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Kalamazoo Christian Church
2208 Winchell Ave.
Kalamazoo, MI 49008
(269) 342-5852

Regional Commissions

Ministry – Linda Farley & Barbara Pratt – Co-Chairs

    Oversight of the Order of Ministry

  • Standing
  • Ordination
  • Commissioning
  • Educating
  • Recruiting and supporting clergy
  • Training of pastoral relations committees
  • Workshops to clergy in polity & boundary training

Church Growth & Vitality – Shirley Martinson

  • New church development

    Ecumenism – Bob Cornwall Shirley Martinson

    Personnel – Bob Oliveira

    Crystal – Kevin Knepper

    Finance and Stewardship – Ray Cross

    Reconciliation – John Harvey

    • Nurturing the evangelistic emphasis of the Region
    • Health and vitality of congregations
    • Transformation
      • Oversight of Love of Leadership
      • Oversight of S.T.E.M.
      • Continuing our relationship with the United Church of Christ
      • Work with Regional staff
      • Review personnel policy
      • Develop job descriptions
      • Annual appraisal of staff
      • Oversight of program and site development
      • Recruit and training deans and counselors
      • Oversight of budget process
      • Management of invested funds
      • Aid the Region in addressing the issue of racism in the Body of Christ
      • Promote the continuing work in becoming an anti-racist Region