Ministerial Candidate Announcement

The Ministerial Search Team is very excited to introduce Eric Severson as our candidate for UUFoM’s next settled minister. Eric received his Master of Divinity degree from Meadville Lombard Theological School in 1998. Further training included student ministries in Park Forest, IL, and Petoskey, MI. He recently completed a year-long parish internship at First Unitarian Society in Madison, WI, followed by a year-long hospital chaplain residency in La Crosse, WI. Eric also brings years of lay leadership experience in UU congregations. We invite you to get to know Eric better by visiting his website at

We also hope you will sign up to attend a cottage meeting during Candidating Week (April 28 through May 5). You may sign up at the Fellowship or contact Maxine Guettler ( regarding times and dates. Eric will be preaching on Sundays, April 28 and May 5, and there will be additional opportunities to meet him and his wife, Ellen, during an extended coffee hour on Sunday, April 28 and during the Serendipity Auction on Saturday, May 4.

Following the service on Sunday, May 5, there will be a Congregational Meeting to vote on calling Eric as our next settled minister.  We hope you all share in our excitement as we move into our fellowship’s next chapter together.