HOW CAN MY CONGREGATIOn or community organization BECOME A MEMBER?
Any congregation willing to commit to the following can become a RocACTS member:
Pay annual dues: dues are based on the size of your organization. The dues structure can be found on the RocACTS membership application.
Board/Leadership responsibilities: One member of your congregation must commit to serving on RocACTS Board of Directors. An alternate may be selected in case one person cannot attend a meeting.
Clergy Caucus: The Clergy Caucus meets monthly. All congregations are expected to participate on a regular basis, though attendance at every meeting is not required.
Congregational activities: Each member congregations agrees to participate in the following organizing activities:
A RocACTS organizer conducts 5-10 one-on-one conversations (“1-1’s”) with key leadership within the congregation.
The congregation creates a core team of 3-10 members (depending on size of congregation) who take a leadership role in organizing activities.
The congregation turns out at least 10% of their congregation membership to an annual RocACTS event.
Leadership training: Congregations are committed to developing leaders within their membership. These leaders receive training on skills and techniques for active civic participation. National and local trainings are provided throughout the year; congregations commit to:
Send at least two leaders to the Faith In Action National Weeklong Training
Send at least 5 – 10 leaders to a local core team training
For more information on becoming a RocACTS member please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org
ROCHESTER ALLIANCE OF COMMUNITIES TRANSFORMING SOCIETY, INC.
City: _______________________________ Zip:_________________________________________________________
Delegate & Board Member: ________________________________________________________________________
Alternate & Board Member: _______________________________________________________________________
Payable: Annually, Semi-Annually, Quarterly, Monthly (Circle One)
Suggested Dues Structure:
1-100 members› $300;
100-250 members› $500;
251-500 members› $750;
1,000+ members $1500;
Pastor/Director’s Signature Date
Return form to:
Rochester ACTS, Inc., 121 Fitzhugh Street North, Rochester, NY 14614