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Church Leadership

Unified Leadership Board

Responsible for keeping us focused on our mission, the Unified Board fulfills the UMC Disciplinary requirements for Trustees, Church Council, Finance, and Staff-Parish Relations committees. These eleven servants serve three-year terms and are nominated by the Nominations Committee and voted on at Church Conference. The Board meets monthly with the pastor at open meetings. Any questions or concerns may be emailed to

Ministry Teams

Fellowship  (Doreen Davies, team leader)

             Coordinate after-church fellowship as well as                   pot lucks, picnics, and parties

Generosity Team (In Process)

             Plan annual stewardship campaign

             Implement year-long stewardship strategies

Outreach Ministry Teams

(Judy Treanor convenes team leaders for each Outreach Ministry Team)

            Arcola Nursing Home service—Chrissie Jones

            Good Shepherd School—Jeanne Niebel

            Community Breakfast--Curt & Vicki Janota

            Manna--Cris Sutton

            Thrift Shop--Linda Hall & Joanne Richards

            Sandwich Ministry--Bunnie & Bernice


            Angel Tree (only November/December)-

                   Judy Treanor

Participatory Worship (Justin Ritchie convenes)

           Recruit and coordinate scripture readers                         (Caroleann Myers)

           Recruit offertory prayer givers (Scott Harper)

           Recruit and coordinate ushers, greeters, (John                  Rockett) 

           Communion servers (Chrissie Jones)

           Recruit and coordinate counters (Linda Hall)

           Recruit and coordinate acolytes and crucifers                  (Priscilla Okunji)

           Recruit and coordinate AV system-runners                        (Curt Janota)

           Coordinate music (Justin Ritchie)

Adult Discipleship (Bob Dean, team leader)

             Recruit teachers for Adult Sunday School

             Plan and coordinate small groups and

             short-term studies

Altar Guild (Priscilla Walker, team leader)

            Design and set up worship space

            Prepare Sanctuary for special celebrations

            Coordinate Flower orders for special Sundays

            Obtain and set up Communion elements

Building and Grounds Maintenance (Binsar Siahaan and John Rockett, team leaders)

           Care for the building in coordination with a                      hired cleaning service

           Odd jobs/work days 

           Maintain schedule of rentals (Scott Harper)

Children and Youth (Team leader in transition)

          Sunday School teacher recruitment, training,                  curriculum purchase

          VBS sub-team

          During-worship engagement 

          Youth Group

Communications (Need team leader)

          Web site and social media maintenance

          Publicity, visibility work

          Slides for Worship (Curt Janota)

Congregational Care (Darlene Riddle, team leader)

         Coordinate meals, rides, visits, and cards for                 people as need arises

         Prayer team

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