Committees, Teams, and Task Forces

In the table below, click on the Contact to send an email. Click on the Name of the committee, team, or task force to see a current policy or charter for that item. Standing Committees are defined in the Bylaws.

Standing Committees:

NameDescriptionContact(s)

Executive

Board President, President-Elect, Past President and Minister, prepares the agenda for the board meeting and acts on behalf of the board for routine duties or in an emergency.

Don Skinner

 

Finance

Oversees the financial and fundraising activities of the church.

Randy Burdge

 

Nominating

Provides qualified candidates for open board and nominating committee positions. Anne McCleery

Personnel

Ensures that personnel policies are current, communicated to staff, leaders and congregation, and followed by staff and church leaders.

Pat Duggan

 

Membership

(Includes Sunday Morning Welcoming Teams and Vergers) Welcomes visitors, helping them to find ways to be connected with the church and helps members remain connected to the church through personal contact. Fern Aron

Endowment

Oversees the investing and disbursing of endowment funds.

Vickie Trott

 

Committee

on Ministry

Focuses on all aspects of the congregation's ministry, including professional leadership, music, social justice, religious education, pastoral care, and so on and ensures that our ministries are serving our mission and vision. 

 

Alex Knapp

 

Teams and Task Forces:

NameDescriptionContact(s)

Religious Education

Supports and advises religious education staff and coordinates religious education related projects and events.

Megan Irwin

 

Church Life Team

To provide logistical support for groups of the church, new ministries, and events that provide church members and friends with opportunities to socialize.

Vickie Trott

 

Stewardship Team

Plans and implements a successful annual financial appeal.

Randy Burdge

 

Caring Team

Provides basic logistical support for church families who are in a personal or family illness or other crisis.

Please call Rev. Rose

913-381-3336

 

Facilities Team

Supports the Facilities Manager by performing tasks throughout the facilities.

Jay Hetz

 

Library

Maintains the church library of UU and UU-themed books for check out by members and friends.

Kris Koehler

 

Communications

Provides basic logistical support for all communications avenues within the church and outside in the greater community.

Caroline Dawson

 

Social Justice Council

Coordinates social justice and advocacy action efforts. Comprised of various teams: Anti-Oppression, Caring for Our World, Caring for Our Neighbors, Advocacy and Witness.

 

Adam Wathen

Music

Works collaboratively with music staff to support the music of the church.

Jen Holt

Dave Simmons

Worship Associates

Works collaboratively with the minister to support the worship of the congregation.

Rev. Rose Schwab

 

Lawn Care

Enhances the worship experience of members and visitors by maintaining attractive lawn area around the church.

Randy Burdge

 

Gardening

Enhances the worship experience of members and visitors by creating and maintaining gardens that provide beauty.

Jim Crist