Church Council

Church Council     Senior Lay Leaders since 1950     Community Hour

The Church Council formulates church policies and makes all program and financial decisions. Led by the Chair, the Church Council consists of heads of major committees, the Senior Pastor, the Treasurer, Assistant Treasurer and the Church Clerk. The Church Council began on July 1, 2016 as a merger of the Church Committee and the Board of Trustees functions.

Church Council, 2022-2023:

  Clem Lepoutre, TreasurerClem Lepoutre,
Chair and Treasurer
Meg Dempsey,
Vice-Chair and Welcoming
Sheila Bennett,
Caring Ministries Co-chair
Chris Cantwell,
Asset Management
rev-patrick-collinsRev. Patrick Collins,
Senior Pastor
Anders Ekernas,
Budget
Jim Gartner,
Assistant Treasurer​
Lynn Woodman Hawxhurst,
Co-Senior Deacon
Lauren Ghaffari,
Outreach
Pat Larrabee,
Clerk
Cara Olmsted,
Faith Formation and Education
Debra Silverthorn,
Assistant Treasurer
  Pam Speer,
 Personnel
Philip Wentworth,
Stewardship
Tom White,
Buildings & Grounds