Care for Our World at Throop
Care for mind, body, spirit, heart
At Throop, we believe in exercising our hearts, hands and heads.
Care for our congregation
Caring for the congregation is more than any one person can do. It takes a village.
Care for our wider community
We answer the call for social and environmental justice.
Care for Our Mind, Body, Spirit, Heart Connections
There are so many ways to get involved and care for our mind, spirit, heart and body connections at Throop. Come grow with us!
20s & 30s Group
Chronic Illness Support Group
Huntington and Descanso Garden Outings
Vegan Supper Club
Video Discussion Group
Wondering Over Wine
Every Thursday at 5pm in Fireside Room
Listening and Storytelling:
A Practice of Connecting to Yourself, Others and Nature
First Tuesdays at 7pm
First Wednesdays at 7pm
"Brooklyn" - Oct. 8, 2019
"The American President" - Nov 12, 2019
"Stand By Me" - Dec. 10, 2019
"The Boy in Stripped Pajamas" -
Jan. 14, 2020
Vegan Supper Club
Video Discussion: "Great ideas: Philosophy"
Sunday mornings, 9-9:45am, Fireside Room
Care for Our Congregation
Kids Dig In! Coordinating Team
Help coordinate our children's program, which focuses on the 7 UU principles & garden activities
Help provide financial oversight for the church, including budgeting, planning and reporting
Campus Care-taking Committee
Within the committee, identify and address the physical needs of the building
Sunday Morning Ushers/Greeters
At Sunday service, act as a welcoming congregant to people new to the church and help with the morning collection
Adult Programs Committee
Working within the committee, suggest, develop and implement new programs
Board of Trustees (Elected)
Serve a 3-year term, elected by the congregation at the Annual Meeting: as President, Vice President, Secretary, Treasurer or Member.
Nominating Committee (Elected)
Serve a 1-year term, elected by the congregation at the Annual Meeting: identify and recruit people to serve on the Board and Endowment Committee.
Endowment Committee (Elected)
Serve a 1-year term, elected by the congregation at the Annual Meeting: ensures the health and stability of our endowment. Meets quarterly and also annually with our financial advisor.
Work with Reverend Tera to provide worship assistance for guest preachers.
Pastoral Care Team
Requires training with Reverend Tera. Administer support to other congregants in need.