Here are just some of the opportunities, with contact links, that are available:
Sunday Morning During The Service
Caring Task Signups
If you would be willing to help out on a Sunday as an usher, welcome table staffer, or hosting fellowship hour, click here to be taken to an on-line sign-up sheet or to check the schedule.
Every week, members and friends greet worshipers and hand them a bulletin. The ushers should arrive at the Meeting House fifteen minutes before the service starts. During the service, they count the number of congregants and, at the appropriate time during the service, collect the offering. click here to be taken to an on-line sign-up sheet or to check the schedule.
Every week, members and friends light the flaming chalice of Unitarian Universalism, and offer a personal dedication. Families, individuals, and Sunday School classes - all are welcome. Contact person: Pat Bianco
Our choir, a mix of volunteer and professional voices, adds to our service through the glory of music. The choir rehearses every Sunday at 9:30 before the service. All singers are welcome. Contact person: Pat Bianco
Floral arrangements are needed for every service. Please feel free to volunteer if you would like to provide flowers. Otherwise, others in the congregation will be happy to make the arrangement for you. These arrangements often honor individuals or are given in memory of loved ones. Contact person: Sharon Prehn
Fellowship Hour, After the Service at the Parish House
Coffee Hour Hosts
Following the service, congregants gather in the Fellowship Hall to share coffee and conversation. Hosts are needed to provide snacks, pour the coffee, as well as to clean up. click here to be taken to an on-line sign-up sheet or to check the schedule.
Welcome Table Staffers
Greet, welcome, and help visitors to information, following the service, at Coffee Hour. Collect their information, if they would like to share it. click here to be taken to an on-line sign-up sheet or to check the schedule.
Other Opportunities, during the year
Occasionally, a member or friend will volunteer to present ideas on a timely topic or a project on which this person has been working. These presentations usually begin immediately after coffee hour and are open to all. Contact person: Ken Read-Brown
Several times a year, members and friends are asked to help clean the grounds, or to help with some mailings. Generally, a lunch is served after a worship service before the work begins. Contact person: Elaine Gomez
This special December bazaar & cafe features a sale table of treasures from the attic, baked goods, gift baskets, crafts, used books, CD's, DVD's, children's toys, a silent auction, gingerbread house raffle, and the highpoint: spectacular holiday wreathes, created by Old Ship members. Contact person: Diane Elliot
Another long-time tradition, May Breakfast (generally held the first Saturday in May) features a pancake and sausage breakfast and a vibrant spring plant sale. People from throughout Hingham partake of good food and company. Contact person: Diane Elliott
Second Saturday Suppers and Congregational Dinners
These social evenings, held either at the Parish Hall or at somebody's home, are wonderful ways to share fabulous food, fellowship, and fun.
Contact person: Sharon Prehn
First Friday Family Fun Night
These social evenings, held at the Parish House, are for all, but specifically families. Contact persons:
Beverly Tricco, DRE
The office would be delighted to have people help with newsletter writing and folding, publicity, or to serve as librarian, or historian. Contact person: Julianna Dunn
Click here for the extensive list of committees that carry out the work of the church. How would you like to get involved?