COMMUNITY UNITED CHURCH OF CHRIST
THREE YEAR STRATEGIC PLAN 2018-2021


I. NURTURE FAMILY AND INDIVIDUAL RELATIONSHIPS WITHIN CUCC
YEAR 1 - 2018-2019

  • Encourage small groups as well as provide hospitality after the service. (FELLOWSHIP COMMISSION)

  • Sages Luncheon plus multi-generations as part of the small groups. (FELLOWSHIP COMMISSION)

  • Organize and document activities that are already in place - i.e. Maypole Potluck, end-of-summer barbecue, special events, memorial services. (FELLOWSHIP COMMISSION)

  • New models of engagement including newly created Women’s Group. (FELLOWSHIP COMMISSION)

  • Redefine and support Fellowship Circles and reenergize the organization. (FELLOWSHIP COMMISSION)

  • Design and complete renovation of pastor's office. (PROPERTY COMMISSION)

  • Spring and Fall clean-up days. (PROPERTY COMMISSION)

  • Reinvigorate and diversify membership in Property Commission. (PROPERTY AND NOMINATING COMMISSIONS)

  • Encourage generational diversity on Commissions. (NOMINATING COMMISSION)

  • Challenge people to think about their role in the congregation and where they might fit in, despite how busy everyone is most of the time. (NOMINATING COMMISSION)

  • Combined Social Action/Fellowship activities. Ideas include a protest sing-along potluck, attend a concert, play or movie that has social significance. (SOCIAL ACTION COMMISSION)

  • Develop more family & multi-generational oriented service projects. (SOCIAL ACTION COMMISSION)

  • Develop Adult Ed programs with a focus towards social action. (SOCIAL ACTION COMMISSION)

  • Provide adult care for some activities so caregivers can participate.

  • Directly poll current families as to their preferred method to receive communications: email, text, social media, etc. and direct communications using preferred methods.(CHRISTIAN EDUCATION COMMISSION)

  • Collaborate with other commissions; i.e. Spring 2018 PCE Social Action project with Social Action commission to support Ingrid Encalada

  • Latorre and current conversations with CCC members to plan intergenerational projects. (CHRISTIAN EDUCATION COMMISSION)

  • Develop Adult Ed programs  with a focus towards social action.(SOCIAL ACTION COMMISSION)

YEAR 2 - 2019 - 2020

  • Develop guidelines and procedures for all Fellowship groups and events (FELLOWSHIP COMMISSION)

  • Encourage small groups as well as provide hospitality after the service. (FELLOWSHIP COMMISSION)

  • Sages Luncheon plus multi-generations as part of the small groups. (FELLOWSHIP COMMISSION)

  • Maypole Potluck, end-of-summer barbecue, special events, memorial services. (FELLOWSHIP COMMISSION)

  • Spring and Fall clean-up days. (PROPERTY COMMISSION)

  • Update audio visual in sanctuary. (PROPERTY, SOCIAL ACTION, SPIRITUAL LIFE COMMISSIONS)

  • Renovate and upgrade bathrooms. (PROPERTY COMMISSION)

  • Encourage generational diversity on Commissions. (NOMINATING COMMISSION)

  • Challenge people to think about their role in the congregation and where they might fit in, despite how busy everyone is most of the time. (NOMINATING COMMISSION)

  • Develop more family & multi-generational oriented service projects. (SOCIAL ACTION AND FELLOWSHIP COMMISSIONS)

  • Develop Adult Ed programs with a focus towards social action. (SOCIAL ACTION COMMISSION)

  • Provide adult care for some activities so caregivers can participate.

 

YEAR 3 - 2020 - 2021

  • Document all Fellowship events. (FELLOWSHIP COMMISSION)

  • Encourage small groups as well as provide hospitality after the service. (FELLOWSHIP COMMISSION)

  • Sages Luncheon plus multi-generations as part of the small groups. (FELLOWSHIP COMMISSION)

  • Maypole Potluck, end-of-summer barbecue, special events, memorial services. (FELLOWSHIP COMMISSION)

  • Spring and Fall clean-up days. (PROPERTY COMMISSION)

  • Re-upholster sanctuary chairs. (PROPERTY COMMISSION)

  • Encourage generational diversity on Commissions. (NOMINATING COMMISSION)

  • Challenge people to think about their role in the congregation and where they might fit in, despite how busy everyone is most of the time. (NOMINATING COMMISSION)

  • Develop more family & multi-generational oriented service projects. (SOCIAL ACTION AND FELLOWSHIP COMMISSIONS)

  • Develop Adult Ed programs with a focus towards social action. (SOCIAL ACTION COMMISSION)

  • Provide adult care for some activities so caregivers can participate.

