Lay Leadership Structure

 

There is a range of ways for you to use your passions and talents to serving others and building community!


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 Church Conference & Church Council

Kingswood has a Church Council that consists of a minimum of 15 members. This groups meets 5 to 6 times a year and serves as the executive agency of the church. They exists to create and supervise the strategic plan for an effective congregation. The Council oversees and coordinates ministry among several groups including trustees, finance committee, discipleship groups, outreach efforts, Staff pastor-parish relations, nominations, and others.

The church gathers a few times a year in Church Conference to vote on important topics and annually to adopt the budget and accept nominations for committees. Members are encouraged to vote and all are welcome to attend. Look to the church newsletter in print and online for dates.

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Finance 

Stewardship Task Force 

Aduit Task Force 

Fundraisers 

Budgeting

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Trustees

All Property

Cemetery Board

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Staff Parish

Clergy

Staff 

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Vision Team Task Force & Nominations Committee

The Nominations Team has 5-9 members, plus the Lead Pastor who serves as a chairperson. This group meets 4-6 times  year. They exist to invite interest in serving on various committees by communicating functions of the committees, and responsibilities of their members. They also work to identify candidates for various committees for the next church year. They then recruit identified candidates, explaining function of committee, and expectations of committee members.

The Kingswood Vision Team Task Force meets several times a year to discern, cast and help implement the vision and direction of the church. The members of the team are: Sheri Brubeck, Bill Chandler IV, Lauren Dion, Ryan Foley, Sue Fujiu, Robb Micek, Mark Rohde and Rev. James Preston. 

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Worship & Growing

Co- Group Leaders

Lauren DionLaura Hardy

 

Worship Team

Adult Formation

Children's Ministry

Youth Ministry Team

Music Ministry Team

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Connecting

 Co- Group Leaders

Julie Dagenais & Mark Rohde

 

Congregational Care

Welcoming/Community Life Team

50+ Ministry

Girls Night Out

Membership

Other Affinity Groups

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Serving 

Co-Group Leaders

Ken JohnsonSue Fujiu

 

Missions Team

Social Justice 

UM Men

UM Women

Harvest Fest Team

New Beginnings 

Food Pantry

PADS

WHAT IS A CO-GROUP LEADER?  

The co-group leaders function as the primary lay representative of the laity of the congregation. They foster awareness of lay ministry as well as leadership development, meet regularly with the the leaders of each of the ministries under their supervison,

WHAT IS STAFF PARISH?  

The Staff Parish Committee deals with clergy appointments and staff  hiring processes/evaluation.  They meet in closed session and all information shared in the committee is confidential. Their primary role is to encourage, strengthen, nurture, support, and respect the pastor and staff and their families, including advocating for a healthy work/life balance.