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 committee's 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: Nancy Smith

Below are all the work area and committees that fall under 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: Lindsay Dunn

Below are all the work area and committees that fall under 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

Chairperson: Margaret Fowler

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


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

Congregational Care

Chairperson: Denise Perry

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


Prayer Shawl Ministry, Visitation for Shut-Ins (nurture), Not To Old Fellowship, Men's Club, Family Activities Committees, Young Adult Retreat, Prayer Ministry, Grief Share Ministry, Meal Ministry

Hospitality/Witness

Chairperson: Amy Campbell

Below are all the work area and committees that fall under Hospitality/Witness:


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