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.
Virgil is a Trustee at EMCC. He and his wife of 54 (2016) years, Mary, have been members at since 2005. Virgil became a Trustee a few years later but then had to step down due to health problems. But, as of 2015, his health has been significantly better and he decided to take on the role again. Virgil’s favorite thing about East Main is the people. He has immediate family that also attends the church, but the whole church has become like family to him. Virgil’s favorite verse is .
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.