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Committee on Ministry
The Committee on Ministry is a five-member advisory committee established in UUC's by-laws to monitor and assess the ministry within the congregation. Ministry includes relationships among members, the leadership/committees and the minister – are we all supporting one another as we work towards our Vision and Mission. To make suggestions email Paul Langrock or Ray Williamson, or put your comments in the Committee on Ministry mailbox at UUC.
on Ministry are designed to track the heartbeat of ministry
within a congregation; how the members...take care of themselves
and each other, how the lay ministerial leadership serves a
congregation; and how the called minister serves the
congregation. It seeks to understand, assess, support, and
advocate for robust ministry throughout the context of
The Committee on Ministry is a five-member committee that meets monthly with the Minister. Two members are chosen by the Senior Minister, one by the Board of Directors, and two are elected by the congregation. Members serve for two years and overlap one another for continuity of knowledge and function. Their names and contact numbers are printed on the back of the monthly Octagram.
Committee’s function is set forth in the UU by-laws, as
It is important that both the minister and the congregation strive to foster a caring, loving congregation: a congregation that supports one another, takes care of one another, and encourages the best from one another. To facilitate this involvement, it is important for congregants to communicate with the Committee on Ministry and to give it feedback on both the good ways we support one another, and on areas where we need more work.