Cascade UU Fellowship is working towards policy based governance. The congregation is the primary authority in matters of the church. The congregation elects members to a Board of Trustees, which is the fiscal and legal agent for the church. The Board of Trustees delegates to staff and committees responsibilities and duties. Below is a list of the Board of Trustees and active committees.
Board of Trustees 2016-17
Diane McKenzie, President
Christina Davitt, Vice-President
Angela Morris, Secretary
Committees & Teams
Adult Religious Education – The committee oversees and coordinates adult religious education activities such as the forum, Buddhist group, book groups, etc.
Chalice Lighter Ambassadors – The team connects our congregation to the Pacific Northwest District of the UUA to fund projects around the district for church growth and vitality.
Children’s Religious Exploration/Youth Group – The committee works to provide a well-rounded religious education program for children and teens.
Buildings and Grounds Team – The team oversees the general appearance and upkeep of our buildings and grounds.
Finance Committee – The finance committee quantifies the dreams of the membership. Monthly meetings are used to draft fiscal policy and assist the Board in reconciling church goals to its financial performance.
Greeters – Each person is provided a warm welcome by members of this committee on Sunday morning as well as other church events.
Governance Committee – The committee assists the Board by facilitating communication related to governance matters
Pastoral Care Associates – The mission of the Pastoral Care Team is to provide a caring presence by supervised volunteers for CUUF members who are experiencing a difficult time in their lives. It is a ministry of presence and care, non-judgmental companioning, and compassionate listening.
Stewardship Committee – The committee plans and implements strong, sustainable stewardship programs grounded in the Fellowship’s mission and vision and leads the annual stewardship campaign.
Worship Team – The members of this group actively collaborate with the minister to plan worship as well as act as Celebrants during the service.