Congregation Council

Meetings: Second Monday of the month; 7:00 pm

The Congregation Council has general oversight of the life and activities of the congregation, and in particular its worship life, to the end that everything be done in accordance with the Word of God and the faith and practice of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America.

Meeting Minutes     Council Members

The Congregation Council consists of twelve (12) adult members of the congregation, a youth member, and Pastors.

Adults are elected at the Annual Congregation Meeting in January to three (3) year terms.
The Nominating Committee selects candidates to run for election. The number of candidates presented is typically twice the number of positions to be filled.

The Youth Member is elected to a one (1) year term. The candidate for the youth position is selected by the Discipleship Ministries Committee. Only one candidate is required. 

Officers and Executive Committee

The officers of this congregation are President, Vice President, Secretary, and Treasurer. The officers and the Pastors comprise the Executive Committee.

The President, Vice President, and Secretary are elected by the Congregation Council from within its membership, and are elected to one (1) year terms.
The Treasurer, if not a member of the Congregation Council, is elected by the congregation to a one (1) year term. The candidate for the position of treasurer is selected by the Finance Committee. Only one candidate is required.

Terms end in January of the year specified.

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Congregation Council 2019

Pastor B. Red Burchfield

Pastor B. Red Burchfield

Transition Pastor

email: red@SALC.church
phone: 425-746-2529 extension 12

Pastor Red Burchfield began his ministry at Saint Andrew’s on January 22, 2019.

I was ordained in 1977 and have served pastorates in Iowa, Colorado, Washington, Oregon and Cape Town, South Africa; in rural, suburban and urban settings; in solo and associate team positions; and I served as the Director of Outreach for Region 1 of the ELCA from 2002-2009.
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Joni Barrott

Joni Barrott

Treasurer

2020

Committee: Finance

Aaron Davis

Aaron Davis

Congregation Council

2022

Committee: Outreach and Servant Ministries

Initiative: Building

Marshall Erling

Marshall Erling

Congregation Council

2020

Committee: Outreach and Servant Ministries

Initiative: Engagement

Carolynn Ferris

Carolynn Ferris

Congregation Council

Vice President

2022

Committee: Executive, Human Resources

Initiative: Engagement

Karen Grams

Karen Grams

Congregation Council; Parish Nurse

2020

Committee: Stewardship

Health and Wholeness Ministry 

Art Gurtel

Art Gurtel

Congregation Council

President

2021

Committee: Executive

Constitution Task Force

Ben Johnson

Ben Johnson

Congregation Council

2020

Committee: Communications

Initiative: Engagement

Dan Johnson

Dan Johnson

Congregation Council

2022

Committee: Discipleship Ministries

Initiative: Engagement

Livi Myhre

Livi Myhre

Congregation Council

Youth Representative

2020

Committee: Discipleship Ministries

Becca Piel

Becca Piel

Congregation Council

Secretary

2022

Committee: Executive, Worship and Liturgical Arts

Initiative: Vision

 

Dick Swaisgood

Dick Swaisgood

Congregation Council

2021

Committee: Building and Property

Initiative: Building

Dick Szabo

Dick Szabo

Congregation Council

2021

Committee: Finance

Initiative: Vision

Jean Wahlstrom

Jean Wahlstrom

Congregation Council

2021

Committee: Discipleship Ministries

Initiative: Vision

Vanessa Wilkie

Vanessa Wilkie

Congregation Council

2020

Committee: Health and Wholeness Ministry

Initiative: Engagement

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