Service Teams

We believe that ministry is for everyone! Our church offers the opportunity for all members and friends to take a full part in the life of the church. For that reason, every member of the church, and those friends who wish it, serve the church through membership in one or more of these Service areas:

Invitation, Welcome, and Fellowship

  • Paula Byrens, Walter Jones, Marilyn Shaw, Suzie Harris
  • Our mission is to invite, welcome, and assimilate new comers into our faith community.

Care and Concern

  • Mirtha Ninahauer, Nancy Taylor & Philippia Pegram & Marcella Hardy
  • Our mission is to celebrate and care for friends & members of this community and beyond.

Social Media and Systems

  • Nancy Montier, Pastor Laurie
  • Our mission is to get the word out about who we are through social media (website, facebook, weekly emails, electronic media) ; track and remind volunteers

Stewardship

  • Our mission is to engage members and friends fully in the life of this community, discovering and using their talents for the greater good.

Spiritual Life  (worship & education)

  • Cheryl Coleman (chair)
  • Our mission is to inspire spirituality through our worship services and our music programs,  to enhance the faith journey of Skyline and the wider community

Green Team

  • Janet Gomes & Catherine Kessler  (co-chairs)
  • Our mission is to enhance and maintain the buildings and the sacred ground of the Church, and to and maximize the appropriate use of our facilities, including rentals, and coordinate education about eco-justice for Skyline and beyond

Justice & Witness

  • Nancy Taylor & Laura Gilbert (co-chairs)
  • Our mission is to coordinate charity and justice, locally and globally

Children, Youth, & Families

  • Matthew Brandon (director)
  • Our mission is to advocate for children, youth, and families in all areas of church life, and partner with the preschool and other area CYF groups.

Finance Group

  • Chris Rutter, Wil Eng, Diana Silva
  • Our mission is to plan the annual budget, and long term capital projects for the church, preschool and rentals, monitor, and inform the congregation about status.

Service Team meetings are ably-led, purposeful, and efficient. They are also fun! Ours is a healthy and vibrant church, and the degree of participation in the life of the church is among the highest. Participation is an invitation to bring your gifts and inspiration, have fun, and serve God.

The Skyline Council is a special service team dedicated to the operations of the church.

Skyline Council

Moderator……………………………………. Tom Manley

Vice Moderator……………………………..

Spiritual Life………………………………… Cheryl Jones

Invitation, Welcome & Fellowship…

Care & Concern……………………………..

Green Team………………………………….Catherine Kessler & Janet Gomes

Justice & Witness………………………….. Nancy Taylor & Laura Gilbert

Councilor at Large…………………………. Marilyn Shaw

Other Officers

Children, Youth & Families………………. Matthew Brandon

Weddings & Events……………………….. Lee Rutter

Financial Secretary………………………… Wil Eng

Personnel…………………………………… Chris Rutter, Tom Manley, Pastor Laurie

Council Scribe………………………………. Jean Lucas

Preschool Liason……………………………

 

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12540 Skyline Boulevard
Oakland, CA 94619
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