Our Ministries and Councils
In carrying out the Mission of of UUJXN, we have Councils and Task Forces which support our community:
The Ministry Council meets monthly to coordinate the ministries of UUJXN. The Ministry Council focuses on all aspects of our Mission including:
- Welcoming Community includes outreach, greeting guests, hospitality, welcoming new members and friends, and social activities.
- Exploring Our Beliefs includes Sunday services, lifespan religious education, and affinity groups.
- Living Our Values includes caring for members and friends in need, memorials and remembrance, promoting responsible and open communication in our congregation, ethical practices in our congregation, and ecological stewardship of our facilities and grounds. .
- Changing Our World includes promoting social justice in our world, organizing social action events for members and friends, and collaborating in interfaith and allied action.
Anyone who wishes to support the ministries of UUJXN is invited to contact the Ministry Council or participate in monthly meetings. All are welcome to attend!
The Calm Council supports a healthy and safe church community by providing guidance to resolve interpersonal conflict among members, friends, and/or groups and uphold the UUJXN Behavioral Covenant. The CALM Council consists of three members in good standing, who are not on the Board, elected annually at the Spring Biannual Meeting. Calm Council members are: Patrick Moore, Kristen Golden, and Jill Morgan.
Leadership Development Council
The Leadership Development Council supports the development of quality leadership with the UUJXN and provides a slate of candidates to fill all elected positions. Please contact the LDC if you are interested in serving as a leader or need assistance in your role serving the congregation. LDC members are the Past President and three non-Board members: Stacy Callender (Chair), Eric Wood, Patricia Ice, and Snowdancer.
The Personnel Council hires and supervises all staff of the UUJXN. The Personnel Council develops and revises the duties and responsibilities for each position as well as determines appropriate staff compensation. Please contact the Personnel Council if you need more information about staff positions with the UUJXN. Personnel Council members consists of the elected officers of the Board: Katie Coates, Stacy Callender, and Lisa Dunn.