Members are encouraged to participate in the work of COS committees. Your interest will be gratefully received! To join a committee, contact the person(s) listed below.
The Congregational Life ministry helps to promote rich Christian fellowship and spiritual growth among COS members. For more information, contact Janice McWhertor, minister of congregational life.
The Fellowship Committee plans monthly opportunities for congregational fellowship, including all-church suppers, special celebrations, the church picnic, and a church campout. For more info, contact Nancy Remelts.
The Nursery Committee handles issues related to the care of children in the church nursery. For more information, contact Mark and Julie Stinton.
The Wellness Committee is composed of 8-10 members, mostly health professionals or those who have a strong commitment to holistic health. It seeks to involve the entire congregation in a holistic ministry of mutual healing. The committee also fosters and oversees the parish nurse ministry of the church, encouraging members to care for the spiritual, physical, emotional and social needs of others. They sponsor services like blood pressure screening and flu clinic, provide educational opportunities, and work with other church ministries, committees and staff to integrate faith and health into the life of the church and its members.
The Parish Nurse is an RN who has completed a course in the unique practice of nursing within a faith community. Her role is to facilitate members and friends of Church of the Servant in maintaining and attaining their maximum physical, spiritual and emotional health. For more information, contact Barbara Schultze or Penny Mauger.
Abuse Awareness and Response Ministry (AARM)
The Abuse Awareness and Response Ministry is developing support systems for survivors of abuse, creating educational materials for church school, and providing abuse awareness training for church staff and lay leaders. For more information, contact Amy Wolterstorff.
Volunteers are needed to serve on an Education Committee. For a description of educational opportunities available, see the education brochure.
The Finance Committee ensures that the financial decisions made by Council are carried out, and it monitors the ongoing financial health of COS. It also prepares annual budget for presentation to Council and to the congregation.
Outreach Ministries Committee
Currently the COS deacons act as the Outreach Ministries Committee. They oversee aspects of COS outreach including benevolence, missionaries, and a number of local outreach ministries and organizations supported by the finances and volunteers COS. Additionally, they have a regular representative at Refugee Task Force meetings. If you are interested in becoming a deacon or want to participate alongside our present deacons, please contact our chair of deacons.
The Worship Committee includes the music, art, liturgy, and dance committees. Worship Committee oversees most aspects of worship planning, including review of morning liturgies and leadership of evening services. For more information, contact our minister of worship, Greg Scheer (email@example.com).
The Art Committee focuses on the use of visual art in worship. For more information, contact our minister of worship, Greg Scheer (firstname.lastname@example.org).
Liturgical Dance Committee
This group prepares liturgical dances for each liturgical season. No professional dance experience is necessary. For more information, contact our minister of worship, Greg Scheer (email@example.com).
This group chooses and organizes music for each service. For more information, contact our minister of worship, Greg Scheer (firstname.lastname@example.org).