Current Readings
  • Isaiah 9:1-4
  • Psalm 27:1, 4-9
  • 1 Corinthians 1:10-18
  • Matthew 4:12-23
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Emmaus Room

Congregational Council

The Congregational Council is the governing body of St. James Lutheran Church. The Congregational Council (Council) has general oversight of the life and activities of the congregation. In addition, the Council helps lead the congregation in stating its mission, long range planning, as well as to set goals and priorities and evaluate its activities in light of its mission and goals.

The Council consists of the President, Vice President, Secretary and Treasurer, along with five directors at large. All on the BOM are elected to two year positions, and members and officers may serve no more than three consecutive terms. For a more detailed description of the duties of the Council, please consult the St. James Constitution, Chapter 12: Congregational Council.

The current members of the Congregational Council are Elise Taft, President; Jeff Duesterbeck, Vice-President; Jill Sommers, Secretary; Mark Krebsbach, Treasurer; Dennis Beres, Desiree Canto, Jim Ruder, and John Walker.


2018 Annual Report


St. James Constitution 2013 Ninth Revision


2019 Council Schedule

January 17, 2019

February 21, 2019

March 21, 2019


April 18, 2019

May 16, 2019

June 20, 2019


July 18, 2019

August 15, 2019

September 19, 2019


October 17, 2019

November 21, 2019

December 19, 2019