Annual Report for UUCC Committees



Committee Name: Animal Ministry (Program Group)

Committee Chair: Anita Grossman (10th year)

Committee Members: Anita Grossman, Linda Brennison, Patty Drews, Susan Siegel, Larry Siegel, Marky Deese, Matt Donahue, George Johnson, Bonnie Stronach, Rev. Stephen Robinson (mentor/advisor/participant)

Major accomplishments this year:

    • Blessing of the Animals
    • New member recruitment

Please briefly describe any factors that facilitated or impeded your work this year.

  • Low membership due to loss of members from graduation (2) and two that passed away.
  • Difficulty in meeting due to restrictions imposed by Covid.

Any special initiatives continuing into the next program year.

  • Recruitment!
  • Educating the Congregation on the importance of the ethical treatment of animals and on developing non-meat alternatives in diet through film and dining events.

Future dreams or long-range plans for the committee.

  • Awareness and participation in legislative actions related to the ethical treatment of animals.
  • Collaboration with other committees (eg CYRE) to reinforce education and objectives to the Congregation.

Constraints on accomplishing these plans.

  • Financial
  • Low Membership


Respectfully submitted: Anita Grossman