Committees

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There are many opportunities to be involved in the ministry of the congregation through participating in or leading various committees of the church. These are the active committees at St. Peter’s…

Bus/Van Committee
Maintains the church van and schedules its use.
Council Representative – Carl Shealy

Celebration/Heritage (formerly Homecoming/Archives)
This group plans the annual Homecoming Service each May and preserves the history of St. Peter’s.
Chairperson – Barbara Leaphart
Council Representative – Buck Ray

Cemetery Committee
Oversees maintenance of the church cemetery.
Chairperson – Ted Zee
Council Representative – Jeffrey Crapps

Educational Ministry Committee
Plans and oversees our Sunday School program, Vacation Bible School, teachers’ workshops, Christmas program, marriage retreat, and other educational opportunities.
Chairperson – Karen Price
Council Representative – Monroe Lindler

Evangelism Committee
Reaches out to newcomers in our community and invites them to join our church family.
Chairpersons – Marie Eargle
Council Representative – Donna Alford

Hospitality Committee
Supervises the use of the church kitchens.
Council Representative – Jeff Elliott

Missions Committee
Researches and plans mission trips for the congregation and works under the umbrella of the Service Committee.
Chairperson – Amy Hodgkiss

Property/Grounds Committee 
Maintains the physical structures and operations of all church property and oversees the upkeep and beautification of the church grounds.
Chairpersons – Claude Lindler & Paul Arnold
Council Representative – Bill Jennings

Safety Team
Evaluates the Safety of our congregation while on campus.
Chairperson – Greg Webb
Council Representative – Miles Rawl

Service Committee
Extends Christian compassion and help to people in need through Lexington Interfaith Community Services (LICS). The committee provides other service through blood pressure checks, community health fairs, adult mission trips, tape ministry for the homebound, and other projects.
Chairperson – Barbara Leaphart
Council Representative – Christen Weidner

Staff Support Committee
Encourages our church staff and provides an annual evaluation for all employees. Members Ed Pearce, Jennie Porth, Buck Ray, Doug Schreiber, Jim Shealy, Lisa Szuhy, & Michele Zee.
Chairperson – Michele Zee
Council Representative – Buck Ray

Stewardship/Finance Committee
Promotes church members’ responsible giving of time, talent and treasure. It prepares the annual budget and cares for the congregation’s fiscal resources.
Chairperson – Tommy Stone
Council Representative – Kevin Gobbi

Women’s Ministry Planning Team
Plans, promotes and presents events and Bible studies for the women of the church. Committee members are Karen Gobbi, Darlene Lavisky, Lisa Leitzey, and Christen Weidner

Worship and Music Committee
Plans worship services and works with musicians, ushers, acolytes, choirs, and all areas relating to music and worship.
Chairperson – Joe Price
Co-Secretaries – Jackie Jumper & Trudy Moore
Council Representative – Doreen Edmondson

Youth Committee
Plans and oversees the overall Youth Ministries at St. Peter’s.
Chair – Karen Cook
Youth Ministry Intern – Camden Windham
Secretary – Emma Grace Jordan
Council Representative – Emma Grace Jordan

Endowment Board
Oversees the St. Peter’s Endowment Fund and encourages gifts to the fund.
Greg Webb – Term Expires 12/31/2017
Buck Ray – Term Expires 12/31/2018
Adam Davis – Term Expires 12/31/2019
Jay Freeman – Term Expires 12/31/2020
Russell Rawl – Council Representative

Sanctuary Study Committee
Collects data and makes recommendations regarding changes to the sanctuary.
Chairperson-Joe Price