The Ministry of Elders

Ruling elders are elected by the congregation as “persons of wisdom and maturity of faith, having demonstrated skills in leadership and being compassionate in spirit”.  Ruling elders have responsibilities in several areas of the life of the church including exercise in leadership, governance, spiritual discernment, and discipline.

Class of 2020

Fran Barth

Roy Magnusson

Julie Meyer

Dennis Zerba

Class 0f 2021

Paul Barnum

Jenifer Aberle

Karen Sedwick

Karen Black

Class of 2022

Kate England

Kelly Kindrick

Lisa Shelley

Davina Soumokil

The Ministry of Deacons

Being a Deacon is a wonderful call to service. Deacons are the “servants” or “caregivers” of the congregation. In any congregation, people have all kinds of needs – they are recovering from surgery, grieving, lonely, ill, or otherwise in a time where they welcome the ministry of care from our congregation. In a very real way, Deacons are the hands and heart of the Church in our ministry of caring.

Class of 2020

Poppy Bernasek

Steve Brandt

Kathy Wheeler

Janet Kirkland

Class 0f 2021

Libby Agosti

Robyn Biehler

Pat Johnson

Mary and Allen Pinero

Class of 2022

Nancy Trullinger

Jan Hawthorne

Janet Lowrey

Jaonna Morgan




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