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:

  • Create opportunities and inspire the congregation throughout the year to give of their time and financial resources
  • 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
  • Work with the Ministries of Union Church and the financial manager of the church to develop the annual budget
  • 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
  • Oversee staff annual reviews and salaries
  • Review legal, insurance, and finance arrangements and requirements for the church
  • Determine the best policies that meet the needs of the church
  • Advise regarding legal issues and church matters as they arise
Memorials and Gifts
  • Receive, manage, and disburse gifts from church members and friends given in memory of loved ones
  • Manage requests as they are received
Digital Ministry Team
  • Evaluate, plan and budget for technology requirements
  • Work with the staff and Ministries of the church to create user-friendly data collection