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Adult Formation

Claire Pisor

The Vision Team for Adult Education plans, coordinates, and implements a variety of programs in the church having to do with the Christian education and spiritual formulation for adults within the Faith community. These include Sunday morning and Wednesday evening classes, adult life groups, senior adult book study, the church library, Faith’s fall family retreat, the annual women’s retreat, the men’s retreat and related programs, and other special events relating to the spiritual growth and development of adults at Faith. Whether you are interested in volunteering to help any of these programs “go and grow” or want to plug into a class or an experience for spiritual education our programs may be for you.For those wanting more information on the Wednesday evening and Sunday morning classes, please consult with Pastor Jim Zazzera.

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Children and Families

Ileana Maestas-Selling

The mission of the Children and Youth Christian Education Team is to provide a foundation for spiritual growth by creating opportunities to establish a life-long relationship with a loving, accepting God. The Team is directly responsible for the weekly Sunday School program, summer Vacation Bible School, and Youth Sunday. We also work with other ministries on special programs and events. Volunteers are always welcomed. The Children’s Christian Education Team meets the fourth Sunday of the month, between worship services.

 Suzy Hughes

Communications

Suzy Hughes

The Communications team directs the flow of information internally and externally to the congregation, members and community. Various forms of communications include the faithpresby.org website, PresbyNews newsletter, Top 5 @ Faith weekly email, Worship bulletin, MediaCenter operations, podcasts, social networking, press releases, and signage throughout the church.

 Sheridan Smith

Fellowship

Sheridan Smith

The Fellowship Ministry’s purpose is to provide Christian and social opportunities for members and friends of the Faith community to come together to develop closer personal and church ties.

 Jeff May

Finance

Jeff May

The Finance Team is responsible for the financial leadership of the church. There are three vital functions: oversee the expenses and spending of the various committees, prepare the annual budget that is presented and approved by Session, and accurately account and report all funds for an annual audit. Team positions include Treasurer, Tellers, and Pledge Secretary, and more volunteers are needed and welcomed.

Sherry Beams

Lay Ministry

Sherry Beams

In 1968 Gordon Cosby, pastor of the Church of the Savior in Washington D.C., said that the primary mission of the Christian is to call forth the gifts of others. “Calling forth the gift is the essence of the person himself. How do we do this? We begin he said, by exercising our own gifts.  The person who is having the time of his life doing what he is doing has a way of calling forth the deeps of another.  Such a person is Good News.  He is not saying the good news. He is the good news.” That is what Lay Ministry is about–assisting those in our church community to find ministries or activities that they love to do. We believe that if you find what you love to do, you have found your gifts, talents, and passion. We publish Pathways to Service, compilation of all of the ministries in the church–with a brief description, and a contact person and phone number. We do Time and Talents moment each month in worship and celebrate a ministry at the same time. We also publish Did You Know? WAYS OUR COMMUNITY LOVES-a listing of how many in our church community are involved outside the walls of Faith.

 Paul Philleo

Mission

Paul Philleo

Our church has a long-standing passion for mission work. We are a congregation that believes in serving Christ and we joyfully do so. The Mission Team encourages and equips followers of Christ to serve Him by living their faith inside and outside the walls of the church. A significant portion of Faith’s budget is dedicated to our many local, national, and international missions projects such as Family Promise, Loaves and Fishes, South Sacramento Interfaith Partnership Food Closet, mentoring high school students, and summer missions trips. The Mission Team meets the third Monday of the month at 7 p.m. in the Choir Room.

Sam Kamau

Outreach

Sam Kamau

The Outreach Team works to equip the members of Faith Church to be more intentional with their witness to share the love of Jesus Christ. By doing good works, creating goodwill and sharing the Good News, our members reach out to the surrounding community. Our goal is to increase the number of people actively participating in a Christian church community. The team looks for new and creative ways to bring God’s word into our community. Internally the team facilitates the church advertising program, its web site, the Greeters program and special outreach events both on an off the church campus. We meet the 4th Wednesday of the month.

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Personnel

Rebecca Westmore

The Personnel Team provides Session with an organized means of carrying out its responsibility to administer the employment relationship with its ordained and nonordained staff. It is the role of the Personnel Team to encourage and support Faith staff to fully utilize their unique gifts and talents in the service of our Lord and in the growth of His Kingdom. The Team’s specific activities include:
* Developing and making personnel policy recommendations to Session
* Preparing and maintaining job descriptions
* Conducting performance reviews and providing opportunities for staff recognition
* Conducting compensation reviews and recommending adjustments to Session
* Providing support and counsel to the Pastor, Head of Staff on personnel related matters
If you have an interest in human resources or personnel administration and would like to put those talents to use in the service of our Lord, please contact Hal Turner. Team meetings are held on the third Monday of each month at 6:30 P.M.

Property

Lee Bush

Property maintenance is a team that oversees many diverse functions required to keep our church and yards an inviting place. This is a continuous effort! Volunteers are always welcome to join us in projects like pruning, raking, weeding, planting, painting cleaning, and many other tasks.

Steve Mauch

Stewardship

Steve Mauch

The role of the Stewardship Team is to encourage biblically informed stewardship in all members of the Faith community. Stewardship is an ethic of taking responsibility for caring of something that is not our own. Christian stewardship is a commitment to gratefully using our time, gifts, resources and talents to further God’s work in our world. The Stewardship Team provides guidance and recommendations to the Faith community about how we can reach this broad goal. This includes working with pastoral staff to ensure that the message of stewardship is communicated throughout the year, providing resources on Christian stewardship, and developing stewardship campaigns to support God’s work through Faith Presbyterian Church. The Stewardship Team meets the first Monday of each month at noon. We are committed to helping members of the Faith community to understand Christian stewardship and also developing stewardship campaigns to enable the Faith community to do God’s work.

 Joey DeYoung

Youth

Joey DeYoung

The Youth Ministry at Faith seeks to guide youth in developing a relationship with God through: meaningful relationships with peers and adults rooted in Christ, worship, and learning experiences that seek to deepen our knowledge of God. The Youth Ministry provides a variety of ways in which youth can grow in their Christian faith– weekly youth group, life group, small group mentoring, service projects, and fun outings. The purpose of the Youth Team is to assist in the full integration of youth into the body of the church by fostering a connection between them and the congregation. It also seeks to create an opportunity for the youth to contribute their voices in decision making and brainstorming as well as to serve as a prayer team for the Youth Ministry.

 Tanya Anderson

Worship

Tanya Anderson

The purpose of the Worship Team is to work with the pastors in providing an opportunity for meaningful worship to those of all ages attending Faith Presbyterian Church. Worship includes all aspects of the service, including but not limited to, sermons, all varieties of music, prayers, offerings, communions and special services. The goal is to be flexible and encourage participation in worship by all persons, young and old. The committee includes volunteers who oversee ushers, worship assistants, communion, flowers, the bulletins and acolytes. It meets regularly on the 4th Tuesday of each month.