• Art Wall

  • Aesthetics

  • Religious Education

  • Social Justice Coordinating

  • Library

  • Green Sanctuary

Committees are established by the Board of Trustees to carry out much of the work of the church. Members of certain committees are appointed by the Board, but most committees recruit their own members.

Accessibility
Aesthetics
ARAOMC (Anti-Racism Anti-Oppression Multi-Cultural)
Archives
Arms Around
Art Wall
Audio/Visual
Building & Grounds
Endowment
Financial Affairs
Green Sanctuary
Library
Long-Range Planning Steering
Memorial Garden
Membership
Music
News & Views
Nominating
Personnel
Planned Giving
Publicity
Religious Education
Social Justice Coordinating
Stewardship
Sunday Services
Women’s Retreat

Accessibility

The Accessibility Committee looks at ways to make the church more welcoming and accessible to all.

Aesthetics

The Aesthetics Committee’s charge is to ensure a welcoming, comfortable, informative, functional and aesthetically pleasing place in which to meet and worship. They consult with experts and design the interior of the church building.

Anti-Racism Anti-Oppression Multi-Cultural Committee (ARAOMC)

The ARAOMC Committee helps promote and lead an integrated commitment to anti-racism/anti-oppression work at People’s Church.  Learn More

Archives

The Archives Committee helps to maintain and display church records and artifacts. Members file material regularly related to the functioning of the church (newsletters, committee reports, pictures, articles, etc.) The committee provides church archival material upon request and undertakes projects of a historical orientation.

Arms Around

The Arms Around Committee organizes volunteers to provide temporary services to church members who need help in times of illness, injury, and other life events that benefit from support. Committee members serve as coordinators who, along with the Church Administrator and the Minister, facilitate services to members in need. They can provide food, offer transportation, provide respite care for a caregiver, baby-sit in special situations, respond in an emergency, visit the home bound, visit families with new babies, assist people in church services and help with food or ushering at a memorial service.

Art Wall

The Art Wall Committee consults with artists to provide displays of art in the Commons.

Audio/Visual

The Audio/Visual Committee will provide technical support, as needed, for church services, activities and events, and for outside groups using the building.

Building & Grounds

The Buildings and Grounds Committee coordinates and performs maintenance to the physical plant.

Endowment

This committee manages the Endowment pursuant to the Endowment Investment and Distribution policy.

Financial Affairs

The Financial Affairs Committee maintains the fiscal stability of the church so that the purpose of the church can be fulfilled.

Green Sanctuary Committee

The purpose of the Green Sanctuary Committee is to support the People’s Church community in our efforts to live in accord with our values. Learn More

Library

This committee maintains the church library collection, and the book display table in the foyer.  Check out the library catalog HERE.

Long-Range Planning Steering

The LRP-SC mission is to coordinate solutions for long-term growth needs, develop and oversee LRP subcommittees, and communicate to architects building needs based upon church community input.

Membership

The Membership Committee seeks out visitors on Sundays and welcomes them to People’s Church, introduces newcomers to Unitarian Universalism, and for those interested in becoming members, provides guidance and support during their integration into the life of the church.

Memorial Garden

The Memorial Garden Committee is responsible for the care and maintenance of the Garden, and facilitates memorial plantings and the ordering and placement of plaques.

Music

The Music Committee exists for the purpose of integrating music into the life of People’s Church by overseeing and supporting the church’s music program. The music program includes music provided by choirs and other musicians from within and outside of the congregation, as well as participation in music by the congregation. The music program addresses music in all aspects of church life, but especially in the Sunday Service.

News & Views

The Editorial Group makes recommendations to the Board regarding Newsletter Policy, and sets formatting, and publication dates. Newsletter editors produce a bi-weekly newsletter featuring upcoming events and/or other information about the church, using articles submitted from staff, members and friends, according to newsletter policy, formatting guidelines and the annual schedule. The Mail Crew prepares newsletters for bulk mailing; and takes to U.S. Post Office.

Nominating

The Nominating Committee seeks to fill and present to the congregation a slate of candidates to the Board of Trustees to conform to the election process used at the Annual Meeting. The committee also nominates candidates for a Ministerial Search Committee.

Personnel

The Personnel Committee implements all personnel policies approved by the Board, and will ensure that procedures are followed in a timely and consistent manner; recommend to the Board any needed changes to the Personnel Manual, and recommend annual staff salary increases.

Planned Giving

The Planned Giving Committee serves as a source of information and encouragement to the congregation in building the church’s endowment through planned giving.

Publicity

The Publicity Committee seeks to increase the attendance and membership of People’s church by publicizing church services, forums and special events.

Religious Education Committee

The Religious Education committee is charged with overseeing the RE program in conjunction with the Director of Religious Education (DRE). Committee members meet monthly at church. Learn More

Social Justice Coordinating

The Social Justice Coordinating Committee serves to facilitate and coordinate the efforts of the congregation to be actively involved in living our values in the community and the world.

Stewardship

The Stewardship Committee is responsible for developing and carrying out the annual spring pledge canvass for the church operating budget, and for communicating with new members to encourage them to pledge throughout the year. In addition, they will schedule fundraising events and oversee all fundraising for the church.

Sunday Services

The Sunday Services Committee works with the minister to plan meaningful weekly Sunday services, and special services for the church year, and to enrich and support all aspects of the services.

Women’s Retreat

The responsibility of this committee is to plan and facilitate an annual weekend retreat for People’s women, and other UU women.