New Member Information

New Member Information

We’re so glad you’ve decided to make WellSprings your new spiritual home! Below on this page, you’ll find links to all the information in the New Member Packet, as well as the WellSprings Membership form. For any questions or clarification, please contact Jessica Heichel.

WellSprings Membership Form

If you’ve made the decision to make WellSprings your new spiritual home, allow us to welcome you warmly, just as you are! To become a member, please fill out the following form.

A Letter to New Members from Our Ministers

Dear New Members, Welcome to membership at WellSprings! We know that joining a spiritual community is a significant decision, and trust that you’ve put time and energy into your discernment to make this new commitment. Please know how grateful we are, for your choice to share your lives, and to grow, alongside us all. At this point, you already know something about the regular heartbeat of our community: our Sunday morning worship services, YouthSpirit programming for kids and teens, small…

WellSprings 1.0 Recap

Scroll below for copies of handouts, or to re-watch any of the videos we shared during our WellSprings 1.0 classes for newcomers. WellSprings 1.1 – Our Unitarian Universalist Tradition This short video from the Unitarian Universalist Association gives an overview of our present-day religious tradition. How did Unitarian Universalism develop, and where does it come from? In the video below, Rev. Lee explains the origins of our tradition, the essentials of our core beliefs, and how our movement has grown…

The Four “S”s of Membership

When you join our community, we invite you to spend some time reflecting on what we at WellSprings call the four “S”s of membership: Spiritual Growth, Showing Up, Serving, & Sharing. Take some time to think through the questions below, and consider what membership within our community might look like for you. Feel free to bring any questions to Jessica Heichel, our Membership & Communications Coordinator – so we can help you match your intentions with the right place for…

Finding Support and Connection

The membership process at WellSprings doesn’t end with the signing of our Member Book. Now that you’ve decided to make WellSprings your new spiritual home, it’s time to make sure you’re connecting in ways that are meaningful and helpful to you. Pastoral Care If you are experiencing a personal crisis or hardship, or simply feel you need some spiritual guidance for any reason, you are invited to connect directly with Rev. Lee and the Caring Team. They are all here…

How to Connect Online

Stay connected to WellSprings all week! On Realm When you join WellSprings, you’ll receive an invitation to join our online community called Realm. Click the link then follow the instructions in our “Realm Launch Guide” to get set up. Realm’s News feed lists events, news and other opportunities to connect here at WellSprings. You can find and message friends, set up automated giving, RSVP to events, and communicate with your teams and groups. You can also download the mobile app…

Getting Started With Realm

We’ve created a quick launch guide to help new users get familiar with Realm. This is a community message forum, calendar, and communication platform for all things WellSprings. It’s easy to set up and get started! As always, if you run into any issues or have any questions, please email Jessica.

Giving to WellSprings

Our WellSprings community shares what we have, within and beyond our doors – always motivated by care, compassion, and gratitude. In Unitarian Universalism, local congregations are not funded by the denomination. WellSprings is supported entirely by the generosity of our members and friends. This page will give you information about how to set up a regular practice of giving, to support our spiritual home. How to Set Up Automated Giving on Realm Follow this link and enter your login and…