 

II. CONTINUE TO WORK FOR SOCIAL JUSTICE WITH MORE FOCUS
YEAR 1 - 2018-2019

  • Learn about poverty in Boulder County to lay to groundwork for a 3 year focus. (SOCIAL ACTION COMMISSION)

  • Pick a focus and continue education, collaboration and advocacy. (SOCIAL ACTION COMMISSION)

  • Establish scholarship fund for service trips, youth trips and camps with ongoing fundraising to maintain. (SOCIAL ACTION COMMISSION)

  • Institute regular postcard writing. (SOCIAL ACTION COMMISSION)

  • Explore collaboration with other organizations and faith groups for advocacy and action to effect change towards social justice. (SOCIAL ACTION COMMISSION)

  • Replace single pane windows. (PROPERTY COMMISSION)

  • Replace current lighting with LEDS. (PROPERTY COMMISSION)

  • Support the activities of other Commissions and individuals. (FELLOWSHIP COMMISSION)


YEAR 2 - 2019- 2020

  • Pick a focus and continue education, collaboration and advocacy. (SOCIAL ACTION COMMISSION)

  • Explore collaboration with other organizations and faith groups for advocacy and action to effect change towards social justice. (SOCIAL ACTION COMMISSION)

  • Work to increase overall social action budget to 15% of CUCC budget. (SOCIAL ACTION COMMISSION)

  • Replace current lighting with LEDS. (PROPERTY COMMISSION)

  • Increase Parent Education budget to bring in speakers on topics that encourage difficult conversations on race, gender, and other trigger subjects. (CHRISTIAN EDUCATION COMMISSION)

 

YEAR 3 - 2020 - 2021

  • Pick a focus and continue education, collaboration and advocacy. (SOCIAL ACTION COMMISSION)

  • Explore collaboration with other organizations and faith groups for advocacy and action to effect change towards social justice. (SOCIAL ACTION COMMISSION)

  • Work to increase overall social action budget to 20% of CUCC budget

  • Replace current lighting with LEDS. (PROPERTY COMMISSION)


III. DEVELOP A RELEVANT BROADER FAITH EXPERIENCE
YEAR 1 - 2018-2019

  • Promote our Progressive Christian Message by better signage. (SOCIAL ACTION AND PROPERTY COMMISSION)

  • Incorporate outdoor worship into calendar. (SOCIAL ACTION AND SPIRITUAL LIFE COMMISSIONS)

  • Connect with other faith communities and traditions for activities but also in our worship. (SOCIAL ACTION AND SPIRITUAL LIFE COMMISSIONS)

  • Explore UCC Creation Justice designation. (SOCIAL ACTION COMMISSION)

  • Be intentional about adding spirituality into our meetings and activities by adding readings, meditation, prayer, etc....

  • Explore the spiritual basis for social action as well as to strengthen us as we work on social justice.

  • Maintain labyrinth. (PROPERTY COMMISSION)

  • Intergenerational Service Learning Weekend in Denver in the works for Oct 2018 with DOOR in conjunction with UCC Longmont.(CHRISTIAN EDUCATION COMMISSION)

  • Community Peace Camp in partnership with 6 other Boulder County churches. (CHRISTIAN EDUCATION COMMISSION)

YEAR 2 - 2019 - 2020

  • Design and renovate CE classrooms. (PROPERTY COMMISSION)

  • Update audio visual in sanctuary. (PROPERTY, SOCIAL ACTION SPIRITUAL LIFE COMMISSIONS)

  • Maintain labyrinth (PROPERTY COMMISSION)

  • Community Peace Camp in partnership with 6 other Boulder County churches. (CHRISTIAN EDUCATION COMMISSION)

  • Focus on bringing children and youth into worship life of church with new settled pastor. (CHRISTIAN EDUCATION COMMISSION)

YEAR 3 - 2020 - 2021

  • Maintain labyrinth. (PROPERTY COMMISSION)

  • Community Peace Camp in partnership with 6 other Boulder County churches. (CHRISTIAN EDUCATION COMMISSION)

Community United Church of Christ

2650 Table Mesa Dr.

Boulder CO 80305

303.499.9119

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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