Unitarian Universalist Congregation
of Northern Chautauqua

companionship on life's sacred journey

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  • Our Policies

    Financial Pledge Form

    Updated for the 2015-16 stewardship campaign; includes information on electronic giving. Scroll half-way down this web page for a Suggested Giving Guide.

    Service Pledge Form

    Service opportunities for 2015-16. Use check boxes to indicate your preferred areas of service on Sundays and/or by area of ministry.

    Electronic Giving Authorization Form

    New: Updated for 2013-14: For easy direct payments from your checking account or a credit card

    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

    Strategic Plan 2013-2016

    Developed by the congregation 2012-2014, with further work by the Executive Board, Strategic Planning Team and Threshold Team. This draft was presented at a Congregational Conversation in December 2014.

    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.

    Children's Activity Calendar

    For the December 2016 Guest At Your Table program to raise support for and awareness about the work of the UU Service Committee to advance human rights. Guest At Your Table contributions will be collected at the January 8 & 15, 2017, worship services.

    Board Member Responsibilities

    Responsibilities for members of the UUCNC Executive Board, including specific responsibilities for each officer and member-at-large, updated February 2013

    Committee Notes Form

    Suggested form for taking notes in UUCNC committee meetings, revised 9-14-12. Please send copies to 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. Terry during worship services.

    UUCNC Bylaws

    Bylaws amended June 7, 2015