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Who is on the Church Council?  Good Question!

Community Ministries:  Leon Burke, Debbie Cowgill

Finance:  Betty Krell, Kathy Manning

SPRC:  Linda Stibal, Jeff Phillips, Angie Seabury,

           Barb Ramsey-Smith, Diane Hogue

Trustees:  Rod Kreiger, Davonne Trosper, Joe Brookshire

Lay Member of Annual Conference:  Diane Hogue

     Alternate Lay Member:  Pam Walker

Chair/Lay Leader:  Jeff Phillips (Nominations Co-Chair) 

Pastor: Christine Beaudoin (Nominations Co-Chair)                       

updated August 2019.  Meets quarterly and as needed.

​​​​When will the Church Council meet next?

The Council meets on a quarterly basis, with the date and time set close to the end of a quarter.  Individual action groups within the council meet as necessary throughout the year.

The council works through prayer and considerate discussion to advancing God's work through the CUMC.  If you have comments, congratulations, or concerns that you feel the council should hear, please talk with one or more of the council members listed.  Your input is welcome, appreciated, and valuable as we consider the present and future of CUMC.   

​​Administrative Model 2018-2019

Operations Team
Chair -Betty Krell, Pastor Chris Beaudoin
Vice Chair -  to be named
Treasurer - Lois Phillips
Financial Secretary - Kathy Manning
Facilities Manager(s) -

      David Gearhart, Red Kuelbs
Members - Larry Eckoff, Milt Stibal
Office Manager - Beth Kraiger
Communications Officer - Beth Kraiger
Facilities Use Coordinator - Beth Kraiger
Custodian - Bud Seabury
Membership Secretary - Beth Kraiger
Memorials Committee Chair -

        Karen Benjamin-Saetre

​Meets monthly and as needed.

Ministry Team
Pastor (Chair) - Christine Beaudoin
Lay Leader - Jeff Phillips
Congregational Development Leader -to be named
Congregational Care Team Leaders -  Bonny Kulick. Leon Burke 
Hospitality Team Leader - Diane Hogue
Communications Team Leader - Pam Walker
Worship Team Leader - Judi White
Outreach Team Leaders - Bonny Barrett, Autumn Schmaltz

Food Pantry Coordinator - Carole Sternaman
Kid’s Hope Director - Debbie Cowgill
Backpack Program Coordinator - Marilyn Reed
BH Soup Kitchen Coordinator - Bonny Kulick
CROP Walk Coordinator - Barb Ramsey-Smith

Chamber of Council Reps  - Debbie Cowgill, Leon Burke

Cornerstone Accompanist - Carolyn Carter
CrossWalk Accompanist - Sue Sweet
Choir Director - Diane Hogue
Bell Choir Director - Diane Hogue           
UMC Camping Coordinator - Sarah Brookshire
Native American Ministries Coordinator - Tiffany Crain
Status and Role of Women - Linda Stibal
Social Media Coordinator - Pam Walker

​Meets monthly and as needed.

Lead Team

Pastor -

     Christine Beaudoin
Lay Leader -

     Jeff Phillips
Office Manager -

     Beth Kraiger
Facilities Manager -

     David Gearhart, Red Kuelbs
Communications Officer -

     Beth Kraiger
Social Media Coordinator -

     Pam Walker

Implementation and Overview 
October 18, 2015 Annual Church Charge Conference with District Superintendent John Boley. This meeting, as always, was open to all church attendees, and held in the sanctuary of Coloma United Methodist Church.  Budgets, leadership nominations, appointments, and implementation of a new church governance model were approved and announced.  Copies of the report from the meeting were made available in the church office and in the narthex/gathering area.  A graphic organizational chart was included within that report to help explain church structure interworkings.

 have met and will meet on a roughly quarterly basis to review current status and plan future ministry goals.  December 2015 the new organizational structure was implemented.

Administrative Model 2018-2019

     a compassionate people, seeking, serving, sharing, discovering the love of Jesus, together.