Unitarian Universalist Congregation
of Northern Chautauqua

companionship on life's sacred journey

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    Covenant of Right Relations

    Members of the congregation adopted this Covenant at our Annual Meeting on June 17, 2012. See also the Policies page (linked above) for two supporting documents: 1. Policy and Guidelines for Maintaining Covenants, and 2. Disruptive Behavior Policy

    Membership Guidelines

    Information on becoming a member and maintaining your membership in the congregation, updated May 2014

    Suggested Giving Guide

    There is no “right” or “wrong” answer to “How much should I pledge?” However, these guidelines developed by the Unitarian Universalist Association may be a good place to start when considering your financial pledge to UUCNC.

    Soul Matters Introduction

    Information for participants in Soul Matters groups, small groups (6-10 people) that commit to meeting twice a month for three months. The Soul Matters format encourages spiritual growth through engaging in spiritual practice, deep listening, and sharing on the monthly theme.

    Financial Pledge Form

    Includes information on electronic giving.

    Service Pledge Form

    Use check boxes to indicate your preferred areas of service to UUCNC on Sundays and/or by area of ministry.

    Guest at Your Table Activity Calendar

    Please place the Guest at Your Table box (available at Sunday worship services) on your meal table. It is a holiday gift box for you and your family to give to others in need. Add gifts of money each day as suggested or as you choose. At the January 6 or 13, 2019, worship services, please deliver your cash or check payable to UUSC, and write your contact information on the Guest at Your Table box flap or the last page of the brochure. If you collected change, please convert the total to cash or a check. Your tax deductible donation of $40 or more earns you and your family annual UUSC membership benefits. Your gift will be mailed to the UU Service Committee to join other people’s gifts from all across the country! Thank you!

    Board Member Responsibilities

    Responsibilities for members of the UUCNC Executive Board, including specific responsibilities for each officer and member-at-large, updated October 2017

    Committee Notes Form

    Suggested form for taking notes in UUCNC committee meetings. Please share notes with committee members. Send email with next meeting date to along with brief meeting summary for newsletter. Also send short summary to Board President. File notes in Committee Chair Handbook. Thank you!

    Metta Meditation

    This metta or “lovingkindness” meditation comes from the Buddhist tradition and is intended to help one develop compassion for, and connection to, all beings. It is an orientation for the heart and mind in the expansion of goodwill and good intention. It has been used as one of several spiritual practices in adult spiritual development classes and introduced by Rev. Theresa Kime during worship services.

    UUCNC Bylaws

    Bylaws amended June 11, 2017