The candidates for elder, deacon and leadership committee who are profiled here will be presented at the September 17 congregational meeting for affirmation by the church members. Affirmation by 75 percent of the ballots cast are required for a candidate to take office.
In order to be listed on the ballot, a number of candidates were screened and recommended to the elders by the leadership committee. The elders considered the qualifications of each candidate and voted to present the following ones for affirmation by the members.
Susan Seavers (left) and Deb Hinkel (right) have been nominated as members-at-large on the leadership committee. The leadership committee identifies, screens and recommends candidates for elder, deacon and deaconess to the Elder Board and pastors.