Church Committees

Committees at Fredericksburg United Methodist Church are based on the UMC Book of Discipline.  Committee Members are nominated and serve for a term.  The term end is designated by class year, noted in parenthesis. 

Church Council

  • Chair - Mark Earnesty ,
  • Vice Chair -Matt Zurasky
  • Secretary - Kendall Martin
  • Lay Leaders -  Adam Sutton,  Anna Billingsley, and Denise Gates
  • Trustees, Chair, Becky Resio (’21)
  • Staff Parish Relations Committee, Chair, JR Raybold (’21)
  • Finance, chair, Mike Sienkowski ('22)
  • Seek, - vacant 
  • Connect, Mona Lamb and Sherry Hession(’21)
  • Grow, Staci Hibner-Noakes ('22) and Michelle Wagaman ('22)
  • Serve, Mike Cotter (’21)
  • Young Adult, Clay Murray (’21)
  • Youth representative, Danielle Cloud and Grace Carryer
  • Ex Officio Rev. Gina Anderson-Cloud, Lead Pastor

Annual Conference Delegates

  • Jillian Levis, Joanne Wilson, Mike Wilson, Carrie Szlyk
  • Alternate: Mary McGhee-Pasternak

Barnabas Ministries (CONNECT)

Bazaar (CONNECT)

Better Health Task Force (CONNECT)

Children's Ministry (GROW)

  • Team Leader – Colleen Gilmore Knerr ('22)
  • Rachel Matern ('23) 
  • Julie Leonard ('22) 
  • Joelle Gotwalls ('23) 
  • Kelly Sienkowski ('23) 
  • Jennifer Baker ('23) 
  • Allison Xanthopoulos - staff
  • Jillian Murray – staff

Communications -  fill out a Communications Request Form 

CONNECT Ministries 

  • Mona Lamb ('21)
  • Sherry Hession (’21)
  • Emmaus: Lynda Swanlund
  • UMM: Larry Juhlin (see below)
  • UMW: Jillian Levis (see below)
  • Bazaar: Sharon Bradshaw
  • Merry makers, Older Adult Ministries – Ronda Worcester, Jayne Manger
  • Grief and Hospice support: Jenna Cooley
  • Visitation Coordinator/Communion to Homebound coordinator – Jayne Manger
  • Better Health Task Force – Mary McGhee-Pasternak

Finance and Stewardship - Meets 3rd Monday of each month, 6:30

  • Chair - Mike Sienkowski ('22)
  • Staff - Robert Baird
  • Church Council – Mark Earnesty (’21)
  • Lay Leaders -  Adam Sutton,  Cyndi DeWitte, Dave Berry, Anna Billingsley, and Denise Gates
  • Ex Oficio – Rev. Gina Anderson-Cloud
  • Foundation – Jerry Miller
  • Staff Parish – JR Raybold (’21)
  • Trustees – Paul Prewitt
  • Stewardship - Lynne Richardson (’21)
  • Doug Holbrook (’21)
  • Tim Gates ('21)

Finance: Foundation

  • Chair - Rob Billingsley ('22)
  • Vice Chair – TBD
  • Kim Carini ('23)
  • Joanna Reynolds (’23)
  • Florence Ridderhof (’23)
  • Jerry Miller ('22)
  • Bryan Knott ('22)
  • Doug Porter ('21)
  • Corey Hewson (’21)
  • Bob Pickett (’21)

Finance: Stewardship

  • Pastor Gina Anderson-Cloud
  • Pastor Josh Hagstrom
  • Mike Sienkowski
  • Rob Billingsley
  • Ron Stapleton
  • Paul Prewitt
  • Walter Sheffield
  • Doug Holbrook
  • Jim Kavina

GROW

  • Chair - Staci Hibner-Noakes and Michelle Wagaman ('22)
  • Preschool Director - Becky Patrick (staff)
  • Sunday School Superintendent - Chris Jones
  • Scouting Chair - Charlie Maurer
  • Mothers of Preschoolers (MOPS) - Kelly Sienkowski
  • Children's Ministries and Programs - Mary Young(chair), Jillian Murray (Staff)
  • Upward Basketball - Lori Govar / Carrie & David Bertauski 
  • Confirmation Coordinator - Pastor Josh Hagstrom
  • Youth and Youth Missions - Melissa Eagleton, David Carryer (staff)

