CHURCH COMMITTEES

CHRISTIAN EDUCATION COMMITTEE

To establish, coordinate and supervise programs of Christian Education Ministry for everyone which includes Sunday School for all ages and the confirmation program of the church.

 

Nan Hoenich, Chair

ENDOWMENT FUND COMMITTEE

The purpose of the endowment fund is to provide for ministry work beyond the operational budget of this congregation. 

 

Steve Hikes, Chair

EVANGELISM COMMITTEE

The purpose of the Evangelism Committee is to reach out in mission and ministry beyond the current membership of this congregation. The Evangelism Committee shall lead the congregation in inviting and welcoming visitors and nurturing new members.

 

Justin Strouphauer, Chair

FELLOWSHIP COMMITTEE

The purpose of the Fellowship Committee is to plan and serve the dinners and receptions of the congregation including funeral dinners.

 

 Donna Zerbe, Chair

FINANCE COMMITTEE

The Finance Committee oversees all of the financial affairs of this congregation and prepares a draft and final budget needed for church planning purposes each year. It provides monthly or timely reports to the church council.
  

PROPERTY COMMITTEE

The purpose of the Property Committee is to oversee the proper maintenance of church and parsonage property, including renovations, improvements and repairs. The Property Committee will also inspect the church and parsonage property for any necessary repairs and oversee maintenance contracts with external vendors and contractors.

 Dale Ferrebee, Chair

SOCIAL MINISTRY COMMITTEE

The purpose of Social Ministry Committee is to extend Christian compassion and helpfulness to the ill, the aged, the orphaned, the underprivileged, and in general, to people of all ages in need of aid in body or soul. This committee shall further have the duty to study social conditions, primarily in the local community, in order to bring the cleansing and healing light of Christian truth to bear upon critical problems through thoughtful Christian discussion of facts and issues.

 

Dani Warfield, Chair

STEWARDSHIP COMMITTEE

The purpose of the Stewardship Committee is to evoke and mote the expression of Christian faith in daily living; to teach the Christian understanding of time, talent and treasure;  to teach the Christian use of money; to create awareness of the congregation's local, national, and worldwide ministries and to lead all this congregation's members to higher levels of proportionate giving for the Lord's work.

STEW ZERBE MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP FUND COMMITTEE

The purpose of the Stew Zerbe Scholarship is to provide scholarships for St. Peter's students who are high school seniors and will be attending any institution of higher learning.

 Donna Zerbe, Chair

TECHNOLOGY COMMITTEE

The purpose of the Technology Committee  is to better serve our members and to provide our employees and volunteers with the best tools to do their jobs. We believe that technology offers our religious community valuable resources for learning and communication with others at St. Peter's. 

WORSHIP AND MUSIC COMMITTEE

The purpose of the Worship and Music Committee is to assist the church council in seeing that the services of God's house are conducted regularly and in accordance with the liturgy of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America, that worship assistants, acolytes, crucifers, ushers, and greeters are recruited and trained, and that hymnals and other worship materials are provided and properly cared for. This committee shall supervise, and strive to advance the welfare and effective service of the choirs of the congregation. In consultation with the pastor, the organist, and the choir director, the committee shall furnish music supplies appropriate for use in the worship  of congregations of the ELCA.

WELLNESS COMMITTEE

 The Wellness Committee works to identify goals and implement strategies that will encourage healthy and safe behavior at St. Peter's. The committee also works to create safety procedures, as well as a health friendly environment.

YOUTH MINISTRY COMMITTEE

The purpose of the Youth Ministry Committee is to provide many opportunities for our youth to experience the love of Jesus Christ in their lives and also to provide additional investment towards children, youth and senior activities, events, camping opportunities, the youth ministry conferences, program activities and community outreach projects. The Youth Ministry Committee meets monthly.

Jodi Derr, Chair

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