Tuesday, August 8
Applications are being accepted for the position of Finance Director (20 hours/week). Apply to Senior Minister David Breeden via by August 28th at the latest.
Please read this Job Description.
(Courtesy, Minnesota Department of Transportation)
Motorists driving on I-94 in Minneapolis through the Lowry Hill Tunnel will see lane changes starting the weekend of August 4.
In preparation for the changes, eastbound I-94 will close at the tunnel from midnight until 5 a.m. Fri, Aug. 4 and traffic will take the Hennepin/Lyndale exit.The ramp (including HOV) from eastbound I-394 to eastbound I-94 remains open during this tunnel closure.
Then early Friday morning, traffic will shift to the westbound side of the tunnel. Drivers will see two lanes in each direction with a concrete barrier in the middle.
Traffic from eastbound I-394 to eastbound I-94 will continue to be able to use the eastbound tunnel until Aug. 14. Then the ramp from eastbound I-394 to eastbound I-94 will close until Aug. 28 for improvements.
Here are additional ramps that will also be closed during this stage of tunnel work:
Northbound I-35W to westbound I-94
Hwy 55 to eastbound I-94
Fourth Ave. to westbound I-94
Eastbound I-94 to southbound I-35W
This final stage is expected to be in place until mid-September while crews work on bridges near the Lowry Hill Tunnel and make repairs inside the tunnel.Read More
Due to building renovations, our Groveland entrance will be closed until further notice. Please use our main Mount Curve entrance until the Groveland entrance reopens.
Our elevator will be out of service during this time. Sunday assemblies will be held in the Upper Assembly Hall, and mini meals will be served upstairs until the new elevator is in service.Read More
We are pleased to announce our new Director of Religious Education, Laura Carpenter. She is currently a member of a Unitarian Universalist fellowship in Tennessee, and she is one of those folks who has realized that her deepest commitments align with Humanism.
Laura has worked developing curricula and as an instructor. She has experience as an event coordinator, an activities coordinator, and a volunteer coordinator for several nonprofits. She has taught science, theater, outdoor skills, marine biology, snorkeling, skim boarding, and boogie boarding.
Laura has worked with the National Park Service, the National Geographic Society, and several educational institutions. Her work with nonprofits includes Moms Clean Air Force, Hands on Science Center, Kids Ecology Corps, Funky Fish Ocean Adventure Camp, Outdoor Science School, and Real Nature Environmental Farm.
Laura and outgoing DRE Charlie Krysinski will be working together the last days of July to ensure a smooth transition.Read More
This schedule will continue to evolve, but here is what is planned so far:
June 18 – Arif Mamdani, Hallman Ministerial Intern at Unity Unitarian Church in St. Paul.
June 25 – Sia Her, Executive Director, Council on Asian Pacific Minnesotans
July 2 – Jane Smith, Ministerial Intern at the Society
July 9 – Mikki Morrissette, Society member and professional writer
July 16 – Charlie Krysinski, Director of Religious Education at the Society
July 23 – Kevin Jagoe, Member and Ministerial Intern at First Unitarian Congregational Society of Brooklyn Heights, NY
July 30 – Dr. Demian Wheeler, Professor at United Theological Seminary of the Twin Cities
August 6 – Lammas with Seasonal Celebrations
August 13 – Chris Stedman, new Executive Director of the Humanist Center of MN
August 20 – Liz Loeb, Associate Director, Kaleo Center for Faith, Justice and Transformation
August 27 – Maria De La Cruz, Headwaters Foundation for Justice
September 3 – Rev. David BreedenRead More