Leadership

Leadership


Ministry Planning Nights
Every month the leaders of our congregation meet in order to plan and carry out ministry for the upcoming month. The leaders meet on the second Tuesday of the month at 6:30pm for their various board meetings. They join for a joint update on the ministries of the congregation at 7:30pm. At 8:00pm the Church Council meets in order to coordinate the ministries.


Church Council
Pastor Gary Pufahl
Pastor Ian Headrick
Principal Steve Janke
President: Bruce Moore
Vice-President: Dan Scherbarth 
Recording Secretary: Roger Bong
Treasurer: Jeff Kohlmetz 
Financial Secretary:  Dave Sparks
Board of Education:  Chairman, Scott Missall
Board of Elders: Chairman, Jim Carlson 
Board of Stewardship/ Evangelism: Chairman, John Stroh
Board of Trustees: Chairman, Aaron Kahle 
 

Board of Elders
The Board’s primary responsibility is to monitor the spiritual condition of the congregation. They work with the pastors to remove any obstacles that would prevent faithful worship and/ or reception of the Sacrament. Areas of ministry have been divided to worship, adult discipleship, and member care.

Jim Carlson, Chairman (Member of the Church Council)
Bret Enslen
Gary Gullickson
Jeff Luther
Richard Strasser
Mark Singer


Board of Education
The purpose of this Board is to oversee the operations of our Christian education programs and parochial school. 

Steven Janke, Principal
Scott Missall, Chairman (Member of the Church Council)
Eric Obermeyer
Jim Jones
Rory Blum
Jon Zarnstorff


Board of Stewardship & Evangelism
This Board has the responsibility to encourage congregational members to faithfullyuse the gifts and talents with which our Lord has blessed them. This board promotes fellowship opportunities within our congregation, as well as efforts to reach out to others in our community to share our faith. 

John Stroh, Chairman (Member of the Church Council)
Charlie George
Mark Schlottke
Rod Bonnett
Craig Weide


Board of Trustees
The Board of Trustees is responsible for maintenance of the church, school and three residences.  They oversee the upkeep and improvements of our facilities. 

Aaron Kahle, Chairman (Member of the Church Council)
Kurt Luling
John Jacobi

 
Board of Finance
The Board of Finance oversees the financial affairs of the congregation.  It ensures that commitments are met, bills and salaries are paid.  This committee is comprised of the President, Treasurer, and Financial Secretary.

Bruce Moore, President (Member of the Church Council)
Jeff Kohlmetz, Treasurer (Member of the Church Council)
Dave Sparks, Financial Secretary (Member of the Church Council)

 
Board of Gift Trust Fund
This board handles bequests that are willed to the congregation.  This fund maintains a minimum principle balance, and interest is used to benefit the church. This is board is accountable to the Board of Finance.

 
Congregational Open Forums
Every quarter we offer an open forum for the entire congregation. These open forums take place on a designated Sunday morning. The purpose of these open forums are to communicate the ministries of the congregation for the subsequent 3 months and to solicit input and feedback from the congregation regarding the ministry plans.


Voter's Assembly
Every quarter our congregation holds a voters meeting where the voting members of the congregation approve future ministry plans.

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