Dedicated and enthusiastic volunteer committees make our congregation come alive.

Committee Description
BUILDINGS & GROUNDS Chair:Cecily Garnhardt

Work Parties: 2nd Saturday @ 9:00 AM.

This group is responsible for maintaining and beautifying the SepulvedaUU buildings and grounds, and allocating spaces for varying needs.

CARING Contact: Pastor AJ

This group provides a communication bridge and responds to health and wellbeing needs of the SepulvedaUU community.

FINANCE Chair: Angie Whiteman, Financial Officer

Meeting: 2nd Monday @ 10:30 AM

Oversees Onion finances, reviews accounts, and plan for future budget issues.

HOSPITALITY Everyone in the congregation is invited to participate. We have hired help for clean up, but rotate the host position weekly. Our hospitality creates a welcoming environment for fellowship after Sunday services by providing coffee, tea, juice, breads, cookies, trail mix, fruits, vegetables, and more. The second Sunday of the month is Pot Luck Sunday!! We have many different dishes and people! look forward to bringing their offerings as well as partaking of good food, good friends, and good conversation.
MEMBERSHIP Chair: Phyllis Ruscillo

Meeting: 3rd Sunday @ 12:00 PM

Committee members are at the Greeter’s Table every Sunday to welcome and introduce visitors to our society. We Host the New UU (New to Unitarian Universalism) orientation sessions on a quarterly basis. Is responsible, along with the Minister, for holding Welcoming Ceremonies for new members entering the community. Integrates New Members and celebrates birthdays.

PUBLICITY Chair: Barrie Hafler

Assists with publicity and public relations for the Onion and upcoming events through varied media outlets including the Onion’s newsletter and Web Site.


Opportunity exists through the assistance of many people: teachers, helpers, musicians, craftspeople, and anyone who enjoys working with our young and growing UUs. Includes childcare provided on Sundays during services. Positions open for volunteers.


Meeting: 4th Tuesday @ 7:00 PM

The mission of the SepulvedaUU Social Justice Committee is to coordinate social action efforts, empower the congregation to choose social justice issues for study and action, and integration of such activities fully into the overall life of the congregation.

SUNDAY SERVICE Chair: Doris Dent

Meeting: 1st Tuesday

Working with our Minister, this team plans, evaluates and arranges for Sunday Services including presenters, music, readings, visuals and ambiance.