Help this church community grow and thrive by getting to know us better and allowing us the opportunity to get to know you, too. We welcome you to share your time and talents by volunteering for a church activity or event, joining an affinity group, or adding your voice to the conversation in a discussion group. Below is an ever-growing list of ways you can get involved at UU Lansing. Contact Beth Scanlon, Acting Membership Coordinator, at bscanlon@uulansing.org if you have questions or would like to volunteer for any of these teams.

Volunteer Teams

  • Teach or assist in a Religious Education class
  • Prepare coffee hour and usher at the service by joining Hospitality
  • Ensure that our church is accessible for all abilities through the Accessibility Committee
  • Help create and celebrate Sunday services as a member of the Celebrations Committee
  • Keep things clean or cook for an event on the Kitchen Team
  • Take good care of our physical plant through the Grounds Committee or Maintenance Team
  • Bake goodies for coffee hour as part of the Baking Team
  • Promote justice and raise funds for the church in the Fair Trade Sales Team
  • Sign up to give rides or take meals to members in need to support the Pastoral Care Team
  • Assist congregants in making end of life decisions on the Life Decisions Team
  • Prepare food and usher Memorial Services on the Memorial Care Team
  • Raise funds for the church annually as part of the Pledge Drive Team

Diversity and Inclusion Committee – “umbrella” for several groups in process of being formed

Affinity Groups

Social Justice Groups 

  • Social Justice Committee
  • Committee to End the New Jim Crow (addressing mass incarceration)
  • LGBTQIA+ Group
  • Michigan Coalition to Prevent Gun Violence
  • Mid-Michigan Immigration Coalition
  • Special Plate Collections

Church Events (See the Newsletter or Calendar for details on upcoming events.)

Committees with chair appointed by the Board – open to all