• Ensure that Members and Friends are aware of the Caring Circle’s mission.
    • Post messages in the Newsletter, in the U.U.F.E.’s building and/or in Friday e-mail batch.
    • Make pulpit announcements if necessary
    • Create a brochure handout explaining the C.C. and its mission.
  • Survey and create list of Members and Friends willing to offer help.
  • Take notes during Joys and Concerns, or assign someone, and share the notes with all Caring Circle Coordinators and with the Minister.
  • Maintain close contact with the Minister concerning those in need.
  • Always maintain confidentiality.
  • Maintain close contact with Member Services Committee:
    • Keep updated on new Members and Friends
    • Ensure that new Members and Friends know about the Caring Circle, and suggest a C.C. Coordinator attend the Intro to U.U. classes to explain our mission and to get to know potential new Members and Friends.
    • Give potential new Members and Friends a C. C. brochure.
  • When a situation arises, do our best to arrange help needed for our Members and Friends.
    • Provide either a written note, e-mail, phone call or a visit in behalf of the Fellowship to Members and Friends when we learn of their difficult situation to express our desire to assist if they are in need.
    • Coordinate with person in need and their family for the assistance needed.
    • Contact Minister about the concern.
    • Contact UUFE Members and Friends who previously agreed to volunteer their assistance.
    • Offer the Caring Quilt to those who may find comfort in it.
    • If a need arises which is beyond our capability, try to help by connecting the individual with local agencies that could be of help.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 April 2014

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