Ministry Teams

Nurture – The nurture team coordinates, plans, carries out, and evaluates the congregation’s ministry in the areas of member care, worship, and educational experiences, including the church school, small groups, regular and special worship services, stewardship formation, and member visitation.

Outreach – The outreach team coordinates, plans, carries out, and evaluates congregations outreach ministries, including missions, health and welfare, Christian unity and inter-religious concerns, church and society issues, religion and race, and status and role of women.

Witness – The witness team coordinates, plans, carries out, and evaluates the congregation’s witness ministries, helping all-knowing and respond to the love of God in Christ. This includes planning evangelistic outreach and setting goals for congregational growth, visitation, and membership care.

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Children and Youth

Trustees – Effective trustees will function as Christian stewards of property God has entrusted to the congregation. This includes supervising in maintaining both the physical property of the congregation and gifts made to the congregation so that the ministries of the congregation can be effective in all legal requirements related to the property are satisfied.

Staff/Pastor Parish Relations – The staff/pastor parish relations committee builds a strong positive relationship between staff and congregation so that the congregation makes disciples of Jesus Christ for the transformation of the world. This committee works with the lead pastor and other staff to fulfill legal and ethical responsibilities related to staff.

Music – Vocal / Bell Choir

Children & Family Services

United Methodist Women – United Methodist Women is a creative inspirational and supportive fellowship open to all  women of the church.  Our purpose is to support local missions.  Meetings are held monthly (wiUMW Logoth the exception of June, July and August).

United Methodist Men

Worship Committee – Worship is the central action of the Church’s life. Christian worship is the primary way in which we give praise to God, and better understand the meaning of God’s word for our lives. Worship also draws us closer as we support, encourage and nurture one another. All else that the church does, both in its life together and in its ministry in the world – is rooted in the worship of God.

The goal of our worship program is to ensure that every Sunday morning worship service is carefully planned and conducted to provide meaningful, creative and thoughtful worship experiences that invite our members forward on their spiritual journeys. To enhance the worship experience, we continually think about, imagine, and evaluate how our congregation praises God.

Memorial Committee – The Memorial Committee is charged with keeping track of the memorial funds that are received from a family when one of their loved ones has died. The Memorial Committee keeps a running record of those funds, categorizes that money on whether it is designated to some special project or for widespread use, and then reports to the church council as to these funds.

Lay Leadership Committee – An effective committee on nominations and leader development identifies, develops, deploys, evaluates, and monitors Christian spiritual leadership so that the congregation carries out the ministries for transformation of the community. This committee guides church leaders on matters regarding laity in leadership of the congregation.