Congregational Policies

UU Asheville operates using policy governance.  Some policies are created by the Board, and they make up what comprises the Board’s Governance Document.  All the other policies of the congregation are created on the Executive side of the organization.  Some are originally created by committees, some by senior staff, and some by an ad hoc Policy Task Force.  All of the current policies of the Executive are linked below.

Cell Phone Use

Childcare at UU Asheville


Community Plate

Congregational Care

Justice Ministry

Environmental Sustainability

Facilities Rental

Financial Policy and Procedures


Fundraising Request Form


Gift Acceptance and Management


Healthy Congregation

Hiring for a Healthy Congregation

Inclement Weather


Memorial Garden

Naming of Congregational Entities

New Social Groups

Privacy/Personal Information

Scholarship Policy

Scholarship Application

Service Dogs


Weapons-Free Campus

Connect with us on Facebook

We are solar powered

A Message from Rev. Dr. Cathy Harrington,
Interim Lead Minister

Greetings Members and Friends of UUCA,

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I am excited and honored to have been chosen to serve as your interim minister during this time of transition and look forward to our time together.  As I have gotten older and wiser, my main goal in life has been to cultivate joy in my personal life and in my ministry.  I tell you this because though we have a lot of hard work to do, we are first going to take time to get to know each other and have fun together.  I want to learn about your accomplishments, challenges, joys, and concerns as well as your hopes and dreams for the future. And we will be carefully navigating the complex challenge of returning to church as the pandemic restrictions are gradually lifted.

As an accredited interim minister (AIM), I have completed multiple trainings and enjoyed years of successful service to multiple UU congregations. I love doing this specialized type of ministry and have claimed as my motto “Love them and leave them.” Saying goodbye is the hardest part of this work but having the privilege to walk this transitional journey with Unitarian Universalist congregations has been the most significant and rewarding ministry of my career.

Rev. Cathy Harrington