Our four areas of ministry focus: (1) Provide opportunities for worship (2) Teach the Bible (3) Build and nurture relationships (4) Go and serve.


Each Committee is listed under their value (God, Faith, Family, Equipping, Serving, Support) which is overseen by an Elder, listed  and Committee Chair(s), listed. To contact a committee, click on the chair or elder’s name.

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GOD (Elders: Beth Cherry, De Gladstone)

  • Worship: Coordinates all aspects of the worship services – working closely with the pastor/head of staff and music ministry. Chair: Sam Query
    Responsibilities include:

    • Traditional Worship Services
    • Contemporary Worship Services – coordinated by a sub-committee
    • Music Ministry
    • Sanctuary Guild
    • Wedding Committee
  • Evangelism: Coordinates the support ministry for visitors by developing an official welcome process and creating teams to reach out to visitors who identify themselves to us. Chair: Bob Trout Responsibilities include:
    • Training visitation teams
    • Sunday visitation after worship services
    • Coordinating Alpha program
    • Providing evangelism training for congregation

FAITH (Elders:  Chris Johnston, Tucker Stevens)

  • Christian Education: Assists church family members and visitors with learning more about God and God’s word. Chairs: Sharon Roberts (Adult) and Nancy Braswell (Children) Responsibilities include:
    • Sunday School – subcommittees for adult, youth and children
    • Wednesday Evening POPS Classes
    • Special Events/Guest Speakers
  • Spiritual Life: Creates opportunities for members and friends to strengthen and deepen faith through developing relationships with God and with one another. Co-Chairs: Sue McCaffray and Linda Smith The committee works for the formation of Christian life in the congregation and in each person of the church in a variety of ways, including:
    • Cultivating Christian relationships through covenant groups
    • Providing spiritual renewal through retreats and pilgrimages
    • Maintaining a sacred space; a quiet room for prayer, reflection and small groups
    • Developing an ongoing lending library of devotional materials
    • Encouraging intergenerational spiritual growth
  • Women’s Ministry: Coordinates Presbyterian Women Circles, Bible Studies and women related special events. Chair: Kathy Benson

FAMILY (Elders: Bill Francis, Pate Southerland; Deacons: AnnaMarie Eakins, Libby White, Gayle Bell)

  • Fellowship: Identifies, plans and facilitates “church family” activities f or all church members and friends to create a loving, caring community of believers. Chair: LindaEarle Steadman Responsibilities include:
    • POPS Dinners
    • Special programs such as Easter Fellowship on the Lawn
    • Bereavement Receptions
    • The Welcome Table
  • Membership: Helps new members become involved and attached to the life of the church by hosting new member classes, creating mentor relationships, and providing opportunities for gathering with other members. Also caring for members who are no longer active in the life of our church. This includes: following up with members who had previously had an attendance pattern, but who were not recorded as having worshipped the previous month, corresponding with and reaching out to those who are regularly absent including those who have moved away. Chairs: Nancy Trout and Dan Southerland
  • Caregiving: Nurtures our congregation during both difficult time and joyous celebrations and creates or uses existing programs such as Stephen Ministry, Divine Drivers, Caregiving Teams, letter writing and phone calls to provide support. Chair: Melinda Stewart
  • Recreation: Plans and facilitates the church’s recreational activities and sports teams. Chair: Jason Swain
  • Small Group Support: creating and supervision of small groups and support groups in our church. This includes groups designed to support and encourage each other through the normal bumps and bruises along our journeys as well as groups designed specifically to offer support during difficult times, i.e. DivorceCare. Chairs: Vicky Martenis and Lynn Kozik

EQUIPPING (Elders: John Bohbrink, Bob Cherry, Sue McCaffray)

  • Stewardship: Coordinates gathering of gifts for SACPC to include the annual pledge campaign.

SERVING (Elders: Betty Feezor, Robin Harper, Larry Tootoo)

  • Mission: Fosters active involvement and a commitment of global mission outreach among young people and adults. Chair: Gloria Vreeland
  • Service and Outreach: Coordinates congregational support for internal and external local missions and encourages active volunteerism from members of the church. Chair: Kellee Stacks

SUPPORT (Elders: Jon David, Ken Garrison, Tom Glatt, Cindy Simpson)

  • Building and Grounds: Maintains the church plant and equipment. Chair: LC Dechent Responsibilities include:
    • Maintenance
    • Inspections
    • Church van
    • Equipment purchases
    • Facilities use (approvals)
    • Memorial Garden: Management and maintenance of the Memorial Garden – a place for scattering ashes or placing ashes in a granite niche (inurned).
  • Marketing/Communications: Coordinates the message of the church in all media forms, seeking to share the word of God and life of the church with members and the community. Chair: Laurel Richardson
  • Personnel: Oversees the administrative responsibility for the church staff. Chair: Phyllis Leimer Responsibilities include:
    • Staff structure
    • Job descriptions
    • Vacation and sabbatical policies
    • Pay recommendations
    • Benefits
    • Volunteer staff assignments
  • Technology: Oversees the hardware and software for the church. Chair: Greg Davis Responsibilities include:
    • Identification and purchase/lease of appropriate computer hardware
    • Identification and purchase/lease of appropriate software (member management software, website software, etc)
    • Identification and purchase/lease of other office equipment (copiers, telephones, etc)
  • Finance: Oversees the financial program of the church. Chair: Ed Hobson Responsibilities include:
    • Developing the policies and guidelines for all financial matters related to the church
    • Overseeing the preparation of monthly and annual financial statements
    • Working with the Stewardship Committee to determine the funds available
    • Managing the income producing assets of the church (rental property, investments, etc)
  • Nominating: A group of officers and members of the church who prayerfully discern God’s will for SACPC leadership and recommend a list of members to serve as elders and deacons. Chair: Nancy Trout


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