Council

Church Council is a Lay Leader Team that oversees and makes final decisions regarding policies and ministries of the church. The Council works with individual teams such as Finance, Personnel, and Trustees to ensure tasks are handled appropriately.

Chairperson
Mike Taylor
Vice-Chair
Charles Burnett
Secretary
Janet Brooks
Treasurer
Patrick Porter

Lay Member to Annual Conference
Jack Bircher
Lay Member to Annual Conference
Bob Brock
Lay Member to Annual Conference
Greg Gault
Alt. Lay Member to Annual Conference 1
Paul Clawson
Alt. Lay Member to Annual Conference 2
Tyler Allen
Alt. Lay Member to Annual Conference 3
Eric Ross

Liaison to WCA
Herb Ormond

Missions Chair
Gary Foote
Trustees Chair
Jule White
Personnel Chair
Dave Hunt
Finance Chair
Chris Smith

At Large Members to the Council
Patrick Briley
Chris Ellis
Joe Samstag
Nathan Hudson

Staff Representative(s)
Lead Pastor
Branson Sheets

Personnel

The Personnel Team has primary responsibility to work with staff so the mission of the church is realized. This team is the administrative unit in the local church where staff and congregational interests are integrated to focus on the mission of the church.

Chairperson
Dave Hunt
Members
Ryan Tittle
Chris Lilley
Drusilla Brewer
Donna Jacobs
Megan Lasure
Rob Vernon
Nicole Averett
Mary Simpson
Chip Tillet

Missions

Responsible for appropriating mission funds of the church to make sure all disbursements fit the DNA. Work side-by-side with local outreach ministries and International Ministries.

Chairperson
Gary Foote
Staff Representatives
Jeremy Griffin & Melissa Norris
Members
Jennifer Herdman
Phyllis Nixon
Laurie Stewart
Jaryd Earlosky
Anthony Cartette
Teff Sheets
Reuben Soto-Terron

Trustees

Trustees are responsible for the supervision, oversight, and care of all real property owned by the church and of all property and equipment acquired directly by the church.

Chairperson
Jule White
Vice-Chair
Louise Bradshaw
Staff Representative
Eric Demsky
Members
Scott Farmer
Tad Shelton
Brack Massey
Debby Hight
Kellie Brown
Jason Wallace
Cameron Taylor

Finance

The Finance Team is responsible for overseeing the financial activities of the church, recommending an annual budget to the Church Council; regular oversight of church financial transactions to ensure adherence to approved budgets.

Chairperson
Chris Smith
Council Chair
Mike Taylor
Personnel Chair
Dave Hunt
Trustees Chair
Jule White
Treasurer
Patrick Porter
Staff Representative
Gina Glick
Members
Jamie Orr
John Woolard
Darrell Hinnant
Sarah Harrell
Rich Winkler
Heather Davis
Lance Collette

Lay Leadership

The Lay Leadership Team gets to know members of the congregation and identify their skills, gifts, and knowledge and match potential leaders with leadership positions. They invite members to serve in leadership positions, making sure the people represent the makeup of the congregation.

Chairperson
Branson Sheets
Members
Steve Tripp
Khristy Lee
Ruth Collins
Dee Pappas
Joan Martin
Tyler Reges
Janet Lennartz
Jonathan Bass
Lisa Douglas
Michael Grubb

Compassion Fund

This fund is responsible for partnering with a Congregational Care staff person to oversee the process and will be responsible to co-sign checks written from the Compassion Fund. Board members will serve a 3 year term and will rotate off the board at the end of their term.

Chairperson
Jay Audino
Members
Ray Odom
Steve Evans
David Garris
Bill Sherman
Ann Bryan
Wendy Rains
Kristen Mollison
John Savage

Pastor's Advisory Team

Chairperson
Herb Ormond
Members
Debbie James
Lee Quinn
Jeff Ramey
Jill Williams
Trudy Halstead