Fifteen ruling elders serve on Rocky River Presbyterian Church's Session. Each elder serves for a three year term, and five new elders are elected each year.
"Ruling elders, together with teaching elders (pastors), exercise leadership, government, spiritual discernment and discipline and have responsibilities for the life of a congregation as well as the whole church, including ecumenical (related to the unity of all Christian churches) relationships." - The PC US Book of Order
In addition to serving on session, Rocky River Presbyterian Elders also represent the following ministries: Building and Grounds, Christian Education, Congregational Connections, Finance and Administration, Worship.
Finance and Administration: Ben Burr, Nancy Thomas, Frank Reynolds
Worship: Linda Clark, Joe Novobilski, Kathy Linker
Congregational Connections: Dianne Savelle, Erica Heavey, Traci Bird
Building and Grounds: Jim Stafford, Jim Rockel, Ben Schneider
Christian Education: Ashelyn Earley, Dave Mowery, Amy Huster
If you have any questions or want to volunteer for any committee just click on an elders name above and send an email!