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.
Adult Religious Education offers classes/programs for religious and spiritual growth for adults. Adult RE is spearheaded by various individuals as inspiration arises. Classes and meetings are announced in the newsletter, email and at Sunday services.
Social Justice at our church of the helping hands means reaching out and that the needs of our community are part of our spiritual practice. The Social Justice Committee has identified helping the unhoused, social services, and 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 350.org, chapter 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. Angela Risdon (415) 717-6002
Meal Train organizes meals and/or companionship, for UUFC members. 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 Committee 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 Committee the Music Director works with 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. Tom Lewis 774-3550 GGUURUS (Guerrilla Gardening Unitarian Universalists R Us a subcommittee of Building & Grounds handles the grounds maintenance. Adrienne Edwards 345-4406
Events Committee Coordinates the annual UUFC auction, rummage sale and other fundraising events.