PRESBYTERIAN

The term “Presbyterian” originates in the language of the Greek New Testament and describes a church led by elders. Elders are men elected from the congregation to shepherd the church (1 Timothy 3:1-7, Titus 1:5-9). Within the office of elder, the Scriptures distinguish between those who make their living from full-time gospel ministry (1 Corinthians 9:13-14, 1 Timothy 5:17) and those who minister to the congregation on a volunteer basis.  Thus, we distinguish between teaching and ruling elders. Together, teaching and ruling elders form the Session.

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Steven Spinnenweber, Pastor-Elect

 

THE SESSION

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Bill Cheek, Ruling Elder

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Bob Jadwin, Ruling Elder

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Art Fox, Ruling Elder

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Bob Moore, Ruling Elder

While elders are charged with the spiritual care of the congregation, deacons are ordained to minister to the church's physical needs (1 Timothy 3: 8-13).  With their help, the elders are able to keep prayer and the ministry of the Word their primary focus among the flock (Acts 6:3-4).

THE DIACONATE

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Mikhail Kashin

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Wilson Trammell

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Alex Knott