Standing Committees of the Church are permanent, and responsible for the primary functioning of the day to day activities of the church. The current contact person for each committee is listed at the bottom of each committee description – each individual’s contact information is available in the church directory, copies of which are available on the table outside the church office. Members and friends, please contact the office, firstname.lastname@example.org, if you would like an electronic copy of the church directory sent to you.
Adult Religious Education
The Adult Religious Education Committee coordinates ongoing religious education programs for the adult members of the congregation. There are both weekly Sunday morning programs and special programs which are planned and developed by this committee. The committee consists of Sunday school leaders, the minister and other members of the congregation committed to religious education.
Contact: Eleanor Trawick
This committee is charged with the internal and external marketing of church activities and promoting the church in the community. It meets monthly to review the Unigram and website, develop promotional campaigns and informational materials as requested by the Board, Council, or Minister.
The Fellowship Committee supports church programs by providing for the communal enjoyment of food and fellowship. There are traditional events and observance, special occasions and new ideas.
Contact: Ginny Nilles
The Finance Committee serves as the financial and budgetary advisory group to the Board of Trustees and congregation. The Committee prepares the annual budget and plans fundraising activities. The Treasurer, President and minister serve ex officio on this committee.
Contact: Lynn Sousa
The Fundraising Committee is responsible for all the fundraising programs, activities and events at the church.
The Membership Committee identifies and assists the integration of visitors and new members into church life.
Contact: Eleanor Johnson
The Property Maintenance Committee is responsible for the care of the church property, the general supervision of the grounds and buildings, and the equipment it contains.
Contact: John Taylor or Jeff Hathaway
The Religious Education Committee promotes and oversees the religious educational goals of the church youth, nursery through 12th grade. The committee set goals and assists the Director of Religious Education in carrying them out. Members take turns assisting in the Sunday morning program.
Contact: Velvet Miller
The Social Justice Committee (SJC), newly reorganized in 2010, is a small group which coordinates, promotes and nurtures the social justice and community service initiatives led and implemented by many members and friends of our congregation. These initiatives will be carried out primarily by task forces focused on one topic or issue.
Contact: Bea Sousa
The Committee is responsible for developing and implementing programs that promote stewardship and a culture of generosity.
Contact: Nan Barber