Council on Ministries

Our SFUMC Council on Ministries Organizational Chart

Council on Ministries

Chairperson: Landy Elkins


The Mission of Somerville First United Methodist Church is to be a place "Where Love Abides", and to make disciples of Jesus Christ for the transformation of the world through Worship, Discipleship, Mission, Hospitality, and Congregational Care.


Our Council of Ministries has been restructured to better support our church mission and improve communication between committees and work areas. The COM is where we as a church recognize and develop the programming we need to achieve our mission.

Worship Ministry

Chairperson: TBD


Below are all the work areas and committees that fall under our Worship Ministry:


Communion/Sacraments, Acolyte Stewards, Communion Server Coordinator, Shut-In Communion Coordinator, Liturgist Coordinator, Usher Coordinator, Altar/Paraments, Technology Coordinator, Sound System Coordinator, Membership Secretary/Assistant, Music/Choir Director, Church Historian, Organist, Pianist, Early Church Coordinator

Discipleship Ministry

Chairperson: TBD


Below are all the work areas and committees that fall under our Discipleship Ministry:


Children/Youth Director, Children's Church Coordinator, Sunday School Coordinator, Sunday School Attendance, Young Adult Coordinator, Lakeshore Coordinator, Nursery Coordinator, UMYF President, East Subdistrict Representative, Vacation Bible School, Wednesday Night Adult Bible Study Coordinator


Missions/Outreach Ministry

Chairperson: Margaret Fowler


Below are all the work areas and committees that fall under our Missions/Outreach Committee:


Cookie Prison Ministry, Reelfoot Ministry, Operation Christmas Child, Helping Hands Christmas Party, Carl Perkins Center, Fayette Cares, UMCOR Disaster Relief, Perkins Easter Basket Giveaway, NHC Sing Along

Congregational Care Ministry

Chairperson: Denise Perry


Below are all the work areas and committees that fall under our Congregational Care Committee:


Prayer Shawl Ministry, Visitation for Shut-Ins (Nurture), Not-Too-Old Fellowship, Men's Club (UMM), Family Activities Committees, Young Adult Retreat,

Prayer Ministry, Grief Share Ministry, Meal Ministry

Hospitality/Witness Ministry

Chairperson: Amy Campbell

Below are all the work areas and committees that fall under our Hospitality/Witness Committee:


Holiday Bazaar Committee, Community Thanksgiving Feast, Blessing of the Pets, Church and Society, Publicity, Cotton Festival, Visitor and New Member Support, Church Website, Greeter Coordinator