Twenty four Care Shepherds were drawn by lot during worship on Sunday, December 22. Beginning in January, 2014, the Care Shepherds will assist the Elders in overseeing and caring for the families of ARC.
Training for the Care Shepherds will be today, Sunday, December 29, 11 AM in the Fellowship Hall or tomorrow, Monday, December 30, 7 PM in the Fellowship Hall.
From a pool of 46 individuals or couples that accepted their nomination, 24 names were drawn to serve a 2, 3, or 4 year term. People selected to a four year term are Allison Eitreim, Sherry Dorhout, Eric and Shari Binford, Lynn and Lois Petersen, Josh and Becky Ossefoort, Merlin and Carol Cleveringa, Diana Schwartz, and Cory and Lynn Grimm. Drawn for a three year term are Tom and Lisa Nath, Marla Van Dyk, Charla Sandbulte, Merlyn and Edna Buys, Marilyn Uithoven, Vicki Altena, Dave and Teresa Hup, and Harold and Nancy Ver Steeg. Two year terms will be filled by Randy and Lisa Sasker, Brenda Van Middendorp, George A. Bonnema, Jerry and Adell Johnson, Matt and Casey Lynch, Trudy Den Herder, and Dave and Stacy Riphagen.