Officers

Each year ten new elders and deacons are ordained or installed at Eastminster as the new class of officers for a three-year term.

Session

Elders

Elders are chosen by the people. Together with ministers of the Word and Sacrament, they exercise leadership, government, and discipline and have responsibilities for the life of a particular church as well as the church at large, including ecumenical relationships. It is the duty of elders, individually and jointly, to strengthen and nurture the faith and life of the congregation committed to their charge.

Class of 2020 Class of 2021 Class of 2022
Abbot Carnes    George Derrick Neal Beard
Alec Chaplin, Jr. Betty Gilbert John Derham
Bill Coggins Johnny Hudgens Mary Elliott
Simpson Fant Dan Lott LeeAnn Harris
Fred Hanna Joey McCue Darla Helms
John Hill Ernest McCutcheon Nelle Holcombe
Kay Lydon Billie Muthig John McCants
Catherine Mabry Becky Smythe Meredith McKee
Bryant McGowan Kami Thordahl Mitch Newman
John Winterhalter Kathie Williams Clay Robinson
     

Deacons

The office of deacon as set forth in Scripture is one of compassion, witness, and service after the example of Jesus Christ. Persons of spiritual character, honest repute, of exemplary lives, brotherly and sisterly love, sincere compassion, and sound judgment should be chosen for this office. It is the duty of deacons, first of all, to minister to those who are in need, to the sick, to the friendless, and to any who may be in distress both within and beyond the community of faith.

Class of 2020 Class of 2021 Class of 2022
Sabrina Barr Elizabeth Balthazor Elizabeth Abramson
Heidi Carey Debbie Boyer Branford Breland
Caleb Gaston Ryan Causey Will Brownlee
Jerry Jowers Yolanda Courie Perry Crosthwaite
Wison McDonald Gabriel DiBiase Kelley Liggitt
Scott Price Susanne Hicklin Julie Moss
Drew Richardson Rebecca McCormack Pat Mueller
Liza Sansbury Scott Shockley Julie O'Neal
Gail Searcy Mark Sullivan Claire Smith
Kelley Woody Drew Walker Michael Strong
     

CLICK HERE TO VIEW THE BIOS OF THE ELECTED MEMBERS FOR THE OFFICE OF ELDER AND DEACON FOR THE CLASS OF 2022 (To Come).