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 Bonnie Johnson 573-442-4440 or by email.

Green 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. The Stream Team (see below) is a sub-team of the Green Team.

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/Immigrant Justice 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 Allie Gassmann at 573-356-1210 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 chair Fred Young at 573-443-2154 or by email. Related pages:

Stream Team – The team periodically monitors the health of a section of Hinkson Creek, which is on the federal list of impaired waterways. It is a sub-team of the Green Team. Contact Peter Holmes at 573-239-7789 or by email.