and capital pledge drives? Your lay leadership is wondering! Unitarian Universalists have traditionally shied away from the emphasizing giving cash … Continue reading

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Please Increase Your Pledge so Apex Can Have More Toys

Pictures of puppies like Apex grab attention. So do photos of cute kids and provocatively dressed young people. Marketing professionals use these images to grab your attention so you’ll smile and buy. Funding organ renovations is sexy. Soliciting donations for … Continue reading

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Give me Hell

We need a Unitarian Universalist Hell. With fire and brimstone, pain, fear, and eternal suffering. I feel this way every year when we do the annual pledge drive. Our canvassers are armed with tables, charts, and logical arguments. They remind … Continue reading

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Dumb Economics or Fulfilling Our Mission?

How do we see ourselves in the world? Why do we gather as First Unitarian Universalist Society of San Francisco? How do we engage each other and with our groups in the city? What actions do we take to fulfil … Continue reading

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