BOARDS & COMMITTEES

Proverbs 22:6

Start children off on the way they should go, and even when they are old they will not turn from it.

BOARD OFFICERS AND COMMITTEES OF THE CHURCH


Church Council  Chair – Mark Klausner

Church Historian – Richard Williams

Financial Secretary – Pat Bramley

Lay Leader – Tom Kramer

Lay Member of Annual Conference – Carol Klausner

Recording Secretary – Alma Ingalls

Treasurer – Current Expense – Abby Drumm

Treasurer – Future Building Fund – Mary Jane Rogers

Treasurer – Trustees – Gordon Felt

Benevolence Treasurer – Bryan Roy

UMM President – Duane Willsey

UMW President – Carol Klausner

Christian Education - Carol Klausner


BOARDS AND COMMITTEES

Church Council – Kathy Austin (Choir Director), Wendy Humphreys, Brymer Humphreys (Co-Chair Trustees), Alma Ingalls (Recording Secretary), Mark Klausner (Chair Church Council), Carol Klausner (UMW President), Pastor Michael, Mary Jane Rogers (Treasurer Future Building Fund), Jean Wainright, Carol Drogus (Chair Finance), Dick Williams (Church Historian), Tom Kramer (Lay Leader), Bob Turner (Chair SPPRC), Beth Roy (Chair Christian Education), Bryan Roy (Chair Outreach), Duane Willsey (UMM President), Carolyn Quinton (Camping), Betsy Jensen (Co-Chair Trustees). 

The Church Council meets monthly to coordinate all church activities.  On the Council are chairs of all major committees plus at-large members.  Each reports to the members and major decisions are made by the Council. 

Altar Guild – Bob Turner

Audit – Brymer Humpreys (Chair), Bill O’Mara, Tom Kramer, Hart Anway, Carolyn Quinton

Board of Trustees – Betsy Jensen & Brymer Humphreys (Co-Chairs), Kerry Rogers,   Ralph Bohstedt, Michael Gus, Matt Klausner, Linda Ziesenitz, Dawn Dziuban, Jim Bramley, Gordon Felt (Treasurer). 


The purpose of the trustees is to supervise and maintain all property belonging to the congregation of the Clinton United Methodist Church. 

Building and Development – Carol Klausner, Mary Jane Rogers, Carolyn Quinton, Kerry Rogers, Bill Ziesenitz, Kathy Austin, Brymer Humphreys


The Building Committee is responsible for the design and implementation of church facility modifications.  As directed by the Administrative Council, the Building Committee investigates alternate means of providing needed updates and makes recommendations.  With approval of the Administrative  Council, the Building Committee implements requested changes.  Recent updates of the church door security systems, Nursery School and office facilities are examples of Building Committee projects.


Camping Agent – Carolyn Quinton

Christian Education – Beth Roy (chair), Jen MacPherson, Ann Rieben, Angela Kramer,  Gisela Bronga, Lisa Schilling, Michelle Huther, Courtney Gus, Judi Scoones, Sunday School Superintendent


As United Methodists we believe that we are on a lifelong journey of faith – aways growing and changing, teaching and learning.  All of us need to continue to grow into Christ and live in ways that are patterned after the perfection of Christ.  The teaching ministry of our congregation helps ensure this continued growth. At Clinton United Methodist Church we offer a variety of opportunities for quality Christian education for both adults and children.

Communion Stewards – Diana Shaw, Laura Fuller, Linda Ziesenitz, Alma Ingalls, Gail Warchol.


Finance – Carol Drogus (Chair), Jean Wainright, Bill O’Mara,  Abby Drumm, Tom Kramer (Lay Leader), Carol Klausner (Lay Member),  Mark Klausner (Church Council Chair), Bob Turner (S/PPRC Cair), Kimberly Reale, Duane Willsey, Peter Walenta, Dave Gogola, Mary Jane Rogers, Deb Hagstrom, Pat Bramley, Pastor Michael.


The Finance Committee has oversight of the church’s revenue and expenses, and monitors progress toward balancing our overall budget. The Finance Committee leads an annual campaign to increase the number and amount of pledges from the congregation and also takes responsibility for fundraising efforts around specific needs of the church. 

Lay Leadership –  Standing Chair: Pastor Michael, Tom Kramer (Lay Leader), Bill Babula, Jennifer MacPherson, Michelle Townsend, Alma Ingalls, Pat Bramley, Catherine Marhenke.

Meal in a Basket – Shirley Ertley

Local Church Activities – Nancy Graziadei, Rosemarie Tinkler,  Laura Fuller, Diana Shaw, Phyllis Meyer

Memorial Committee – Betsy Jensen, Wendy Humphreys, Rev. Carol Jubenville, Don Henry

Outreach – Bryan Roy (Chair), Beth Roy, Carolyn Quinton, Karen O’Mara, Bill Rudge, Donna Felt, Rosemarie Tinkler, Laura Fuller, Alma Ingalls, Ann Rieben, Michele Huther

The Outreach Committee meets during the year to decide how to support outreach, locally and around the world.

Staff Pastor Parish Relations –  Bob Turner (Chair), Catherine Marhenke, Jennifer Morrissette,  Tom Kramer, Etta Head, Angelina Gogola, Rit Fuller, Paul Hagstron, Lisa Schilling, Dawn Dziuban. 

The Staff/Pastor-Parish Relations Committee relates to all staff and brings together both staff and congregational interests to focus on the mission of the church. It deals with management functions normally taken care of by a business Human Resources department and deals with both celebrations and disappointments inherent in any human family church.


United Methodist Women – Carol Klausner, Chairperson

The United Methodist Women is a community of women whose purpose is to worship God, to enjoy fellowship and to paraticipate in mission activities.  Membership is open to all women of the church. 

Pastor's Worship Team – Duane & Becky Wilsey, Jean Wainright, Tom Kramer, Kelly Tomaselli, Dawn Dziuban, Brymer Humphreys, Peter Walenta.  Staff: Kathy Austin, Julia Omelko.


The Worship Committee meets with the pastor, choir director and organist to plan worship services for the greater glory of God, to infuse the teachings of Christ into the life of the church, and to engage the congregation in following the Holy Spirit.