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First Christian Church
(Disciples of Christ)
521 Maple Avenue
New Martinsville, WV  26155
(304)455-4460
Contemporary Service 9:00am
Traditional Service 10:45
Committees
Property Committee
First Christian Church, NewMartinsville, WV
(All terms expire December 31st of this year)
The Property Committee shall consist of the Chairperson and such members as may be selected by the
Chairperson. This committee is charged with:
    A) managing maintenance and repair of the congregation-owned properties;
    B) supervising custodial services in cooperation with the Personnel Committee;
    C) giving attention to such improvements as may be desirable, to be recommended either by budget
    authorty or by special action of the Chirch Board or congregation.

Budget:
    Improvements and repairs at the church- $6,000.00
    Improvements and repairs at the parsonage- $3,000.00
Committtee Chairperson
Dick Hinerman
Special Funds Committee
First Christian Church, NewMartinsville, WV
(All terms expire December 31st of this year)
The Special Funds Committee shall consist of the Chairperson, the three trustees and two member-at-large,
selected by the chairperson. This committee is charged with:
    A) Managing the Endowment Funds, according to policy and with Church Board approval;
    B) Managing Memorial gifts and attending to recommendation of projects for church approval;
    C) Managing all Capital funds the congregation may establish and such other special funds as may be
    or are established;
    D) Reporting to the Church Board.  
Committtee Chairperson
Tad Greene
(Exp. 2018)
Committee Trustee Member
Butch Barcus
133 Paddock Green Dr.
New Marrinsville, WV 26155
(304) 455-5418
barcusjr@frontier.com
(Exp. 2023)
Committee Trustee Member
Don Riggenbach
1204 Fifth St.
New Martinsville, WV 26155
304-455-3444
donrigg@wvdsl.net
donrigg@suddenlink.net
(Exp. 2021)
Committee Trustee Member
JB Bridgeman
(Exp. 2019)
Committee At-Large Member
Bill Hornbrook
(Exp. 2018)
Nominating Committee
First Christian Church, New Martinsville, WV
(All terms expire December 31st of this year)
The Nominating Committee shall be presented by the Vice-Moderator of the congregation at the January
meeting of the Church Board for its approval, to serve as needed throughout the year.

This committee will consist of five members, chaired by the Vice-Moderator, a representative of the Elders, a
representative of the Diaconate and two at-large members selected by the Vice-Moderator.

The responsibilities of this committee are:
    A) to offer a slate of officers for election at the annual meeting of the congregation for terms beginning
    January 1st;
    B) to nominate persons to fill unexpired terms, as necessary, subject to approval by the Church Board;
    C) to offer names to serve on the Program Planning Group to be elected at the annual meeting of the
    congregation for terms begining January 1st;
    D) to nominate members of the pastoral Search Committee according to Article X.A.1. of the
    constitution.      
Todd Barcus
(Exp. 2018)
Sandy Hinerman
(Exp. 2018)
Representative of the Elders
Joel Potts
(Exp. 2018)
Committee At-Large Member
Melinda Grandstaff
(Exp. 2018)
Committee At-Large Member
Fran Caldwell
(Exp. 2018)
Committtee Chairperson
Representative of the Diaconate
Personnel Committee
First Christian Church, New Martinsville, WV
The Personnel Committee shall consist of six members, all of whom must be participating members of the
congregation and will serve two-year terms, with three member's terms expiring in an odd-numbered year and
three members" terms expiring in an even-numbered year. The outgoing moderator will appoint three
members to serve the following year and appointments are with Church Board approval.

