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Serving on the Side of Love

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Sunday Ministries


Greeters:  Welcome people as they enter the church for 30 minutes before a service.

Welcoming Table:  Greet visitors; help them get nametags; give them UU information.

Ushering:  Welcome people into the sanctuary for 20 minutes before a service; pass the collection plate; count money after the service.

Sanctuary Guild:  Help straighten and store hymnals appropriately after a service; pick up any leftover order of services, etc.; check to be sure there are matches for chalice lighting.

Caring Table:  Write cards to those in need or celebrating a joy; encourage people to sign cards.

Coffee: Make coffee for one of the services

Gold Cup Greeter:  Grab a gold cup after a service and be available to talk to people, especially visitors, about TVUUC, etc.

Safety Team:  Assist the sextons for a two-hour block of time on Sunday.

Second Sunday Potlucks:  Assist in setting up, breaking down, and cleaning the Greg McKendry Fellowship Hall and the kitchen.

Religious Education:  Teach a class; help with paperwork; set up lessons

Building and Grounds

Help with our grounds:  Weeding, planting, cutting back vegetation

General Handyperson:  Give some of your time to do add jobs in and around the building.

Kitchen Care:  Give a few hours a month to help keep our kitchen clean and sanitary.

Office Assistant:  Give some of your time to help the Administrative Assistant in the office.

Evening Hosts:  Volunteer as a sexton to open or close the building

Social Action Projects:

FISH:  Volunteer to distribute food on Wednesdays or to help get food from the pantry to the church.

Lonsdale Elementary School Tutoring:  Volunteer to mentor a student and help with reading or math.

Family Promise:  During the week when TVUUC hosts 3 or 4 families, be a dinner host, spend the night or help with entertainment for the children.

Volunteer Ministry Center:  Help cook meals to take to VMC; serve the meals

Let us know how you can serve by calling us at 865-523-4176.