Deacon, Trustee, CARE Shepherding
Jim has been a member of EMCC since 1991. He and his wife of 31(2016) years, Kandee, came here after attending Palestine Church for many years. Four short years later in 1995, Jim became a Deacon for East Main. And a year after that he volunteered to become a Trustee and head up the CARE Shepherding Ministry. His favorite thing about being a Deacon is serving the Lord. He does so through shepherding the flock at EMCC and also through maintaining the building for the congregation. Jim is the go-to handy man but also the go-to Bible man. He certainly knows his stuff! Jim’s favorite verse is 1 Corinthians 10:31 - So whether you eat or drink or whatever you do, do it all for the glory of God.
Nick is the newest and youngest of the leaders at East Main Church of Christ. His family started coming to the church in 1991 when Nick was only 5 years old. Nick and his wife, Stephanie have been married since 2009. In 2013, after growing up at EMCC, Nick stepped up to the role of Deacon. His favorite thing about EMCC is the family. As mentioned above, Nick grew up in this church and has strong, familial relationships with many other members. He likes that East Main is a smaller church. Nick feels that it really helps us become closer to each other and closer to God. Nick’s favorite verse is Matthew 6:34 ¬ - Therefore do not worry about tomorrow, for tomorrow will worry about itself. Each day has enough trouble of its own.
Deacon, Benevolence, Trustee
Rob is a Deacon, a Trustee and head of the Benevolence Ministry. He and his wife, Katrina, have been married for 33 years. Twenty of them have been as members of the East Main Church of Christ. In 2002 Rob became a Deacon. A year later he also became a Trustee and was placed in charge of the Benevolence Ministry. His favorite thing about being a Deacon is serving God. He enjoys the work that he does for the Lord and for EMCC. Rob’s favorite verse is Acts 16:31-32 -They replied, “Believe in the Lord Jesus, and you will be saved—you and your household.” Then they spoke the word of the Lord to him and to all the others in his house.
Deacon, House & Grounds
Tim is a Deacon and in charge of the House and Grounds Ministry. He has been attending East Main Church of Christ for close to 40 years. After growing up in the church and having a family of his own with his wife, Deb, of 25 years he took the next step in the church and became a Deacon in 2007. And more recently, as of 2015, he has been heading up the maintenance and upkeep of the church and its surroundings as the head of House and Grounds. His favorite thing about being a Deacon is serving. Serving the church and serving the Lord. He feels like giving back to the church is the least he can do for teaching him and helping him with his walk with our Lord and God. Tim’s favorite verse is Psalm 46:10 - He says, “Be still, and know that I am God; I will be exalted among the nations, I will be exalted in the earth.”