Ministry Teams

teams that make our congregation work

To connect with any of these groups, email info@frsuu.org

Addictions Support Team
The Addictions Support Team serves the congregation by assisting anyone seeking help to find the recovery resources they need. If you are in recovery from addiction to any substance or behavior and want to be a part of the team please contact one of the members below.

Contact: Rob Burnham, robburnham0449@gmail.com, 603-501-9549

Evelyn Piccozi, etp1017@yahoo.com, (603) 793-8454

Communications Team
The Communications Team works to improve all aspects of communication in the church. It meets about every other month on a Saturday morning. Our members have experience in marketing, journalism, web design, demographics, and software engineering. We are especially seeking photographers and social media adepts. We develop ideas, solve problems, and work on projects in small groups.
Finance Committee
The Finance Committee oversees the budget, the stewardship campaign, and planned giving.
Governance Committee
The Governance Committee is appointed by the Parish Board to oversee bylaws, nominations, and leadership development.
Hospitality Committee
The Hospitality Committee coordinates our fellowship—and eating!—activities. Coffee Hour happens every Sunday after the service in the Parish Hall. The Mid-Winter Party boosts our spirits with a potluck and BYOB at the home of a member. The May Breakfast is a fundraiser to which we invite the whole community.
Human Resources Committee
The Human Resources Committee is appointed by the Parish Board to advise on issues concerning staff and volunteers.
Parish Board
Our Parish Board is elected by the congregation to advise, govern, oversee policy and direction, and assist with the leadership and sustainability of FRS. Observers are welcome at its monthly meetings.
Parish Friends
The Parish Friends network supports our church community members and friends in times of challenge, crises, transition and special needs. We traditionally deliver meals, provide rides to church functions and medical appointments, write cards to parishioners, perform local errands, provide emergency childcare, and assist with light chores, including occasional pet care.
 
If you would like to request support for yourself or refer someone who might be in need of support, please reach out to one of the group leaders (i.e, Susan Ricker, smricker@aol.com) or email the church at info@frsuu.org
Also, more volunteers are always welcome! Join us!
Pastoral Care Associates

The Pastoral Care Associates are a group of FRS members trained and supervised by Rev. Rebecca to provide pastoral care to fellow congregants. Some of the care they provide includes visits to those who are ill at home or in the hospital, support for those going through transition or crisis, maintaining contact with those unable to attend church, supporting caregivers, and providing a caring and listening presence for the bereaved. Pastoral Care Associates work in collaboration with Parish Friends, expanding our loving care of this community.

If you’d like to meet with or hear from a Pastoral Care Associate, please contact Rev. Rebecca at revrebecca.bryan@frsuu.org or Julie Parker Amery at julie.amery@frsuu.org, or reach out directly to one whom you may know. Pastoral Care Associates are: Rev. Helen Murgida, Barbara Garnis, Betsy Hazen, Bettina Turner, Nancy Kidd, Susan Ricker, Tom Himmel.

Program Council
The Program Council coordinates the programs and activities within the church community. Its purpose is to promote communication, collaboration, and celebration among church programs and groups, the Parish Board, and the congregational community to better serve the church’s vision and mission. The Program Council consists of representatives of currently active programs and groups.
Stewardship

The primary mission of the Stewardship Committee is to invite and inspire members and supporters of the congregation to join in fellowship to generously invest gifts of time, talents, and treasure within our congregation and the UU faith.

To learn more about Stewardship at FRS, click here.

To learn about our 2022–23 Annual Giving Campaign, click here.

Trustees of the Endowment
The Trustees of the Endowment are elected by the congregation to oversee the church’s endowment funds.
Worship Committee
The Worship Committee handles responsibilities related to the weekly worship service: assigning chalice lighters, inviting guest speakers and working with them to prepare the Sunday service, and soliciting recommendations for enhancing the service experience.

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