West Des Moines United Methodist Church
 Church Council

Church Council - The Church Council establishes policies for the administration of the church; is the primary administrative body for Church Conference; and monitors all ministries of the congregation, holding them accountable to the Vision and Mission of the church.  Additionally, this group approves and presents the annual budget to the Church Conference and directs the administrative committees as necessary.  Members attend meetings, stay current with the state of church activities, and act as church leaders.  Meetings are the fourth Monday – Bi-monthly.

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Church Council Membership

Chairperson - Carol Litscher
Vice Chair - Gary Norton
Secretary - Kristen Kouba
Pastor Cindy Hickman 
Lay Leaders - Jerry Slagter
Lay Leaders - Kay Rosene
Lay Leaders - Mariann Culver
Lay Members to Conference - Kathy Williams
Lay Members to Conference - Ginny Frazee
Lay Members to Conference
Alternates - Kathy Williams
Alternates - Harold Millard
UMW Co-Presidents - Louise McDonald, Sue Smith

Administrative Committee Chairpersons:

Administrative Leadership Team - Carol Litscher
Board of Trustees - Tom Suckow
Child and Youth Safety Policy Committee - Open
Early Childhood Education Committee - Jayne Leuang Van (August)
Endowment Board  -
Greg Fitts
Leadership Development Committee - Reverend Cindy Hickman
Finance - Mike Powers
Memorial - Nancy Sample 
Property Acquisition Committee - Gary Norton
Staff Parish Relations
Colleen Kummet             
Stewardship - Jenny Blackford

Ministry Team Leaders:

Adult Ministry Team -
Position Open
Children's Ministry Team - Kathy Jacobson
Coffee Fellowship Team - Sharon Woodward & Courtney Dreyer
College Relations Team - Jenny Daby  
Communion Team - Dan & Janet Hayes
Library Team - Bert Kirkwood
Missions Team - Marnie Stein
Web Team - Mike Plymale
Welcoming Team - Louise McDonald
Worship Coordinating Council - Sue Nielsen
Youth Ministry Team - Position Open

Program, Administrative and Volunteer Staff

Lead Pastor - Reverend Cindy Hickman
Director of Outreach Ministries -
Director of Christian Education - Sarah Jacobson
Director of Administration - Rachel Olson
Director of Finance - Tonia Mateer
Volunteer Director of Care and Pastoral Visitation - Linda Plummer

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