Trustees Ministry

The Trustees are responsible for the personnel, physical and monetary assets of Union Church. We work with the congregation to budget for the needs, goals and mission of our church. Our mission is to create a fiscally sound house of worship that serves the entire congregation.

How We Serve

The members elected to the Trustees usually serve two, 2–year terms. This ministry works closely with seven standing committees:

Financial Stewardship
  • educate the congregation on the cost of operating the church, programs and missions
  • manage and run the annual pledge campaign
 
Building and Grounds
  • manage the needs of the physical structure and grounds
  • plan for the yearly and long term needs of maintaining our house of worship
  • plan and manage short and long term acquisitions of sacred art for the church
 
Budget
  • work with the Ministries of Union Church and the financial manager of the Church
  • prepare and present the annual budget to the congregation
 
Human Resources
  • review personnel policies regarding church staff
  • fill vacancies, create new positions or eliminate positions as the needs of the Church change
 
Finance/Insurance/Legal
  • review legal, insurance and finance arrangements and requirements for the church
  • determine the best polices that meet the needs of the church
 
Memorials and Gifts
  • receive and disburse gifts from church members and friends given in memory of loved ones
 
Digital Ministry Team
  • evaluate, plan and budget for technology requirements
  • work with the staff and Ministries of Union Church to ensure user friendly data collection