Get Involved

Getting involved at SFUU is the best way to engage with beloved community.  Whether you work within our wall, or work outside to build a better local and world community, you will find the joy, hope, and fellowship we all long for.  Explore some of the many opportunities  to serve that will nurture your personal and spiritual growth and serve the congregation and wider community.

 

 

Opportunities to connect:

BUILDING BELOVED COMMUNITY

Caring Ministry

Neighborhood Beacons – provide care and support in small and big ways for members in need (Caring Ministry)

Rides to SFUU – provides rides to members who don’t drive (Caring Ministry)

Strengthening Connections

Newsletter – published monthly, provides information about Sunday services, religious education, and upcoming events (Communications Committee)

Website – contains information about programs and events, history of SFUU, committees, and financial and board reports (Communications Committee)

Photographer – photographs committees, events, classes, and forums (Communications Committee)

Men’s Group – meets monthly to address the needs of male-identified members (Adult Programs/ R.E. Committee)

NVCommunication Group – meets monthly to encourage the use of non-violent (compassionate) communication in interpersonal communications (Adult Programs/ R.E. Committee)

 

Community Fun

Picnics – all-church picnics in June and September

Game Nights – periodic fun game nights, often with music and singing, throughout the year

Camping trip – once a year all-church camping trip to Lake Tahoe

Halloween party – congregants have an annual costume party

Holiday Parade – plan and create a float for Auburn’s Festival of Lights Parade in December

SFUU Crafters – meet monthly to work on craft projects and socialize (Adult Programs/R.E. Committee)

Refreshment – congregants bring snacks to share during social hour after Sunday services (Membership Committee)

Opportunities to Serve: 

CONGREGATIONAL SUSTENANCE

Join a committee or task force! Volunteer for our auctions and fundraisers!

Adult R.E. find out more

Building and Grounds-Twice a year we get together to spruce up the place. Bob Niblack coordinates our activities to maintain our property.

Children/Youth Religious Education. find out more

Committee on Ministry Liaises with leaders in the congregation including staff and ministers to assess and celebrate and improve our ministries together. Ken Evans, Heidi Knost, Nicole Nelson, Cleo Postle, along with the co-ministers, share the responsibilities of this committee

Communications -coordinates our electronic and paper communications Laurie Soper is the chairperson.

Finance - Assists with financial coordination, budget process, accountable accounting, and works with the Board to be careful stewards. Maureen Bauman is the chairperson.

Membership-coordinates and facilitates Path to Membership Activities. Marylee Drakeis the chairperson.

Social Action/Justice- coordinates congregational efforts to inspire faithful acts of peace and justice.  Shannon Dooley-Miller and Lisa Boch are co-chairs.

Worship - plans worship services for Sundays when the ministers are away and recruits and provides training for worship associates. Amy Evans is the chairperson.