Our Deacon Ministry

Our Deacons:

  • Barbara Steele - Moderator
  • Anne Cooley
  • Jane Denay
  • Kay Ismond
  • Noah Jansen
  • Rick McPherson
  • Kendy Vamos
  • Penny Van Dam
  • Janet Webb
  • Mary Jo Welch
  • Bev Williams
  • Larry Williams

The 12 Deacons are responsible for the following:


Congregational Care

  • Shepherding: Each Deacon connects with assigned families
  • Bereavement services: Serve luncheons or receptions
  • Meals: Arrange for meals to be delivered to Church families who have had a death in their family, or a member is recovering from illness
  • Shut-ins: Visit parishioners in nursing homes or homebound regularly and arrange Communion for them
  • Hospital visits: Make weekly visit to Presbyterians who are in the local hospital
  • Card ministry: Send holiday and birthday cards to shut-ins, homebound and college students
  • Helping Hands Benevolence Fund: Administer the fund to help parishioners in need
  • Sanctuary flowers: Purchase and arrange flowers in the sanctuary at Easter and Christmas
  • Prayer Shawl Ministry: Hand-made shawls are delivered to members and friends who have experienced a loss or are dealing with an illness

Prayer shawls ready for members and friends in need.

Care packages being prepared for our college students.