Unity Church of San Antonio Community Giving Committee
Unity Church of San Antonio (UCSA) has always been a community of financial generosity, tithing 10% of our income to supporting Unity organizations such as Unity Worldwide Ministries, Unity South Central Region, and Silent Unity on a rotating basis. Expanding our giving practices to include other worthy organizations has been a great stride in the direction of meeting our UCSA Fast Forward goals by 2019.
The Unity Church of San Antonio Community Giving Committee was formed as a result of the Unity Church of San Antonio’s commitment and dedication to the Fast Forward Initiatives set in place by our congregation in 2014. The Fast Forward Intention was to “Build a multi-outreach community service ministry.”
The work of the Community Giving Committee is in alignment with our core value of “Love” as demonstrated by the community behavior of charitable outreach.
This work is also in alignment with our core value of “Community” as evidenced by the community behavior of active participation in local causes that support the good of the greater San Antonio Community.
The purpose of the Community Giving Committee is to provide recommendations to the Board of Trustees for giving opportunities to non-profit organizations within the UCSA service area as part of the UCSA tithing commitment. The committee developed criteria and procedures that will ensure recommended organizations are in alignment with Unity of S.A. values.
The Community Giving Committee is excited to inform everyone of this quarter’s Community Giving recipient, The Center for Refugee Services of San Antonio. Their mission is to “…promote the wellness, self-sufficiency, and successful community integration of resettled refugees and their families.”
The Center for Refugee Services assists over 400 people a month who are legally resettled in San Antonio from over 20 countries. They provide vital services to the people they serve such as English classes, employment assistance, a food pantry, and more. Their organization is staffed solely by volunteers.
The Community Giving Committee will present the contribution to The Center for Refugee Services this coming Sunday July 15, 2018. We warmly invite you to attend this service, and get to know the representative from The Center for Refugee Services.
If you would like to learn more, or are interested in serving on the Unity Church of San Antonio Community Giving Committee, please contact us.