Membership Reporting Procedures

A membership certification form must be filled in and sent to the Unitarian Universalist Association (UUA) once each year.  Congregations may certify as early as November 15, but must complete the process no later than 5:00 pm on February 1 of the following year.  The form is available online at www.uua.org/congregation/.

The minister, church office, and board president will each receive timely reminders of the reporting requirement from Membership Chair with the current link given.  The form can be filed electronically or printed out and mailed or faxed.  It must reach the UUA offices no later than before close of business on February 1.  No exceptions are granted.

The UUCC pays dues to the UUA and Southeast District.  Dues for each fiscal year are based on the number of members we report during the filing period of the prior fiscal year, from November 15 to February 1.

The count of members will be taken each year during the filing period, on a specific census date  set by the Finance Committee.  As an example, if December 1 is the census date, and 200 members are listed, then dues to the district and UUA will be based on 200 members for the following calendar year.

The Office Administrator keeps track of current membership on the church database, adding and removing members as advised by the minister, membership committee, or finance committee.