Lay Leaders


The Council, composed of five elected lay members, meets monthly to conduct parish business. All parish members are welcome to attend Council meetings. 

Carol Starr, President, Worship Team, Finance
Susie Barnes, Vice President, Viability, Children's Ministry
Laurie Holland, Treasurer, Finance
Sam Arriola, Secretary
Jeanne Kreter-Killian

Church Committees

Building & Grounds: Needs Chair
Responsible for upkeep and improvement of church property.

Children's Ministry: Susie Barnes

Nominating Committee: Sam Arriola (Chair), Candy Simonen, and Jeanne Kreter-Killian

Events: Felicia Robertson

Plans and coordinates church events.

Financial Secretary: Rene Kvidahl
Oversees budgets and financial allocations.

Supplies: Allison Tobacco-Hines
Coordinates purchases of supplies.

Social Concerns: Sam Arriola
Informs and organizes the church to serve and learn in social justice activities.

Worship: Gretchen Kell

Plans and coordinates worship services.


Worship Coordinators
  • Polly Coote, lectors

  • Dee Hughes & Jeanette Wallin, coffee hour hosts

  • Rene Kvidahl, Financial Secretary

Monthly Gatherings

SOTH Book Club: Lillian Howan

Priscilla Circle: Candy Simonen

Handwork: Candy Simonen

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