VUMC: Nominating Committee
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Nominating Committee

Composed of professing members, the Nominating Committee identifies, develops, deploys, evaluates, and monitors Christian spiritual leadership for the local church. Members of the committee shall engage in and be attentive to developing and enhancing their own spiritual life in light of the mission of the Church. (para. 258.1, The Book of Discipline)

The Nominating Committee present a list of leaders and board/committee members to be elected at the annual charge/church conference.

Member Class Of
Carolyn Cooper 2020
David Dugan 2020
Patty Donaldson 2020
Deb Durbin 2021
Tina Kaiser 2021
Dennette Guyer 2021
Kim Warner 2022
Byron Sikma 2022
John Blythe 2022
Ann Schwarm, Lay Leader 2022
Tom Goodell, Pastor  






  • Not more than nine members in addition to the pastor and Lay Leader.
  • At least one young adult
  • Pastor is the Chairperson
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