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EPUMC LEADERSHIP 

ADMINISTRATION

To coordinate the care and administration of the resources for ministry to accomplish the mission and vision of the church by...

 

• Coordinating the care of all real property owned by the church

 

• Building extravagant generosity through financial fitness, messaging and year-round stewardship emphasis

 

• Developing leaders to support ministry, including supervising and supporting the staff and appointed clergy

 

Chair Eric Hyde,; Jack Elkin and Deb Lind, Jim Myers, Mark Wall,

Lay Leader Chris Lotzow; Lay Member of Annual Conference Beth Holland; Pastor Becky Jo Messenbrink; Advisory to the team, Treasurer Connie Hauswirth.

STAFF-PARISH RELATIONS

 

 

 

The Staff Parish Relations Team is our personnel committee, supporting, equipping, and providing oversight to our paid staff and appointed pastor.

 

Co-chairs Jack Elkin and Jeanine Brattebo, Jim Bollweg, Lois Hyde, Rita Cooper, Pastor Becky Jo Messenbrink.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

CORE

To steward the vision and mission of Eden Prairie United Methodist Chuch to be sure we are doing and being what God has called us to do and be in this season, in this location

 

Chair / Lay Leader Chris Lotzow, Eric Hyde, Jack Elkin/Jeanine Brattebo, Cole Nelson, Mark Perschnick/Kathy Bowman, Karen DeYoung, Bruce Webster/Deb Soderholm, Karen Prestly/Jim Kern, Eric Peterson, Pastor Becky Jo Messenbrink

GROW

To create systems that support intentional faith development of all ages that matures followers of Jesus and aids them to become more Christ-like, being especially attentive to small group ministry

 

Co-Chairs:  Kathy Bowman and Mark Perschnick; Stacy Kyei, Sarah Bosch; staff: Rachel Casper, director of Children's Ministries 

ENGAGE

To develop and support risk-taking mission, service and witness beyond that demonstrates we are “big enough to make a difference”

 

Co-Chairs: Karen De Young, Wrenetta Dietz, Craig Brattebo, Michael Beukema, Liz Littlefield, Hannah Walker

CONNECT

To create an atmosphere of radical hospitality, extensive congregational care, and life- giving relationship building to ensure that we are a church that is “small enough to care”

 

Co-Chairs: Bruce Webster and Deb Soderholm; Crystal Roemmich, Kathy Jarvis, Amanda Elkin, Ivan Pandiyan

Staff: Rachel Casper; Membership Secretary (advisory to group): Karen Prestly

WORSHIP

To develop passionate worship that connects people to God and to one another and changes lives

 

Co-Chairs: Karen Prestly and Jim Kern; Ginger Eddy, Nancy Bollweg,  Amanda Wintheiser, Carol Carr and Tom Holland; staff Megan Peterson, director of Music Ministries, and Pastor Becky Jo Messenbrink. Advisor: Eric Peterson

DIGITAL DISCIPLESHIP 

Growing an inclusive online community through engagement and
connections to empower people to act through faith toward a more just and compassionate world.

 

Jane Bollweg, Amanda Wintheiser, Staff Brianna Collett, Digital Discipleship Lead, and Pastor Becky Jo Messenbrink