ELDERS

ELDERS are ordained laypersons (and members of the church) elected by the congregation to serve on Session, the group that governs the church, strengthens the congregation’s faith in Jesus Christ, and encourages the people in the worship and service of God. ELDERS for 2019: Tyne Cody, Tertia Freas, Nat Higa, Steve Hirashima, Peter Kang, Jeremy Lim, Al Linton, Heidi Lum, Kathy Makuakane, Kristi Maynard, Laura Kay Rand, Christian Schroppel, Scott Schultz, Sherri Shephard, Gloria Shomo, Lauren Stein, Laurie Tam Oishi, Kyle Watari, Linda Willoughby, Matt Yamamoto, Joy Yoshida.

 

DEACONS

DEACONS are ordained laypersons (and members of the church) elected by the congregation to a ministry of caring for those in need in the First Prez family. DEACONS for 2019: Vic Copeland, Adelia Dung, Brian Fila, Kathleen Funk-Linton, Michele Gorman, Evelyn Hein, Carol Hough, Linda Iverson, Diana Lim, Frank Lim, Rafael Mercado, Keahi Palaualelo, Kris Palaualelo, Valerie Post, Marianne Schultz, Christy Seaquist, Rich Seaquist, Anita Tirpak, Clint Tirpak, Jenny Tsukazaki, Carolyn Weber.