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Church Council and Committees

Following is the list of Church Council members and several committees that serve the needs of the Lutheran Church of the Resurrection congregation. (CL= Council Liason)


CHURCH COUNCIL Tony Baumgardt (President), Harold Holm (Vice President), Lynda Voll (Secretary), Leah Krueger (Treasurer), Paul Schinkowitch, Stacey Robe, Duane Huth, Steve Dues, Diane Borgardt, Dave Backman

 

COMMITTEES

FINANCE Responsibilities: Conduct ongoing analysis of the congregations financial condition; oversee the development of, and adherence to, finance control; direct preparation of annual budget; establish financial and accounting policies; provide recommendations on external financing and investment of funds. Serve on a rotating basis counting offerings; keep accurate accounting of Memorial Funds. Members:  Dawn Jacobson (chair), Leah Krueger (CL), Kim Mohalley, Paul Rossmann, Jay Weiss, Mary Schinkowitch, Cheryl Cieczka (staff)

STEWARDSHIP Members: 2 Committee Members from Finance, 2 Committee Members from Worship, 1 Committee Member from Parish Education, 1 Committee Member from Youth, Pastor
WORSHIP  Responsibilities: Scheduling and/or overseeing of Acolytes, Nursery staff, Ushers, Lay Readers, Worship Assistants, Altar Group, Music, and RACY (Resurrection Arts and the Church Year) Members: Stacey Robe (chair & CL), Jeanne Murphy, Tanya Baumgardt, Jeff Wunderle, Kathy Anderson, Sandy Georgeson, Lisa Sell
BUILDING & GROUNDS Responsibilities: Maintenance and repair of the church building, grounds, and property. Members: Chris Mohalley (chair), Ron Voll, Dan Pederson, Jon Wint, Paul Schinkowitch (CL), Marc Henkel (staff)
CHURCH IN SOCIETY Responsibilities: Help members understand issues of potential concern to the congregation, community, nation and the world; work with other congregations, organizations, committees and special ministries of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America, the Greater Milwaukee Synod and the Racine Cluster in addressing issues of concern. Members: Dave Backman (chair, CL),  Kristi Fenkl, Scott Skaar
MEMBERSHIP  Responsibilities: Implement New Member Receptions twice a year; coordinate new church direction periodically, provide opportunities for fellowship (Round table groups, Elderberries, Church Picnic, etc.); coordinate coffee hour for Sunday mornings. Members: Pam Tague (chair), Gail Videkovich, Drew Tague, Cory Ludwin, Sarah Brusky, Marcia Garcia, Barbara Blickle, Diane Borgardt (CL)
PARISH EDUCATION  Responsibilities: Oversee Sunday School, Vacation Bible School, Adult Education, First Communion instruction, Confirmation instruction, Children’s Christmas program, Cradle Roll, and Library. Members: Connie Gardener (chair), Luann Vacek (cradle roll), Mary Harrison, Rachel Petrach, Connie Dues, Bobbie Hernandez, Kathy Ramke, Pat Klein, Duane Huth (CL)
YOUTH  Responsibilities: Assist the Youth Director in coordinating, recruiting and chaperoning youth events. Members: Carrie Black, Aaron Kozlik, Emily Schinkowitch (Youth Representative), Matt Nelson, Brittany Noe, Paul Andersen, Wendy Cieczka, Steve Dues (CL)
NOMINATING Members: Pastor, Harold Holm, Mary Hauch, Jay Weiss
ENDOWMENT BOARD The Resurrection Endowment fund is a unique fund that the principle is NEVER spent. The investment income is used to compliment the church mission and support the community.

The principle is still growing as additional donations are received, most commonly through memorials, wills and estates. The fund has been around for over 20 years, and the original donations are still intact and generating investment income.  The investment income supports many projects and missions at LCR.  Members: Steve Jacobson (chair), Chris Rognsvoog, Ron Voll, Nicci D’Amour, Gayle Wint, Mary Hauch

CALL COMMITTEE The Call Committee is responsible for choosing a candidate for a Junior Pastor
Members: Aaron Kozlik – Committee Chair, Adam Keszler – Member at Large, Marcia Garcia – Member at Large, Carrie Black – Youth/Exploratory Team, Connie Gardner – Parish Ed, Rachel Petrach – Prior Call Committee/Parish Ed, Emily Schinkowitch – Youth/Exploratory Team, Steve Dues – Council Rep / Youth Committee Member, Pastor Karen Pahl