Committees & Teams

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Building & Grounds

 

Mission

To plan and implement routine and emergency maintenance projects, and implement improvements approved by the Board of Trustees.

 

Duties/Goals:

  • Schedules needed maintenance and improvement work and coordinates volunteers

  • Aesthetics Team: identifies and carries out projects to improve the beauty and function of our church home.

  • Outdoor Grounds

  • Building Security

  • Sound System:  Attends to the sound system during Sunday services and/or events

 

Communication & Publicity

Mission 

The Communication Committee supports and facilitates communication within the congregation and to the larger community to provide information and invite participation.

Vision Statement 

In a healthy and vibrant community, communication is a two-way street.  In order to strengthen our connection the wider community and insure an informed congregation the Communication Committee:

  • Solicits and encourages congregants to provide text and/or photos that reflect our identity and promote current events

  • Meets the needs of members and friends through a variety of communication methods; offers opportunities for familiarization with technological tools

  • Provides frequent and timely processes for feedback regarding day-to-day experiences, activities and needs at the Fellowship

  • Bridges communication between leadership and congregants; offers services for teams and committees to effectively and readily accomplish their goals; supports leadership collaboration in achieving their objectives.

Duties

Weekly Newsletter

Evergreen Website

Evergreen UUF Facebook page

Green Team

 

Mission 

Maintain Green Sanctuary Accreditation and live out commitment to the Earth creating sustainable lifestyles for its members as individuals and as a faith community.

Goals

  • Maintain at least eight “green” programs in four main activities.

  • Make Building and grounds eco-friendly.

  • Conduct one Worship and Celebration service a year as it pertains to Ministerial leadership and celebrations of our interconnectedness.  

  • Adult and children’s religious education.

 

Duties 

  • Clean eating and zero waste

  • Styrofoam and battery recycling on first Sunday of the month

  • Green Team Auction Sustainable Dinner

  • Community Garden

  • Solar Panel Project

  • Collaboration with other community organizations

    • Meaningful Movies

    • 350 Everett

    • C3

 

Reports to: Board Liaison

Serves for: One year term. Recommit  each June.

Social Action

 

Mission 

"To actively address issues of poverty and social justice in our community."

 

Duties 

We work with and support other local organizations with similar goals, such as the following: Marysville Community Lunch; Marysville Community Food Bank; and Marysville Cold Weather Shelter.  We also continue to seek out partnerships with other groups doing social justice work and serving under-represented populations.

Once a month, half of the Sunday morning offering is donated to a charity designated by the committee.

If you have questions about Social Action at Evergreen, contact Gabriele Bartholomew or Dave Speights. Ted Hegvik and Alonna Chatburn are also SAC members.

Stewardship

 

Mission 

Facilitates our annual Pledge Drive each spring to project next year’s resources

Duties

Plans and conducts activities throughout the year describing and supporting culture of abundance culminating in tightly organized pledge drive with celebration of completion.

Reports to: Board of Trustees and Finance Committee

Succession structure:

Team vice chair – 1 year

Team chair -  1 year

Team past chair – 1 year

Other 3 members  2 years each

Auction

 

Mission 

Organizes and carries out the party evening event.

Reports To: Finance Chair

Common Ground Choir

 

Mission 

To provide meaningful choral music for worship services and serve as worship leaders in leading and supporting congregational singing.  The choir also serves as a ministry for its participants, providing an opportunity for the pursuit of musical excellence, the enjoyment of singing with others, camaraderie, and serving as a source of inspiration and support for the singing congregation.

Duties

Provides special music for worship services, leads congregational singing.

Reports to: Minister

Serves for: as long as possible

Check out the Common Ground page for more information.

Worship Committee

 

More information coming soon.

Membership

 

Mission 

Ensure a welcoming atmosphere and integrate newcomers and old into the Evergreen Fellowship.

Duties

  • Greeters and the congregation welcome visitors/guests/returning members.

  • (Coordinate hospitality after each service.)*

  • Integrate newcomers into the Evergreen Fellowship.

  • Conduct classes on the Path to Membership.

  • Encourage newcomers to join small groups such as Covenant Circles.

Serves for: One year term which can be continued each June.

*At present, hospitality is coordinated by the Office Administrator.

Hospitality

 

Mission 

Assign preparing Refreshments and coffee  for after the service gathering.

Duties

  • Follow directions provided, which include:

  • Set up coffee at 10AM

  • Display cookies that are provided.

  • Clean up dishes and kitchen

  • Sweep floor

  • Wipe down tables.

  • Place all food garbage in a dumpster

Greeters

 

Mission 

Welcome all who enter.

Duties  

Provide newcomers with name tag, and card to fill out contact information.

Collect the offering and count attendance.

Perform additional duties listed by the Chairman.

Reports to: Membership Chairman

Serves for: on a voluntary basis. Most Greeters serve once or twice every two months on an ongoing basis.

Other Teams & Committees

 
Evergreen Unitarian Universalist Fellowship
1607 Fourth St. Marysville, WA 98270
Phone: 360.659.6621
E-mail: evergreenuu@comcast.net
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