Mission Pod

The Mission Pod is responsible for developing strategy for the mission for the Presbytery of the Northern Plains and to foster communication between the ministry teams and other Presbytery mission focused relationships.

Additional responsibilities outlined in the bylaws:

  1. To developing strategy for the mission of the church within the Presbytery’s geographic area, consistent with G-3.0000, and to recommend to the Presbytery appropriate actions to initiate mission in the light of the larger strategy of the Synod and the General Assembly. To consult with the Synod concerning the overall mission needs of the Synod.

  2. The Pod will consider and act upon all proposals by non-profit groups for appeals for monies or the solicitation of funds within the bounds of Presbytery. 

  3. It will fill, on a temporary basis between meetings of the Presbytery, vacancies that occur in the agencies of the Presbytery.

Additional responsibilities outlined in the policies:

  1. To act on all requests for permission to raise funds by non-Ministry teams within the bounds of the Presbytery (P‑400.05).

  2. To oversee Children and Youth Protection Policy (P-500.05).

Resources and handbooks:

 . . . more coming soon.

Mission Pod membership:

Karen Macdonald, Mission Pod Leader

Mission Pod Leader is to oversee the workings of the ministry teams and other groups in the Mission Pod and to be the liaison to the Leadership Pod. 

krmacd@bektel.com

Paula Christensen, PNP Presbyterian Women Rep

PNP Presbyterian Women is a stand alone entity which elects it's own officers. The PW Rep will have a position in this pod with full voice and vote.

paulandtoby@msn.com

Nancy Emerson, Clearwater Forest Rep

PNP has two representatives who sit on the Clearwater Forest Board who are elected by the presbytery. Each representative will have a position in this pod with full voice and vote.

nancy68emerson@hotmail.com

Michael Lochow, Clearwater Forest Rep

PNP has two representatives who sit on the Clearwater Forest Board who are elected by the presbytery. Each representative will have a position in this pod with full voice and vote.

teeitu75@hotmail.com

Joe Obermeyer, Youth Connection Team Rep

Youth Connection Team organizes presbytery-wide youth events and supports the youth leaders within the presbytery. The team will choose annually a representative, who will have a position in this pod with full voice and vote.

bdecanpresbyterianchurch@yahoo.com

Cathy Scheibe, Presbyterians for Earth Care Rep

The Presbyterians for Earth Care Team is part of a nationwide organization of Presbyterians who seeks to educate on concerning environmental issues and to advocate for overtures. The team will choose annually a representative, who will have a position in this pod with full voice and vote.

cscheibe@toyfarmer.com

Sharon Secor, Chogoria Partnership Ministry Team Rep

Chogoria Partnership Ministry Team has a close working relationship with our sister presbytery in Chogoria, Kenya. where they support and share knowledge. The team will choose annually a representative, who will have a position in this pod with full voice and vote.

sjssecor1@aol.com

David Suk, Self-Development of People Rep

The Self-Development of People Committee (SDOP) is a stand-alone committee.  A representative from the SDOP will have a position in this pod with full voice and vote.

howrusuk@hanmail.net

Elaine Sveet, 1001 Worshipping Communities Rep

The 1001 Worshipping Communities Team desires to support congregations and leaders in considering both congregational renewal and new ministries of evangelism, discipleship, fellowship, or mission. The team will choose annually a representative, who will have a position in this pod with full voice and vote.

elainebidgood@hotmail.com

Bill Weispfenning, University of Jamestown Liaison

The Liaison is responsible to update the Presbytery on news from the University. In addition, they will have a position in this pod with full voice and vote.

wwwcpa@yahoo.com

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