Staff


The Rev. Dr. Kenneth Gill                 Senior Minister

Rev. Ken GillThe Rev. Dr. Kenneth Gill is a Graduate of Warner Pacific College, Portland, Oregon.  He received a Master of Divinity from Anderson School of Theology, Anderson, IN. and a Doctor of Ministry from San Francisco Theological Seminary, San Anselmo, CA.  He has served pastorates in California, Oregon, Indiana and Florida.  He accepted a call to become the Senior Minister of
Emmanuel Baptist Church in April, 2015.

Rev. Gill has a passion for music, books, movies and cars.  He is most at home in nature and in contemplation.  He is the father of three children and grandfather of two.  He is married to Connie Buckler-Gill, who is an artist/muralist with a business in Bradenton, Florida. Connie  is engaged in her own Sufi, healing and yoga practice.

Thoughts From Pastor Ken (blog)

 

The Rev. Judith Wheeler                Pastoral Associate

Since graduating from Drew Theological School in 2007,  Pastor Judy Wheeler has served as Pastoral Associate at Emmanuel. She finds joy in leading worship, Adult Bible study on Sunday mornings and the Women’s Reflection Group. Pastor Judy facilitates the English as a Second Language Program  (ESL) and plans opportunities to “Know Our Faith Neighbors” from other religious traditions.

 

John Giresi                         Artistic and Music Director

Jessica Fargnoli                Communications Director

Jo Marie Quinn                  Secretary/Receptionist

Marek Jura                         Sexton



Church Council

(positions with a vote*).

OFFICERS:


Moderator*                        Marilyn Clark

Vice Moderator*               Nancy Shaver

Treasurer*                         Bob MacPhee

Clerk*                                 Jessica Massler

Senior Minister*               Pastor Ken Gill

 

MINISTRIES & COMMITTEES:


Trustees Ministry:* 

Dave Shaver & Marie Krieger Co-Chairs; Audrey Cocheo, Frank Cocheo

 

Deacons Ministry:*

Brent Sjaardema & Pat Walden-Co-Chairs; Napoleon Davila

 

Pastoral Care Committee:

Pastor Judy Wheeler

 

Prayer Group:

Donald Wheeler

 

Education Ministry*:

Nancy MacPhee

 

English As A Second Language (ESL):

Pastor Judy Wheeler, Pat Walden, Pat Zeller

 

Missions Ministry*:

Nancy Shaver-Chair; Joan Massler

 

Worship and Music Ministry*:

Justin Kuo, Donald Wheeler, John Giresi

 

Choir:

John Giresi-Choir Director

 

Communications Ministry*:

Donald Wheeler-Chair; Patrice Foresman, Jessica Massler, Diane Shaver Rowles- Consultant

 

Fellowship and Hospitality Ministry:*

Carol Krzeminski & Florence Degelman- Co-Chairs; Heidi Ehman

 

Long Range Planning Committee:*

Joan Massler-Chair; Marilyn Clark, Anita Powell-Byrd, Donald Wheeler

 

Governance and By Laws Sub-Committee:

Donald Wheeler-Chair; Marilyn Clark, Brent Sjaardema, Lee Ehman, Russ Edwards

 

Men’s Fellowship Ministry:*

Wally Krzeminski-Chair

 

Women of Emmanuel Ministry:*

Marilyn Clark-President

 

CHURCH COUNCIL COMMITTEES


Pastoral Relations Committee: 

Carol Krzeminski-Chair; Heidi Ehman, Joan Massler, Brent Sjaardema, Marilyn Clark

 

Personnel Committee: 

Carol Krzeminski, Russell Edwards

 

Technology Team: 

Bob MacPhee-Chair; Don Wheeler, Bar Regev – Consultant

 

Ecumenical and Interfaith Relations Committee:

Pastor Ken Gill and Pastor Judy Wheeler