Council, Elders and Staff


God’s Word encourages us to serve. One way to do that is by volunteering to work with a team. Our constitution specifies a Church Council which oversees six “Standing Teams” whose chairpersons oversee related sub-teams. The Standing Teams and their chairpersons for 2017 are:

Worship & Music Team: Judy Severson*

Fellowship Team: Marilyn Pitmon

Family Ministry Team: Shery Lindstrom (Children Ministry, Student Ministry, Family Ministry, School Liaison)

Adult Ministries: Dick Walsh

Outreach Team: Kim Sollie
Local Evangelism and Global Missions

Property & Finance Teams: Jim Cosgrove
Sub-Teams are Property, Finance and Stewardship

Administration Team (“Admin.”): Marilyn Pitmon
This Team consists only of the Council President (Marilyn Pitmon), Vice President (Shery Lindstrom), and Treasurer (Jim Cosgrove), plus the Pastor.

* Judy Severson was also chosen to serve as Council Secretary.

NOMINATING TEAM-Nominates people to the Council:

Kevin Olson, Dave Nelson, Jerry Pitmon, Council rep Jim Cosgrove, and Elder Board rep Phil Priest.


In addition to Pastor Dan Sollie, the 2017 Grace Church Elder Board includes:
Paul Paulson and Phil Priest

Their responsibilities include supporting the pastor’s calling in providing spiritual direction to the congregation, being Christian examples, and upholding Biblical truth.


Pastor Dan (Kim & grandkids) Sollie

Family Ministry Director: Chris (Jeanne & Luma) Adams

Church Secretary: Weslie Priest

Music Ministry Director: Dwight (and son Jeremy) Williams

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Praise Music Coordinator: Jessica Gensmer

Organist: Virginia Gardner

Custodian: Jerry (Karen & Grandaughter, Sophia) Jensen

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Finance Secretary: Rob (& Judy) Severson

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