Service Opportunities

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Opportunities for Service

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Wednesday Night Dinner Cook & Clean Team / Click Here to Sign Up

church-service-opp-logo[One a month]
A monthly team hosting the Wednesday evening dinner. This may include set-up, food preparation, serving, and cleaning – there are many roles and ways to help! Dinners are Wednesday evenings mid-September through early June. Contact: Roger Upham (rupham@comcast.net)

 

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Sunday Morning Welcome Team / Click Here to Sign Up

church-service-opp-logo[One a month]
A team of welcomers to help with many roles: hand out orders of service, usher in the sanctuary, help direct newcomers around the building, and welcome visitors at the welcome center. Contact: Nan Cowin & Cindy Hanson (portlandwoods@comcast.net)

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Front Office Volunteers / Click Here to Sign Up

church-service-opp-logo[Weekdays]
Support the church by offering hospitality in the office, including answering phones and assisting various program projects, with direction from staff. Contact: wbuucvolunteer@wbuuc.org or 651-426-2369

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Sunday Coffee Helpers / Click Here to Sign Up

church-service-opp-logo[Sundays]
As we are in process of hiring a new assistant custodian, help out with Sunday morning coffee by preparing coffee and cleaning pots and mugs. Instructions are provided, and this is a temporary fill-in position. Contact: Rev. Luke Stevens-Royer (revluke@wbuuc.org, 651-426-2369)

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Potluck & Reception Assistants / Click Here to Sign Up

church-service-opp-logoHelp with set-up and clean-up for various church potlucks (often following a special service such as the Blessing of the Animals, Winter Solstice, etc.). Signing up will place you on a “on-call” list to help as you are able for special events.Contact: Rev. Luke Stevens-Royer (revluke@wbuuc.org, 651-426-2369)

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Providing Meals for People, Inc. / Click Here to Sign Up

church-service-opp-logo[Monthly, ongoing]
A group meeting on 2nd Mondays at 10:00am to prepare and then serve a hot meal to a program through People, Inc. called “Project Homeless” serving people experiencing homelessness, many of whom have mental illness. Contact: Rev. Luke Stevens-Royer (revluke@wbuuc.org, 651-426-2369)

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Shuttle Drivers / Click Here to Sign Up

church-service-opp-logo[Various Dates]
Help provide a shuttle from the Education Building (corner of Maple and 244) to the church on Sundays First service shuttle driving runs 8:10 – 9:00 and then continues from 10:15 – 10:45. Second service driving runs 10:30 – 11:00 and then continues from 12:15 – 12:45. Contact: John Bauh (bauh0002@umn.edu)

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Cookie Bakers & Dough Makers / Click Here to Sign Up

church-service-opp-logo[1st Saturdays, 9:00am-12noon]
Join a crew of bakers to make cookies for social hour after services. Bring dough that we can bake and join in the fun! Children over 8 and youth are always welcome. If you cannot come on Saturday morning, we welcome cookie dough to be dropped off Wednesday, Thursday or Saturday morning. Contact: Roger Upham (rupham@comcast.net, 651 646-1794)

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Preparing Lunch for 3rd Thursday 60+ Group / Click Here to Sign Up

church-service-opp-logo[Monthly, ongoing]
Help provide lunch for the Third Thursday 60+ group that meets monthly. This includes preparing a meal and setting tables for approximately 25-40 people. Funds are provided by the church for food costs. Contact: Rev. Victoria Safford (vsafford@wbuuc.org or 651-426-2369)


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Religious Education Volunteer / Click Here to Sign Up

church-service-opp-logoJoin this year’s team of volunteers as we work to help our budding UUs on their amazing spiritual journey. Learn and grow alongside our children as you serve; training is provided for lead teachers and assistants. Signed Ethics and Screening Forms required, and active involvement at WBUUC for at least 6 months. Contact: Amy Peterson Derrick (dre@wbuuc.org or 651-426-2369)

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