Mission: Building connections so the work of the church gets done.

The Council of Ministries, including representatives of all the ministry committees, meets once a month to coordinate the work of the church.

To attend or submit a subject for the agenda, contact Margy Young.

If you are interested in joining a ministry committee or the Council of Ministries, contact any of the members below who can help match your interests with what CVUUS needs.

Members:  Margy Young, Steve Maier, Karl Lindholm, Marjorie Carsen, Alan Moore, Tracey Harrington, Artley Wolfson, Doug Richards, Bobbi Loney, Mary Hadley

Congregational Conversations: Alan Moore

COM Fair: Karl Lindholm, Marjorie Carsen

The Council of Ministries hosts a monthly “Congregational Conversation” following worship on topics of interest to the congregation on the third Sunday of the month Oct through May. You can propose one to Alan Moore.

You can view ministry options below and report your interest to any Council of Ministry member or Sunday worship service greeter.

Spiritual Life/ Worship

[ ] Worship team (leading service)   [ ] Choir      [ ] Other music

[ ] Flowers/seasonal arrangements   [ ] Sound/media help (recording)

[ ] Ushering    [ ] Greeting      [ ] Taking photos

Religious Exploration

[ ] Adult (Small Group Ministry)    [ ] Meditation Group (Sangha)

[ ] Children all ages,    [ ] Youth Group    [ ] Nursery/preschool

Congregational Life

[ ] Hospitality       [ ] Caring Network      [ ] Date Night Café

[ ] Membership     [ ] Pastoral Care          [ ] Winter social event

[ ] Rhubarb Festival      [ ] Seder    [ ] Radical Love Giveaway

[ ] Women’s Group   [ ] Writing Group

Resources and Stewardship

[ ] Donations Ministry   [ ] Facilities   [ ] Landscaping

[ ] Gatekeeping for renters   [ ] Financial Planning    [ ] UU’re Home B&B host  [ ] Library/Book Cart  [ ] Communications and office help– website, newsletter, Facebook, photos, graphics, etc.

Radical Love/ Social Justice

[ ] Addison County Interfaith Climate Action Network: Rev. Barnaby

[ ] Black Lives Matter (BLM) Ally Group: Piper Harrell

[ ] Community Meals: Sue Grigg, Ann Ross, Mary Louise Bright

[ ] Class Equity: Board

[ ] Crop Hunger Walk:  Bobbi Loney & Kids for Kids

[ ] Food Justice/Waste: Paul Stone

[ ] Food Shelf Donations:  Mary Ann Deverell

[ ] Gleaning Elizabeth Golden-Pidgeon

[ ] Guest at Your Table: Bobbi Loney & Kids for Kids

[ ] GunSense

[ ] Habitat for Humanity: Bob House, Dale Birdsall

[ ] Homeward Bound Humane Society: Jessica Danyow

[ ] Hospice: Laurie Borden

[ ] Hunger Council Karen Hanson

[ ] Indivisible/Middlebury Huddle Groups: Kate Gridley, Bethany Barry

[ ] Kids for Kids: Bobbi Loney

[ ] Meals on Wheels: Mary Conlon, Mike Greenwood

[ ] Migrant Support/Mexican Consulate: Lise Anderson

[ ] Open Door Clinic: Heidi Sulis

[ ] Peace Day: Rich Hennessey, Donna LaRose

[ ] Queerios (LGBTQ): Jordan Young, James Sanchez

[ ] Refugee Resettlement: Abi Sessions

[ ] SURJ (Showing Up for Racial Justice): Joanna Colwell

[ ] Turning Point Center (addiction recovery): Ashleigh Hickey

[ ] UU United Nations Liaison:

[ ] VT Workers Center: Donna LaRose

[ ] WomenSafe: Dottie Nelson

Governance

[ ] CVUUS Board Mike Greenwood, Laurie Borden

[ ] Council of Ministries Margy Young