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Congregational Reconciliation Task Force

This task force will:

  • Deals with difficulties within congregations as they arise
  • Mediates conflict between Sessions, Congregations, and Teaching Elders
  • Makes requests to the Presbytery Leadership Council for Administrative Commissions when warranted
  • Counsels with Sessions and Congregations regarding inappropriate conduct.
  • Makes referrals to the Presbytery Pastors of Pastors.  (Ann Johnson and Ken Rummer)
  • Communicates with other task forces regarding our referral congregations.
  • Makes recommendations in regards to dissolution of relationships

This task force will have a membership of no fewer than seven. It will elect its own moderator who will serve on the Moderators Task Force.

 

Moderator  

Lola Peters (Ankeny)
918 NW Irvinedale Dr.
Ankeny, IA 50023-8724
515-964-0376 (H)
515-249-9182 (M)
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Rev. Bob Houser (HR)
1310 SE Waddell Way
Waukee, IA 50263
308-234-9257 (M)
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Rev. Jane Martinez
East End & Westminster Churches, Ottumwa
137 E. Court Ave
Ottumwa, IA 52501-2641
505-401-2752 (M)
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Joanne Page (Des Moines, Union Park)
527 E. Sheridan Ave.
Des Moines, IA 50313-5046
515-243-5740 (H)
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Rev. Sarai Schnucker Rice (DMARC)
Des Moines Area Religious Council, Executive Director
1435 Mulberry St.
Des Moines, IA 50309
515-277-6969 (O)
515-231-3958 (M)
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John Sprole (West Des Moines, Covenant)
PO Box 12084
Des Moines, IA 50312
515-255-8444 (O)
515-277-6714 (H)
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Mickey Van Baale
 (Newton, First)
729 N 4th Ave. E.
Newton, IA 50208
641-792-1963 (H)
641-521-0549 (M)
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