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This list will give you an idea of the many active committees in our church. For more information about a specific committee, contact the church office and ask to be put in touch with the chair.

Programming and Ministry Committees

  • Adult Religious Education—Coordinates adult religious education courses
  • Caring—Keeps in contact with those who are ill, infirm, or hospitalized; hosts funeral receptions
  • Children's Religious Education—Coordinates programs for children and youth
  • Committee on Ministry—Offers advice and support to the minister
  • Communications—Oversees newsletter and website content; places advertising in local media
  • Hospitality—Keeps kitchen stocked and organized; coordinates coffee hour
  • Library—Keeps our church library organized and cataloged
  • Small Group Ministry—Coordinates the Covenant Circles program
  • Social Impact—Organizes projects to support worthy causes in our community and the world
  • Special Programs—Hosts fun social events
  • Welcome Committee—Welcomes visitors and new members
  • Worship and Music—Plans worship services; arranges for special music

Operational Committees

  • Aesthetics—Coordinates interior design elements, such as selection and placement of artwork
  • Annual Campaign Team—Organizes and carries out annual pledge drive
  • Budget Development Team—Drafts annual operating budget for congregational approval
  • Finance/Personnel—Attends to matters such as contracts, insurance, financial records, audits, and personnel practices.
  • History and Archives—Preserves historical records, photos, and artifacts
  • Information Technology—Helps provide tech support for church computers, networks, and website
  • Land Stewardship—Designs and maintains landscaping; encourages the celebration of nature
  • Memory Garden—Provides information related to scattering cremains on church land; maintains a Memory Book, Memory Wall, and Memory Garden
  • Nominating—Recruits individuals to serve as officers and board members
  • Office Stewardship—Ensures we have efficient, well-documented office procedures
  • Property—Oversees building operations and maintenance
  • Recognition—Gives awards and certificates to honor volunteerism in the church
  • Safety and Security—Makes sure we stay safe and are prepared for emergencies
  • Woods Restoration—Manages our woodland