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.


GOVERNANCE

Board of Trustees

Oversees church operations and legal responsibilities. More.

Finance Team

Oversees the church’s budget and financial operations.

Human Resources (HR) Team

Personnel policies and issues.

Nominating Committee

Proposes candidates for the Board and Nominating Committee.

Operations Co-Chairs

Share administrative oversight with the Senior Minister.

Program Council

Ministers gather leadership from church groups to promote Board goals and strategies for achieving the Church’s mission.

Stewardship

Team 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.

Communications

Representing UUCD in print and online. News.


JUSTICE

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.

Green Action   

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.

International UUism    

UUism worldwide. More.

Quilting Bee     

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.


LEARNING

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.

UU Non-Duality

Spiritual Practice Groups. More.

Other Voice Poetry Readings

Featured poets and an open mic. More.

Library Committee

Maintains, catalogs, and adds to the church library. 


MEMBERSHIP

Membership Team

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.

Sunday Team

Greeters; Refreshment; AudioVisual (Facilities); Ushers (Ministry).  Volunteer for our Sunday Team.

Circle Dinners

Potlucks in congregants’ homes.  Sign-up to host a dinner or be a guest bringing a dish.


MINISTRY

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.

Worship Associates

Work with ministers to contribute personal reflections and research to Sunday services. More.


PASTORAL CARE

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 care@uudavis.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.

Caring Companions

Collaborates with the ministers; gives specific attention to the cultivation of care in the lives of congregants in non-acute times of need.

Pastoral Associates

Provide focused care, support, and follow-up in acute situations of need in consultation with Ministers.


FACILITIES

Audio/Video Team

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 Chorale 

Davis Insight Meditation Group (Buddhist)

Davis Meditation 

Davis Threshold Choir

Mankind Project

Redbud Montessori