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Exercise / Walking Group Tuesday, Sep 21 @ 8:00 AM
Women's Book Group Wednesday, Sep 22 @ 11:30 AM
Crafters Wednesday, Sep 22 @ 1:30 PM
Trustees Meeting (On-Line) Wednesday, Sep 22 @ 7:00 PM

Church Leadership

It takes strong leadership to manage the business of each and every church, and at Church of the Good Shepherd, we are blessed with leadership in the form of individuals who have spent many years learning the processes and inner workings of managing the affairs of our church. 


Administrative Ministries


Lay Leaders Amy Crouse (2021) and Laura Derrick (2021)
Lay Members to Annual Conference Dave Raymond, Diane Lucas (2021), Craig Lucas (2021), Margaret Blair (2021), Lynn Rivera (2021 Alternate
Chairperson, Church Council Margaret Blair (2021)
Chairperson, Board of Trustees Kevin Snavely (2021)
Financial Secretary Jenny Lee
Secretary to the Church Council Mike Johnson (2021)
Chairperson, Finance Committee Natalie Poole
Chairperson, Staff & Parish Relations Larry Callaham
Chairperson, Nominations and Leadership Development Eva Thai-Erwin, Senior Pastor


Program Ministries

Chairperson, Christian Education Heather Reynolds
Chairperson, Communications, Website  Marcia D'Amore
Chairperson, Health Ministries Margaret Blair
Chairperson, Small Group Ministries Craig Lucas
Chairperson, Worship Lynne Rivera
President, United Methodist Women Karen Schaefer
President, United Methodist Men Craig Lucas
Co-Presidents, United Methodist Youth Stephanie Shen and Tim Van Kirk
Church Librarian

Elaine Drew

Prayer Chain Coordinator Carole Sano
Stephen Ministry Coordinator Linda Brown
Care Team Coordinator Lynne Rivera
Chairperson Outreach TBD, Family Promise Coordinator:  Diane Lucas
Chairperson Stewardship Pastor and Finance Committee
President, United Methodist Youth Caitlin Shen


Board of Trustees

Class of 2020 Gary Kovacic
  Kevin Snavely, President
Class of 2021 Neil Conrad
  Joyce McGregor
  Sandy Jelinek
Class of 2022 Joann Steinmeier
  Luis Quismorio
  John Pattison


Pastor/Parish Relations Committee

 Chairperson Larry Callaham
 Co-Chairperson Karen Conrad
 Class of 2020 Mike Shore
   Margaret Blair
 Class of 2021  Tyler Ross
  Karen Conrad
  Leslie Kenan
 Class of 2022 Bart Halberstadt
  Pedro Galindo
   Sara Goodno


Finance Committee

Chairperson Natalie Poole
Church Treasurer TBD
Lay Leader TBD
Chairperson, Church Council Margaret Blair
Chairperson, Pastor Parish Relations Larry Callaham
Pastor Eva Thai-Erwin
Ex-Officio Member Jenny Lee
Chairperson, Stewardship TBD
Chairperson, Trustees Kevin Snavely
Lay Member, Annual Conference Dave Raymond


Nominations and Leadership Development

Class of 2020 Karen Whitehill
  Bart Halberstadt
  Stephanie Shen
Class of 2021 Janice Clark
  Penny Hoover
  Mike Dukes
Class of 2022 Channing Lushbough
  David Steinmeier
 Lay Leader Amy Crouse
Chairperson Pastor Eva Thai-Erwin


Note:  These individuals will rotate out of their assignment at the end of the year stated next to their name.


400 W. Duarte Rd Arcadia, CA 91007      [email protected]      (626) 447-2181
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