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Church Council and Officers

Ron Koepke, Congregation President

Shelly Holmstrom, Congregation Vice President
Laurie Whisler, Congregation Secretary
Mark Wanda, Congregation Treasurer

Dee Buchowich, liaison to Social Ministry Committee

Bob Kenehan , liaison to Finance Committee

Greg MacAyeal, liaison to Worship and Music Committee

Amy Marsh, liaison to Christian Education  Committee

Marty Morgan, liaison to Stewardship Committee

Annie Moss, liaison to Fellowship Committee

Jack Muster, liaison to Christian Education Committee
Bob Narlock, liaison to Property Committee

Denise Norberg-Johnson, liaison to Evangelism Committee

Amy Gillespie, Pastor

Our Committees
Christian Education

The Christian Education Committee oversees the mission of "Making of Disciples" through a wide variety of spiritual learning opportunities. Sunday School, Confirmation Classes and Adult Bible Studies are offered throughout the year for Christian growth.   

Youth Ministry

The Youth Ministry Team develops and conducts engaging, age-appropriate programs for the youth at Saint James. The James Group for High School youth participate annually in a summer mission trip.

Social Ministry

The Social Ministry Committee endeavors to extend Christian compassion and helpfulness to all people in need of aid—in body or soul. It strives to enlist as many members of the congregation as possible to to bring God's healing love to the world. 

Endowment Fund

The Endowment Fund Committee oversees the investment and use of various endowment funds which support several missions.


The Evangelism Committee plans and executes activities designed to spread the word of God and to draw families into the St. James community of faith.


The Fellowship Committee plans and executes social events that keep our congregation joyfully connected with one another.


The Finance Committee develops the annual budget for the church and oversees the effective management of sources and uses of funds.


The Personnel Committee creates and maintains job descriptions; interviews and selects candidates for employment and oversees staff performance and evaluation.


The Audit Committee oversees the annual audit of the church’s financial records.

Memorial Garden

The Memorial Garden Committee maintains the memorial garden and manages the sale of burial space.


The Property Committee oversees the physical assets of the church and establishes plans and budgets for the upkeep and maintenance of the property.


The Stewardship Committee develops and executes annual stewardshp campaigns.

Worship & Music

The Worship & Music Committee plans all worship services.

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