Tom Stockland, President (12/31/2014), 236-8865 email@example.com
Angela Albright, President-Elect (12/31/2014), 236-8865 firstname.lastname@example.org
Curt Rom, Past President (12/31/2014), 530-9328 email@example.com
Amy Robertson-Gann, Finance (12/31/2015), 530-8676 firstname.lastname@example.org
Stephen Herd, Grounds (12/31/2015), 856-1509 email@example.com
Tiff Wimberly, Secretary (12/31/2013), 444-8369 firstname.lastname@example.org
Don Doyle, Evangelism (12/31/2013), 751-0985 email@example.com
Bob Kroening, Stewardship (12/31/2013), 587-1155 firstname.lastname@example.org
Mark Dilday, Building (12/31/2014), 290-1483 email@example.com
Kathryn Stinson, Social Ministry (12/31/2014), 443-1549 firstname.lastname@example.org
Linda O’Connell, Worship & Music (12/31/2014), 756-2333 email@example.com
Dale Krummel, Treasurer, 530-9781 firstname.lastname@example.org
Paula Johnson, Financial Secretary, 443-1978 email@example.com
Clint Schnekloth, Pastor, 521-2113 firstname.lastname@example.org
(Term Expiration Date)
Council members are elected to a specific area: Building, Evangelism, Finance, Grounds, Social Ministry, Stewardship, Worship and Music and Corresponding Secretary. Council member terms for the areas listed above are for three years and are staggered such as no more than three members are elected each year.
Councils Positions and Committees
Each of these committees listed below can use YOUR help with their work. Join one that you feel you can contribute ideas to. If you have any concerns regarding issues coming before the Church council, contact one of the members listed below. The council generally meets the third Monday of each month at 6:30pm.
President – Tom Stockland
The president prepares the agenda for council meetings and presides over meetings-both council and congregational.
President-Elect — Angie Albright
The president-elect is prepared to take over the president’s responsibilities if necessary and coordinates the councilpersons’ timetables and responsibilities. This person serves as president and Past President during the second year of his/her term, respectively.
Past President – Curt Rom
The Past President servers as a mentor and general guidance counselor to the Congregation Council. He/she shall oversee development and implementation of activities dealing with long-range planning, policies, and documented procedures. He/she shall be the contact for special committee(s) appointed during the year, and serve as the parliamentarian at the Congregation Council and Congregation Meetings.
Finance – Amy Robertson-Gann
The finance council person is responsible for the budgeting process; all financial records; audits; and oversees the treasurer, financial secretary, and the memorial procedure.
Corresponding Secretary – Tiff Wimberly
The corresponding secretary is responsible for church publicity, staff and volunteer appreciation, and correspondence from the church council.
Stewardship – Robert Kroening
The Stewardship Committee helps educate, inspire, and recognize members of the congregation who are serving as good stewards. This committee is represented on our church Council. They are responsible for guiding the Giving of Financial Resources, Time and Talent Gifts by our members
Grounds – Stephen Heard
The Grounds Committee has the responsibility to maintain and enhance the natural beauty of the church’s outdoor property. The primary responsibility of the grounds committee is to manage the care and upkeep of the grounds & landscape beds on the church’s property. This consists of overseeing the hiring and workmanship of the contracted lawn services and any contracted snow removal. It also includes organizing a spring and fall church clean up. In addition to this, there are some activities that are on an as needed basis that require attention, such has coordinating any watering efforts, or care of the play ground area.
Building – Mark Dilday
The Building Committee has the responsibility to maintain and enhance the church’s indoor property. The Building Committee at Good Shepherd is manages the building and equipment inside including repairs or modifications. Experience of any type in areas such as electrical, drywall, roofing, flooring, painting, etc. would be very beneficial. Also, just having someone able to check on things during the day as needed would greatly benefit Good Shepherd.
Evangelism – Don Doyle
Goals for the evangelism committee are reaching the unchurched in our community, ministering to our inactive members, greeting and following up with visitors to Good Shepherd and maintaining the materials in the visitor’s booth. Our committee periodically checks the church mailboxes to determine members who may be absent from services and follow up with phone calls, cards and/or email contact to those members. We share information with the Stephen Ministry group to see that members who may need help dealing with various life-changing situations are ministered to and we invite anyone interested in these goals to join our committee.
Social Ministry – Kathy Stinson
The Social Ministry Committee is responsible for extending Christian compassion to the underprivileged. They coordinate Advent and Lent meals, and designate where the funds raised from the meals and loose offerings are sent.This committee helps identify and promote local, regional, and national missions projects in which members at Good Shepherd participate.
Regular GSLC outreach projects include: Cooperative Emergency Outreach (monthly donations of $800 to the community food and resource bank) in addition to providing 13 volunteers who worked over 400 hours in a calendar year. Food drives are conducted at different times during the year; a large black box for food donations, and a small lock box for cash donations is located across from the choir robes in the hall between the narthex and the Alton Center; Single Parent Scholarship(Annual partial college scholarship and annual Angel Tree and Holiday Food Baskets during the Thanksgiving and Christmas season; Lenten Soup Suppers (with proceeds to Lutheran World Relief); Peace at Home Family Shelter (“Stock a Safe Home” fall benefit, collecting household items and cleaning supplies); Advent Suppers; Loose Offering designations to Meals on Wheels, Oaks Indian Mission; Emergency funds distributed from anonymous donor fund. Habitat for Humanity, volunteer time for lunches and construction projects; bulletin notice for Habitat efforts; endorsement of efforts of the “Milk and Juice Group” for the benefit of the local homeless.
Worship and Music – Linda O’Connell
The Worship and Music Committee is responsible for planning of special liturgies and services; seasonal decoration of the sanctuary; and care of musical instruments, robes, and hymnals. There are many ways to participate with Worship & Music at Good Shepherd. Non-musical volunteers, such as Ushers and Lectors are needed for each worship service. If you are musically gifted, vocal and instrumental opportunities are available at all of our services
Church Financial Positions:
Treasurer – Dale Krummel, 571-1321 email@example.com
Keeps track of church expenditures, income, and payroll.
Paula Johnson, Financial Secretary 443-1978 firstname.lastname@example.org
Supplies offering envelopes, keeps track of offerings, and provides tax statements.