Committees, Teams, & Groups
Contact the church office for more information on joining any of these groups or volunteering with our congregation.
There are many ongoing opportunities to volunteer with our congregation, such as: teaching children’s programs, serving refreshments, providing refreshments, ushering, serving on a team or committee, making food for those in need.
To learn more about any of the groups below, find them on the Charges for Leadership Groups page.
Sunday Tabling Sign-up
UUCD Members and Friends can check the Roster to find leadership names and contact information.
Board of Trustees
Oversees church operations and legal responsibilities. More.
Covenantal Relations Committee
Focus on how we live our covenant as individual congregation members in relationship with each other and as a faith community.
Oversees the church’s budget and financial operations.
Human Resources (HR) Team
Personnel policies and issues.
Proposes candidates for the Board and Nominating Committee.
Share administrative oversight with the Senior Minister.
Ministers gather leadership from church groups to promote Board goals and strategies for achieving the Church’s mission.
Conducts the annual pledge drive.
Stewardship, Auction Committee
UUCD Fundraising: Even-numbered years, autumn. More.
Historical Archives Task Force
Develop and propose a plan to preserve an overview of the Church’s history from the 1950s to the present.
Representing UUCD in print and online. News.
Unitarian Universalists put our faith into action through service projects, education, fostering sustainable living, and nurturing international understanding. Page.
Social Justice Coordinating Committee
Creating ways for UUs to participate in social justice work.
Davis Community Meals, UU volunteers
Cooks and serves monthly dinners for people in need. More.
Leads in moving us toward a more sustainable future and “respect for the interdependent web.” More.
Immigration Justice Team
Leadership for UUCD’s actions including, but not limited to, activities cited in the UUCD Sanctuary Declaration. More.
Interfaith Rotating Winter Shelter (IRWS)
Organizes and oversees UUCD volunteers who provide cold-weather shelter and hospitality to homeless people in Davis. More.
UUism worldwide. More.
Experienced and novice quilters make quilts for those in need within and beyond UUCD. More.
Uniting for Racial Justice
Provides the congregation with opportunities to learn about and confront oppression in our society. More.
Davis & Woodland: Celebration of Abraham
Local Jewish, Christian, Muslim congregations gathering for programming. More.
California: UU Justice Ministry Ambassador
Connecting UUCD with other UU churches in our cluster. More.
Lifespan Learning provides children, youth, and adults an opportunity to explore, reflect, and learn in a nurturing spiritual community. More.
Volunteer for Lifespan Learning programs: RevMcLean@uudavis.org
Children’s Religious Exploration (CRE) Council
Oversees programming, curriculum, teacher training, and community building. More.
Adult Religious Exploration (ARE) Committee
Presents relevant, stimulating adult classes and events. More.
Small Group Ministry
Participants meet monthly to listen and share reflectively. More.
Spiritual Practice Groups. More.
Other Voice Poetry Readings
Featured poets and an open mic. More.
Interviews with congregants who lead profound and meaningful lives reflecting UU values and a deep connection to our church. More.
Maintains, catalogs, and adds to the church library.
Works with members and visitors to create meaningful and deepening experiences for all who come to the Church.
Path to Belonging
Orientations for prospective members. Become a Member.
Greeters; Refreshment; AudioVisual (Facilities); Ushers (Ministry). Volunteer for our Sunday Team.
Potlucks in congregants’ homes. Sign-up to host a dinner or be a guest bringing a dish.
Campus Community UU Student Group
A liberal, diverse, and inclusive group of college students committed to sharing, exploring, and developing their unique spiritual paths and social justice concerns in community with fellow students. More.
Campus Ministry & Internship Committee
Selects, supports, and evaluates the Intern-Campus Minister. Supports Campus Community program. More.
Committee on Ministry
Nurtures the spiritual health of the church, gauges the effectiveness of the church’s ministry, and makes recommendations to enhance the quality of our shared ministry.
Music: Juuliebells Handbell & Handchime Choir
Play bells together and at worship. Music.
Music: Sparks Choir
Sings together and at worship. Music.
Work with ministers to contribute personal reflections and research to Sunday services. More.
Our Ministers and Caring Council provide care and presence for congregants through illness, grief, and crisis. More.
To request care, or to offer assistance, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
If you are experiencing a pastoral emergency, you can call, 530-341-3490.
Celebration of Life Team
Point-person for a family holding a memorial service at UUCD. Reception support.
Collaborates with the ministers; gives specific attention to the cultivation of care in the lives of congregants in non-acute times of need.
Provide focused care, support, and follow-up in acute situations of need in consultation with Ministers.
Audiovisual support for worship services, special events, and facility rentals.
Facilities Use & Rentals
For Members, Friends, Individuals and Non-Profits. Facilities and Rentals.
Landscape & Grounds Committee (and Guardians of the Grounds)
Keeps our grounds aesthetically designed, well cared for, and safe. More.
Memorial Grove Committee
Memorial Grove upkeep, tiles, memorials. More.
Outside Groups Meeting at UUCD
Alcoholics Anonymous 24 Hr Answering Service to find a meeting: (800) 970-9040
Davis Insight Meditation Group (Buddhist)