Program Council

The Program Council provides communication and coordination support to AUUC committees in executing the mission of the  congregation. The Council Chair presides at meetings and represents the Council on the Executive Committee.

The Program Council consists of the elected Program Council Chair and committee representatives. Representatives of current task forces, commissions, and other special program activities can be members of the Council. Core Council committees are Green Sanctuary, Social Justice, Adult Spiritual Development, Children’s Spiritual Development, Communications, Music, Membership,  worship, and Sacred Wheel.   Other committees participate as necessary to either obtain Council support or to support the Council.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Share information to coordinate and to gain support for all church events and programs.
  • Discuss and give input/recommendations into church operational issues and processes. These include but are not limited to calendar and budget development, facility use and maintenance, communications issues, program goals, prioritization of resources, etc.
  • Work with the Board of Directors to recruit and train new committee chairs when vacancies occur.
  • Provide, in conjunction with the Leadership Development and Nominating Committee, training and orientation of committee chairs, lay leadership, and new members.
  • Participate in newcomer orientation sessions.
  • Provide a forum for brainstorming and discussion of member/committee/church concerns/issues/problems. An extension of this function is to act as a sounding board for issues to be presented to the Board of Directors and to keep the Board abreast of these issues.
  • Provides the Board of Directors recommendations on actions that require financing or other action by the Board.

POINT OF CONTACT:

Vanessa Hall, Council Chair

[email protected]

MEMBERS:

Committee

Chair/POC

Email

Music

Connie Diamant

Pledge/Stewardship

Jim Girard

John Hall

[email protected]

Green Sanctuary

Mary Rose Janya

[email protected]

[email protected]

Children’s Spiritual Development

Vanessa Hall

[email protected]

Adult Spiritual Development

Peter Campbell

[email protected]

Social Justice

Ed Kringer

[email protected]

Membership Development

Jill Jones

[email protected]

Communications

Debbie Cohen

[email protected]

House & Grounds

Dick Robison

[email protected]

Memorial Committee

Don Eckerman

[email protected]

Rental

Al Stolpe

[email protected]

Sacred Wheel

 Nancy Melito

[email protected]

Worship Committee

Jenn Carlson

[email protected]

Garden

 JoAnn Flanagan

Safety & Security

Vanessa Hall

Nancy Melito

[email protected]

[email protected]

 

MEETINGS:

The Program Council meets the 3rd Wednesday of the month at 7:30 pm.

IMPORTANT DOCUMENTS (RESOURCES & REFERENCES):

  • Program Council Meeting Minutes
  • Guide to AUUC Committees & Programs
  • Policies and Procedures:

– Adult Spiritual Development Committee Policies and Procedures     PDF version
Communications Team Policies and Procedures
House and Grounds Committee Policies and Procedures
Leadership Development Committee Policies and Procedures   PDF version
Membership Development Committee Policies and Procedures
Memorials Committee Policies and Procedures
Program Council Policies and Procedures   PDF version
Social Justice Committee Policies and Procedures
Policies and Procedures:  Financial Controls

  • Safety and Health:

AUUC Safety Policy
Emergency Response Guide
Religious Education Safety Policy
Sick Child Policy