Mission & Social Action

Mission and Social Action

  1. SOCIAL ACTION

(1).    Membership

This committee will consist of four (4) persons elected by the members of the Church.

(2).   Duties

  1. It will be responsible for the development and implementation of activities that help the congregation understand Christian ethical positions on issues of local, national and worldwide injustice to encourage a stronger faith community that stands for peace, justice, equality and

diversity.  It may be a source of information on how members of the congregation can take steps to support or protest various social issues in conjunction with Association, Conference and national settings.

  1. OUTREACH AND MISSION

(1).  Membership

This committee will consist of four (4) persons elected by the members of the Church.

(2).  Duties

  1. It will be responsible for promoting the Church’s awareness and involvement in local, regional, national and international mission opportunities. To this end, it will explore issues of civic, economic, cultural, racial, familial, and educational concerns as they are related to Christian principles.
  2. It will promote mission education by seeking to help all members find ways to be involved in mission work.
  3. It will, subject to the approval of the Church Council, direct the distribution of funds budgeted for mission and engage in fund-raising activities for mission.

The Mission and Social Action Committee was formed as the Social Action and Outreach and Mission Committees joined together in order to accomplish more.  They exist now as a single Committee.  They usually meet on the second Wednesday of each month. Please check the Church Calendar for the current time and place of meetings.

 

The Mission and Social Action Committee – Oversees and facilitates helping Missions of the Church and our Social Action efforts, as well as conducting special Denominational offerings.  missionandsocialaction@ucckeene.org

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