Volunteer Team Opportunities

Volunteer teams at UFM

Become an active member, join one of our Teams!

There are many volunteer opportunities to support our spiritual family and friends at UFM. Volunteering is a wonderful way to get connected, make new friends, give of yourself, become to part of something larger than yourself, and grow spiritually through service. While a few ministry teams require UFM membership or special training, most are open to anyone who wishes to become involved.

Every team is always looking for new members. All are on a volunteer basis to help as you are able. There is a monthly all teams meeting and potluck on the first Sunday of the month after Services. Come and check out what various teams you would be interested in.  Team work makes the dream work!

For more information regarding any of the opportunities listed below, please either complete the form at the bottom of this page, call the office at 239-278-1511, or email  office@UnityofFortMyers.org

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Team Leader - Jan Williams

Partial Av Team

The AV Team provides audio and visual technical support for the many activities of our church home. This includes providing management of sound systems (live and recorded), PowerPoint, and video support for weekly services, holidays, special events, concerts, weddings and memorials.

This team provides an opportunity for individuals with technical aspirations and abilities to give service in a team atmosphere while receiving training in technical areas as needed.

Co Leads - Russ Walton and Barbara Havens

Agape at UFM

The Building and Grounds Team creates and maintains the beautiful space where our community can practice Unity sacred principles in a safe, peaceful, and beautiful environment.

The First Saturday morning of each month, volunteers gather for Agape to help maintain our buildings and the 10 acres of our sacred property. The property includes the Chapel House, the Sanctuary, the Meditation Gazebo, the Bell Tower, the strolling the path around Peace Lake, and various areas to sit, meditate, and observe the wildlife.

Team Leader:  The Higher Shelf is currently looking for a person with some retail experienced and able to volunteer a few hours a week, mostly 1 hour after Sunday services, to manage a wide variety of inspirational and fun items for members and visitors.

The Higher Shelf Bookstore Team supports the mission of UFM by being a resource/gateway to Unity principles. The books, audio and visual selections, and other gift items available represent values of love, joy, and spirituality.

higher shelf bookstore slide

Team  - Karen Reed, Nancy Nier, Michelle Turns

The Faith Community Nurse and healthcare ministry team helps raise the consciousness of UFM in wellness, wholeness, and disease prevention. Services provided for the congregation include free blood pressure and other vital sign checks and private counseling for health care concerns. 

If you have nursing experience we invite you to join the team!

Team Leader: Looking for a new Leader and group members.

The Hospitality Team coordinates all UFM events on campus in which food and beverage are involved, such as Sunday Coffee, potlucks, and special events. This team provides a way to welcome new and prospective members and also serves as a doorway for anyone interested in participating as a volunteer in our service community. Team members may help on a one-time basis or as often as desired to assist with preparation and cleanup after events.

Team Leader: Tracy LeBrun

The Marketing Team supports the mission of UFM by sharing opportunities for spiritual growth, service, and joyful fellowship with our internal Unity family and the community at large. This team is responsible for the management of our website, bulletin board materials, social media postings, press releases, and advertisement campaigns for all UFM events
 

Team Lead - Christina Bowman

The platform team serves to support the minister during Sunday Services and lead the way for Meditation, Inspiration and Transformation during the service. The team conducts the announcements, inspirational readings, prayer chaplain introduction, and children's blessing.

You must be a member and will receive training for this inspirational opportunity.

Team Lead Cherrie Galvin

The Prayer Chaplain Program empowers all to pray with one another, recognizing God’s presence and power in every moment. Our Prayer Chaplains support you in prayer, knowing what a great blessing it is to pray with another. All prayer requests are held in the strictest confidence. Being a Prayer Chaplain is a way to express one’s divine potential while achieving deeper spiritual fulfillment.

If you think you would like to serve as a Prayer Chaplain, we invite you to pray about your calling. Stepping up to this sacred service also is stepping up to your next level of spiritual growth. People who volunteer to be a Prayer Chaplain agree to take on certain responsibilities, including a one-year commitment to serve, maintaining a personal prayer life, and making wellness and visitation calls to members of our congregation when available.

Team Leader Sue Haberkorn

Everyone at Unity of Fort Myers is ready to welcome members and visitors alike. This is our spiritual home and family and everyone is welcome.

As a member of the Welcome Team we are in the lobby each Sunday to be the first to greet everyone with a warm, loving, embracing experience.  As a member you choose the Sundays that work for you! It only requires about 2 hours per Sunday during the service – and you are already here! Our chores are easy – we provide information about our church and events and assists with various aspects of the Sunday service. A GREAT way to meet new friends!

We are called ushers or greeters in other churches.

link to photo gallery of welcome team

Photos of Welcome team members in action

Welcoming a guest

Helen Dale

Nancy Cherrie

family Bella Sara Kevin

Lana

Carol

Helen

Kevin Bella light 12 powers candles

Team Leader: Angela Estavez

Next meeting - Mar 24th 10 to noon -

The Women of UniTea provides the opportunity for women to create new friendships with women of similar spiritual beliefs, enjoy a variety of new monthly activities. A monthly themed pot-luck luncheon is hosted that welcomes all ladies in our community to enjoy a variety of speakers.  It may include videos, hands-on creative arts, educational fun and more in an environment of joyful sisterhood.

Women who actively participate in our Higher Tea Circle will discover new friendships, new creative activities and new spiritual awakening.

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Painting a Barn Quilt

Barn Quilts    

                           Painting Barn Quilts January 2024     

Team Leader Kathy Pugliese, a professional teacher and Unity trained teacher.

The Youth Ministry supports the mission of UFM through inspiring our youth to develop their personal relationship with God. Unity principles are learned by drawing out the Spiritual truths from the Christ within. This experienced group of leaders inspire our community’s youth to develop their personal relationships with themselves, each other, and with God.

Using games, art, performance, prayer, meditation, occasional on- and off-site events, and more, we help our young people discover their own talents, learn respect, express compassion, and offer selfless service to each other and their own community. For further information, click here

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