Responsibilities concerning non-ministerial paid staff:
    A) Hire, see that an annual evaluation is completed, and discipline if necessary;
    B) Discuss contract terms and perform annual reconsideration of terms;
    C) Recommend annual salary figures to the Steward/Finance Committee for budget consideration; and
    D) Serve as a liaison with paid staff on a continuing basis.       
Dave Emch
Todd Bates
Mark Baton
Scott Richter
Nelda Kocher
Sharon Manion
Term Ending 2018
Term Ending 2019
Pastoral Relations Committee
First Christian Church, New Martinsville, WV
The Pastoral Relations Committee shall:
    A) Serve for counsel, support and encouragement of the pastor and spouse and will give an annual
    evaluation of the pastor;
    B) Deal as a conduit for written and signed comments, commendations or complaints in comminication
    with the pastor;
    C) Have up to seven members, appointed for 2 year terms by the outgoing Moderator in consultation
    with the minister with up to three or up to four being appointed in alternate years;
    D) Select its own chairperson;
    E) Discusses, reviews and recommends annual consideration in salary, benefits and vacation to the
    Stewardship/Finance Committee;
    F) Adopt guidelines for its own work, including particularly a strict code of confidentiality.  
Connie Yost
317 Main St.
New Martinsville, WV 26155
304-455-3696
mglory111@yahoo.com
Don Mason
412 Rebecca St
New Martinsville, WV 26155
(304) 455-3228
donnet@suddenlink.net
Term Ending 2018
Jim Price
806 N. Main St.
New Martinsville, WV 26155
304-398-4222
jimprice@hotmail.com
Term Ending 2019
Mary Kay Virden
Term Ending 2018
Melinda Grandstaff
477 Maple Ave
New Marrinsville, WV 26155
304-455-1469
melindagrand@hotmail.com
Term Ending 2018
Term Ending 2019
Term Ending 2018
Tad Greene
30 Newbauer Dr.
New Martinsville, WV 26155
304-455-6638
Term Ending 2019
Lynn Barcus
Stewardship Committee
First Christian Church, New Martinsville, WV
The Stewardship/Finance Committee shall consist of the Chairperson, the Treasurer, the Financial Secretary
committee is charged with:
    A) monitoring the financial life of the congregation throughout the year to ensure budgetary limitations
    are considered;
    B) planning , arranging and executing an annual Stewardship drive;
    C) taking leadership in preparing an annual budget for the Church Board to review and congregational
    approval;
    D) reporting to the Church Board quarterly.

Budget: $125.00
Don Riggenback
(Exp. 2018)
Brenda Hardman
608 6th St.
New Martinsville, WV 26155
304-771-3242
rhardman@suddenlink.net
Treasurer
Sally Mallett
(Exp. 2018)
At-Large Member
Tad Green
(Exp. 2018)
Mary Kay Virden
(Exp. 2018)
Chairperson
Financial Secretary
Gary Mallett
(Exp. 2018)
At-Large Member
At-Large Member
Program Planning Group
First Christian Church, New Martinsville, WV
The membership of the Program Planning Group (the"Group") is to be nominated by the Nominating
Committee and elected by the congregation at the annual meeting of the congregation. There are to be eight
members, half elected each year to a two-year term. Members may not succeed themselves when their term
expires.

The Group shall select their own chairperson at their initial meeting.

Meetings will be monthly, on a date agreed to by their members.

The Responsibilities of the Group are to:
    A) Ensure it acts within annual budgetary limitations;
    B) Make annual programming budgetary recommendations to the Stewardship/Finance committee;
    C) Develop the ideas for church programs;
    D) Select and recruit task force leaders for each designated project;
    E) Take leadership in planning the annual programming of the church, and
    F) Look sufficiently ahead to give time for task forces to form and to develop plans.
Task Forces are to:
    A) Consist of a few persons chosen by the leader;
    B) Concentrate on the project defined, subject to broad definition and budget necessities;
    C) Be creative and free to refresh the faith-life of the congregation.

Budget: Limited to the listing of the prepared 2013 budget.
Debbie Livingston
57 Helen St.
New Martinsville, WV 26155
304-455-4662
dlivingston@suddenlink.net
Toni Bliss
37298 Hill St.
Sardis, OH 43946
304-483-7429
Liz Durant
131 S. Third Ave
Paden City, WV 26159
304-904-6555
Nettie Mason
412 Rebecca St.
New Martinsville, WV 26155
304-455-3228
donnet@suddenlink.net
Randy Hardman
Tim Shepherd
Lynn Barcus
Linda Barth
Term Ending 2018
Term Ending 2018
Term Ending 2018
Term Ending 2018
Term Ending 2019
Term Ending 2019
Term Ending 2019
Term Ending 2019