Our Committees & Ministries

Our committees aim to serve Christ, this church, and our community as we strive to make Christ known through outreach, education, and worship. Our committees work to empower following God's mission here and in the world. To get involved with a committee, contact the listed chair.

Church Life Committees

Committees serving Christ and the church through leading and organizing programs, events, and ministries for the life of the congregation.

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Hospitality Committee

The hospitality committee promotes and strengthens relationships at OSLC. The committee welcomes those new to OSLC and facilitates fellowship activities throughout the year. The hospitality committee offers care and support at OSLC.

For more information on fellowship activities at OSLC, check out our fellowship page. For current events, check our our Newsletter and Calendar.

Chair:
Janette Kline

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Worship & Music Committee

The Worship and Music committee works with the pastor and the minister of music in planning the worship life of the congregation. They oversee the decoration of the worship space, the recruiting of leaders for worship, etc.

For more information on worship and music programs at OSLC, check out our worship and music pages. For current events, check our our Newsletter and Calendar.

 

Chair:
Richard Hartman

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Youth and Children Committee

The Youth and Children committee supports and promotes ongoing programs - OSLC programming and synod programming - for education and for worship for the children and youth of OSLC.  

For more information on our ministry with Youth and Children, check out our Youth and Children page. For current events, check our our Newsletter and Calendar.

 

Chair:
Pastor Alex

 

Outreach Committees

Committees serving Christ and the church through the serving the community and beyond!

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Social Ministry & Missons

The Social Ministry and Missions committee keeps OSLC socially aware and extends Christian love, compassion, and assistance to those in need. Social ministry collaborates with faith based and social organizations to assist with needs in our wider community (food, shelter, social justice issues, etc.). 

For more information on specific programs, check out our outreach page. For current events, check our our Newsletter and Calendar.

Chair:
Diane Priestley

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Stephen Ministry

 Stephen Ministry is a one-on-one ministry to someone who is hurting (e.g., Care Receiver). It is quiet, confidential, compassionate, and provides a listening witness to the caring presence of Christ and His community. Stephen ministry serves OSLC members and members of our wider community.

To get support or to find out more about how to serve as a Stephen Minister, contact our Stephen Leader. More information on Stephen Ministries can be found on the Stephen Ministries website.

 

Stephen Leader:
Evie Braukhoff

 

Administrative Committees

Committees serving Christ and the church through the essential administrative and business functions of OSLC.

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Finance Committee

The finance committee is entrusted with the stewardship and oversight of the financial affairs of OSLC, ensuring that finances are in good order and that best financial practices are being followed.

To get involved with the finance committee, please contact our treasurer.

Treasurer:
Pam Wildenberger

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Personnel Committee

The personnel committee is entrusted to be the human resources coordinator for the congregation, developing and reviewing the personnel manual, updating job descriptions, and conducting reviews of staff.

To get involved with the personnel committee, contact the chair of the committee.

 

Chair:
Brandon Tate

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Cemetery Committee

The cemetery committee is entrusted with the management and the care of our three cemeteries. The committee provides a place of internment for members and former members of OSLC.

To learn more about our cemeteries and internment at OSLC, check out our cemeteries page. 

 

Chair:
Neal Miller

 

Facility Committees

Committees serving Christ and the church through oversight and care of our facilities so that we can best serve the congregation and the community.

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Hall Committee

The Hall Committee is entrusted with items relating to the oversight and the usage of our facilities, including usage requests (one time and long-term), putting in place safety and usage policies and procedures.

For more information on the usage and the policies of our facilities, check out our facility use page. For information specific to weddings and funerals, check out our pages for weddings and funerals.

For current events and availability of the facilities, check our our Newsletter and Calendar.

Chair:
Bob Zimmerman

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Commercial Kitchen Committee

The Commercial Kitchen Committee is entrusted with the oversight and the usage of our commercial kitchen. They work with members of OSLC and members of the community and their usage of the kitchen. They oversee leasing and policies of the kitchen.

For more information on the usage and policies of our kitchen, check out our commercial kitchen page

For current events and availability of the kitchen, check our our Newsletter and Calendar.

 

Chair:
Roger Picard

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Property Committee

The Property Committee is responsible for the maintenance and care of our buildings and our grounds, so that they can be used for God's mission here at OSLC, in Norge, and in the wider community.

 

For property matters and concerns, contact the chair of the property committee. 

 

Chair:
Rudy Sheets