All of Us Together
can create something transcendent!
Our stewardship campaign runs from April 11 through May 9. Read about our campaign in our Stewardship Chair’s letter, and in the description on this page. Then use the button below to pledge using the online form. The form for giving by automatic monthly withdrawals from checking can be found here if desired.
Join us as we bounce back better in 2021!
We are looking forward to:
- Using the sanctuary AV system to maintain remote access to our services
- Starting a support group for caregivers dealing with mental health issues
- Forming partnerships with other UU congregations to provide RE programming for all ages
- Exploring new opportunities to share the pulpit with other UU congregations
- Furthering our commitment to racial justice by offering the use of our building to historically marginalized communities
- Saying hello to our new warming kitchen
- Being together again!
Together in Giving
“Stewardship in a Unitarian Universalist community or ministry is not about payment for services rendered or buying your way into personal reward, in this life or another. It is about investing…to create the world you always hoped for, so it will be there for future generations.”
—Thomas Earthman, founder of the I am UU project
Our annual Stewardship Campaign is the time of year when we raise money to support our values, beliefs and mission. We ask members and friends to fill out a pledge form that tells us what they can contribute for the coming church fiscal year which starts on July 1.
Everyone should pledge at a level that feels right for them. While we ask everyone to consider giving a minimum of 3.5% of adjusted gross income, we know that the pandemic has impacted people differently, both negatively and positively. If you can give more, your spiritual community needs you now more than ever.
Together in Exploring Spirituality
We plan to build on our 2020 success in providing thought-provoking and interactive remote services as we work to return to in-person services. A Board task force is currently discussing how to maintain our virtual connections while returning to services in our sanctuary.
Together in Engaging Community
We successfully conducted a winter outerwear collection during the pandemic and cannot wait to see what more we can do when we are back in our building. One of our first priorities will be to get the Sandwich Brigade rolling again to provide bag lunches to those in need.
Together in Transforming the World
Early in 2020 the congregation began giving away 100% of our plate collection to local charities that support our UU values. The result has been $1200 to $1500 per month going to help make the world a better place. Your generosity in pledging will enable us to continue this transformative practice.
How Do I Return My Pledge Form?
Last year, we introduced a digital pledge form that is available again this year. We will be asking everyone who has not yet pledged to be ready to complete the digital pledge form at the service on Sunday, May 2 as we watch this year’s UUA Stewardship Sunday video and celebrate our collective generosity.
“I have found that among its other benefits,
giving liberates the soul of the giver.”
What If I Have Questions?
One of our Visiting Stewards will contact you at the beginning of the Stewardship Campaign to answer any questions you may have. Or you can reach out to this year’s Stewardship Chair, Wynn Schulz, whose contact information is below.
Key Stewardship Dates
Stewardship Campaign Ends
Our Annual Meeting
Wynn Schulz, Stewardship Chair