Flossmoor Community Church strives to be a lay led church, and is blessed with faithful and dedicated volunteer leaders who serve on the Governing Board for a term of three years. All members of Governing Board are also Elders of the church. Governing Board meets regularly the fourth Tuesday of each month at 7 p.m. Meetings are open to all members.
Hover over images for names and positions. Board and Committee information is at bottom of page.
Governing Board Chair
Secretary of Governing Board
Treasurer & Finance Committee Chair
Board of Christian Education Chair
Diaconate Board Chair
Congregational Connections Chair
Faith In Action Chair
Board of Worship & the Arts Chair
Properties Committee Chair
Stewardship Committee Chair & Vice Chair of GB
President of Foundation Board and ex-officio member of Governing Board
Anna Carvalho, Chair of Governing Board
The Governing Board Chair presides over all meetings of the Governing Board and special meetings of the Congregation. she is also an ex-officio member of all Boards and Committees and works closely with the Senior Pastor to provide leadership to the congregation.
Jennifer Wojcikowski, Secretary
The secretary takes and distributes minutes of all Governing Board meetings and meetings of the Congregation.
Bob Norby, Treasurer
The Finance Committee handles all financial matters of the church. The Treasurer also serves as Chair of the Finance Committee.
Rebecca Courington, Board of Christian Education
CE Board has responsibility for the Christian Education of children, youth and adults. The Board seeks to establish and nurture a spirit-filled, challenging and enriching educational ministry for all age groups, and provides support to Children’s Ministries, Youth Ministries, Adult Education, and the Weekday Preschool.
Vanessa Richardson, Board of Congregational Connections
Congregational Connections works to welcome and invite visitors to FCC (including recruitment, training and scheduling of FCC Hosts), New Member Information Sessions, shepherding and connecting newer members into the active life of the congregation, reaching out to inactive members, and providing fellowship opportunities to develop a sense of Christian Community.
Phyliss Royster, Diaconate Board
The Diaconate provides service to our members and the church community. Diaconate members host memorial receptions, provide transportation, visit homebound and hospitalized, deliver altar flowers, and provide meals. In addition, the Diaconate supports our Stephen Ministry program.
Kimberly Lipe, Board of Faith in Action
Outreach Board identifies and coordinates programs to extend the hands-on mission and ministry of the church. The board evaluates grant requests and makes recommend-ations for mission giving and benevolence, in addition to providing opportunities for direct service, such as our Sunday night PADS (Public Action to Deliver Shelter) ministry.
Stephanie Poole-Byrd, Board of Worship & Arts
The W&A Board assists and supports the Pastors in conducting worship services and music and arts programs. Additionally, Board members organize teams to provide worship leadership, such as ushers, greeters, and liturgists.
Terese Thrall, Nominating Committee
Through prayer, discernment and intentional matching of gifts, the Nominating Committee creates a slate of leadership and members for all the Boards, Committees and Task Forces of the church.
Sharon Dobben, Personnel Committee
Personnel provides support for and direction to the Church staff. The Committee also prepares Job Descriptions, arranges performance reviews, and coordinates hiring of Leadership and Administrative staff.
Christian Kneeland, Properties Committee
Properties takes care of “God’s House” in the facility of Flossmoor Community Church. The Committee is responsible for maintenance, improvements and additions to all church grounds, buildings, furnishings and equipment.
Rick Hanzelin, Stewardship Committee & Vice Chair of Governing Board
In addition to organizing the annual pledge campaign, Stewardship Committee provides year round inspiration and guidance of the concept of Christian stewardship to the congregation.
Lois Glasgow, President of Foundation Board and ex-officio member of Governing Board