Leadership

EAST UNION DIRECTORY OF STAFF AND OFFICERS

SEPTEMBER 1, 2016 – August 31, 2017

Pastor– Joel Beachy

 On October 4 East Union installed our new pastor, J. Joel Beachy

Pastor J. Joel Beachy with wife, Christine and sons, Isaac & Lucas

Board of Elders– Jeff Swartzentruber ’17, Karen Harvey ’18, Larry Detweiler ’19, Wanda Yoder ’20, Joel Beachy
Elders: (Back) Pastor Joel Beachy, Larry Detweiler, Jeff Swartzentruber (Front) Karen Harvey, Wanda Yoder

Elders: (Back) Pastor Joel Beachy, Larry Detweiler, Jeff Swartzentruber (Front) Karen Harvey, Wanda Yoder

 

Office Manager– Crystal Wade

 

Church Council Members
Greg Schmidt, Moderator ‘17
Kyle Troyer, Trustee ‘19
Carrie Schmidt, Nurture Chair ’17
Marvin Slabaugh, Council Member at Large ‘17
Paulette Hershberger, Council Member at Large ’18
Larry Detweiler, Elder ‘19
Rachel Yoder, Secretary ’18
Janet Geyer, Missions & Service Communicator. ‘17
Phil Yoder, Church Finance Officer ’19
Joel Beachy, Pastor

 

Janitor– Joe and Carmen Fernau, Will and Emily Miller, Norman Schrock

 

Environmental Technician– Nelson Miller, Norman Schrock

 

Church Finance Officer– Phil Yoder‘19

 

S. S. Superintendents
Adult– Will Miller ’17, Joe Schmidt ’18
Pr/Jr– Sarah Yoder ’17, Kim Blauvelt ’18
Early Childhood Coordinator – Sandi Rhodes ’17

 

Music Committee– Nici Bontrager ’17 co-chair, Steve Groenewold ’18 co-chair,

 

Worship Committee– Grace Rempel ’17,  Tammy Yoder ’18, Wanda Yoder (Elder), Nici Bontrager (Music Committee Rep), Joel Beachy
Choristers– Steve Groenewold,  Kristi Miiller, Beth Yoder, Karenza Yoder, Lisa Schmidt

 

Trustees– Chase Gingerich ’17, Dave Yoder ’18, Kyle Troyer ’19 (chair)

 

IMS Board Representative– Renae Miller ’17

 

Library Committee– Rachel Yoder ’17, Carolyn Detweiler ’18, Renae Miller ’19

 

Nurture Committee–Will Miller, Catrina Miiller, Rachel Yoder, Lori Gerber, Rebecca Beachy Miller, Allison Troyer, Judy Showalter, Sarah Yoder, Carrie Schmidt ’17 (chair), Becky Yoder ’18 (assistant chair)

 

Bible School Committee–  Catrina Miiller ’17, Rachel Yoder ’18, Christine Maust Beachy ’19

 

Extension/Iowa Mennonite Benevolent Association– Loretta Kauffman ’17, Mary Miller ’18

 

Delegate Central Plains Conference–  Nyle Kauffman ’17, Nelson Miller ’17, Allison Troyer ’18, Ed Yoder ’18, Avery Blauvelt – Youth Delegate, Janet Geyer – Missions & Service Communicator ’17, Joel Beachy

 

Gift Discernment Committee–  Catrina Miiller ’17, Allison Troyer ’18, Matt Miller ’19, Karen Harvey, Elder, Joel Beachy

 

MDS Representative – Ken Yoder ’17

 

Church Historian– Nyle Kauffman ’18

 

SIMCA– Chris Rhodes ‘19

 

General Assembly Delegates– Janet Geyer ’18, Phil Yoder ’18, Nyle Kauffman ’19

 

Visitation Team Members– Lola Faye Erb-Yoder, Lauralee Kauffman, Jane Miller, Nelson & Mary Miller, Norman Schrock,  Ed Yoder,  Phil Yoder, Vera Yoder, Verna Zook
Second Century Chronicle Editor– Crystal Wade
Congregational Life Editor – Jane Miller ’18
Rep. to Iowa MCC Relief Sale– Bruce Harvey ’17, Rebecca Beachy Miller ’18
Cemetery Sexton– Loren Hochstedler ’19, Doyle Geyer ’19
Head Ushers–  Marv Hershberger ’17, Angie Beary ’17, Joe Schmidt ’18, Doug Stoltzfus ’18
Assistant Ushers–  Mark Beary ’17, 2 members of MYF ’17
P.A. Operators– Dave Yoder,  Kyle Troyer, Josh Yoder
Everence Contact Person– Bruce Harvey ’17

 

MENNONITE WOMEN OFFICERS
President– Jane Miller
Vice-President– Lauralee Kauffman
Secretary/Treasurer– Loretta Kauffman
Service Committee– Dale & Linda Miller 9/16 – 8/17; Ed & Jane Miller 3/17 – 2/18
Quilt Committee– Lauralee Kauffman & Jane Miller
Good Cheer– Anna Yoder
Hospitality Coordinator – Lauralee Kauffman ’19
Coffee & Potluck Committee– Vera Yoder, Dorothea Moberly
Crowded Closet– Grace Rempel
Women’s Fellowship Banquet– Mary Miller

 

YOUTH GROUPS
Girls’ Venture Club –  Judy Showalter ’17, Emily Miller ’18
Boys’ Venture Club – Chris Rhodes ’17, Greg Yoder ’18
Jr. MYF Sponsors– Nolan & Lori Gerber ’17, Jon & Carrie Miller ’18
MYF Sponsors– Joel & Catrina Miiller ’17, Tom & Rebecca Miller ’18

Youth Advocate Coordinators–Allison Troyer ’17, Betsy Slabaugh ’18