Purpose

Worship Services is comprised of four teams focused on planning and facilitation of UUCS Worship Services. They include the Worship Team, Production Team, Homilists and Storytellers, and the Music Team.

For a short description of these and the skills needed, click on the image on the left.

Worship Team

Worship Team Purpose: The Worship Team is composed of Celebrants and the Minister, and assists the Minister in planning, coordination, facilitation and evaluation of UUCS congregational worship services.

Our mission is to create a welcoming, compassionate, and inspiring spiritual community. Members of the team are selected and invited by the Minister. The team provides trained lay congregants in the role of Celebrant for worship services. Email contact is worshipteam@uusalem.org.

Worship Team purpose and essential functions statement.

Production Team

Production Team purpose: The production team works in collaboration with the Minister and the Worship Team to ensure technological needs are being met that allow for accessibility of the service to congregants both in-house and remotely.  It is composed of Video Engineers, Sound Engineers and technicians and Camera operators.

Our mission is to support the connection and spiritual well-being of the congregation through meeting technological needs. Email contact is productionteam@uusalem.org.

Homilists and Storytellers

The Homilists and Storytellers  are trained by our minister to speak and lead the service when the minister is not in the pulpit. Trainings  are announced in the weekly email and in the newsletter.

Music Program and Music Team

Are you interested in the Music Team? Click on the image at the left for more information. This committee supports the Music Program by helping to develop principles, set priorities, assist in the selection of music for Sunday Services, and fundraising. If you are interested in participating in the Music Program in any way, please contact the Music Director, at music@uusalem.org or leave a message at the UUCS office 503-364-0932.

Music Program Staff

Jon Chinburg

Music Director
music@uusalem.org



Loriann Schmidt

Pianist