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6. Employee Handbook Glossary and Definitions

Congregants: Includes all participants, members and regular attendees of the Foothills Unitarian Church.

Employee: Any person who has been hired by the Foothills Unitarian Church.

Religious Professional: Generally, this is a designation that includes those who have received advanced training and/or certification in their field, particularly as it relates to Church leadership.  In our staff team it includes the ministers, the Director of Faith Formation and the Music Director.

Member:  Any person who has signed the membership book at the Foothills Unitarian Church.

Head of Staff: The person responsible for supervising the staff team and is either the direct supervisor or the supervisor’s supervisor for every person on staff.

Senior Minister: The called minister who is designated per Board policy to act as Head of Staff for both paid and volunteer staff.

Church: The members, friends, community and institution of the Foothills Unitarian Church.

Clergy: Any professional, fellowshipped ministers employed by the Foothills Unitarian Church.

Volunteer Staff: Any non-paid person who helps to make things happen at Foothills.

Updated on September 12, 2018

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