May Memorial Unitarian Universalist Society
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3800 East Genesee Street • Syracuse, NY 13214
Sunday Worship & Youth Program at 10:30am

Public Relations


The Public Relations Committee is responsible for sharing information about May Memorial with the wider community and for facilitating communication within our congregation.


Regular meetings are held second Sunday of the month at 9:00 AM in the Memorial Room. Every so often we schedule our regular meeting at a different time, so check with us at to be sure. Join us!


To publicize May Memorial Events, please fill out this document completely and send it as an attachment to at least three weeks before the date of the event.


Angled front view May Memorial


Our objective is to better share May Memorial's Vision and Mission with more people through print, radio, and social media (starting with facebook and instagram).


Here's the list of media outlets we contact to publicize events: 

Media Listing for Publicity.pdf


Our committee is chaired by John Percival. Other currently active members include Barbara Kamerance, Barbara Grisley Monsour, Cat Rippentrop, Katie Rippentrop, and Ann Kornbluth. 


Please email us at

  • for more information,

  • if you'd like to get involved,

  • to submit a correction or comment about the website,

  • if there is an event at May Memorial you'd like help publicizing (please provide as much notice as possible), 

  • if there's an upcoming community event where you think May Memorial should be represented,

  • to be sure we are meeting at our regularly scheduled time, 9:00 A.M. on the second Sunday of each month in the Memorial Room!


We look forward to hearing from you!


A view of the Memorial Garden


Our Charge

(How the MMUUS Operating Manual describes our committee)

  • Purpose: The Public Relations committee oversees all aspects of internal and external communications.
  • Responsibilities: These activities include helping the office administrator manage the website, publicizing special events, placing ads in the media, adding to the newsletter, creating program brochures, improving building signage, and making recommendations to the Board of Trustees to strengthen our communications procedures.