Serving the Larger Community Ministries

The ministries listed here work to promote our Unitarian Universalist Principles in local, regional, state, national and international realms. They are open to all interested church members and friends. Click the group name links for more information.

Festival of Sharing – We participate annually in the Festival of Sharing, an interfaith project to collect supplies needed by people living with injustice, poverty, hunger, high infant and maternal mortality and crises. Contact Marian Hjelmfelt at 573-449-5118 or by email.

Green Sanctuary Team – The team engages in environmental justice and climate justice activities that seek to live fully our seventh principle, respect for the interdependent web of all existence of which we are a part. Contact Ellen Thomas at 573-999-4615 or by email.

Honduras Ministry Team – The team raises funds to assist the people of the Cangrejal River Valley in Honduras and has organized four trips to the area to build latrines and provide other assistance. Contact Allie Gassmann at 573-356-1210 or by email. Related pages:

Sanctuary Congregation Team – The team works to protect immigrants facing deportation by literally offering sanctuary to people at risk of being deported and seeks ways our congregation can support immigrant and refugee communities in this area. Contact Rev. Dottie Mathews at 920-378-4013 or by email.

Social Action Team – The team’s mission is to mobilize the congregation in support of social justice by bearing witness to and protesting social injustice, providing service to those in need, and raising funds for groups whose activities are consonant with our social justice mission. Contact either co-chair, Andrew Twaddle (573-449-4407 or email) or Margaret Tyler (573-875-2486 or email). Related pages: