TUC members are active in many ways. Committees and Work Groups meet as needed to fulfill their mission. Some initiatives require only an Ad Hoc committee, formed as needed for a limited time.
Organize and conduct the Annual Auction, the church’s largest fundraiser
Austin Outreach and Scholarship Committee
Raise funds for Scholarship Sunday awards and organize Austin outreach events.
Related:Garden Work Group Provide a Community Garden for food, fun, and neighborhood participation
Organize members and friends to assist those with illness or other troubles
Committee on Programs and Ministries
Support the coordination and functioning of church committee.
Related:Shared Ministries Work Group Facilitate church ministries, clarifying the minister’s and laypersons’ roles
Collect and disperse funds, ensuring spending is within the approved budget
Arrange Sunday forum, typically about church matters and issues of social justice
Fund Raising Committee
Coordinate church fund raising and special purpose campaigns
Welcome visitors, orient new members and plan social events
Oversee, assess and manage the physical plant and address staffing concerns.
Create and distribute publicity via website, email, press releases and advertising
Religious Education Committee
Support religious education and spiritual growth for children and youth
Right Relations Committee
Help prevent and resolve conflicts that arise in the church community
Social Action Committee
Promote social change, peace and economic justice through advocacy
Sunday Service Committee
Suggest topics, provide feedback and organize special Sunday services
Related: Flower Dedication Work Group
Recruit flower donors and arrangers for each Sunday service.
Related:Choir Work Group Support the aesthetics and enjoyment of Sunday service through choral singing