Church Council 2017

St. Peter's by the Sea is led by our Pastor and our Church Council. The Congregation Council is made up of elected leaders who are members of the congregation, who govern according to the congregation's constitution. 

Congregation Council

  • Executive Committee:
    • Pastor Karen Marohn
    • Ellen Schmeding, President, Christian Service (2018)
    • John Smart, Vice President, Worship (2019)
    • Janine Morrow, Secretary, Fellowship (2019)
    • Darlene Truver, Treasurer, (2019)
  • Jeff Cours, Evangelism, (2017)
  • Colleen Doering, Education (2018)
  • Christina Doering, Education (2019)
  • Richard Nielsen, Preschool, Property (2019)

2017 Committees

Audit Committee - Robert Keck (2018), Greg Lommen (2018), Jim Grutkowski (2019)

Christian Service Committee - Ellen Schmeding, chair
Rose Engleman, Brenda Johnson, Elaine Lauger, Beverly Mitchell, Lynn Render, Diane Sherwood, Lora Thompson, Darlene Thygerson, Betty Wells

Christian Education Committee - Colleen Doering & Christina Doering, co-chair
Jim Grutkowski, Elaine Lauger, Melissa Perez, Ellen Schmeding, Deirdre Slaughter, John Smart, Darlene Truver, Terri Webster

Employee Relations Committee - Pastor Marohn, Ellen Schmeding, John Smart

Endowment Committee - Bob Fode, chair
Jane Christensen (2017), Bob Fode (2017), Richard Doering (2018), Kathy Rahilly (2018), Nancy Aeling (2019), Scott Walls (2019)

Evangelism Committee - Jeff Cours, chair
Nancy Aeling, Steve Silva

Fellowship Committee - Janine Morrow, chair
Joan Allton, Gail & Dean Bennett, Jane Christensen, Christina Fadden, Sue Fode, Joetta Foster, Beverly Mitchell, Ellen Schmeding, Diane Sherwood, Lora Thompson, Darlene Thygerson, Betty Wells

Financial Support Committee - Darlene Truver, Council Treasurer
Lyle Beller, Ade Christensen, Sue Fode, Brenda Johnson, Charles Lauger, Kathy Rahilly

Health and Wellness Committee - Joan Allton, chair
Sue Fode, Jane Hildebrand, Beverly Mitchell, Patricia Pepper, Betty Wells
Prayer Shawl Ministry - Solveig Fuentes and Carolyn Irby, co-chairs

Nominating Committee -
Gail Bennett, Bob Fode, Ethan Gilsdorf, Fletcher Miller, Betty Wells

Preschool Committee - Richard Nielsen, chair
Denise Langlois, Sally Brown, Kendall Sandage

Property Committee - Richard Nielsen, chair
Pete Fuentes, Shawn Morrow, Ellen Schmeding

Stewardship Committee - Darlene Truver, chair
Richard Doering, Elaine Lauger, Ellen Schmeding

Worship Committee - John Smart, chair
Jane Christensen, Doris DeChenne, Jim Grutkowski, Elaine Lauger, Diane Sherwood, Trent Webster

Newsletter Editor - Christy Gilsdorf