It is time again to ask the congregation of Westwood to please submit the names of members of Westwood you feel God might be calling to serve.

We will have the following Consistory offices open:

  • Executive Deacon (Chair of the Deacons)
  • Executive Elder (Teaching Elder Executive Committee Representative)
  • Deacon of Global Missions
  • Teaching Elder for Adult Discipleship
  • Teaching Elder for Worship and Music
  • 4 Shepherding Elder Positions
 A reminder that current Consistory members or former Consistory members who have ended their terms in 2015 or 2016 are NOT eligible to serve.  Also only official members of Westwood can serve on Consistory.  Final elections will be held at the Annual Meeting of Westwood Church on December 4th.

Please note:  The following individuals are currently serving on the Consistory and are not available to nominate to open positions:

TammyBoeka
CindyBoettner
LoriBruner
BryanBush
ScottChristiansen
TracyCutler
DebDe Boer
KayDe Boer
PaulaEastman
RitaEisma
RickFaber
JaniFalcone
MarianneFoster
TiffanyFuller
SueJohnson
SteveJohnson
KarlKnoepfler
LyndaLaird
JeanMcGee
DaveMcIvor
ChuckMcWilliams
PhilMendenhall
DebbiePaces
TeganReed
ShellyRozeboom
NicolaSaub
JudySlater
EzraStrubbe
HeatherTiemann
MikeVan Riesen
SallyeVanderplas-Lee
KrisVanderZwaag
RobertaVanderZwaag
AaronWilliams
AndrewWismer
JudyWorkman

Here’s some information you might need before you fill out your nomination form: 2016-consistory-nominations-form


ALL NOMINATIONS DUE ON OCTOBER 23rd!

ELECTRONIC CONSISTORY NOMINATION FORM.

  • The Executive Deacon is the chair of the Deacon Board and represents the deacons on the Executive Committee.
  • The Executive Elder serves on the Teaching Elder Board and represents that board on the Executive Committee. The Executive Elder also represents Westwood at all Classis and Denominational gatherings.
  • This Teaching Elder position helps to lead and represents our adult discipleship ministry to the Teaching Elder Board.
  • This Teaching Elder position helps to lead and represents our worship and music ministry to the Teaching Elder Board.
  • This Deacon position helps to lead and represents our Global Missions ministry to the Deacon Board.
  • The Shepherding Elder is responsible for the spiritual needs of the Westwood Church community, during their normal life, during their special needs and/or crisis situation, through spiritual support, counsel, prayer, and caring. They will have the care and responsibility for 10 or so individual families within the Westwood community. We are looking to elect 4 new Shepherding Elders
  • Name and contact information is optional