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2019 Longview EPC Deacon Nomination Form

Please submit your nominees on this form to any of the Nominating Committee Members or to the church office by Monday, February 25, 2019.


Detailed Committee Structure Document - Click Here

Your input is welcomed, email session@epclongview.org

Our Leadership is made up of our Session and our Diaconate

They receive training based on the Leadership Training Manual of EPC (click here)

The Session

Class of 2018: Gena Bunn, Ginia Northcutt, Kathie Ramey

Class of 2019: Michael McMahon, Matt Yost, Gena Bunn

Class of 2020: Jim Brun, Kerri Daugbjerg, Eric Skoog

Class of 2021: Buck Birdsong, Kathy Diamond, Lisca VanZyl

From the Book of Order 2014 Chapter 18: 18-1 The entire life of the local church is under the oversight and supervision of the Session. The Session is composed of the Pastor and Associate Pastor(s) and all the Ruling Elders on active service.

The Board of Deacons

Class of 2019: Susan Pope (Fellowship)

Class of 2020: Lauren Byrd (Youth), Suma Jayakar (Prayer), Laureen Bagley (Connections),

Interim Committee Chairs: Laureen Bagley (Building & Grounds), Edwyna Testerman (Congregational Care), Becky Birdsong (Welcome), Fred Irwin (Finance)

From the Book of Order 2014 Chapter 17: 17-1 Ordinarily, each congregation will have a Board of Deacons composed of all Deacons on active service. A congregation may vote to commit the responsibilities of the Board of Deacons to Session. 17-2 Ordinary Responsibilities A. To oversee the ministry of compassion of the congregation to the sick, friendless, bereaved, and those in any way distressed. B. To oversee those who serve as ushers, those receiving the offerings of the people, and those preparing the facilities for the use by the people. C. The Session may also assign to the Board such duties as stewardship development, property maintenance, disbursement of funds according to an approved budget, and other related matters.

There are various opportunities for you to connect and serve through Longview EPC. Please contact the church office for more information about how to volunteer.

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