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    Home » Connect » Contact Us » Leadership First United Methodist Church Grapevine has staff to facilitate ministry, but the leaders of the church are actually members who give of their free time to further the ministries of the church. Below is a listing of the committees and boards led by lay persons. Click here to meet our staff.

    Ministry How-To Guide (pdf)

    Click on the name of the committee to read more about it.

    Administrative Board 2016

    Chair: Mark Howe
    Vice-Chair: Nancy White
    Senior Pastor: John Mollet
    Lay Leader: Ed Crater
    UMW President: Linda Howe
    Iron Men Representative: Russell Gravitt

    Administrative Board is also made up of all of the Council on Ministries, the Chairs of each committee, and all of the Lay Members to Annual Conference (see below for each of these groups).
      Sunday School Class Representatives:
    Biblical Archaeology: Judy Grosbach
    Connections: Pat Laster
    Faith Builders: Curtis Jones 
    GIFT: Michelle & Kody Chappell
    Journey's Foundation: Julie Croft
    Open Door: OC Hailey
    Pan de Vida: Socorro Garcia
    Pathfinders: Rachel Bell
    Roundtable: Donna Chabot
    Seekers: Paul McClure
    Singles: Lorraine Casey

    Council on Ministries 2016

    Chair: Linda Tidmore
    Vice-Chair: Bill McClesky
    Hispanic: Maria Zarate
    Worship: Brian Randolph
    Evangelism: Kathi Shaw
    Missions: Steve Breunig
    Compassion: Miriam Ward 
    Discipleship: Marissa Neil
    Fellowship: Kim Crater
    Boy Scout Representative: Ted Shaw
    UMW: Linda Howe
    Iron Men: Russell Gravitt
    Children's Council: Aurora East
    Youth Council: Brook Sorem

    Committee on Staff/Parish Relations 2016

    Class of 2016
    Sally Itz
    Mark Maness (chair)
    Paul Johnson
    Class of 2017
    Kathi Langham
    Dawn Treese
    Jon De La Cruz
    Class of 2018
    Barbara Evartt
    O. C. Hailey
    Jill Waterbury

     Lay Leader: Ed Crater
    Senior Pastor: John Mollet

    Committee on Lay Leadership 2016

    Class of 2016
    Kathy Langham
    Nicole Wilson
    Susan Green
    Class of 2017
    Jana Howell
    Scott Kanaga
    Tommy Green
    Class of 2018
    Angelia Ozymy
    Melissa Goebel
    Cathy Jackson

    Senior Pastor/Chair: John Mollet
    Lay Leader: Ed Crater

    Committee on Finance 2016

    Class of 2016
    Richard Bell
    Len Stringer
    Rick Schultz (chair)
    Fred Rigdon
    Class of 2017
    Ann Goss
    Rick Neil
    Ron Shields
    Julie Croft
    Class of 2018
    Dick Guckel
    Sherrie Scott
    Joe Comparin

    Senior Pastor: John Mollet
    Lay Leader: Ed Crater

    Trustees 2016

    Class of 2016
    Cecil Langham
    Teresa Agler
    Ralph Pettingell (chair)
    Class of 2017
    Karen Watkins
    Steve Isbell
    Mike Ozymy
    Class of 2018
    Mark Criswell
    David Florence
    Lani Norman


    Compass Team 2016

    Class of 2016
    Walter Merrill
    Hud Hudspeth
    Sue Schultz
    Class of 2017
    Anne Rhoades
    Troy Merklin
    Josh Crow
    Class of 2018
    Colby Mowery
    Dana Sundell
    Chris Norman

    Stewardship Team 2016

    Class of 2016
    Manny Garcia
    Sarah Erickson
    Tony Waterbury
    Class of 2017
    Greg Weston
    Denise Moore
    Jim Goss
    Class of 2018
    Joan McClesky
    Jeff Nichols
    Kathy Reece

    Staff: Melburn Sibley, John Mollet, Marcus Bellamy

    Lay Members to Annual Conference

    Allen Mossman
    Jessie Mossman
    Walt Milner
    Mike Rushing
    Barbara Evartt
    Alternate: Odell Evartt

    Foundation Committee 2016

    Class of 2016
    Judy Sherman
    Wes Agler
    Class of 2017
    Rod Hall
    Peggy White
    Class of 2018
    Ed Lakey
    Allen Mossman

    Trustee Chair: Ralph Pettingell
    Finance Chair: Rick Schultz
    Senior Pastor: John Mollet

    Youth Council

    Class of 2016
    Angie Vaughan
    Pam De La Cruz
    Dana Sundell
    Class of 2017
    Rick Schultz
    Brook Sorem (chair)
    Lisa Palla
    Class of 2018
    Becky Prentice
    Scott Kanaga
    Wendy Merrill

    Children's Council

    Class of 2016
    Rachel Bell
    Curtis Price
    Justin Lemman
    Class of 2017
    Nicole Wilson
    Misti Holmes
    Aurora East (chair)
    Class of 2018
    Julie Hudspeth
    Kristi Criswell
    Vanessa Gabel

    Task Forces

    We currently have the following task forces in place to deal with issues vital to our congregation. They are:

    Building Committee:
    Paula Davis  
    Tommy Green 
    Mark Howe 
    Jill Lakey
    Wayne McNinch
    Walt Milner 
    John Mollet
    Phil Morley 
    Craig Morris 
    Angelia Ozymy 
    Kathi Shaw 
    Robert Treese 
    Curtis Price
    Senior Adult Council:
    Bob Campisi
    John Erickson
    Carolyn Ernst
    Barbara Evartt
    Dick Guckel
    Linda Krimm
    Russ Logan
    Walt Milner
    Mike Ozymy
    Miriam Ward

    Administrative Board The purpose of the Administrative Board is to create a... More
    Board of Trustees The Board of Trustees supervises and maintains all property... More
    Council on Ministries The purpose of the Council on Ministries is to plan the... More
    Compass Team The Compass Team is an on-going long range planning group... More
    Finance Committee The job of the committee on finance is to identify,... More
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