Teams and 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 – Joe Kelly

Secretary – Melissa Hattman

Facilities – Gary Boehnke
Members: Paul Kachulis, Lil Lau, Al Schon

Finance – Scott Guerrero
Members: Teri Hillen (Treasurer/Assistant), Ken Ulmer, Bob Hill, Paul Kachulis, Marilyn Stavenger

Worship – Sarah Webster and Janet Rundquist
Members – Bob Karr, Lucy Allen,  Neale Rebman, Marty Holland

Community – Jenny Davis
Members: Jill Stratton, Jane Herz

Learning – Debbie Gregg
Members: Jennifer Kuergeleis, Laurel Koepf Taylor, K’Lynn McKinley, Laura Bardelmeier, Mary Wald, Laura Tesch

Servant – Sandy Bowe
Members: Marge Engelsdorfer, Peggy Kachulis, Elaine Alexander, Laurel Hayes, Lori Winter, Lilly Tesch

People – Lola Contestabile
Members:Kathy Cormack, John Panhorst

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

  • Accessibility Study Plan – Nancy Reiter and Bob Hill
  • Building Committee Phase I Transitions – Doug Cormack
  • Bulletin Boards – Staff & Teams
  • Computers – Nick Gilham
  • Facilities Master Plan – Gary Boehnke
  • Garden Circles – Ray Mulligan, Sandy Bowe & Nanette Ford
  • Job Jar Gang – Wynn Miller
  • Kitchen Circle – Nancy Reiter
  • Web Design – Nick Gilham

Finance Circles

  • Audit Circle – Scott Guerrero
  • Capital Campaign Follow Up – Norma Leuthauser
  • Stewardship – Marilyn Stavenger
  • Money Counters – Bob Hill
  • Special Gifts – Paul Kachulis

Worship Circles

  • Altar Care and Flowers – open
  • Sanctuary Art – Jerry LaMont
  • Hanging of Greens –
  • Seder Meal – Alyssa Schnell
  • Small Group Reading Circle in Contemporary Theology – Bob Karr
  • Usher Coordinator & Candles – Jean Karr
  • Women’s Retreat – open
  • Chancel Choir – Kourtney Strade
  • Children’s Choir – Darcy Swanson
  • Youth Music – Darcy Swanson
  • Folk Choir – Kourtney Strade
  • Name Tags – office
  • Welcome Notes (cards sent to visitors) – Sarah Webster
  • Welcome Table – office
  • Sanctuary Art – Jerry LaMont

Community Circles

  • Chili/Bingo Night – Jeff and Jenny Davis
  • 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
  • New Member – Kathy Cormack
  • Prayer Quilts – Gail Saxton
  • Welcome Circle – Open

Learning Circles

  • Adult Education – Marilyn Stavenger
  • Advent/Thanksgiving Event – Open
  • Crib Room – Alicia Siddiqui
  • Easter Breakfast – Jeanne Smith
  • Easter Morning Celebration (Church School) – Open
  • Memphis Trip – Open
  • Peace Trail – Alyssa Schnell
  • Rally Day Celebration – Debbie Gregg
  • Shepherds – Naomi Adair

Servant Circles

  • Sandwich Ministry – Dee Ban & Gretchen Loudermilk
  • Valentine/Bake Sale – Gail Saxton
  • Neighborhood Houses – Marge Engelsdorfer
  • Yellow Bag Ministry – Gretchen Loudermilk
  • Peace and Justice – Susan Dorris
  • Wellness Advisory Group – Wynn Miller
  • CROP Walk – Laurel Hayes

People Circles

  • Safe Church – called together as needed
  • Office Volunteers – office
  • In-Care Seminary Students – Mickey Clarke
  • Nominating – in process 3/12