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
Praise Music Coordinator: Jessica Gensmer
Organist: Virginia Gardner
Custodian: Jerry (Karen & Grandaughter, Sophia) Jensen
Finance Secretary: Rob (& Judy) Severson