Generosity in Action

Generosity in Action

Generosity in Action Nominees

Do you know someone who has gone above and beyond in donating their time and talent to our beloved community? Nominate them for Generosity in Action! Send your nomination to Tina Ramey (tina@uucj.org) along with a description of all the great things they’ve done for UUCJ.

Generosity in Action for September: Meg Rohal

This month we are honoring Meg Rohal for Generosity in Action! Last Spring, Meg spearheaded the campaign to host a book fair at Arlington Heights Elementary through our special collections recipient, READ USA. Through her efforts, we donated $5,000 to READ USA, sponsoring the book fair and giving three new books to each Arlington Heights student. Meg’s dedication to…

Generosity in Action for August

Our Generosity in Action honorees this month are Jake Mehrman and Bowen Barrs! Bowen is the Hospitality co-chair. He and Jake do the shopping every Sunday morning and then come in and help the coffee host — and they have happily filled in when we had no host! Jake and Bowen installed our lovely new coffee brewing and water filtration systems, and Jake got the power…

Call for Generosity in Action Nominees

Do you know a church member that goes above and beyond their offering of time and talent to the church? Then nominate them for Generosity in Action so that their efforts are recognized by our community! Just email your nomination to tina@uucj.org  — along with a description of what they’ve contributed to UUCJ — and we’ll put them in the running for…

Generosity in Action: March 2018

The Generosity in Action honoree for March is Jennifer Tucker! She has been a hard-working leader within our church community: It is her third year as the O’Leno director or registrar, she was co-chair of the LDC, and she has led Special Events for three years. She is on the Committee on Ministry, and has spearheaded our partnership with Arlington Heights Elementary. We…

Generosity in Action: November 2017

This month our Generosity in Action honoree is Nancy Ratnour. She has been part of the fundraising committee, and has headed up the annual craft fair, contributing her own hand-crafted jewelry. As a big cat lover and advocate, she has also been part of the group that feeds our campus cats. Let’s give a big thanks to Nancy for all she does! Learn more about Nancy on…

Generosity in Action for November 2017

The Generosity in Action honoree for this month is Michael Plummer. A long-time member of our UUCJ family, Michael has been the invisible hand behind the development of the 2003, 2008, 2013, and the 2017 Triennial Members Surveys. He also handled a mini survey this year designed to determine congregational priorities. The survey results help our Board and the COM…

Generosity in Action for July 2017

For July, our Generosity in Action honoree is Sunnie Baber! Among the many things she does, Sunnie is the chair of the Membership Committee, is an RE and nursery volunteer, coordinates OWL, leads our songs during service, and manages our social media. Thank you, Sunnie! (And check out the website for more Sunnie fabulousness.)