Church Council

The Congregation Council has general oversight of the life and activities of our congregation, and in particular its worship life, to the end that everything be done in accordance with the Word of God and the faith and practice of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA).

Council members are elected to a three year term and are limited to two consecutive terms maximum. After serving two consecutive terms one year off council is mandatory. 

Our current council members and the ministries they are aligned with are:

Steven Heydt- President /Christian Education
Dave Repecki- Vice President / Property and Tithe
Michele Bubar - Treasurer / Finance and Outreach
Julie Rossi - Secretary /Outreach

David Bowen - Youth Representative
Tara Eggert - Website

Kim Liscinski- Council Member

Sierra Fogal-Finance

Richard Allen- Finance

The duties of the Congregation Council include the following:

  1. To lead this congregation in stating its mission, to do long-range planning, to set goals and priorities, and to evaluate its activities in light of its mission and goals.
  2. To seek to involve all members of this congregation in worship, learning, witness, service, and support.
  3. To oversee and provide for the administration of this congregation to enable it to fulfill its functions and perform its mission.
  4. To maintain supportive relationships with the pastor(s) and staff and help them annually to evaluate the fulfillment of their calling or employment.
  5. To be examples individually and corporately of the style of life and ministry expected of all baptized persons.
  6. To promote a congregational climate of peace and goodwill, and, as differences and conflicts arise, to endeavor to foster mutual under­standing.
  7. To arrange for pastoral service during the sickness or absence of the pastor.
  8. To emphasize partnership with the synod and church-wide organization of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America as well as cooperation with other congregations, both Lutheran and non-Lutheran, subject to established policies of the synod and the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America.
  9. To recommend and encourage the use of program resources produced or approved by the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America.
  10. To seek out and encourage qualified persons to prepare for the ministry of the Gospel.

In addition, council members attend monthly meetings, currently held on the third Tuesday of the month at 7pm, and oversee and report to council on one ministry area of responsibility including but not limited to:  Stewardship, Finance, Worship and Music, Evangelism, Social, Property, Fellowship, Council President, Council VP, Council Secretary.

If you have any questions or would like to contact anyone on the church council, please contact the church office.