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MEMBERSHIP

"The very fact that you have an ideal condition or world in your mind
carries with it the possibility of its fulfillment in expression."

 ~ CHARLES FILLMORE 

New Member
Ready to become a member at Unity of Fort Lauderdale?  

Membership is an honor, blessing, and sacred responsibility.  Take this opportunity to make your inner commitment to the evolution of your spiritual and emotional maturity, connect in a loving commUnity, make new friendships, and begin the next step on your spiritual journey.

According to our by-laws, it is important to remember, as an Active Member at Unity of Fort Lauderdale,  we have the following important responsibilities:

1.  Endeavor to live in accord with the Jesus Christ Principles of Love &  Truth.
2.  The financial support of Unity of Fort Lauderdale (automatic tithing can be set up on our website).
3.  To further the work of the ministry through active interest.
4.  Service on ministry teams if selected.
5.  Exercising a good faith effort to participate in activities and programs of the ministry.

We ask you say YES to:
  • Regularly attending services
  • Your financial support (regular automatic tithing)
  • Your spiritual growth – regularly attending classes
  • Volunteering / Serving on a Team / Ministry
  • Completing a New Member Application Form (below)
  • Attending a Membership Orientation (offered yearly)
Membership Renewal
Please click on the button below to submit your membership renewal form.  According to our by-laws, your membership must be renewed yearly before our annual membership meeting.  If you do not complete and submit your membership renewal form before our annual meeting, you will then become an inactive member.  
Board of Trustees
The Board of Trustees shall be composed of the senior minister and no fewer than three (3) other trustees and one (1) alternate trustee. The regular and alternate trustees will be elected from among the active membership of Unity Church of Christ of Fort Lauderdale, Inc., (dba Unity of Fort Lauderdale) at the annual membership meeting.

Elected trustees will hold office for three years, or until their successors have been elected and assume office. Trustees elected at any annual membership meeting shall take office, at the conclusion of the annual membership meeting at which they were elected. No elected trustee will serve more than two consecutive terms without an interval of one year between terms. Any person who serves on the board more than half of a term shall be credited with having served a full term.

Board of Trustees Job Descriptions:  
Nominating Ministry Team
A Nominating Ministry Team will be formed at least ninety (90) days prior to the annual membership meeting, for the purpose of doing a search for active members who desire to serve on the Board of Trustees. The Nominating Ministry Team will consist of four (4) members; the minister, who shall serve as an ex-officio member of the Nominating Ministry Team.

The Nominating Ministry Team will initiate and complete a search for qualified candidates to be presented at the annual meeting for election by the active membership to fill the existing vacant Board positions.

2020 Nominating Ministry Team

Karla Vogt (Board of Trustees Treasurer)
Dave Britton (Member at Large)
Joan O’ Brien (Member at Large)
Bryan Sawchuk (Spiritual Leader – Ex Officio Member)

Application Board of Trustees
We honor and bless you for considering serving on our Unity of Fort Lauderdale Board of Trustees. Before you complete the following application, it will be important for you to review the Board of Trustees individual job descriptions (posted above) as well as read and review the Board of Trustees Responsibilities & Duties (Section 6.04*) & Qualifications (Section 6.08*) on pages 10 – 12 as set forth in our ByLaws.
Annual Meeting
The annual membership meeting shall be held at a location determined by the Board of Trustees at a time and date established by agreement between the Senior Minister and Board of Trustees, but no longer than thirteen (13) months from the last annual membership meeting.
 
Written notice stating the date, time, agenda and place of the annual meeting will be sent to all active members by email service at least ten (10) days in advance of the meeting and notice will be posted on the website and announced during the church service.

Our next Annual Meeting for our Unity of Fort Lauderdale Members is Sunday, March 14, 2021 from 11:15 A.M. - 12:15 P.M., virtually on Zoom.   It is important to register by clicking the link here.  You will then receive your unique access information e-mailed to you from noreply@zoom.us.   

Questions about MEMBERSHIP?

Please reach out if you have questions.