Youth and Family
Steve Deuth - As Youth and Family Elder of BELC, I aide in implementing 6 disciplines of ministry of which 4 are active; Sunday School-Coordinator: Cindy Boyd; VBS/Special Children Programs-Coordinator: Ruth Wendland; Fellowship Life-Coordinator: Julie Deuth and Care for Called Workers-Coordinator: Brenda Glodowski. These ministries promote fellowship and an avenue to praise the Lord through time and talents of our members.
Outreach and Evangelism
Guy Schimenz - The Outreach and Evangelism Elder is in charge of National Night out which occurs the first Tuesday in August, "FRAN Evangelism" (which stands for Friends, Relatives, Acquaintances and Neighbors), distributing Christmas Invitation post cards, instructing members to practice the "3 minute rule" (talk to anyone you do not know after service), and sending out cards to shut ins and members we don’t see very often.
Vacant - The Worship elder oversees the Music and Service, Usher and Greeter, Worship Art, Special Services, and Technology Coordinators. Each of these coordinators have team members that assist them in their week-to-week duties. The Worship Elder's primary focus is on coordinating all aspects of the worship service with the exception of the liturgy and sermon provided by the pastor.
Larry Heebl - It is the responsibility of the Support Elder to keep sound financial records and maintain the grounds and facilities. The Support Elder will facilitate the reporting to the other Elders and to the congregation of its financial condition, member giving, and the maintenance and repair of the grounds and facilities. The preparation and monitoring of the annual budget is the primary tool used by the Support Elder. Coordinators that directly report under Support Elder are (i) Treasurer, (ii) Financial Secretary, and (iii) Head of Building & Grounds.
Chris Schallert - It is the mission of the Discipleship Elder to assist the current members in the growth of their faith by means of Bible study classes, volunteer opportunities, financial stewardship programs, and member care programs.
Dave Glodowski - The Vision Coordinator assists the Elders, the President and the Pastor to ensure that everyone's goals and priorities line up to help the congregation as a whole move forward, to accomplish the overall mission of our church. The Vision Coordinator meets regularly with each Elder to followup with them on the progress of their stated goals.