Council and Elected Boards
Under our constitution, the ultimate power in the church rests with the congregational conference, but authority to help guide the church and handle its day-to-day affairs has been delegated to the Council and the elected constitutional Boards.
Members of Council: Kim Waller (Moderator), Pam Saunders (Asst. Moderator), John Mitchell (Treasurer), Darden Langston, Rob Rhodes, C.F. Jordan (Members-at-Large), Brad Whitley (Deacon Rep) Kirsten Wise (BOCE Rep.) Pastor Mary Anne Biggs (ex-oficio)
Members of the Board of Christian Education: Dana Mitchell and Dana Karstensen-Bryan (Co-Chairs), Kasie Wilson, Deborah Harrell, Kirsten Creely (Council Liaison), Kimmy Curliss (Youth Rep), Dori Mitchell (Youth Rep.) Julie Doyle, Lisa Shearin, Ed Lilley and Pastor Mary Anne Biggs (ex-oficio).
Members of the Board of Deacons: Brad Whitley, Susie Eaton, Carole Matt, Robert Fly, Sharon Curliss, Allen Trombley, Ralph Howell (Head Deacon and Council Liaison) Sharon Winslow, Kyle Blanks, Sharon Burton, Brenda Hodgson, Penny Hathaway
Members of the Board of Trustees: Paul Saunders (Chair), Colen Hodgson, Parker Howell, Kim Waller (Council Liaison), John Gayle, Leroy Howell.
Personnel Conflict/Resolution: Sharon Creekmore, Sadie Boyer, Sharon Burton, Lynn Knight, Karen Schine, Pam Saunders (Council Liaison).
On December 7, 2014 we adopted a new constitution for
Oakland Christian United Church of Christ
Our new constitution creates a simplified governance structure that will help us better direct our energies as we build the future of Oakland Christian United Church of Christ.