El Bethel United Methodist Church
Elected Officers for 2017

"¶252.5 The membership of the council may consist of as few as eleven persons or as many as the charge conference deem appropriate."

CHURCH COUNCIL

(members of the church council listed in subsequent charts have * by their names)

Chairperson: *Elaine Jackson
Vice-Chairperson: *Pat Bess Membership Secretary: Kim Leagon (Staff)
Recording Secretary: Mary Jane Owens Representative from Finance: Corrine Swofford
Chairperson of Trustees: Mary Jane Owens Missions & Evangelism Chairperson: Lois Blanton
Chairperson of Staff-Parish Relations: Pat Bess Estelle King Chairperson: Genie McNeely
Treasurer: James Owens Chairperson Of Parsonage: Jeanne Ware
Communications Chairperson: June Albright Chairperson of Worship: Joyce Van Dyke
Ice Cream Coordinator: James Owens Lay Leader: Pat Bess, Elaine Jackson & Genie McNeely
Lay Delegate to Annual Conference: Gwen Perkins President of UMW: Elaine Jackson
Pastor In Charge: Julie Ann Roberts Visitor Ministry Coordinator: Corrine Swofford
Stewards: Jim Robbs, Suzanne Wall, Leslie Hawkins

CHURCH STAFF

Pastor: *Julie Ann Roberts Administrative Assistant: *Kim Leagon
Director of Music: *Joyce Van Dyke

The Nurturing Ministries

NURTURE AREA COORDINATORS

Ice Cream Coordinator: *James Owens

WORSHIP COMMITTEE

Worship Chair/Director of Music: *Joyce Van Dyke Pastor: * Julie Ann Roberts
Lay Leader: *Pat Bess, Elaine Jackson & Genie McNeely Altar Guild: *Jeanne Ware
Communion Stewards: *Jeanne Ware Usher Representative: *James Owens

EDUCATION COMMITTEE

Chairperson: Patricia Bess Children’s Sunday School Class: Sam Ellis
Friendship Sunday School Class: Patricia Bess Fellowship Sunday School Class: Genie McNeely
Children’s Time: *Julie Ann Roberts Youth Sunday School Class: Pam Jenkins, Linda Ware
Pastor: *Julie Ann Roberts

COMMITTEE ON FINANCE

Chairperson: *Allen Wall Stewardship: Harry Jackson
Pastor: *Julie Ann Roberts Treasurer: *James Owens
Church Council Chairperson: *Elaine Jackson Financial Secretary: Kim Leagon (Staff)
Lay Leader: *Pat Bess, Elaine Jackson & Genie McNeely Lay Delegate to Annual Conference: *Gwen Perkins
SPRC Chairperson: *Pat Bess Trustees Chairperson: *Mary Jane Owens
At Large: Bill Albright, Pat Bess, *Kathy Dixon & Corrine Swofford

Bank Controllers
*Jim Owens – Treasurer
Harry Jackson – Stewardship Co-Chairperson
Howard Blanton – Impartial Non-Committee Member

COMMITTEE ON STAFF-PARISH RELATIONS

Chairperson: *Pat Bess
Lay Leader: *Pat Bess, Elaine Jackson & Genie McNeely
Lay Delegate to Annual Conference: *Glenn Perkins

Class 2017
Pat Bess
Harry Jackson

Class 2018
*Margaret Ware
Neely Eaker

Class 2019
Illene Sanders
James Owens

COMMITTEE ON NOMINATIONS AND LEADERSHIP DEVELOPMENT

Chairperson: *Julie Ann Roberts - Pastor
Lay Leader:

Class 2017
*Elaine Jackson
Genie McNeely

Class 2018
Jim Robbs
Pat Bess

Class 2019
June Albright
Suzanne Wall

The Outreach Ministries

COMMITTEE ON MISSION AND EVANGELISM

Chairperson: *Pat Bess
Vice Chairperson: *Donnie Jenkins Disaster Response Coordinator: *Lois & Howard Blanton
Kings Mountain Crisis Ministry: Pauline Parker UMW Representative: *Elaine Jackson
Mission Co-Chair:/Prison: *Peggy Ross Pastor: *Julie Ann Roberts

COMMITTEE ON ESTELLE KING OUTREACH ASSISTANCE MINISTRY

Chairperson: *Genie McNeely Members: Dwight Dixon
Pastor: *Julie Ann Roberts

Witness

Communications: June Albright Visitor Ministries: *Corrine Swofford
Church Historian: *Jeanne Ware

**Note**
The Breakfast is a collaborative effort of the Church Council. Therefore, this area does not have a coordinator.

BOARD OF TRUSTEES

*Chairperson: *Mary Jane Owens
*Pastor: *Julie Ann Roberts
Cemetery Steward: Lloyd “Peachy” Clark ‘16

Class 2017
Sandy Wilson
Howard Blanton

Class 2018
*Jim Robbs
*Peach Clark

Class 2019
*Steve Sanders
*Don McNeely

PARSONAGE COMMITTEE

Chairperson: *Jeanne Ware
Pastor: *Julie Ann Roberts *Jim Robbs
Pastor’s Spouse: TBA *Margaret Ware
Trustees Co-Chariperson: *Mary Jane Owens *Gladys Green
Finance Representative: *Corrine Swofford Brenda Norket
SPRC Chariperson: *Pat Bess Illene Sanders
I can do all things through Christ which strengtheneth me.