Volunteer Committees

We have many opportunities for volunteer involvement on a variety of committees. 

Youth Religious Education Plans curriculum and activities for children and teens; coordinates/supports teachers. Courtney Singer: 520-3464.

Adult Religious Education offers classes/programs for religious and spiritual growth for adults. Adult RE classes and meetings are announced in theE-news.  Merrily Stover: 533-1413.

Social Justice at our church of the helping hands means reaching out and meeting the needs of our community are part of our spiritual practice. The Social Justice Committee has identified helping the unhoused, connecting people to social services, and protecting the environment as top priorities. Action taken by the committee has included supporting the low barrier shelter, providing funds towards a UUFC sponsored “tiny house” at Chico Housing Action Team’s (CHAT) Simplicity Village, and supporting the local chapter of 350.org to end the use of fossil fuels. We organize, provide and serve meals at the Torres Shelter every month. Half of our Sunday cash offerings go to charities voted on by our members. Meets 4th Monday of every month, 7 PM. Mike Cassetta: 530-228-0466 or mikecassetta43@gmail.com

Meal Train organizes meals and/or companionship for members and friends in need. Pam Sachs: 717-5477.

Membership welcomes guests at Sunday services and follows up with them afterwards; oversees the education/integration of new members; facilitates connection and commitment of current members. Susan Theodore: (831) 236-3322.

Worship works with the minister to schedule and plan services. Worship associates prepare for and assist with Sunday services. Angela Risdon:(415) 717-6002

Finance Prepares annual draft budget for Board review and approval before presentation to the UUFC members. Lucy Sperlin: 879-9369

Stewardship plans and organizes annual pledge drive for UUFC operating expenses.

Music works with the Music Director, minister, presenters and worship associates to weave music into Sunday services and special services and directs the choir. Mary Collins: 570-8826

Building & Grounds oversees the maintenance of UUFC buildings and grounds including making recommendations to the Board. Bob Crowe: (510) 867-9975.

GGUURUS-Guerrilla Gardening Unitarian Universalists R Us handles the youth garden maintenance and distribution of produce to local charities.  Adrienne Edwards: 345-4406 

Events coordinates the annual UUFC auction, rummage sale and other fundraising and social events.