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Leadership

2019 Elected Leaders at Federated

Terms begin January 1 and end December 31.

Congregational Council President: Barb Tyner
Congregational Council President-Elect: Gerald Thomas
Mission Board Chair: Stacey Brittsan
Christian Education Chair: Patty Useem
Deacons Co-Chairs: Ty Cobb & Bev Schwartz
Trustees Chair:  To be determined
Endowment Board Chair: Ed Eiler
Treasurer: Orlo Shoop

Governance

The Congregational Council, consisting of the President, President-Elect, Secretary, and Treasurer of the congregation, and four members-at-large, is the principal policy-making, legislative, and coordinating body of the Church. Their decisions are subject to review by the entire congregation.  In addition to the Council, four other Boards oversee the missions of the Church:

  • The Board of Trustees (7 members) is responsible for the custody and management of all property, real and personal, of Federated Church and of its business affairs.
  • The Board of Deacons (10 members) is principally concerned with the spiritual welfare of the congregation.
  • The Board of Missions (6 members) plans and administers programs and projects which align the work of the congregation with the worldwide work of the Christian Churches (Disciples of Christ), The American Baptist Churches, USA, as well as developments in interdenominational and ecumenical cooperation.
  • The Board of Christian Education (6 members) develops and supervises programs of Christian education for the Church and supervises the operation of the Church School and the Church’s programs for children and youth as well as maintaining the church library.