Policies & Procedures

Purpose Statement

The First Unitarian Congregational Society in Brooklyn is a joyful, loving, religious community that inspires and empowers people to Grow spiritually, Care for one another, and Work for social justice and stewardship of the earth.  -Adopted, May 17, 2015


2017-2018 Operating Budget

Governance Documents

By-Laws of the Congregation

Trustee Job Description

Committee Membership and Rotation

Right Relations Covenant

Congregational Meeting Rules (Generic)

Forward First Goals and Strategies




Program Policies

Fundraising Policy

Internal Communications Policy

Resolution on Congregational Action on Issues

Share the Plate Policy

Member Wedding Policy – Revised 10/11/2018

Member Memorial policy – Revised 10/11/2018

Vista Hill Burial Policy - Revised 10/11/2018

Policy on Member Baby Blessings and Dedications – Revised 10/11/2018

Conflict Management Policy

Financial Policies

Bookkeeping Policy

Fiscal Year Accounts Payable Policy

Investment Policy

Outside Vendor Payment Policy

Policy on Authority Over Accounts

Motion on Budget Planning

Committee Budget Reimbursement Policy

Other Procedures, Guidelines & Forms

Committee Chairs

Forward First Goals and Strategies

Announcement Guidelines

Intent to Join Form

Reimbursement Form

Sexual Harrassment Prevention Policy,  Complaint Form

Leadership Training 2015-2016 Powerpoint and Outline