Christian Life

Christian Life

Children's Council

The task of the Children’s Ministries Team is to help the children of the church on their journey as disciples of Jesus Christ – to make the children feel welcomed, loved, and cared for in safe surroundings.

The Coordinator oversees the entire church plan for ministry with children, keeping in close communication with the children, their parents and their teachers. The Children’s Ministries team searches continually for activities and studies that provide opportunities for children to experience worship, fellowship with others, and acts of service.

Included in the on-going activities of Children’s Ministries are:

 Assuring that Sunday School classes are capably and lovingly staffed,

 Providing planning/activities for Vacation Bible School,

 Providing social activities for the children in the church and community,

 Assuring that all children’s activities adhere to Safe Sanctuary guidelines.

The task of the Children’s Ministries Team is to help the children of the church on their journey as disciples of Jesus Christ – to make the children feel welcomed, loved, and cared for in safe surroundings.

The Coordinator oversees the entire church plan for ministry with children, keeping in close communication with the children, their parents and their teachers. The Children’s Ministries team searches continually for activities and studies that provide opportunities for children to experience worship, fellowship with others, and acts of service.

Included in the on-going activities of Children’s Ministries are:

 Assuring that Sunday School classes are capably and lovingly staffed,

 Providing planning/activities for vacation Bible school,

 Providing social activities for the children in the church and community,

 Assuring that all children’s activities adhere to Safe Sanctuary guidelines.

The Team assures that the pastor and church leaders are aware of the needs to fulfill the Team’s children’s ministry roles.

2015 Chair: Brooke Gokenbach

LIBRARY BOARD

The Library Board is comprised of 6 members who serve on the Board a minimum of 3 years. Our objective is to be a resource and support for the Christian Education Dept., and the congregation as a whole, through the medium of Christian literature, and other forms of Christian based material.  We routinely purchase and catalogue new material and appropriate donations.  We maintain the Library appearance, create special displays, and publish an Advent Devotional for (and by) the congregation annually.

2015 Chair: Jan Burgwardt

EDUCATION COMMITTEE

The Education Team is selected by the Committee on Lay Leadership and the charge conference. The Team leader serves on the Administrative Council.

The Education Team is comprised of 6 members who serve on the team for a minimum of 3 years. Its objective is to be a resource and support for the Christian Education Dept., and the congregation as a whole, through medium of Christian literature, and other forms of Christian based material.  

The Education committee oversees the Sunday School classes, small group studies and children and youth curriculum and reviews the curriculum choices of the Adult Classes.

The Education team supervises all Sunday School teachers and recruits and reviews the teachers positions and addresses all concerns and issues of the teachers and classes.

2015 Chair: Tom Jenkins, Sunday School Superintendent