Volunteers are the glue that holds our Fellowship together. If you are interested in becoming more involved, please consider joining one of the committees or groups listed below. Volunteer your skills, talents and initiative to make a difference at the Fellowship.

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Committees

The Fellowship Coordinating Council (FCC) is comprised of all Chairs of the Committees listed below. The FCC Chair is a Board of Trustees member who coordinates training for Committee Chairs and works to ensure proper communications between the committees.

  • Building Maintenance maintains the building for a safe, well-kept environment
  • Care assists Fellowship members and friends in times of need
  • Committee on Ministry works with the minister and congregation to help maximize the effectiveness of the ministry
  • Denominational Connections informs the congregation of the activities of the national, regional and district organizations
  • EcoSolutions plans outdoor outings, educates the Fellowship on issues of environmental sustainability, and maintains the Fellowship's Green Sanctuary accreditation
  • Endowment manages the endowment fund and promotes opportunities to make donations to the fund
  • Finance develops the budget, monitors spending, advises the board, works with canvass, and assists the treasurer
  • Fun and Games plans, promotes and implements social gatherings for the Fellowship
  • Grounds maintains and improve our property and oversees landscaping plans
  • Marketing coordinates activities to market UUFWS in the community and has oversight of the website
  • Membership oversees activities and services to attract and welcome visitors, support the transition to membership, and enhance member engagement
  • Memorial offers support and participation in memorial services, oversees memorial plaques, and maintains the Memorial Garden
  • Multicultural Team plans for and promotes an environment that intentionally supports a shift toward multicultural acceptance
  • Leadership Development nurtures leadership within the congregation
  • Personnel manages the Fellowship’s business relations with staff, including pay, benefits, annual reviews, and recognition
  • Religious Education coordinates youth and adult educational classes and enrichment opportunities, recruits and trains teachers and facilitators, and oversees intergenerational activities
  • Safe Congregations develops and implements--along with appropriate committees and staff--policies and procedures to keep people safe and our campus secure
  • Social Action Council (SAC) identifies, educates and facilitates the social-action agenda
  • Stewardship Leads a year-round process of stewardship education, and is composed of three active subcommittees that oversee the Annual Fund Drive, Planned Giving/Endowment, and Joy of Giving (Education).
  • Worship coordinates service schedule and content with minister; finds guest speakers; organizes service leaders and service coordinators, announcements and pulpit editorials

Groups

  • Art Gallery Group organizes our annual art show, which is open to members and friends of the Fellowship
  • Auction coordinates our major annual fundraiser
  • Book Club meets monthly to discuss a chosen book
  • Choir performs at least twice a month and practices Wed nights -- newcomers welcome 
  • Small Group Ministry is a lay ministry that allows members and friends to gather in small groups to share their thoughts, feelings and needs
  • Dinner Circles meet regularly (often monthly) in small groups, rotating homes; sign-up happens in Jan & June
  • Interweave informs and involves the congregation in ending injustice based on sexual orientation, gender expression and gender identity
  • Kitchen and Coffee organizes volunteers to clean the kitchen, make coffee and keep the kitchen supplied
  • Lowes Foods Cards Fundraiser raises funds by selling pre-paid debit cards for Lowes Foods
  • Women's Fund Team  Through membership in The Women’s Fund of Winston-Salem, team members vote for philanthropic programs that provide grants to organizations and initiatives that address the needs of women and girls in Forsyth County.