The Church & Ministry Committee examines the credentials of churches which apply to become members of the Association and the credentials of ministers residing or working in Southwest Michigan who are or wish to be authorized ministers of the United Church of Christ. This committee is also responsible for directing the expenditure of certain funds of the association related to education.
Church & Ministry Committee Members for 2023:
|Co-Chair:||Rev. Nathaniel Craddock|
|Co-Chair:||Rev. Chatherine Balk|
|Secretary:||Pastor Dani Veenstra|
|Registrar:||Rev. Kenneth Arthur|
|Members at Large:||Rev. Tracy Heilman|
|Rev. R. Vincent Lavieri|
|Rev. Ruth Moerdyk|
|Rev. Mary Kay Schueneman|
|Members ex-officio:||Rev. Susan Greenwood, SWA Moderator|
|Rev. Mary Beth Moran Cross, SWA Vice-Moderator|
|Rev. Calandra Nevenzel, MI Conference Rep.|
Note: All voting members except the registrar are elected at-large and the committee self-selects its own officers. Members ex-officio have voice but no vote.