Ministries

Volunteers decorating for Rev. Virginia Walsh’s Retirement Celebration

“The best way to find yourself is to lose yourself in the service of others.” — Mohandas K. Gandhi

Volunteer Teams

With open hearts and open minds, we actively contribute to our healthy, diverse spiritual community of peace, faith and unconditional love.

If you are willing to share your time and talents in service to your spiritual community, please contact our office. We welcome your participation with any team that fits your talents and interests.

Advocates

This team helps congregants in need get assistance for rent, medical care, job training, etc.

Audio-Visual Ministry

These volunteers work on Sundays and during classes or special events showing slides, operating the sound system, recording and uploading videos to YouTube and Facebook. Training is provided.

Bookstore Ministry

These friends handle the sales of bookstore items on Sundays, taking cash, checks and electronic payments with “Square” and help keep bookstore items organized. Square training is provided.

Business/Legal Requirements

This team handles insurance matters, government documents and requirements, etc.

Caring Calls & Cards Ministry

This team sends cards, emails or calls congregants who have not been attending lately, to inquire about their well-being, letting them know we are thinking of them.

Container Plants Care Ministry

watering, fertilizing and nurturing our potted plants inside and outside.

Events Team

A Coordinator is needed for every event we have! Event Coordinators invite volunteers to participate; help plan the event, promote the event, coordinate volunteers, etc. A list of Ongoing and Annual Events are listed below.

Prayer Chaplain Jim LaNeve lighting individual candle during Christmas Candle Lighting service.
Prayer Chaplain Jim LaNeve lighting individual candle during Christmas Candle Lighting service.

ONGOING EVENTS

ACIM (online only); Drum Circle; Food, Fun & Fellowship; New Moon & Full Moon Sound Baths; Spiritual Movie Night

ANNUAL EVENTS

UNT Anniversary Celebration; Annual Meeting; Volunteer Appreciation; Annual Picnic; Memorial Day Picnic; July Picnic; Labor Day Picnic; Social Outings; Ash Wednesday; Holy Week; Easter; Thanksgiving Dinner; Clothes Swap; September World Day of Prayer; Christmas Candle Lighting Service; Burning Bowl Service; White Stone Ceremony; Ministers Meetings; fund raisers, etc. (We are open to fund raisers that bring income from outside the congregation.)

Grounds Ministry

help keep the grounds neat, picking up small branches, blowing away debris, etc.  

Homeless Outreach Ministry

Our Outreach Ministry is on a temporary reorganizing hiatus.

Hospitality Ministry

This team helps set up for water, tea, coffee and food for fellowship on Sundays and for special events. They make sure things are cleaned up and put away afterwards. Some team members help keep the supplies orderly and stocked.

Maintenance Ministry

This team contributes much needed help with cleaning, small repairs and improvements on the building and grounds.

Music Ministry

Our volunteer music team, the Sounds of Light, welcomes musicians and singers to join our team in delivering the musical offering during Sunday services and at special events. If you’re interested in participating with the Sounds of Light, contact the office or talk to Marion Gwizdala, our musical director, on Sunday.

Opening Ministry

These friends arrive before services and events to turn on lights, AC, make coffee, check restroom supplies, or other similar tasks as needed.

From left to right, back row: Barbara Kramer, Bill Anderson, Miriam Anderson
Front row: Shirley Rowell, Linda Sletten, Barbara Monz

Prayer Chaplains

Prayer Chaplains receive extensive training; they pray with congregants after Sunday service and make monthly Wellness Calls, hospital visits (when covid permits), and they help lead special services.

Publicity Team

These friends update the website, social media and Meetup.com listings, write press releases, etc.

Unity Friends Ministry

This team helps congregants in times of serious challenges by cooking and delivering food, giving rides to appointments, running errands, providing child care, pet care, etc.

Usher Ministry

Ushers greet congregants, give out bulletins, welcome packets and guest flowers, direct congregants to seating, count attendance, etc. This is a great way to make an important contribution to our worship service.

Welcoming Team

This team meets newcomers, and helps integrate them into the spiritual community by introducing them to other congregants and letting them know about our activities.

Worship Assistants

Those who are gifted as poised speakers can serve as Worship Leaders for Sunday Service, presenting the Order of Service and announcements.

Youth Ministry

Teachers and assistants use Unity materials we provide to create activities for our youth. We need two adults with each of the Youth Ministry classes. Youth Ministry volunteers receive a 10% Bookstore discount.

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