board of ministry

& conference delegate

voting

The Board of Ministry (BOM) at Spring Arbor Free Methodist Church is currently a group of nine men and women chosen by the vote of our members and entrusted with leadership oversight of the church.  As a governing board, they collaboratively work alongside of the appointed lead pastor offering wise counsel to ensure we are being faithful to our disciple-making mission.  In addition, they give fiduciary oversight to the church and see that we adhere to best practices that honor Jesus.

Current Elected Board of Ministry
Faith Holton          2023
Jann Kilgore         2023
Steve Rick            2023
Stan Garn             2022
Miriam Gin            2022
Kendra St. John   2022
Joel Miller             2021
Chris Newhouse  2021
Brian Philson        2021

The Nominating Committee proposes the following slate of candidates for the three open Board of Ministry positions in 2021. These individuals have met criteria for service and are willing to be on the ballot. 

Kevin Anderson                
Christy Cottingham
Libby Cross    

Bobby Ganton   
Joel Miller

Board of ministry 2021 Nominees

Conference delegate

 2021 Nominees

The Conference Delegates represent the people at the Annual Conference, etc.

Current Elected Conference Delegates
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The Nominating Committee proposes the following slate of candidates for the three(?) open Conference Delegate positions in 2021. These individuals have met criteria for service and are willing to be on the ballot. 

Steve Castle

Matt Gin

Todd Holton

Gerrilee Lacy

Betty Walrath

Board of ministry 2021 Nominees

Conference delegate

 2021 Nominees

Delegates serve by representing the church at the Southern Michigan Conference's annual meeting.

The Nominating Committee proposes the following slate of candidates for the three Conference Delegate positions in 2021. These individuals have met criteria for service and are willing to be on the ballot. 

Steve Castle

Matt Gin

Todd Holton

Gerrilee Lacy

Betty Walrath