Forest Hill Church is led by members of six Ministries plus the Deacons. Our Circle of Connections organization chart shows how these connect with one another.
works with the pastors and music director to design and present engaging worship services. They prepare communion table arrangements for special services, decorate the Sanctuary, and coordinate weekly ushers and lay readers.
Elders: Dorothy Herd, 2019; Linda Martin, 2020; Mary Ball, 2021
Members: Eric Muller-Girard, Karen Loughridge
Usher Team: Deborah Erwin and Robyn Hales, Co-Head Ushers
Audio Team: Dave Bell, Robert Brock, Alex Heston, Steve Marunowski
Justice & Mission:
supports programs and activities addressing local and global social justice issues and distributes community grants.
Elders: Jennifer Blakeney, 2019; Mark Chupp, 2020; Ajah Hales, 2021
Members: Joan Bacon, Margaret Brouwer, Danielle Cosgrove, Margie Glaros, Mike Glaros, Dean Sieck
Abundant Food Pantry: Paul Jennings, coordinator Labre Meals: Jack Breish, coordinator
Earth Care Team: Dave Neff, coordinator
GCC Core Team: Jennifer Blakeney, Scott Lafferty, Diana Woodbridge
Elders: Leslie Clement, 2019; Pat Seeders, 2020; Ann Williams, 2021
Members: Alex Heston, Jeannine Gury
Family, Youth & Children:
Elders: Kurt Haas, 2020; Lisa Koops, 2021
Members: Amy Dillenbeck, Laurie Logan, Liz Wollaeger
Child Protection Policy Coordinator: Rev. David Wigger, Interim Dir. of Family, Youth and Children Ministry
promotes our congregation’s health at individual, congregational and community levels by cultivating the Spirit through awareness, gratitude, giving and actively honoring resources in our trust: our time, our talents and our treasures, including our natural resources.
Elders: Leslie Pendleton, 2019; Mark Gerteis, 2020; Consuelo Heineman
Members: Sandy Moran, Peter Williams
run the corporate side of the church: finances, contracts, and employment and personnel matters. They maintain its physical facilities ensuring that the building and grounds are used both legally and as a reflection of God’s glory.
2019 Trustees: Mary McMillan, Elder; Carol Leslie, Steve Marunowski
2020 Trustees: Ralph Dise, Elder; Megan Ullom
2021 Trustees: Gary Sampson, Elder; Laurie Muller-Girard
Treasurer: Graham Peters Assistant Treasurer: Chris Fuller
Building and Grounds: Nick Baumgartner, Kay Dunlap, Steve Marunowski, Jim and Pat Seeders, Mark Wedell and Building Manager Ann Donkin
Legal Counsel: Tom Zych Computer System: Dan Shaner, Kurt Haas
Endowment Committee: Dave Olson, moderator; Betsy Andrews, David Hunter, Clyde Loughridge, Steve Sedam, Anne Smith
care for the physical needs of the congregation–delivering meals, arranging home and hospital visits, offering coffee and donuts, providing cards people can send to a friend or neighbor and scheduling friendly greeters and helpers on Sunday mornings (Deacons’ CARE program.) The Deacons also connect us with all-church social events.
2019: Jeanette Nemcek Elder Deacon, Chris Bell, Wendy Brock, Sally Davis
2020: Mary Hosier, Elder Deacon; Tish Klein, Margie Ravas, Rob Reynolds
2021: Bader Boland, Elder Deacon; Sue McCauley, Laura Minder, Elaine Turley
Race and Inclusion Committee (RIC):
While not a separate ministry, RIC acts as an independent advisor to the other ministries through the Session.
Co-Chairs: Ron Register and Diana Woodbridge
Members: Mark Chupp, Barb Cloud, Kathy Hanna-Stauffer, Dorothy Herd, Quentin Smith, Ann Williams
Elder: Lia Clement, 2019
Members: Angela Boland, Sheryl Dugard, Rachel Martinez-Finn, Mark Edell, Diana Woodbridge
Elder: Ron Register, 2021
Members: Cheryl Anderson, Robyn Hales, Ron Polderman