Governing Body, Planning Teams, Ministry Circles

Ministry Teams: Leaders and Members (List of Circles follows)
Planning Team Leaders (together with President and Secretary) comprise the Governing Body. Planning Teams Members are recruited by Team Leaders (members of the Governing Body) and meet (at least) quarterly for planning.

President – Debbie Gregg

Vice President – Gary Boehnke

Secretary – Joe Kelly

Facilities – Patty Pelican
Members: Paul Kachulis, Wil Oberkrom, Wynn Miller, Scott Guerrero, Jen Einspahr

Finance – Ben Allen
Members:  Ken Ulmer, Bob Hill, Paul Kachulis, Marilyn Stavenger, Harry Wilson

Worship – Sarah Webster
Members – Bob Karr, Kevin Prange, Darcy Swanson, Sue Ulmer

Community – Cindi Myers
Members: Jill Stratton, Jean Karr, Jane Herz, Susan Morgan

Learning – Jenn German
Members: Laurel Koepf Taylor, Patrick Sullivan,  Jennifer Kuergeleis, Carla Grundy,

Servant –  Bob Karr
Members: Lori Winter, Christine Rohloff, Marge Engelsdorfer, Susan Dorris, Peggy Kachulis, Laurel Hayes, Melissa Hattman

People – Jeff Davis
Members: Melissa Hattman, , Lynn Loudermilk

Ministry Circles
Ministry Circles may be initiated by the Person listed, by the related Team Leader, or by a Staff Member. Circles typically have a lead contact and may be an ongoing circles or be a single event circle. Although Circles are in relationship with Teams, they are usually independent. Circles form (and finish) continuously.

Facilities Circles

  • Facilities Master Plan – Gary Boehnke
  • Garden Circles – Ray Mulligan, Sandy Bowe & Nanette Ford
  • Kitchen Circle – Nancy Reiter

Finance Circles

  • Audit Circle – Scott Guerrero
  • Stewardship – Marilyn Stavenger
  • Money Counters – Danica Johnson
  • Special Gifts – Paul Kachulis

Worship Circles

  • Altar Care and Flowers – Vickie Miller
  • Hanging of Greens – Geno and Lola Contestabile
  • Usher Coordinator – Sandy Bowe
  • Chancel Choir – Darcy Swanson
  • Children’s Choir – Darcy Swanson
  • Youth Choir – Darcy Swanson
  • Handchimes – Darcy Swanson
  • Folk Choir – Darcy Swanson
  • Name Tags – office
  • Welcome Table – office
  • Liturgist Coordinator- Sarah Webster

Community Circles

  • Circles of Care (meals) – Dee Ban
  • Circle of Healing – Sue Ulmer
  • Coffee Fellowship – Jenny Davis
  • Peace UCC Moms’ Group – Dee Ban
  • Men’s Fellowship Breakfast – open
  • Prayer Quilts – Gail Saxton
  • Welcome Circle – Al Schon

Learning Circles

  • Adult Learning
  • Advent/Thanksgiving Event – Open
  • Crib Room – Alicia Siddiqui
  • Easter Breakfast – Jeanne Smith
  • Easter Morning Celebration (Church School) – Open
  • Youth – Christopher and Carla Grundy
  • Our Whole Lives (OWL)

Servant Circles

  • Sandwich Ministry – Dee Ban & Gretchen Loudermilk
  • Valentine/Bake Sale – Gail Saxton
  • Neighborhood Houses – Marge Engelsdorfer
  • Yellow Bag Ministry – Gretchen Loudermilk
  • Prophetic Justice – Bob Karr
  • CROP Walk – Laurel Hayes
  • Fishers

People Circles

  • Safe Church – called together as needed
  • In-Care Seminary Students – Mickey Clarke
  • Nominating – in process