OUR CHURCH BOARDS

Board of Directors

Members:

President of the Congregation:  

Pete Babich
Vice-President:  Kurt Lichtenberg 
Secretary: Jan Carpenter
Comptroller: John Matalavy 
Financial Secretary: Larry Ruddell 

Contact Board of Directors  The Board of Directors meets privately on the third Tuesday of each month.

The Board of Directors consists of voting members holding the position of president, vice-president, secretary, comptroller, financial secretary, elder chairman, and chair persons of all the boards.  The pastor, principal, and church staff leaders responsible for Family Life, Fellowship, Worship and Mission ministries are ex-officio members.  The primary tasks of the Board of Directors is to set direction for the congregation, carry out the normal duties of the church which the Voters’ Assembly and church constitution assigns them, and aid and oversee the staff in carrying out their day to day responsibilities.

Board of Elders

Members: 

John Blanchard, Jeff DeSano, Ken Fritsch, Bill Hudson, Pat Longtin, Doug Shackelford, Fred Thom and John Ugo. 
 

Contact the Board of Elders.

The Board of Elders meet privately.

The Board of Elders are made up of spiritual leaders within Peace and is responsible for the growth and direction of the congregation and its members.  This board oversees the doctrine of the congregation and remains actively involved in overseeing the worship services and in assisting Pastor and church staff in the carrying out of their called duties. Visit our Volunteer Page for details or contact a board member on how you can help. 

Board of Outreach

Members:

Pastor Klemm, Sandy Arnott,  Phil Wadsworth, 

Marilyn Teasdale and Patti Prill   

 

Contact the Board of Outreach.

The Board of Outreach will consist of members who have a passion to reach the lost, as its objective is proclamation of the Gospel to all people.  This board is responsible to foster a climate of evangelism that encourages our church family to intentionally and spontaneously witness Christ to one another, to the backsliding, and to the unbelieving; oversee the greeters; carry out the visitation program to our guest worshipers; give names of perspective members to the Board of Involvement, and to coordinate and support all mission activities. Visit our Volunteer Page to get involved with our Board of Outreach.

Board of Education

Members:

Chair:  Vince Coccimiglio
Vice Chair:   Stacy Babich                                         Members:  John Ugo, Brad Quail, Andy Finn,
Sharon Kouba and Carrie Wilks

 

Contact the Board of Education.  Board of Education meets the first Tuesday of each month.

The Board of Education works closely with the administrator in expanding our school ministry, overseeing that the school fulfills our church’s mission and vision along with our school’s mission statement.  The board sets policy and oversees the needs of the staff, students and families within the Peace school family.   This board also oversees the PTL, the Marketing Committee and other committees that serve the school.   There are plenty of opportunities to serve with the Board of Education and committees.  Visit our Volunteer Page to see opportunities to get involved.

Board of Family Life

Director:  Dan Geer

Members: Tammy Thom,  Janis Dobis,

 Judy Franckiewicz

 

Contact the Board of Youth & Family. 

The Board of  Youth and Family Life, together with the assigned Peace staff, is responsible for involving the youth and families of the church in the work of Christ, providing for their spiritual growth, and nurturing and promoting genuine Christian fellowship among the families of the congregation. The Board of Youth and Family Life consists of members who have a passion for youth and families. There is always a need for volunteers to help with many ongoing ministry events and programs.  Visit our Volunteer Page for opportunities to get involved with our Board of Youth and Family Life.

Board of Involvement

Chair:  Audrey Frank

Contact the Board of Involvement.

The Board of Involvement shall have as their objective the incorporation of members of Peace (prospective, new and current) into the life and ministry of the congregation.   This board will work closely gathering names from the Board of Outreach and will be a resource for personnel to the other boards and ministry teams, and shall consist of members who have a passion to nurture and encourage others to participate in the ministries of the congregation.    If you are interested in learning more about the needs of Board of Involvement, visit our Volunteer Page.

Board of Christian Care

Chair:  Lisa Towne    Vice Chair:  Kathy Bock           Members:  Marianne Iselli, Sandy Arnott,

Tamara Amey, Pam Keidel,  Jackie Pilan, 

Peggy Bobel, Jessica Franckiewicz,  and 

Judy Franckiewicz

Contact the Board of Christian Care.

Contact our Meals Ministry Coordinator.

 

The Board of Christian Care meets: First Tuesday of the month at 6:00pm.

The Board of Christian Care is responsible for establishing and growing within our church community supporting those in need with love, care and compassion.  This board consists of members who have a passion for serving others and address the physical and emotional needs of our community while always ‘helping people experience Jesus’.  

 

Some of the committees within Board of Christian Care include:  Seniors, New Moms & Meals, Funeral Luncheons, Shut In/Nursing Home Visitation, Stephen Ministries, Hospitality, Blood & Food Drives, Food Pantry and more.  

The Board of Christian Care is always in need of both new and experienced volunteers to help with many ongoing events and programs.   Visit our Volunteer Page for details or contact a board member for more information. Anyone is welcome to join us, or attend a meeting to see where their God given talents may fit in.

Board of Trustees

Chair: Tom Kellogg

Members:  

Jason Abele, Mike Ashley, Russ Kouba, Ian McGill,

Phil Porter, Jeff Sheldon, Dave Souder, Keith Surdu and Myril Wilks

 

Support Staff: Judy Franckiewicz (Custodian) and

Carmelo Ferrante (Maintenance).

 

Contact the Board of Trustees.

The Board of Trustees is responsible for care and upkeep of all physical properties. They are responsible for insurance, contracts for physical upkeep, and custodial staff under their care.  The Trustees work in support of the other ministries to make sure that the physical needs are addressed so that we may fulfill our mission and vision.  
To help the Board of Trustees, visit our Volunteer Page for details or contact a board member. 

Peace Lutheran Church and School | 6580 24 Mile Road | Shelby Township, MI 48316 |   586.731.4120
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