Provides leaders for classes of interest
Linda Cordisco: 412-260-1078 email@example.com
Meets monthly. Promotes inclusion of the arts in the Sunday services, assists with special cultural programs and organizes art exhibits.
Karen Bush firstname.lastname@example.org
This is our major annual fundraiser. Participate by offering goods and services, and then placing your own bids on amazing meals, tremendous trips, rides to the airport, visits to museums, and much more
Board of Trustees
Meets in the Robert Lexow Wing on the third Tuesday of the month at 7:00 PM. Guides policies and committees. Members welcome
Facilitates the online Breeze program including the Directory, Website, Calendar and more
Ed Loomis: 773-484-5069 email@example.com
Responsible for maintenance and improvement of the physical plant and equipment.
The small groups foster Deep Thinking/Deep Listening in our congregation.
Don Bryn firstname.lastname@example.org
The choir sings twice a month on Sunday mornings and practices on Wednesday evenings.
Judi Hennard : 941-373-0530 email@example.com
Responsible for the design and beautification of rooms.
Dick and Diane Happy Memorial Garden
Larry Carman firstname.lastname@example.org
This group cares for the Memorial Garden and many other gardens on our lovely property. Meets Tuesday mornings. Tools supplied.
Emerson Memorial Library
Valerie Kerwin : 941-755-7431 email@example.com
Maintains our library and sells books of UU interest at the monthly Book Table
Manages church's endowment funds.
Provides oversight of all finances and makes recommendations to the Board. Provides annual audit, assists Treasurer and Pledge Committee as needed/requested.
Marie Keeney: 941-350-9868 firstname.lastname@example.org, Jane Rose co-chair
Meets first Sunday each month to review past Forums and plan future topics. Members and friends are invited to attend and present their ideas.
Get Together Dinners
Mary Fran Raynault/Bill Payton
Reservations required for once a month dinners held in members' homes. Each person contributes a portion of the meal
Mary Anne Bowie: BowieFAICP@gmail.com
The Green Team advocates and educates to promote environmental justice and a sustainable way of life in order to leave a healthier planet for future generations.
Larry Carman: email@example.com
Maintains all gardens with Tuesday morning volunteers always welcomed.
Bill Geller: WAGeller@gmail.com
Focuses on Gay and Lesbian and Transgender issues meeting once a month in members' homes with a discussion and potluck.
Joan Bennett firstname.lastname@example.org
Meetings are set for the 2nd Thursday each month at 1pm. Contact Catherine Bonner for the link to the Zoom meeting.
Staffs Welcome Center on Sundays, assists with census, supports activities to involve members in church, conducts New Member luncheon and orientation programs.
Dee Widder: email@example.com
Assists minister with memorial services by providing hospitality and refreshments.
Klaus Obermeit: 941-780-7763 firstname.lastname@example.org
Maintains and operates the church's audio and visual equipment.
Presents a slate of candidates for officers and trustees of the Church Board, and for the Nominating Committee, which are voted on by the membership at the annual meeting.
Bob Arevalo: RobertArevalo55@gmail.com
Provides short term home/hospital/rehab visits, cards, meals, transportation to doctor, referrals to area agencies and other needs as required.
Ava Whaley: email@example.com
Develops public relations outreach for communication about the church.
Bob Kester: 941-408-3185 firstname.lastname@example.org
Reviews safety procedures for activities conducted on the UUCS campus as well as at UUCS Lakewood Ranch functions. Meets on an "as needed" basis.
Sharron Howard: 302-388-9715 email@example.com
The Social Justice Committee is dedicated to working on a local, national and international level to identify social justice issues, and to educating and involving our congregation regarding these needs.
Karen Bush and Bill Payton
Stewardship Is entrusted with the growing, nurturing, and building of our congregants' gifts and talents and promotes the spirit that influences our service to each other and the greater community.
Denise Barth firstname.lastname@example.org
Provides drinks and snacks for the congregation after the service. Volunteer servers needed
Coordinates potlucks held after the service on the second Sunday of each month in combination with Congregational Conversations.
Sunday Service Arrangements
Bill Geller: 941-346-0810 email@example.com
Each Sunday ushers welcome church attendees. We distribute the Order of Service, collect the offering and track attendance.
UU Service Committee
Linda Bodycomb: 410-610-9118
Keeps the congregation informed of the UUSC which is a worldwide organization to help others at home and abroad.
Website Design and Maintenance
Klaus Obermeit : 941-780-7763 firstname.lastname@example.org
Solicits and adds content to our website and keeps information about our busy and vibrant church up-to-date for the world wide web.
Klaus Obermeit : 941-780-7763 email@example.com
Consults with the minister in the planning, implementation and evaluation of all Sunday services. Selects, invites and hosts all guest speakers when the minister is not in the pulpit.