Church Council and
Board of Deacons

Church Council
2017-2018

Members of the Church Council, of which the nine members of the Executive Board form the core, are (standing, left to right) Robin Strom, Leadership Committee Co-Chair; Deryk Rchenburg, Executive Board, Senior Pastor; Paul Marks, Executive Board, Member-at-Large and R&LRP* Chair; Terri Dowling, Missions and Outreach Ministry Chair; Ruth Luipold, Executive Board, Member-at-Large, and Human Resources member; Nathan Hollings, Executive Board, Member-at-Large, and Finance and R& LRP* member; Jill McNally, Hospitality Ministry Chair; Richard Geikie, Board of Deacons Chair; (seated) Lans Anderson, Campus Stewardship Chair; Carol Chase, Clerk; Steve Soderberg, Executive Board, President; Michael Bird, Executive Board, Member-at-Large and Finance Chair; David Luce, Church Administrator; (not in photo) Tina Balmer, Executive Board, Member-at-Large and Human Resources Chair; Tom Englert, Board of Trustees Chair; Brian Flandermeyer, Executive Board, Member-at-Large, Vice President, and Finance member; John Wieder, Leadership Committee Co-Chair; and Roger Willard, Historic Resources Chair.

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NOTE: The Christian Development Ministry Chair has not yet been determined.

*Research and Long-Range Planning

All Executive Board and Church Council meetings are open to First Church members (with the exception of executive sessions when held by a vote of the Board). The Board meets in the Morgan House Drawing Room on third Tuesdays of the month at 7:00 p.m. Twice per year the members of the Council meet with the Board.

Approved Executive Board and Church Council meeting minutes can be seen in the Church Office.

Board of Deacons
2017-2018

Our current Deacons’ Board members are (standing, left to right) Vicki Silva, Kate Stiffle, Justine Grandpré, Robert Galloway, Petra Riley, Patti Sicord, Helen Durfee, Gene Koenig, Shari Franzen, Greg Voth, Barbara Walsh, (seated) Terry Shook, John Cooper, Rahul Mudimala, James Otis, Peter Franzen, Chair Richard Geikie, (not in photo) Andrea Beaty, Jon Beaty, and Molly Minerly.

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All Deacons’ meetings are open to First Church members. They meet in the Morgan House Drawing Room on first Tuesdays of the month at 7:00 p.m.

Approved Board of Deacons meeting minutes can be seen in the Church Office.