Phone: (785) 692-4388;
The Chairman presides over all meetings of the voting members. He casts the deciding vote in case of a tie. He sees that all resolutions adopted by the Voters Assembly are carried out and signs the secretaries minutes after their adoption. (Pictured with Steve is his late wife Deanna.)
Phone: (785) 692-4301;
The Recording Secretary keeps a careful record of the transactions of all meetings of the Voter's Assembly and enters them in the minute book. They keep a list of all the voting members and calls the roll in each meeting. They conduct and preserve the correspondence of the Congregation and records proceedings of the Church Council. (Pictured with Roger are Gayle Jones & Annalise.)
Phone: (785) 692-4272;
The treasurer administers the funds of the congregation and keeps an accurate account of all receipts and expenditures. At every quarterly meeting they give an account of the total receipts and expenditures and present an accurate financial report. The treasurer also pays the salaries of the pastors and other church workers and makes other disbursements authorized by the Voter's Assembly. (Pictured with Annette are her husband Daryl and sons (left to right) Clayton & Jacob.)
Phone: (785) 348-5569;
The Financial Secretary shall receive all moneys collected and turn them over to the Treasurer at least once every month. They also keep a careful record of the contributions of individual members, as well as the offerings in the church services and distributes offering envelopes. (Pictured with Darren are his wife Linda and children Evan and Hanna.)
BOARD OF ELDERS
Four Elders shall be elected for a term of two years, provided however, that two of this number shall be elected annually. The Elders assist the pastor in all congregational church services. They assist the pastor in caring for the spiritual welfare of the congregation.
BOARD OF TRUSTEES
The Board of Trustees shall be four in number, two of them to be elected annually for a term of two years. They are entrusted with the care of all property of the congregation performing all of the acts which the congregation as owner would have to perform. They shall keep all the buildings of the congregation in good repair and insure them against loss and damage.
BOARD OF EDUCATION
The Board of Education shall consist of three members, one of them to be elected annually. Two will be elected to serve a three year term at Linn Lutheran School Association. One will be elected to serve a three year term as the Sunday School Superintendent in our congregation. They shall assist the pastor and teachers in all things pertaining to the maintenance and improvement of education in the parish. The Sunday School Superintendent shall provide materials for instruction, secure adequate staffing, and train Sunday School teachers.
BOARD OF EVANGELISM
The Board of Evangelism shall be headed by the elected chairman. The chairman shall enlist the aid of others to assist in carrying out the mission of the Board. The Board of Evangelism shall assemble and train an evangelism group to assist the congregation in its evangelism task. They shall sponsor sporadic canvasses of the parish area, provide for a systematic and continuous program of lay visitation of prospects and publicize the Gospel and the congregational services using the various communication media available.
Rev. Joshua Hayes
Phone: (785) 692-4228;
The pastor is called to be the spiritual under shepherd of the congregation serving The Good Shepherd: Jesus Christ. He is called to oversee the spiritual well being of the congregation, provide Word and Sacrament ministry, and care for the souls entrusted to him with a strict adherence to the true inspired Word of God and the Lutheran Confessions.