Pillar 1: Our Beloved Community
In 2020, we are a beloved community offering diverse opportunities for intellectual and spiritual growth with broad appeal to different ages and backgrounds.
We will know we are a beloved community when:
1.1 We provide a quality worship service experience in the sanctuary for all who wish to attend.
1.2 We model a personalized approach to new members, making them feel valued and helping them to
integrate fully into the UUCGN beloved community.
1.3 We celebrate an expanded and diverse music program for all ages built on the excellent foundation
we enjoy today.
1.4 We provide our youth with a rich and vibrant education program that enables a free and responsible search for
truth and meaning.
1.5 We offer adult enrichment opportunities that provoke the mind, enrich the soul, and foster community,
and become known in the Greater Naples area as a place of learning and personal development in the
liberal spirit. These programs will address the interests of a diverse adult age span and will reflect our
1.6 As part of our beloved community, ensure that the practical activities of daily living of all members from busy
families to aged and infirm members are thoughtfully considered to make life better and encourage fellowship
and better participation in activities.
1.7 As part of our beloved community, we make sure elders in the church are recognized for their legacy of leadership
1.8 We are committed to exploring and recommending to the UUCGN board a path towards greater diversity.
1.9 We acknowledge and appreciate the unique challenges of being a “seasonal” congregation.