Elders are chosen by the congregation. Together with the pastor, they exercise leadership, government, and discipline and have responsibilities for the life of the church as well as the church at large, including ecumenical relationships. They serve faithfully as members of the session. It is the duty of elders to strengthen and nurture the faith and life of the congregation.
This year's session of Elders include:
Nancy Bierenga - Outreach & Communication; Member Care
Teresa Christensen - Faith Development; Worship & Music
Jim Cloutier - Outreach & Communication; Worship & Music
Bev Spiwak -
Bob Friel - Faith Development
Cheryl Hartman - Property
Sam Hollar - Mission; Finance
Michelle Piper - Faith Development
Vic Prowant - Finance; Stewardship
Norma Reynolds - Member Care
Peggy Schaefer - Stewardship; Member care
Jean Seward - Mission; Stewardship
Don Swick - Finance
All Elders may be contacted by calling the church office at (231) 759-1275 or emailing firstname.lastname@example.org.