Get Involved

We would like you to help with worship services by volunteering to read, usher, acolyte, greet people or play the piano? 

If you answered 'yes', please click here to see what dates are available and sign yourself up for however you would like to help.  Thank you!



ALTER GUILD -  meets the 3rd Monday of the month at 7:00pm



  • PB&J (Prayer, Bible & Jesus) -- meets every Tuesday from 6:45 - 8:00pm 
  • Men's Bible Study - meets every Wednesday at 8:30am
  • Adult Sunday School -- meets after worship on Sundays from 10:30 - 11:30 except on Mission & Family Days 
  • Beverages, Brews, Bible -- normally meets 4th Monday of month at 6:30pm



  • Senior Choir - Wednesdays at 6:30 in the all purpose room
  • Handbells - Sundays at 8:30 in the sanctuary
  • Children's - currently not practicing
  • Guitar - Tuesday at 5:00 in the Joyful Noise Room


CHRISTIAN EDUCATION - meets the 1st Tuesday of the month at 7:00pm

Council Members:    Cindy Kline (Chair), Thomas Rhodes

At Large Members:   Doug Ceraldi, Ashley Delp, Marcia Jess, Cheryl Sandrock, Erin Schmidt, Shawna Shadoan, Austin Tallman, Tricia Tallman, Amelia Tooman  
If you would like to join this committee and help us plan Sunday School classes, family events, summer day camp, mission projects, etc., please contact any of the members listed above.  We would love to have you join us!


  • Lydia meets the 3rd Wednesday of the month at 10:00am
  • Rachel meets the 1st Monday of the month at 7:00pm
  • Ruth meets the 2nd Monday of the month at 1:00pm 


ENDOWMENT TRUST -- grant requests are due by September 30th

Endowment Trust Grant application (word format)

Endowment Trust Grant application (pdf fillable format) 

Members:  Doug Ceraldi (President), Aaron Moore (Vice-President), Randy Patrick (Secretary), Tim Konieczny (Treasurer), Clark Price (Council President), Suzette Croll, Mike Shadoan    


FINANCE & STEWARDSHIP -- 2nd Monday of the month @ 6pm

Council Members:    Chelle Blausey (Treasurer), Mike Harder

At Large Members:  Cindy Hemminger (Financial Secretary), Nancy Harder, Marsha Kohlman, Heather Schiets


LYO (Lutheran Youth Organization) 

Youth in grades 8th - 12th are invited to participated in various events through out the year:  Pancake Dinner, Easter Breakfast, Ottawa County Fair tickets, lock-ins, community service/outreach activities including Bistro 163 & Cherry St Mission, fall yard cleanup, etc.


MISSION & MINISTRY -- meets the 3rd Tuesday of the month at 5:30pm

Council Members:    Scott Gluth (Chair), Amanda Moore

At Large Members:  Amy Rieff, Sandy Rhodes, Pat Vogel, Jamie Tooman

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Council Members:    Gail Browning

At Large Members:  Rick Asmus, Louis Damschroder, Marilyn Dewalt, Austin Tallman, Pat Vogel


PROPERTY & PERSONNEL - meets 1st Tuesday at 7:00pm

Council Members:    Mike Harder(Chair), Tom Paule

Members At Large:   EJ Croll, Larry Gulau, Jim Priesman, Dave Graber, John Kohlman, Rick Asmus, Gary Durivage

STEPHEN MINISTRY - meets the 2nd & 4th Thursday at 9:00am

Stephen Ministers: Maria Patrick, Dorothy Waterhouse, Joy Ceraldi 



Council Members:     Gail Browning (Chair)

Members At Large:   Jacob Diebert, Becky Edge, David Graber, Randy Kohlman, Randy Patrick, Renee Swartz, Matt Tooman


WORSHIP COMMITTEEmeets 1st Monday of the month at 6:15pm

    Council Members:    Traci Riechman(Chair), Mike Overmyer

    Members At Large:   Doug Ceraldi, Karen Demangos, Debbie Graber, Joyce Konieczny, Sherry Priesman, Pamela Vidal, Karen Abbott, Tracey Nycz, Sara Louk, Pastor Becky Bolander


Evangelical Lutheran Church in America
Northwestern Ohio Synod Stephen Ministries