Click on each Committee Name to learn more about them.
Christian Education and Sunday School
Council Liaison: Kim Jones
Purpose: Help to organize education curriculum, oversee teachers and plan special events such as, Passover dinner, Agape Meal, Easter egg hunt, order supplies and materials and write article for monthly newsletter.
Worship and Music
Council Liaison: OPEN
Purpose: Help to plan all worship services in regards to music, structure and flow. Assist in the planning of regular and special worship services. Assist in the planning and carrying out of special congregational events such as, Advent dinner, Lenten Soup and Sandwich suppers.
Sub-committee: Altar Guild
Chairperson: Mina Rutter
Purpose: The Altar Guild at Good Shepherd consists of men, women as well as some husband-wife teams. The purpose of the altar guild is to prepare and beautify our chancel and altar for worship. Washing, drying and pressing of worship robes for acolytes, pastor, worship assistants and other altar servers. On a rotation basis with others to provide for three services weekly along with periodically for weddings, funerals or special worship services.
Council Liaison(s): Richard Welsh
Purpose: Help plan and coordinate fellowship functions to celebrate Christian Fellowship within the congregation by providing a variety of activities and events for the church.
Council Liaison: Jack Rutter
Purpose: Coordinate maintenance and physical care of the church, including indoor maintenance (plumbing, painting, carpentry etc.) and outdoor maintenance (general upkeep of the building’s exterior, painting, planting flowers etc.).
Council Liaison: George Billig
Purpose: Oversee outreach visitation and witness programs within the church. Extend a welcome to visitors and new members. Attempt to re-establish contact with inactive members in an effort to restore them to voting membership. Oversee and arrange visitation also to prospective members and church community at large.
Council Liaison: Shelley Cottrill
Purpose: Help to oversee the church’s finances, including preparing the yearly budget, estimating income and expenses, long-range planning and monitoring and advising on spending while working closely with the Stewardship Committee.
Council Liaison: Richard Welsh
Purpose: Plan and carry out the every member response yearly stewardship campaign and provide year-round, monthly stewardship awareness via newsletter articles and in the bulletin.
Purpose: Help design flyers and signage for up-coming events of the church. Help write and list news advertisements and news releases for newspaper, cable television, and radio for ministry events that invite the public.
Chairperson: Shelley Cottrill
Purpose: Develop and maintain the Good Shepherd website and facebook page. Provide access to all pertinent information, including newsletters, bulletins and sermons, to the congregation via technology.
Council Liaison: Andrea Cuda
Purpose: Oversee personnel concerns within the church, including conducting evaluations of all church employees (except pastor) , conduct interviews for new employees as needed, take on special projects occasionally and confirm that all individual contracts are in proper order and signed.
Rocking Horse Preschool
Council Liaison: Eleanor Besser