Meet Our Elders

 

The responsibilities of the Elders in the Christian Church are as follows:

  • Share in the ministration of baptism

  • Share in the ministration of the Lord's Supper

  • Conduct of worship

  • Share in the pastoral care

  • Share in the the spiritual leadership of the congregation

First Christian Church Elders for 2021 are (clockwise from top left): Mike Phillips, Sonya Vann, Barbara Stivers, Sue Catron,

Doug Stivers, Richard Reif, Eileen Crouch, Paula Reif,

Eileen Mischke, and Judy Shade.

Jack Dobbins (Elder Emeritus)

 

  • Jack has been a member at First Christian Church for 60 years

  • He serves on the following committees:  Communion to the Shut Ins, & the Church Board

  • Jack likes attending First Christian Church because we study the Bible, fellowship with other members of the church, & attending church helps him in attaining inner peace.

 

Judy Shade

 

  • Judy has been a member at First Christian Church for more than 10 years 

  • She serves on the Membership committee

  • Judy likes attending First Christian Church because the people are friendly & accepting, we are able to interepret for ourselves, communion is given every Sunday, & it's a warm and welcoming church

Sonya Vann 

 

  • Sonya has been a member at First Christian Church for approximately 30 years

  • She serves as the 2021 Church Chairperson.

  • Sonya likes attending First Christian Church because "love" is shown here, and there is inclusiveness of all Christians regardless of their beliefs.