Notes from the Office

The Work at Play in the Office

What’s on our Whiteboard This Week:

New Initiatives / One TIme Efforts

Donate by Text
Intern Search paperwork
Some research for the building such as Door Phones (Thanks Paul Gibb!)
Responding to Building Committee requests
Testing one person having two Electronic Fund Transfers
Responding to Google Tech Team proposal (Elisabeth Kern Roos, … read more.

Revving up the Office for 2018!

Happy New Year! Take a deep breath. Take another deep breath. And one more. I needed that! How about you?

This month, I will focus on sending out tax and pledge statements – some of you will receive multiple pledge statements, based on the ways in … read more.

Las Posadas (a poem)

Last week, I posted a message to Fellowship neighbors on NextDoor, a social media that helps geographically-local neighbors connect, that said the Las Posadas event last Friday night at the Fellowship featured live music that would end promptly at nine. In reality, the music ended … read more.

A Multi-Layered Faith Cake (an I Am story)

I am of

… Catholic upbringing, Mary mysticism and aromatic incense

… Jewish matzoh ball soup and Marcia my adopted mother

… 2nd Baptist gospel singing and Garry Archie wisdom mentoring

… BAPS Shri Swaminarayan Mandir Hindu temple, mala beads and Kali coming

… Sikh yoga with Yogi Bhajan teaching the … read more.

Care and Feeding of New Employees

With two new employees coming on-board this month, I’m going to take a stab at writing how to treat new employees – and maybe this will apply to employees in general. Of course, we are individuals – some of us like pineapple on our pizza, … read more.

The Low Down on Turning the Heat Up!

You may have noticed that the weather has changed a bit in the last few days – I’m particularly astute that way myself! Here’s what you need to know about staying warm at the Fellowship:

Thermostats

For the sanctuary – Thermostat #1 is on the wall by … read more.

Making Purchases for the Fellowship

Thanks to Deborah Mensch for asking, Who authorizes reimbursement forms and expenditures out of a committee budget?

Deborah, committee chairpersons are authorized to sign off so that the purchaser can get reimbursed. Of course, purchasers should be working at the request of the committee chair to … read more.