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Posted on Wednesday, April 23, 2003 - 1:23 pm:   

This tribe was founded by Tim Lipinski. The original members were Tim, Carol Lipinski, Mike Strobbe, and James Knoll.

The second group added Bob and Darlene Gallager, Rich and Linda (Manetz) Morris, Mike Manetz and another person whose name escapes me at the moment, while James and Mike Strobbe left.

I was in the 3rd wave with Tim, Mike, Carol, Rich&Linda and Dave Grodecki (brother of the future Jill Lipinski).

When Rich, Linda and I moved to Ferndale, we
were replaced by the "classic" lineup with Tim Knoll, the return of James, Ralph Koziarski, and Wayne&Sally in addition to perennial members
Tim Lipinski, Jill Lipinski, Carol Lipinski, Mike Manetz, and Dave Grodecki.
Posted on Friday, April 25, 2003 - 10:45 am:   

I don't know HOW I could've left Maryanne or Larry Gabriel out of the "classic" lineup but I did. Sorry about that.
Posted on Thursday, June 19, 2003 - 9:47 am:   

Stephen, here is the info I've been able to recall regarding The 1st Universalist Unitarian
tribe members. I *knew* that your start date was skewed, since I had lived there in 1974-5,
but was in the 3rd wave of tribe members. IIRC, Tim founded the tribe in late 1971 or
early 1972. When I talk with him again, I'll get a more accurate date.
I was a bit fuzzy about the original cast but Tim has refreshed my memory. I've appended
his note below.

So, in roughly chronological order, here are the earliest tribe members of the UU
from approx 1972 through 1979 or so:

Tim Lipinski
Fred Coonce
Mike Strobbe
Carol Lipinski
James Knoll

Rich Morris
Linda (Manetz) Morris (Butler)
Bob & Darlene Gallagher
Bobby Michaelson
Mike Manetz

George (H) Kerby
Dave Grodecki

Jill Grodecki (Lipinski)
Tim Knoll
Marianne Knoll (James & Jasmine)
Ralph Koziarski
Larry Gabriel
Terry Youk
Sally Shemanski & Wayne Morsczyzna
David Lee
Ron Kopak

Honorary Tribe members: Erica and Katherine Mercer --- though neither lived there,
they were the only actual parishoners who were allowed into our "inner sanctum" while
I was there.


From: "Lipinski, Tim"

Wow. There was a clan history chart on the 3rd floor last time I was
there. The first three of us were Lipinski, Strobbe and Fred Coonce.
Carol arrived in September 72. Jim Knoll replaced Coonce,in summer 73
then left for school at NMU, returning after he graduated. Bobby
Michaelson was there for a year when Gallaghers were. Terry Youk was
there was there early on, referred by Ralph, so he must have been there
when Ralph was. Wayne Morsczyzna was there with Sally Shemanski. Jim
Knoll can probably remember latter members better than I, and I believe
he was the one working on the chart...sure would be fun to have a copy
of that. I had a dream last weekend that I was out on Cass at Prentis
after dark, and someone was just turning the outdoor lights on...and
presumably checking the doors, too. Looks like the L/PH reunion will be
Posted on Tuesday, July 22, 2003 - 2:51 pm:   

I talked with Tim Lipinski last eve (happy B-day Tim!!!). He told me that while he started working in the UU buildings (for WSU) in 1969, he and Mike Strobe moved in on JULY 4, 1972. So mark that date as the OFFICIAL founding of The First Universalist Unitarian Tribe !!!!
David States
Posted on Tuesday, July 20, 2004 - 7:26 pm:   

Is the Tim Lipinski mentioned here the one who worked at UCSF during the 1980s. If, Dave States, who he visited in Germany, is trying to find him.

Posted on Tuesday, July 27, 2004 - 2:51 pm:   

Yeah that's our Tim !!! He retired from UCSF about a yr ago. He doesn't have email, but I'm overdue to call him. Email a phone num to me and I'll pass it on.
Stephen Goodfellow
Posted on Sunday, August 01, 2004 - 1:52 am:   

Hi all you Unitatian tribers!
I've updated the main web page for your tribe: dex.htm
...and made a link to here, since so much info is now appearing.

Wonderful memories!
Jim Squatter
Posted on Thursday, August 07, 2008 - 10:34 pm:   

I knew folks that lived/worked at the UU in the 80's Anybody remember Eric and Sally Moir?
Posted on Friday, August 08, 2008 - 4:47 pm:   

Sure do !
Stephen Goodfellow (Admin)
Username: Admin

Registered: 6-2003
Posted on Saturday, August 16, 2008 - 1:32 am:   

Thanks Jim,
I have added them to the "Unitarian tribe"

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