Lay Leaders - Meets 2nd Monday each month, 6:30 pm 

  • Chair – Rev. Gina Anderson-Cloud
  • Associate Pastor – Rev. Josh Hagstrom
  • Becky Brooks (’23)
  • Marci Dishman (’23)
  • Justin Govar (23)
  • Lisa Earnesty ('22)
  • Dianne Cotter ('22)
  • Larry Tubbs ('22)
  • John Blosser ('21)
  • Susanne Martin (’21)
  • Doug Porter (’21)
  • Lay Leaders – Adam Sutton, Anna Billingsley ('22), and Denise Gates ('22)

Lay Servant Ministers 

  • Denise Gates
  • Bob Pickett
  • Larry Tubbs

Music Ministries 

  • Contemporary Worship Team & Children's Choir  – Abby Seymour
  • Handbells, Family Choir, and Adult Sanctuary Choir  – David Kirven
  • Youth Praise Team– Kenny Smith

Prayer Shawl Ministry (CONNECT)

Preschool & Preschool Board (GROW)

  • Board Chair - Katina Porter ('22)
  • Vice-Chair - Becky Washington ('23)
  • Secretary - John Leonard ('23)
  • Director - Becky Patrick (Staff)
  • Assistant Director - Karen Watts (Staff)
  • Rev. Gina Anderson-Cloud (Staff) 
  • Don Swanlund('21)
  • Mary Grace Becker (’21)
  • Melissa Belcher (’21)
  • Amber Dawson (’22)
  • Katina Porter ('22)
  • Mary Young ('22)
  • Melanie Haus (’23)

Scouting (GROW)

  • Boy Scout Team Leader - Charlie Maurer,
  • Cub Scout Team Leaders - Marcia and Neil Dishman,
  • Girl Scout Team Leader - Leigh Sutton,  and Rachael Orzechowski

SERVE  

Staff Parish Relations (SPRC)  - Meets 3rd Tuesday each month, 6:30 in Room 202   

  • Chair - JR Raybold (’21)
  • Paula Zero (’21)
  • Lisa Foeman (’21)
  • Ron Stapleton ('21) 
  • April Reif ('22)
  • Jim Kavina ('22)
  • Amber Dawson ('22) 
  • Gregg Lamb ('23)
  • Allison Wheeler ('23)
  • Joanne Wilson ('23)
  • Lay Leader, 8:30 – Adam Sutton
  • Lay Leader, 9:45 – Denise Gates
  • Lay Leader, 11:00 – Anna Billingsley 

Sunday School  (GROW)

  • Sunday School Superintendent - Chris Jones

Trustees (Board of Trustees) - Meets 1st Monday of each month, 6:30 Room 209

  • Chair - Becky Resio 
  • Vice-Chair - Blair Mitchell
  • Secretary - Sue Botts
  • Glenn Goodpasture (’23)
  • Chris Silkensen (’23)
  • Mike Joyce ('23)
  • Sandy Wiseman ('22)
  • Sue Botts ('22)
  • Chuck Stout ('22)
  • Blair Mitchell (’21)
  • Beckie Resio (’21)
  • Linda Bonshire (’21)

Trustees Heritage Committee / John J Johnson Archives

  • Chairs - Margaret and Bill Mock,
  • Kelly Blosser
  • Janet Davis
  • Lynn Gambell
  • Bob LaChance
  • Barbara Williams
  • Carolyn Parsons
  • William Rhoades

United Methodist Men, UMM  (CONNECT)

  • President - Larry Julihn
  • Vice President - Bob LaChance,
  • Treasurer - Sandy Wiseman
  • Devotion Leader - Bob Pickett,

United Methodist Women, UMW   (CONNECT)

    • President - Jillian Levis, 
    • Vice President - Janet Lahr Lewis
    • Secretary - Donna Blaemire
    • Treasurer - Kay Vernon

Visitation Ministry  (CONNECT)

  • Shirley and Gene Barlow, 

Walk to Emmaus

  • Lynda Swanlund,

Wedding Coordination (CONNECT)

Worship Committee (CONNECT)

Youth Ministry Team (GROW)

  • Team Leader - Melissa Eagleton ('20)
  • Staff - David Carryer ,
  • Adam Sutton
  • Mark Haus
  • Rachel Burner
  • Ryan Boetig
  • Joanne Wilson (Missions & Retreats Leader) 
  • Faith Gorham (Quarterly Newsletter leader)

    Youth Officers: 
    President - Danielle Cloud
    Vice President - Grace Carryer
    Secretary - Ruth Rodas

    Treasurer - Claire Boetig
    Junior High Adjunct Member - Nina Gorham
    Senior High Adjunct Member - Kelsey Wilson
    Worship Leader - Kayana Cloud