Session

As there were in Old Testament times elders for the government of the people, so the New Testament church provided persons with particular gifts to share in discernment of God’s Spirit and governance of God’s people.
— Book of Order, Part II of the Constitution of the Presbyterian Church (USA)

Back row: Deb Allen-Reid, Robin Carlson, D.R. Palmer, Karyl Lyne, Corky Halverson
Front row: Van Swan, Lisa Weinstein, Tom Trigg, Carol Linder

The session is the group of elders that is the decision-making body of the church. The work of the session is carried out by the committees listed below. Each session member typically chairs one committee and serves on another, but individual circumstances vary. Session members are elected to two-year terms by the congregation at the annual meeting.

Elders serving on session August 2019 through July 2020 are:

Debra Allen-Reid
Robin Carlson
Corky Halverson
Carol Linder
Karyl Lyne
D.R. Palmer
Tom Trigg
Van Swan
Lisa Weinstein