Board Members

2019-2020 BOARD MEMBERS

BOARD OF BENEVOLENCES

2019 – 2020
Irene Hardisty, Chair
Annabelle Marsh
Ted Kempf*

2020 – 2021
Chuck Briem
Cathy Jury
Shawna Lode
Robin Maharry

2021 -2022
Susan Pohl
Gene Bryant
Alex Moon, Vice Chair
Jim Osborn

BOARD OF CHRISTIAN EDUCATION

Reilly Cady
Jason Dreckman, Chair-elect
Amy Garza
Gayle Johnson
Elizabeth Baker
Jerrid Kruse
Jon Merkle, Chair
Pam Hyde
Priscilla Ruhe
Ruth Staplin
Rebecca Masucci
Erin Davison-Rippey
Dick Ginther
John McCormally

BOARD OF CHRISTIAN SOCIAL ACTION

Esther Burgett
Jon Reinders
Linda Dorsey
Lois Kriebs
Anthony Leon
Charlotte Wilson
Elizabeth Talbert
Joy Wilhelm
Judy Downs
Stephanie Pickens
Janet Rosenbury
Lynn Hicks
Jonathan Preisser

BOARD OF CHRISTIAN STEWARDSHIP

Mike Baldwin
Aaron Barker
Mitch Clauson
Pam Duffy, Chair
Jennifer Gelner
Diane Graham
Beth Stelle Jones
Jeff Marks
Bill Sikute
Carol Stratemeyer
Steve Sypal
Linda Wilker

BOARD OF DEACONS

Lori Jansen
Jodi Gruening
Molly Sullivan
Sandee Lyons
Debbie Synhorst
Greg Kline
Mike Bray
Noah Beacom
Dean Gillaspey
Jerry Collins
Jane Keairns
Rachael Pruett-Hornbaker
Anna Osborn
Denise Gerdis
Linda Sullivan
Sid Ramsey
Doug Jeske
John Barnhizer
Galen Howsare
Tim Blutt
Julie Carroll
Leigh Ebbesmeyer
Linda Railsback
Nancy Williamson
Nancy Strickler
Bill Kusy
Joe Mekemson
Chad Waller
Bryan Fiala

BOARD OF MEMBERSHIP

2020
Terri Sterk
Caroline Bettis
Bill Cook
Ben Hildebrandt

2021
Nancy Landess
Liz Pul
Don Worrell
Maggie Tillman

2022
Amy Cox
Fritz Craiger
Jennifer Jensen
Doug Rumple

BOARD OF MUSIC AND FINE ARTS

2020
Judy Campbell
Kirk Johnson, Chair
Eugenia Kutsch-Stanton
Jo Oldson

2021
Wendy Bellus
Judy Diedrich
Bret-Wayne Dillon-Hansen
Chris Hunter

2022
Lori Fenton
Laura Morrissey
Ann Ungs
Linda Vanderpool

BOARD OF SPIRITUAL GROWTH

Amy Anderson
John Childers
Linda Knodle, Chair
Emily Maharry
Amy Myers
Eliza Ovrom, Vice Chair
Kay Riley
Anne Stelle

BOARD OF TRUSTEES


PLYMOUTH FOUNDATION

Bob Burnett
Mickey Carlson
Libby Jacobs
Hallie Still-Caris
Mary Ann Beard, President
Joe Sorenson, VP Investments
Greg Kenyon, Grant Chair
Sid Ramsey

Investment Committee Ex Officio
Jack Schreiber
Laura Meier
Cecil Goettsch
Adam Claypool
Chris Sidwell, Treasurer
Dick Swanson
Franklin Codel, Trustee Rep
Steve Jacobs, TiM Rep

 

News

News Digest for June 4

  When the foundations are being shaken…what are we to do? We are living in tumultuous days: newly urgent calls for racial justice, a global pandemic, economic uncertainty. And it can feel so overwhelming. But there is one thing that we can and will do at Plymouth Church this summer: we will take these days... Read More

A Pastoral Response to the Events of the Past Week

  Dear People of God at Plymouth,   Your pastors have been holding you and our whole community in especially deep prayer over the last week. Our nation rages and grieves as we have been forced once again to confront our original sin of racism.   Last week an unarmed black man named George Floyd... Read More

DM Register Op-Ed: The conversation about faith we should be having (instead of the one about reopening)

Did you see Matt Mardis-LeCroy’s op-ed in the Monday, June 1 Des Moines Register? Read it here.    ... Read More

Plymouth Goes Solar

Plymouth Church is looking on the sunny side. Solar panels may be installed in the coming months on the south-facing roof that overlooks the driveway between our church and St. Augustin’s Catholic Church. This solar array is a landmark in our church-wide effort to live more sustainably and protect God’s creation. As heard from the... Read More

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