NEWS & PUBLICATIONS

Sanctuary full of people as seen from the balcony
Staff Operational Procedures

The ministers are sometimes made aware of individuals, families or groups that are in need of financial assistance or of other needs either within or outside the scope of CLUUC’s activities for which budgeted or designated funds are not available.

View of weekly bulletin that says "Depart to Resist and Serve"
Staff Operational Procedures

To seek CLUUC sponsorship, an individual must be a CLUUC member, have participated in congregational life for at least one year, and met with the minister or ministers to discuss their call to the ministry.

Cedar Lane's memory wall at the Chalice House with nameplates of those Cedar Lane members who have died
Staff Operational Procedures

A special-purpose endowment fund is dedicated to maintaining the Memory Wall, the Memory Garden, the entire church grounds, and honoring our history.

Cedar Lane members in the Lounge on a Sunday with a large "Sanctuary for All: Safety for All" banner
Staff Operational Procedures

On Sunday mornings after services, the Lounge is used to promote church fellowship by providing a space to meet other church members and guests and to learn about church activities and programs.

close-up photo of a piece of mosaic artwork hanging in the lower level of Cedar Lane
Staff Operational Procedures

Cedar Lane has an open campus, with easy access to our facilities until the Security Checkers come in the evening to lock up the building.

photo of part of a poster at Cedar Lane that talks about love and self-love
Staff Operational Procedures

When an employee resigns or is terminated notification is made to the staff, the board of trustees, as appropriate, and the leads of any teams the position has responsibility to.

Hand writing a candle
Staff Operational Procedures

Cedar Lane Unitarian Universalist Church (CLUUC) has established and will maintain financial control procedures that ensure appropriate checks and balances are in place for the safekeeping of congregational funds.

Photo of fountain outside of Cedar Lane's chalice House that is shaped like a chalice with small, smooth rocks piled around it during summer
Staff Operational Procedures

This is an Accountable Reimbursement Plan in accordance with IRS guidelines. Congregants, ministers and staff shall be reimbursed for any ordinary and necessary business and professional expenses if the following conditions are satisfied:

graphic of some of the Unitarian Universalist Principles
Staff Operational Procedures

Staff will provide a confidential and efficient method for handling exemptions for members from pledging as well as changes in the amount pledged due to financial hardship. When exemptions are given the normal period of time for the exemption is one year.

Tibetan prayer flags
Staff Operational Procedures

CLUUC may collect, retain, and use personal information concerning its members, friends, and others (“congregants”) who participate in its programs and activities in accordance with the procedures set forth below.