Christian Education Team:

Oversees all the educational opportunities for the Church. We coordinate Vacation Bible School, Sunday School and other special study opportunities throughout the year. We give suggestions to the Youth Group Advisors and always seek to include others in growing in their faith through bible study and small group studies. Through this team monies are allocated for camp scholarships. If you would like more information contact Christina Albrecht at 315.398.9950

Church Council [Leadership Team]:

Is the governing body of the church making decisions and receiving reports on the ministry of the Church.  This team is made up of the Team Leaders of each of the ministry teams and the pastor.  Team Leaders and Pastor have a vote.  Meeting are open to the church community, but may be excused should an executive session be called.  Quorum is 9 voting members. If you would like more information contact Pat Hemminger at 315.548.3546

Health & Service Team:

Is responsible for developing ministries to those within the church who are in need, those who are sick or bereaved, those who are friendless. Services includes: Assists the Pastor with visitations of the sick and/or shut-ins, meals for families with a member in the hospital or bereaved, Christmas cookies to shut-ins, host fellowship receptions for funeral and memorial services, and special remembrances or services (anniversaries, installations, etc.). If you would like more information contact Sharon Peets at

(315) 573-6849

Media & Technology Team:

Oversees the technology of the church.  This team is responsible for the sound and projector for our services of worship.  If you would like more information contact Eddie Albrecht at 315.946.9729


This is a very active team within the church.  This team supports financially and with hands-on-help LOCAL and GLOBAL mission work.  The team supports not only the Phelps, but other area Food Cupboards, victim resource centers, battered women shelters, missionaries in Laos, South Africa, Kentucky and Kenya.  They also encourage congregational support for Tool & Blanket Sunday, One Great Hour of Sharing, World Communion Sunday, etc.  Further they donate to church camperships and other local requests.  For more information please contact Peg Carlson (315) 789-4713 or Brian Hemminger  (315) 548-4952.

Nominating Team:
This team works to fill lay leadership roles within the church.  It is their responsibility to fill all Team Leader and Trustee positions.  If you feel called to serve please contact Jane Pedersen at (315) 548-9397.
Personnel Team:
Personnel conducts annual reviews of the church staff (not the Custodian).  They recommend the salaries of staff and the pastor's salary package to the Stewardship/Finance Team annually.  They are also the first-responders to any issues between pastor and parish and staff concerns. Please contact Rose Copper-Brown with any question at (315) 719-4292
Stewardship & Finance Team:
This team gives oversight to the month to month operating budget. In addition it is their responsibility to develop an annual budget to present to the Church Council (Leadership Team) for approval and submission to the Annual Meeting. Question can be directed to Dave Wilson at (315) 548-8823
Board of Trustees:
The Board is charged with the oversight of maintenance of the church building and grounds and financial investments.  The Board also annually reviews the Custodian position. For questions contact Dan Moracco at (315) 548-4548
Outreach Team:
This team works on reaching out to newcomers and the church membership with care and concern.  The also work to promote the church through public social events such as the annual Strawberry Social.  Contact Peg Carlson with question at

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