The creation of beloved community at ERUUF happens because many teams help things run smoothly.  Increase your connection to the community by volunteering to serve in one of these.

Group leaders are invited to check out the Leadership Tool Box for policies, procedures and other resources.

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  • Meals Team

    A helping team for Pastoral Associates, willing to be contacted about providing meals for ERUUFians as needed.

  • Coffee Team

    Members of the Coffee Team provide fresh-brewed coffee, tea and hot chocolate, set up and clean up every Sunday after each service. Members of the team work about once a month.

  • Pastoral Care Associates

    Through phone calls and face-to-face conversations, Associates respond to the ERUUF members’ joys, sorrows and milestones. These trained members visit members as representatives of the congregation. This empowers members to fulfill their covenant to care for one another and our neighbors and helps ERUUF realize its mission of service and love.

  • Care Card Ministry

    This team sends handwritten personal cards to members who are ill or experiencing a joy or sorrow in their lives.  Members also help at the Care table during coffee hours, providing a place for people to write their own cards in support of other congregational members. 

  • Denominational Affairs Team

    This group works to strengthen ERUUF's connections with regional, national, and international Unitarian Universalist organizations.

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  • Annual Pledge Drive

    Our annual pledge drive offers many tasks that can be done at home: writing and mailing thank-you notes, overseeing publicity, and making follow-up telephone calls. On site we need cheerful support on Sundays during the campaign, and a few special events. Most activity is between February and April.

  • Art Gallery Committee

    The Art Galleries Committee seeks out artists for the ERUUF art galleries and exhibition spaces, juries their submissions and serves as curators for their exhibits. The Committee oversees the Eno River Gallery, in the main foyer of the ERUUF Sanctuary Building, and other display spaces in the Fellowship Hall and CARE Building. Additionally, the Committee sponsors selected arts activities and events during the year.

  • Planned Giving Team

    The Planned Giving Team, in conjunction with the ministers, does the education, recruitment and facilitation for legacy gifts that build greater sustainability of ERUUF’s mission well into the future.

  • Music Committee

    The Music Committee helps select and organize music for the choirs, plans for and provides logictics for special music events and generally works with the Director of Music in planning and arranging for the music program at ERUUF. 

  • Pew Rack Organizers

    Pew Literature Rack straightening volunteers work about 90 minutes once a week to ensure that hymnal books and literature are readily available and in good order.

  • Membership Team

    The Membership team helps guide and support individuals as they learn about our beloved ERUUF community. The team coordinates the Inquirers Series classes and the Visitor Hosts, and is a part of the “Membership Journey” from an individual’s first visit to ERUUF through the New Member Sunday service and celebration. 

  • Worship Associates

    Worship Associates are members of the Fellowship who assist the ministers in planning and delivering Sunday morning services. Worship Associates agree to serve for one or two year terms, receive special training and meet regularly to plan, evaluate and discuss worship. Training is held in the summer. 

  • Visitor Hosts Team

    Remember back when you were visiting ERUUF for the first time, and you sought out a friendly face? The Visitor Host team is always at the ready to welcome our new visitors and returning newcomers to ERUUF, and we want you to join us!

  • Buildings and Grounds Committee

    The mission of the Building & Grounds volunteers is to maintain ERUUF's property. Activities include carpentry, plumbing, electrical repairs, etc. to the buildings and landscaping, gardening, lawn mowing, etc. on the grounds. Skilled and unskilled volunteers are welcome.

  • Pride of Place

    Volunteer gardeners help plant, enhance, and maintain ERUUF's gardens in agreement with the existing landscaping plan. Volunteers work together, share gardening knowledge and build community. Volunteers may also work on their own and adopt a garden plot to maintain throughout the growing season.

  • Sunday Flowers Team

    The Flower Team oversees flowers needed or donated for Sundays. 

    Every week, a congregation provides flowers to honor a special person or to celebrate an occasion they want to share with fellow worshippers.

  • Rides Team

    A helping team of the Pastoral Associates, willing to be on call to give rides to ERUUFians as needed.

  • Sound Booth Team

    The Sound Booth Team is specially trained to run the sound board in the sanctuary during Sunday services and for other special occasions.  Duties include set up and mike test prior to the start of services including for special speakers or music, monitoring mike status and levels during the service and recording the sermon.  Usually 1-2 shifts per month.

  • Stewardship Team

    The Stewardship Steering Team works with the lead minister and staff to develop a culture of generosity and the practice of taking care of what is loved at ERUUF.  

  • Sunday Greeters

    Sunday Greeters welcome everyone to the Sanctuary and hand out the order of service. Greeters also help prepare the pulpit area and candles before the service begins, take and count the Sunday offering, and count worship attendance.