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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
Earl Yost
317 Main St.
New Martinsville, WV 26155
304-455-6396
mglory111@yahoo.com
estanleyyost@yahoo.com
Committee Member
David Grandstaff
477 Maple Ave
New Martinsville, WV 26155
(304) 455-1469
davidstaff@hotmail.com
Committee Member
Charlie Virden
RR 1 Box 310
New Martinsville, WV 261555
(304) 337-9114
virdens@suddenlink.net
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
Scott Richter
116 Northgate Dr
New Martinsville, WV 26155
304-455-4232
Committee Trustee Member
Butch Barcus
133 Paddock Green Dr.
New Marrinsville, WV 26155
(304) 455-5418
barcusjr@frontier.com
Committee Trustee Member
Don Riggenbach
1204 Fifth St.
New Martinsville, WV 26155
304-455-3444
donrigg@wvdsl.net
donrigg@suddenlink.net
Committee Trustee Member
Mary Kay Virden
RR 1 Box 310
New Martinsville, WV 26155
(304) 337-9114
virdens@suddenlink.net
mvirden@wetzelvalley.com
Committee At-Large Member
Linda Barth
1025 Fifth Street
New Martinsville, WV 26155
304-266-5906
grannywithanattitude@gmail.com
Committee At-Large Member
J.B. Bridgman
810 N. Main St.
New Martinsville, WV 26155
(304) 455-2313
bridgeman_2313@yahoo.com
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.      
David Emch
(Chairperson Of The Elders)
276 Locust St
New Martinsville, WV 26155
(304) 455-5951
dkemch@msn.com
Lucille Cecil
HC 60 Box 35
New Martinsville, WV 26155
304-455-4233
Representative of the Elders
Karen Emch
276 Locust St
New Martinsville, WV 26155
(304) 455-5951
dkemch@msn.com
Committee At-Large Member
Committee At-Large Member
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.       
Kathy Bridgeman
P.O. Box 84
Hannibal, OH 43931
(740) 483-9096
ladyeagle43931@yahoo.com
Tim Shepherd
936 Fifth St.
New Martinsville, WV 26155
(304) 455-5498
Term Ending 2015
Randy Hardman
229 Lorey Dr.
New Martinsville, WV 26155
304-455-3243
rhardman@suddenlink.net
Term Ending 2016
Dan Jeffers
455-2078 or 771-1175
dankay57@frontier.com
Term Ending 2015
Mary Mahurin
735 Park Ave
New Martinsville, WV 26155
(304) 455-5277
mmmahurin@hotmail.com
mahurinmary@gmail.com
Term Ending 2015
Term Ending 2016
Term Ending 2016
Dick Hinerman
109 Beachwood Dr.
New Martinsville, WV 26155
(304) 455-1541
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 2017
Jim Price
806 N. Main St.
New Martinsville, WV 26155
304-398-4222
jimprice@hotmail.com
Term Ending 2018
Dick Hinerman
109 Beechwood Dr.
New Martinsville, WV 26155
304-455-1541
Term Ending 2017
Melinda Grandstaff
477 Maple Ave
New Marrinsville, WV 26155
304-455-1469
melindagrand@hotmail.com
Term Ending 2017
Term Ending 2018
Term Ending 2017
Tad Greene
30 Newbauer Dr.
New Martinsville, WV 26155
304-455-6638
Term Ending 2018
Rita Barrick
Rt. 1 Box 195
New Martinsville, WV 26155
(304) 455-4277
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
Penny Morris
335 Vine St
New Martinsville, WV 26155
304-771-4853
Pem6642@yahoo.com
pmorris.morris42@gmail.com
Brenda Hardman
608 6th St.
New Martinsville, WV 26155
304-771-3242
rhardman@suddenlink.net
Treasurer
Sally Mallett
At-Large Member
Jim Price
806 N. Main St.
New Martinsville, WV 26155
(304) 398-422
jimbprice@hotmail.com
Don Mason
412 Rebecca St
New Martinsville, WV 26155
(304) 455-3228
donnet@suddenlink.net
Chairperson
Financial Secretary
Nettie Mason
412 Rebecca St
New Martinsville, WV 26155
(304) 455-3228
donnet@suddenlink.net
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
Don Riggenbach
1204 Fifth St.
New Martinsville, WV 26155
304-455-3444
donnrigg@wvdsl.net
Lisa Booth
304-455-1173
Kari McClure
765 Maple Ave
New Martinsville, WV 26155
304-771-6145
Bob McClure
765 Maple Ave
New Martinsville, WV 26155
304-771-6145
Program Planning Sub-Committees



Matthew Riggenbach



Sharon Manion
Dan Mahurin
Frank Cibik



Faye Weekley



Ana Barrick
Heather Norton
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