Here are ways for you to get involved in congregational life:
- Attend social events
- Participate in social hour after service
- Join a committee
- Help with landscape clean up days
- Participate in social justice
- Read weekly email (Around the Meetinghouse) and announcements
- Teach a Youth Faith Formation class
- Participate in a Soul Matters group (our Adult Faith Formation small group ministry)
- Sing in choir
- Follow us on Facebook and Twitter
To get more involved, take a look at our Committee Handbook or talk to one of our members.
Several social groups exist for members to build community and have fun:
- Sisters Over Seventy – A group of women over 70 who get together. They meet the second Thursday of each month. Contact Ann McKenna for more information at 260-745-1056.
- Sisters in Good Company – A group for women of all ages who gather together to enjoy one another’s company. We have potlucks, movies, and outdoor activities about once a month. Contact Cathie Rowand at for more information.
- Retired Old Men Eating Out (Romeos) – An interfaith group of men who meet monthly for lunch in area restaurants. Contact John Moore for more information.
A congregational survey in June 2015 helped identify a myriad of ways our congregation can work to address racism, classism, economic inequality, and climate change.
A large “mind map” of social action project ideas is posted on the large bulletin board in the social hall to encourage group projects. These ideas include book groups, outreach activities, policy statements, brief curricula, community partnerships, and films to raise awareness and take action to address racism, classism, economic inequality, protect land & animals, LGBTQ rights, reproductive justice, climate change and religious freedom/interfaith.
A member may choose one of these projects (or their own ideas) and use the “The Steps to Starting a Group” to work together with at least four others to pursue their project.
Additionally, our congregation is one of sixteen congregations that actively support Wellspring Interfaith Social Services by providing food to its food bank, clothing to its Shoppe, and funding for its summer camp; we also organize a cookout each July for the people it serves.
Our congregation also provides funds to local and national non-profits to support critical programming for those most in need through our Third Sunday Collection each month. For 2018, we are supporting the following organizations:
The Charles Redd Scholarship
African-African/American History Museum
The Literacy Alliance
Union of Concerned Scientists
Wellspring Summer Day Camp
Hoosier Interfaith Power & Light
Northeast Indiana Friends of Public Education
UU Trauma Response Team
Veterans for Peace