There are many areas in which one can serve the Unity Movement and IAMU. The pages listed under this menu describe some of the ways you can become involved with IAMU. Contact any Board member who can help you with this process.
IAMU SERVICE TEAMS
1. MARKETING AND COMMUNICATIONS
This team develops and recommends marketing strategies and practices for professionally communicating the IAMU mission and business, including the IAMU Newsletter and Website.
Board representative: Marge Dale
Team Members: Ed Williams, Dian Williams
2. MEMBERSHIP ENROLLMENT AND FELLOWSHIP
This team facilitates fellowship by encouraging on-line and in- person networking among members which supports a vibrant, growing membership. Team members may also encourage membership in the IAMU through informational presentations at regional meetings of Unity ministers.
Board representative: Julie Johnson
Team Members: Juanita Hoover
This team facilitates recruitment of members with specific and general expertise willing to serve as mentors (this may include retied ministers who have the time and wisdom to share) through an on-line system connecting those desiring these services with an appropriate mentor. This could also include creation of “mentoring circles.”
Board representative: Larry Swartz
Team Members: Larry Swartz, Mark Hicks, Gloria Holt, Mary Ellen Swartz
4. CONTINUING EDUCATION
This team supports the professional growth and ministerial skills of IAMU members through ongoing educational opportunities including:
- suggesting educational programs to be offered at IAMU conferences.
- providing web resources with links to sermon and class materials,
- determining topic areas of interest to members and coordinating development of IAMU special training
programs (e.g., training for ministers and boards in best interviewing and hiring practices)
Board representative: Blaine Mays
Team Members: Ed Williams, Prentiss Davis
5. ANNUAL CONFERENCE
This team develop, coordinates and facilitates programs and speakers for the IAMU annual conference to include inspirational and educational activities that serve the needs of our members and fulfills the requirements for the annual business meeting.
Board representative: Board president
Team Members: Anna Shouse, James Stacey, Pam Reynolds
6. RETIRED MINISTERS AND SPIRITUAL LEADERS
This team facilitates recruitment of retired Unity ministers and spiritual leaders and identifies ways to support these retired colleagues. This team will also encourage these colleagues to share their wisdom and expertise through the IAMU and engage them in the ongoing evolution and expansion of IAMU programs and services.
Board representative: Prentiss Davis