Board Committees & Ministry Teams

Committees and Teams are the lifeblood of UUCM

These are groups of dedicated individuals who carry out the shared ministry of this Community, offering opportunities to serve, to connect to others, to grow, and to offer one’s skills and gifts.

If any of the teams and committees below intrigue you, they would be glad to connect with you.

Click any of the following links to read more about committees, subcommittees, and teams at the Unitarian Universalist Community of the Mountains:

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Art & Aesthetics Team

The Art and Aesthetics Team was created to facilitate and improve the environment of UUCM to be visually and spiritually sustaining. The A&A Team is responsible for creating visual displays and artistic pieces around the church, including working with the Minister and Worship Associates on the visual elements of Sunday services, and collaborating with UUCM […]

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Audio-Visual Team

Worship services require many technical components to bring our message to the community, to the people in the room as well as those online.  From sound to video and everything in between, our Audio-Visual Team provides support for these needs. No experience, only an interest, in audio, video, editing, or computers are necessary to be […]

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Building & Grounds Team

The Building & Grounds Team manages our day-to-day facility needs and goals for improvements for our church’s physical environment. We then seek volunteers that are willing to help us meet those needs through work parties and project development. These are individuals who like doing projects, repairs, or working outside in gardens and yards. They are […]

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Caring Teams

The UUCM Caring Teams offer two different kinds of support at times of special need: parish care, meaning short term practical support (meals, rides, etc.) and pastoral care, meaning deep accompanying for longer periods of time. […]

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Committee on Shared Ministry

The purpose of the UUCM Committee on Shared Ministry (COSM) is to strengthen the quality of the shared and mutual ministry within the Community by assessing the various areas of ministry one by one and making helpful recommendations. The Committee on Shared Ministry is mandated by UUCM’s bylaws and is a committee of the Board. […]

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Endowment Fund Committee

The UUCM Endowment Fund Committee manages and administers UUCM’s Endowment Fund, which was established to help sustain and grow our UUCM community and its programs over the long term. The Committee is also responsible for promoting the various ways that the congregation can contribute to the UUCM Endowment Fund. The Committee, in conjunction with its […]

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Family Ministry Team

UUCM’s Family Ministry Team plans, organizes, and oversees UUCM events that serve children, youth, families, and multi-generational connections. Our mission is to hold an intentional space in which all people can grow, discern identity, explore values and beliefs, and learn to act with courageous compassion in the world. To learn more please visit here. For […]

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Finance Committee

The Finance Committee manages the overall finances, investments and assets of UUCM by working closely with the Treasurer, the Board, and Stewardship Committee.  We develop the annual budget needed to fulfill the UUCM mission by collaborating with the Board, Staff and other Program Leaders. The committee is composed of the Chair, Treasurer, Assistant to the […]

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Hospitality Team

Hospitality Team members help organize and serve refreshments after Sunday services, including setup, hosting, and cleanup. The goal is to provide a warm, relaxed, cheerful (and yummy!) atmosphere in which newcomers and members can connect and get to know one another. Are you willing to sign up to help on given Sundays? To bring some […]

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Justice Team

Live your values aloud, not alone! UUCM’s active Justice Team supports learning and action toward a more just community and world. The Team oversees, supports, and helps focus UUCM’s justice initiatives, primarily through the work of UUCM’s task forces voted on by the congregation. The Justice Team is a thinking, planning and oversight group keeping […]

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Library Team

The Library Team are book lovers who care for our library with the following: Participating in a one-time deep spring cleaning of the Library. Joining in on an initial sorting through of what we’ve got, what’s come in, what to keep, and what to pass on, as we build a UU Library that serves our […]

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Membership Team

The UUCM Membership Team accompanies people along their entire membership journey, from first time newcomer to long-time member. If you love to help people feel at home and welcome, are drawn to help others find belonging and meaningful connection or want to help other know the value and joy of membership, this may be just […]

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Ministry Council

The UUCM Ministry Council serves to coordinate the Ministry Teams and their work to fulfill UUCM’s Mission. The Council is made up of Ministry Team leaders, paid staff (as available), the Minister, a Chair or Co-Chairs, and a Board representative. A Council Chair, recruited by the Minister, organizes, and conducts Council activities and meetings. Frequency, […]

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Nominating Committee

The UUCM Nominating Committee compiles a slate of qualified nominees for open positions on the UUCM Board of Trustees and the Nominating Committee itself for the coming church year which runs from July 1 through June 30. If an elected position is vacated before June 30 each year, UUCM Nominating Committee may be asked to […]

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Stewardship Team

The UUCM Stewardship Team is honored with the rewarding work done in tandem with the Minister, the Board and church leaders to: Nurture in the congregation a culture of abundance Design programs which focus on that culture of abundance and the development of the genuine spiritual roots of generosity Cultivate an attitude of gracious giving […]

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Worship Team

The Worship Team aims for shared ministry, alongside the minister, in planning and promoting worship services of quality and meaning. With the minister, the committee maintains and coordinates the schedule for all services and arranges for worship services when the minister is absent. Team members participate in choosing topics, speakers, and other service elements. They […]