All the lay leaders of St. John’s are elected by the voters of the congregation. Elections are held annually, but for only half the positions to avoid a complete leadership turnover. All the leaders of St. John’s strive to set godly examples of Christian living for the congregation and seek to serve with the self-sacrificing, humble love of Jesus.
The church officers meet monthly with the pastor, the principal, and the heads of the various church boards to discuss the business of St. John’s and to decide how the congregation may best carry out the Lord’s work in Westland.
|Vice President||Greg Pitt|
|Recording Secretary||Matthew Stockdale|
|Financial Secretary||Joe Schaffer|
The board of deacons is in charge of the spiritual care of the St. John’s congregation. They meet monthly with the pastor to discuss membership issues and to decide how to best meet the spiritual needs of the congregation.
|Head of Deacons||Jared Spurgeon|
The board of parish education is in charge of youth education at St. John’s. They meet monthly along with the pastor and principal to discuss the business of the school and to decide how best to minister to the children and families of the congregation.
|Head of Parish Ed||Al Bogenschutz|
The board of Stewardship is in charge of spiritual growth and evangelism at St. John’s. They meet monthly to discuss how best to engage the congregation with God’s Word and reach out to the community with God’s love.
|Head of Stewardship|
The board of maintenance is in charge of maintaining the facilities of St. John’s church and school. They meet monthly to discuss any business relating to the grounds, physical facilities, and mechanical needs of St. John’s.
|Head of Maintenance||Matthew Allerding|