The congregation is being asked to submit recommendations for persons to serve as Elders, Deacons, and Trustees.Recommendations may also be submitted for persons to serve on the Central Mission Endowment Fund.

We ask that the congregation wrap this process in prayer. Take some time to pray over the names in the church directory. Who do you believe exhibits spiritual leadership to take St. Philip to the next step? Who has a contagious passion for God? Who might enlarge our vision, empower our members, and embrace a bit of risk? How about you?

We invite your nominations by completing the below form. By providing us with more information than just a name strengthens your nomination and helps us in this most important process.

Please use a separate form for each recommendation.

[ Deadline: June 8, 2022 ]

    In addition to possessing the necessary gifts and abilities for leading the congregation, those who undertake the ministry of Ruling Elder should be persons of strong faith, dedicated discipleship, and love of Jesus Christ as Savior and Lord. Their manner of life should be a demonstration of the Christian gospel in the church and in the world. As members of the Session, they are responsible for the spiritual oversight of the congregation and for oversight of all the programs and ministries of St. Philip.

    Currently serving as Elders:
    Class of 2022 (Betsy Boston, Kip Frautschi, Judye Hartman, Judith Hiott, Dick Nunn, Ruthie Waldrop, and Curt Webb); Class of 2023 (Gary Gardner, Susan Lange, Liz Miguez, Jeromy Murphy, Diana Weiss, Butch Wilson, and Jennifer Wilson); Class of 2024 (Melissa Aldrich, Beth Atkinson, Walker Fair, Angelina Fonseca, Nancy Higgs, Susan Leonard, Jon Martin).

    The ministry of Deacon as set forth in Scripture is one of compassion, witness, and service, sharing in the redeeming love of Jesus Christ for the poor, the hungry, the sick, the lost, the friendless, the oppressed, those burdened by unjust policies or structures, or anyone in distress. Persons of spiritual character, honest repute, exemplary lives, brotherly and sisterly love, sincere compassion, and sound judgment should be chosen for this ministry.

    Currently serving as Deacons are Jane Cooper, David Fox, Joyce Fox, Ann Frautschi, Governor Frazier, Sue Shirley Howard, Mary McGuire, Gary Whitney.

    The duties of the trustees are to receive, hold, encumber, manage, and transfer property on behalf of the congregation; and to manage any permanent special funds for the furtherance of the purposes of the congregation.

    Currently serving as Trustees are Tom Anderson, Bob Ardell, and David Castle.

    Members of the council decide the disbursements of the Central Mission Endowment Fund (CMEF). Persons serving on the council should be interested in mission outreach with available time for site visits.

    Currently serving on the council are Jane Cooper, Dick Howard, Jan Meyer, Bonnie Moore and Sharon Webb.

    2022 Nominating Committee: Lee Ardell, Laura Burgess, Walker Fair, Gary Gardner, Jo Helland, Chuck Johnson, and Jeanette Wennenweser.

    In order to submit a candidate, it is requested that you provide the candidate’s name and your name in case we have questions. Self-nominations are welcome.

    In making recommendations, please elaborate on personal qualities, involvement in our church, and why you consider this person a good candidate for church leadership.

    If you are recommending a Ruling Elder, please indicate the ministry area(s) you think they would best serve: Education; Finance; Mission; Peacemaking & Social Justice; Personnel; Property; Stewardship; Welcome & Membership; or Worship & Music.
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    You should receive an acknowledgement on the screen that your form has been submitted and received. If not, please resubmit.