LOGO

Our Mission Statement:

We are called to love, worship and serve as we seek to make disciples of Jesus Christ.

Gum Spring UMC Servants for 2017:

To reach our church staff, please feel free to call the church phone number, (804) 556-3494, or via e-mail: Office@GumSpringUMC.org

HOSPITALITY
Hospitality is welcoming others in Jesus Christ. In God's love, we invite and embrace everyone into our fellowship, creating a genuine belonging in the body of Christ. Hospitality includes: Coordination of Greeters and Ushers, Orientation for Newcomers, Fellowship, Communication and Training about Hospitality.
Coordinator: Dottie Reynolds
Assistant Coordinator: Care TBD
Assistant Coordinator: Events Karen Richardson
Assistant Coordinator: Outreach Nancy Talmage
FAITH DEVELOPMENT
Faith Development includes: Christian Education and Formation, Age-Level Ministries (children, youth, young adult, seniors), Bible Studies and Small Groups, Communication and Training about Faith Developmant.
Coordinator: Julie Dauksys
Assistant Coordinator: Michele Ferguson
Sunday School Organizer: Jolene Smutz
WORSHIP & PRAYER
Includes: Wororship Logistics, Seasonal Themes, Worship Arts, New Services, Prayer in Christian life and worship, communication and training about worship and prayer.
Coordinator: Owen Taylor
Assistant Coordinator: Monti Brooking
MISSION, SERVICE & WITNESS
Includes: Mission Trips, Shared Ministries, Missions Giving Strategy, Generosity, Other kinds of learning experiences that help people engage their faith with real issues and needs in our world, activities, experiences, modeling lifestyles, and interactions that help others see, hear, and relate to Christ through us, communication and training about mission, service, and witness.
Coordinator: Becky Bruce
Assistant Coordinator: Nancy Gregory
RESOURCE MINISTRIES
FINANCE
The Finance Committee oversees Church finances, from budget and spending, to collections and fiscal policy.
Chair: Beth Hildebrand
Vice-Chair: Dianna Patton
Treasurer Sharon Driscoll
Financial Secretary: Bonnie Dean
At Large: Rhu Harris and R. W. Pryor
Financial Steward: Darryl Smutz
LAY LEADERSHIP
This group is reaponsible for developing leadership in the Church. The lay leadership makes nominations to fill positions on the various committees.
Chair: Pastor
Members: Patty Melvin, Jack Anderson, Deb Black
STAFF—PARISH RELATIONS
Chair: Bob Dewar
Members: Steve Eaton, Delores Hawk, Pam Richardson, Sara Thrasher, TBD
BOARD OF TRUSTEES
The legal guardian of Church property. The Chair is elected by the members at the first meeting each year.
Chair: Janet Brooking
Members: Darrell Ashley, Kathy Eaton, Jamie Massey, Becky Armentrout, Kevin LaRue
PROPERTY STEWARDSHIP COMMITTEES (not on Trustee Board)
Buildings and Grounds: George Mitchell, Dale Hawk
Parsonage: Doris Wiltshire, Dave Liverman
Cemetery: Jean Wiltshire
YOUTH COUNCIL
Youth Leader: Erin Halye
At—Large: Patty Melvin, Michele Ferguson, Delores Hawk, Brittany Stratton, Whitney Frey
ADMINISTRATIVE COUNCIL
The Administrative Council is responsible for guiding the mission and ministry of the Church.
Council Chair: Brad Duty
Vice—Chair: Guy Kemmerly
Lay Leader: Rick Rowe
Secretary: Susan Bennett
Lay Member: Margaret Allison
Pastor: Lauren Lobenhofer

Our mailing address is:
191 Cross County Rd
Gum Spring VA, 23065





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We Are AED Equipped

We now have two AEDs. One is upstairs near the office. One is downstairs in the Fellowship Hall. The Automated External Defibrillator (AED) requires no training to use. An electronic voice prompts the user step by step.

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