Committee Chairs are always happy to answer questions and talk with you about opportunities for ministry within their committee and welcome your involvement!

Outreach
John Edmunds, Committee Chair (615-373-5562)

The Outreach Committee has the responsibility of engaging the congregation in mission efforts within the community and throughout the world. This committee oversees all financial gifts to mission causes (both budgeted items and special offerings) as well as the "hands-on" mission endeavors of the congregation. Some of our recent ministries include:

Red Cross Blood Drive
Habitat for Humanity Build
Operation Christmas Child

Special Ministries

From time to time, Bellevue Presbyterian participates in special outreach and ministry programs. Check our blog "News/Events" for more information on current opportunities.

Room In The Inn (November 1 through March 31)
Habitat for Humanity Build

Administration and Personnel Committee
Jim Jackson, Chair (309-9710)

The Administration and Personnel Committee is responsible for all members of the church staff and the general operation of the church office. The committee recommends to the Session candidates to fill vacancies among lay employees. This committee is responsible for conducting staff reviews and monitoring compliance with the policies of the church. In addition the A & P Committee is responsible for the maintenance of all our church office equipment.

Buildings and Grounds
Phillip Dean, Committee Chair (646-6674)

The Buildings and Grounds Committee is responsible for the maintenance of the church's property, buildings and equipment, oversight of the custodial and lawn care services, and the use of the church buildings by outside groups.

Christian Education Committee
Debbie Keller, Committee Chair (356-7897)

The CE Committee is responsible for managing a comprehensive program of Christian Education and nurture for all ages within the congregation. This includes Sunday School, small groups, youth programs, weekly Bible studies, and Presbyterian Women activities. The Christian Education Committee recruits and secures volunteers for its programs, and whatever curricula, resources and/or supplies that are needed to provide this ministry. The CE Committee also oversees the operation of the Early Education Program in concert with the Early Education Board. The details of this committee are planned and implemented by three teams:

  • The Children's Ministry Team - Mary Grace Hotovec, Chair (662-2170)

  • Oversees the church nurseries, Sunday School for preschoolers, Rotation Sunday School for elementary children, Kid's Club mission time, and Children's Worship for young children. In addition, the Children's Ministry Team oversees the weekday Early Education Programs in cooperation with the Early Ed Board.

  • The Youth Ministry Team - Audry Williams, Chair (356-4809)

  • Oversees the ministries with youth in grades 5 - 12 by providing support, planning and resources for the youth Sunday School classes, PYC groups, and Wednesday night youth program. In addition, this team provides for special mission trips and fosters participation in youth conferences designed to assist the youth along their faith journey.

  • The Adult Ministry Team - Viviane Butturini, Chair (646-7852)

  • Oversees the adult Sunday School classes, small group Bible Studies (such as Singles and Friends, Wednesday Morning Bible Study and Presbyterian Women), College Ministry and the Wonderful Wednesday Adult Forum.

    Congregational Life
    Susan Moore, Committee Chair (356-3334)

    The Congregational Life Committee is responsible for providing leadership for those activities within the life of the church which foster fellowship, participation and good communication within the church family: Weekly fellowship dinners; 2nd Sunday Breakfasts; Congregational Dinners and picnics; and special group outings for the congregation.

    Membership/Communications
    Warren Bullock, Committee Chair (370-1693)

    The basic goal of the committee is to insure that members of BPC are cared for and find community in service and fellowship. The Membership/Communication Committee works in tandem with Worship, Outreach, Congregational Life and the Diaconate. Membership helps the Diaconate with phone calls, meals, etc. as needed and makes sure that new members are assigned a deacon and receive a new member packet. Additionally, this committee is responsible for the oversight of the church's monthly newsletter, the church's website, and other forms of communications throughout the church.

    Stewardship and Finance
    Judy Tygard, Committee Chair (646-3295)

    The Stewardship and Finance Committee is responsible for all of the financial aspects of the church. This includes managing the annual stewardship campaign, oversight of the receipt and disbursement of all church funds, the work of the Church Treasurer, and a regular review and reporting of the church's budgetary needs and financial status.

    Worship Committee
    Jane Zubulake, Committee Chair (599-2784)

    The Worship Committee is responsible for all the details of corporate worship and for providing special worship opportunities for the congregation. This includes oversight of the music program, administration of the sacraments, the order of worship, decorating the Sanctuary for special seasons, and coordinating the schedule for worship volunteers.