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  • About Us

    Leadership

    Peter & Mary Ellen Fitch

    Walter & Carol Thiessen

    Lorna Jones

    Joy Green (children)

    Tom & Carol Anne Wiebe

    Jeremy and Rachael Barham

    Geordie and Kathy Hull

    Raymond Funk

    Helen Soucoup (Vineyard Center rentals and maintenance concerns)

    Brenda Landry (prayer)

    Rick & Wilma Coates (on call for their wisdom)

    SCV Staff Job Responsibilities

    Preamble

    We intentionally decided in the beginning stages of SCV that we would rather have more workers at smaller amounts of pay than one or two ‘full-time’ workers. And almost all of our workers from the beginning have also had full-time work responsibilities outside of SCV.

    This has allowed SCV to have an unusually well-developed team of staff workers for a small to medium size church, but it has also necessitated that each person learn how to guard his or her time and not fall into the ‘black hole’ that church ministry sometimes becomes.

    In this way, it is not only important that workers at SCV do a good job of their primary responsibilities, it is also important that they learn how to let others grow and offer their gifts in various ways. Leaders don’t always lead by doing; they lead by encouraging others to use their gifts, by helping to equip them, and by trusting that they will learn to lead as well.

    Peter

    – attempting to discern God’s leading, and trying to spark and refine vision in others (with ME)

    – oversight of the teaching ministry – responsibility for the governance of the church (with ME)

    – leading by ‘Pastoral Presence’

    – trying to be available to people for counsel, prayer and special events such as weddings and funerals (with ME)

    – acting as informal ambassadors of SCV to Vineyards and the church at large (with ME)

    Mary Ellen

    – share and support in oversight, administration and pastoral care of SCV

    -general administration (handling most non-pastoral calls/emails to the church)

    -facilitate communication (updates, web, announcements)

    – collect, edit and post weekly teachings and training services

    – oversight of coffee team

    – recruiting, training, scheduling, etc.

    – host dinners for families and students

    – periodically do work in Vineyard Center

    Walter & Carol

    – share and support in oversight, administration and pastoral care of SCV (W&C)

    – occasional teaching in all services (W)

    – oversight of Celtic Service (W&C)

    – St. Croix Counselling Services (W)

    – mental health consultations (spiritual, relational, emotional issues)

    – pre-marital counselling

    – reduced fee professional services for uninsured SCVers

    – oversight and management of cafe (W&C)

    – oversight of nursery & bulk supplies (cups/cleaning) (C)

    Lorna

    – all weekly financial/bookkeeping functions; banking, accounts payable, payroll etc

    – monthly financial statement preparation

    – annual Government reporting/tax receipt prep and distribution

    – secretarial/general admin functions as needed

    – 1:1 spiritual direction and occasional group work

    Joy Green

    – pastor our kids – plan and supervise Sunday morning kid’s ministries and other kid’s gatherings

    – ensure that the kid’s rooms at SCV are visually exciting

    – coordinate connections between youth and adults to help us all move in the same direction

    – provide a safe place for our kids to grow spiritually

    Rachel Barham & Brent Bilsky

    – pastor and care for our youth

    – oversee youth room and all activities