Volunteering & Donating to Tijuana Shelters Please see this informative guide, “Solidarity for Refugee Caravans in Tijuana”, especially if you plan on going to TJ. This guide was created by folks working on the ground in TJ. It includes information on the various needs of the different shelters (Benito Juarez, Enclave Caracol, Casa del Migrante, etc.), who … Continued
Annual Homeless Person’s Memorial Service The rescheduled Homeless Persons’ Memorial will be Saturday, January 27, at 3PM in Ventura’s Plaza Park. A silent procession through downtown will follow.” The Winter Warming Shelter The Winter Warming Shelter opened in late December and should be open at the Ventura Armory through the end of March. Our church … Continued
Visit the Volunteer bulletin board in Berg Hall. It takes many helping hands to keep this church beautiful and to make worship services and programs possible. We need your help. Are you aware of other Volunteer opportunities within the church? Let Beverly know. And THANK YOU for your service!
The bookstore stocks books, UUCV T-shirts and hats, UU and Standing on the Side of Love T-‑shirts, coffee mugs, jewelry, bumper stickers and license plate frames, and donated items from the members such as mosaics and stained glass. Proceeds go to the church. Credit cards are accepted. The bookstore is open after church on Sunday mornings, … Continued
This committee has the mission of contacting (via telephone or cards) members who are sick, shut-in or have suffered a recent loss. They also assist with rides or meals on a short term basis. The committee also assists with memorial services and weddings. We welcome volunteers. The coordinator is Maddy Okano.
The flower arrangements for our chancel each Sunday are the product of a small group of volunteers, a subcommittee of the Worship Associates. Members and friends sign up for flowers to commemorate a special event or person on a date of their choosing. If you’d like to take a week, look for the large sign-up sheet in … Continued
This group keeps the kitchen stocked and provides refreshments on Sunday mornings. Contacts are Shelah Wilgus and Carol Simmons. They would love to have you volunteer your help on a Sunday morning.
MEDIA AND GRAPHICS IN THE CONGREGATION Each week, members of the church collaborate with the minister to create the powerpoint slide presentation for Sunday worship services. Orientation is given. New volunteers are welcome. Find out more about doing the slide shows from Andy Edgar-Beltran at church, or at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Sharing Information about Events Most of our publicity for the church in the wider community comes from social media, and through press releases and media advisories. Work with the Publicity Coordinator, Kitty Merrill, to send information out to the appropriate media a couple of weeks prior to your event. The church also has a Facebook page, Unitarian … Continued
All-Church Building and Grounds Work Parties take place on the third Saturday of every month from 9 AM until 12 noon. Please feel free to attend as your schedule allows. During the Saturday work parties, we take on repair and upkeep projects such as changing fluorescent light tubes, gardening, sweeping the parking lot, repairing the irrigation … Continued