Last Updated 02 November 2001

Admin Team

The Admin Team includes the Pastor, Barry Dawson, the Associate Pastor, Bill Ekhardt, and the following Elders:

Mike Watabe (3755-6069): President of the Congregation.

Linda Lund (3467-9120): Vice-President of the Congregation.

Carol McMunn (3582-7463): Clerk.

Dennis Klein (3498-3679): Treasurer.

The Admin Team coordinates the overall programme of TUC through administrative oversight and calls forth discipleship and commitment from the officers in leading the church’s work and mission.

Elders leading Ministry Teams

Lorraine Robertson (3234-0358): Care Giving and Small Groups
To develop and implement a system of lay pastoral care to support and supplement the pastoral care offered by TUC’s pastors. To develop, organise and supervise a small groups ministry which will foster spiritual growth through opportunities for Bible study, fellowship, mutual support and encouragement.

Jeff Heintzelman (3499-7324): Stewardship
To promote and teach Christian stewardship within the congregation.

Kris Plumer (3705-7430) / Elizabeth Suzuki (3407-1913): Nominating
To ensure that dedicated, qualified people are chosen to serve as church officers and in other positions of leadership.

Claire Colcord (3460-9013): Fellowship
To develop, organise and supervise a programme of activities that stimulate and encourage congregational fellowship.

Jeanette Kibler (3466-1158) / Don Kanak (3938-0649): Personnel
To assist the Council in its responsibility for the persons employed by TUC and to provide counsel and support to the pastors and the staff.

Dana Neufer (3487-3378): Pre-school
To work in an advisory capacity with the Pre-school Director and staff and to represent the interests and concerns of the Pre-school on Council.

Hitomi Kanaumi (5448-4458 (business)): Property and Use
To oversee the maintenance, upgrading and use of all church properties.

Dave Plumer (3705-7430): Outreach
To
promote and study opportunities to serve the Lord through active support of Christian organizations throughout the world.

R. Paul Fukuda (3950-5192): Communications
To communicate news of TUC’s congregational life and ministry to the membership and to advertise TUC’s activities to the wider community in Tokyo.

Lynette Lee (045-913-6306): Youth and Young Adults
To develop, organise and supervise programmes and activities to meet the needs of junior and senior grade high school students in TUC and develop, organise and coordinate a Young Adult Ministry through study, service, worship and fellowship. To revitalise the Logos fellowship.

Ryo Takagi (3393-8077): Worship and Music
To oversee and coordinate the necessary arrangements for the public worship services and the overall music programme of the church.

Ken Owusu (0425-71-6916) / Russel Gesling (3485-6572): Membership and Evangelism
To challenge and equip the congregation to witness to their Christian faith and to invite people to share in the worship and fellowship of TUC.

Ted Tu (3498-9586): Finance
To oversee and manage the financial interests of the church.

Jean Wilson (3803-3417): Spiritual Life
To create and encourage opportunities for spiritual growth through prayer, Bible reading, meditation, spiritual retreats, the use of Advent and Lenten booklets and the reading and discussion of Christian literature, and to maintain the Prayer Chain ministry.

Marilyn Zank (3466-5468): Christian Education
To plan and implement Christian education programmes and activities for all age levels and groups in response to congregational needs.

 

 

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CARE GIVING AND SMALL GROUPS

STEWARDSHIP

NOMINATING

FELLOWSHIP

PERSONNEL

PRE-SCHOOL

PROPERTY AND USE

LONG-RANGE PLANNING

COMMUNICATIONS

YOUTH AND YOUNG ADULTS

OUTREACH

WORSHIP AND MUSIC

MEMBERSHIP AND EVANGELISM

FINANCE

SPIRITUAL LIFE

CHRISTIAN EDUCATION