Church Council Officers



 Judy Newman



Richard Crain

Two Congregational Representatives

(each serve a two calendar-year term)




Chuck Hart



(minimum of 3 - each serve a two year term)


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Pastor Ed Truelson

                                                                                                                                                Finance Team Leader

Dorsey Krause, Jr

Committe serves as "counters" for Church offerings & all "giving" events



Wayne Benke

Ms. Irenee served on the "finance team" as a counter & mentored at every ministry level to so many members in her 105 years.

Church Council

New Council Team Elected each January

(Group photo coming soon)

The Council oversees the life and activities of worship and ministries within the congregation.

They support ministry leaders to serve according to the Word of God, nurture our Christian faith and foster Lutheran practices.

Any Church Council member may be contacted by email or phoning the church office.

     Council members are elected by written ballots. This includes the President's position and any council member positions that are open at the Annual Congregational meeting.

    Each council member may serve two, two-year term limits.

     Any church member with a willing heart and in good standing is eligible to serve on the church council.

Email contact for Church Council:

(Click red buttons to be directed and learn more about each ministry group)

The Church Council oversees the following Ministry Teams (aka committees). At a minimum, each shall appoint a chairperson, secretary, and a church liaison.



*Prayer Garden

*Building maintenance

*Church grounds

*Cemetery upkeep

Worship / Music

*Altar Guild

*Assisting Minister

*Adult Hand-Bell Choir

*Adult Vocal choir



*Worship music

Evangelism /Outreach

*Worship services @Medina Valley Health  Rehabilitation Center

*Supporting Medina County Food Pantry 

*Ladies community Bible study

*Senior Meal Center

*Prayer blankets

Christian Education

*Sunday Bible Study for all ages (includes Adult through children)

*Vacation Bible school (VBS)

*Confirmation classes


*First Communion

Finance / Budget

*Audit team

*Offering counters

*Memorials / Cemetery

*Annual ham dinner





*Men's group

*Prayer Chain (W.O.W)

*Ladies Bible Studies

*Zion Quilters/ Stitchers

Annual Ham Dinner Planning Team

Each Ministry Team then supports multiple  Ministry Groups within the congregation. (click button) 

LCMC - Lutheran Congregations in Mission for Christ 

(Links to National and Texas sites)