Member Services Overview

Purpose Statement

Member Services cultivates relationships and a feedback-rich environment with Unity ministries and leaders.  Through leading edge services and resources, we collectively prosper and evolve in spiritual community.


Member Services Areas of Service

Your staff and volunteers may benefit from this brochure which outlines all of the Member Services areas.

Also be sure to read our Embracing Ministry Together booklet, which provides guidance that allows ministers, boards and ministry members to work collaboratively in serving a common purpose.

Ministry Administration and Finance

Assists with best practices for the business of ministry, providing guidance with finances, budget, bylaws, policies and procedures, and organizational development. These resources help lay a solid foundation for a dynamic, thriving spiritual community.


Employment and Transitional Services

Member Services provides guidance and support for both ministries and ministers that assist in graceful closure to your relationship, exploring new possibilities as you move forward, and assistance in all aspects of the transition and employment process.


Evolving Ministries

We assist with birthing new ministries, exploring new and innovating ways of engaging ministry, and guide ministries through the process of becoming full-status member ministries.


Youth & Family Ministry

Provides guidance and support in the creation of a vibrant program for the youngest members of your ministry. The presence of youth adds energy and vibrancy to your ministry and empowers children with a deeply affirming approach to life. Find resources on our Youth and Family ministry page.


Ministry Skills

The Ministry Skills area of Member Services is comprised of certified UWM consultants who facilitate trainings and community-building processes that support our ministries and leaders in thriving and continuously evolving.


Standards, Ethics & Competency

Clear standards for ethics and competency are essential for healthy, thriving communities.  Member Services can support you in the creation of these standards and the process of holding one another accountable to these standards.