Deacons

 

At FPC we have a long and rich history of Deacon Ministry.  Our mission is to provide friendship to those who need help and to provide service to all others.  Serving as a Deacon is perhaps the most rewarding work that a member of our congregation can perform.  While our actions are often invisible to others and may be small gestures in the whole scheme of life, we can and do make a difference.  In addition to regular visits to and contacts with the homebound and those in care centers, Deacons also reach out by responding to emergency requests for financial help (to those both within and outside the congregation).  Deacons also play a pivotal role in the everyday running of our regular and special worship services.  If you have ever wondered who arranges all of the greeters, ushers, hospitality and communion servers who make our services run smoothly, you now know!  Our motto is "once a Deacon, always a Deacon."  We have nine serving Deacons each year and the present roster includes: 

Deryl Boughton - Financial Aid
Greg Boughton - Vice Moderator
Ruth Clark - Memorial Receptons
Betsy Colella - Notecards
Nancy Evans - Scheduling
Kay Ostrom - Co Moderator; Flowers/Communion Prep
Chris Rausch - Secretary/Communion Prep
Barb Reckell - Respite Care
Bill Schaefer - Hospitality/Kitchen Upkeep
Jim Thies - Treasurer/Tape Ministry
Leon Van Rees - Co Moderator/Financial Aid
 
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