Church Committees


Visionary - Galen Hunter - CHAIR, Jerry Carson, Linda Riley, Ruthie McRae, Mandy Fry, Kathryn Rice, Bruce Rice, Risa Hunter, Carl Rose, Janis McClure, Jennifer Kurtz
The Visionary Committee seeks to propose ways to serve our congregation, our community, and our world by connecting our past and our present to our future.


Christian Education - Cissy Rose - CHAIR,  Roberta Elliott, Tara Kifer 

Responsible for the education ministry and the school of the church.  The Christian Education Committee provides scholarships to camps and conferences for children and adults, provides care and training for teachers, supports the Confirmation Class, arranges for a church librarian, recommends candidates for receiving the University of the Ozarks scholarship.   The committee also acts as the liaison for Boy Scout Troop 110 and Venture Crew 1111, and oversees the activities and projects of Central's Youth group.


This committee oversees the seasonal plays presented by the children during Christmas and Easter.


Building and Grounds -   Floyd Pence, David Beckman, Marilyn Simpson, Larry Hall, 

This committee has oversight of the buildings which make up the church plant and the considerable grounds surrounding them. This includes any maintenance or repair or lawn care.  This committee is currently working on the planning and execution of the Sanctuary Renovation project.


Outreach -   Jackie Franklin, Suzanne Bethel, Renda Cook, Jerry Carson, Mandy Fry, Susan Cowan, Alison Kotarek, Chris McRae, Ruthie McRae, Floyd Pence, Suzanne Spain

This committee is responsible for identifying and supporting mission projects. There are a significant number of Outreach concerns currently being supported by Central.  The Committee also oversees the Presbyterian Coffee Project, which supplies Fairly Traded Coffee, tea, and hot chocolate for use by the church and is sold to those who like excellent coffee.


Worship - Linda Riley - CHAIR, Babs Jetton, Sheila Mann, Bruce Rice, Kathryn Rice, Betty Stutts, Gary Simpson, Janis McClure

This committee is responsible for recommending to the session each year dates for celebrating the Lord's Supper and for maintaining the list of home bound members who wish to receive the sacrament. The weekly worship life of the congregation is supported by this committee, which also plans seasonal services of worship during Advent, Christmas, Ash Wednesday, Lent, and Pentecost.


Stewardship - Stanhope Wilkinson, Linda Riley, Charles Cook

This committee reviews the monthly financial statements, oversees the group that counts the Sunday offering, plans and implements the annual Stewardship Campaign as well as the four special denominational offerings.


Personnel - Mike McClure - CHAIR, Linda Riley, Carl Rose

This committee provides care and support of the office staff, acts as human resources, and oversees any transition in support staff.

Community House  -  Linda Riley, Ruthie McRae, Floyd Pence, Jean Medlock. 

This group takes care of any needs of the DHS for the community house.  Must be able to pass a background check.