Committees  - Members of the Body of Christ

The leadership are members of the body of Christ - the church. People serve for one, two, or three years, work together to facilitate the work of the church.    The work each committee is incredibly important to our life, ministry and missions of the church.

God calls us to use our time and talents to serve one another!  Let us know how you would like to serve.

  • congregation council

    Council supports the congregation by helping facilitate its mission and visionThe Lutheran church is unique in its basis because everything it does comes from God - we are doing God's work in our communities and throughout the world.   The Council meets monthly, the second Tuesday at 7:00 p.m.

  • Care & Health Committee

    Care and Health helps to facilitate healthy lifestyles. We share opportunities for folks to learn about proper nutrition, exercise, blood pressure screenings, positive relationships, and well-being of the body, mind, and spirit.  We care for the spiritual life of our family of faith. Members assist the Pastor in determining how best to meet spiritual needs and concerns of the congregation.  Meets the 2nd Tuesday of each month at 6:00 p.m.   

    Amy Richardson, Council Member; Cindy Lias, Chairperson.

  • worship & music committee

    Meets monthly to help the pastor plan for the worship services on how we "do" worship. We plan special worship events; help determine worship schedules; make suggestions regarding artwork and banners, as well as other items displayed in the sanctuary and gathering area; and make provision for the upkeep and maintenance of our instruments and sound equipment.    Cinda Passick, Chairperson/Council Member.

  • alter guild

    Members care for the chancel area and its furnishings; make communion bread; fill and wash communion vessels; care for the linens; clean and polish the brass pieces; hang banners appropriate for the church year; make provision for candles and candelabra used at weddings; decorate for the seasons of Christmas, Easter, Pentecost and Lent/Palm Sunday, and assist the Worship and Music Committee as necessary.   

    *Nancy Nelson, Chairperson.

  • education and discipleship & youth and family

    We care for the Christian Education of the body of Christ. The committee oversees and promotes the educational programs of the church: BLAST and Confirmation; Vacation Bible school and/or Day Camp; First Communion; Confirmation; High school youth group. Graduation.  We meet throughout the year, time and location are determined.  

    *Tiffany Kashas, Chairperson/Council Member.

  • evangelism and outreach & welcome and community

    We plan and coordinate a variety of interesting and fun-filled activities for all ages! Bowling, Picnics, Hayrides, Horseback Riding, Golfing, Mystery Meals, Potlucks, Game Nights, Tailgate parties, Main Street Center fundraising dinner, Vermillion Food Pantry, Sharing the Dream Store, Prison Congregations of America, and we are encouraged by your ideas!  We promote church membership and visit with prospective new members within 72 hours.  We meet monthly, the second Tuesday at 6:00 p.m.  

    *Amber Anders, Chairperson/Council Member.

  • finance, administration & property

    Members are responsible for managing the monies the congregation has given in order that we might give Glory to God. We take care of the physical needs of our facility:  maintenance, upkeep of the outside grounds, preventative maintenance, programming and general planning as well as study, oversight and management of any new church construction or remodeling. We meet monthly, the second Monday at 7:00 p.m. 

    *Rick Retzlaff, Chairperson/Council Member. 

  • stewardship & giving

    We conduct regular programming to encourage generosity to local ministries, ministries of the synod, and to churchwide communities. We also encourage regular, proportionate giving from the congregation.  Committee meets the second Monday at 6:00 p.m. 

    *Alyssa Walker, Chairperson/Council Member.

  • piecemakers

    We meet at 10:00 AM every Thursday.  We accept all types of materials to cut, piece together, and sew blocks into quilt tops. We add batting and a back to each quilt. We tie blankets and finish sewing. We do other types of sewing projects too. Most of the quilts are sent to Lutheran World Relief (LWR) and other to organizations.  Everyone of any age is welcome to gather together, laugh and learn from each other.   

    *Main contact is Glenda Ofstehage:

  • mutual ministry

    Mutual Ministry is purposefully focused on the mission of this congregation helping us to discern God’s will for our ministry within our congregation and community.  We meet the third Tuesday of each month at 7:00 p.m.  

    *Chairperson is Janice Olson.

  • Mission endowment committee

    We make decisions involving the investment of funds, principle funds, interest and endowments given to the church.  

    We meet throughout the church year. The dates and times are determined by the committee.

    *Chairperson is Alan Wittmuss.