Church and Ministry

The Church and Ministry Committee of Western Association, in accordance with the provisions and Bylaws, shall be responsible for granting, reviewing, transferring and terminating the standing of churches, ordained, licensed and commissioned ministers of the association.

Committee Members

Mary Newcomb, ’20 *
Rev. Bruce Bergthold, ’19 

Heart of Illinois
Rev. Judy Steger Kennedy, ’21
Melissa Pletkovich, ’20

Lincoln Heritage
Rev. Lynn Bohlmann, ’21 **
Sandy Meinershagen, ’19

Don Stoneking, ’21
Rev. Mark Binder, ’20

Spoon River
Rev. Sue Harrington, ’21
Virginia Vasen, ’19

Rev. Tim White, ’20 *
Rev. Robert Sherman, ’19



Conference Staff Consulting

Associate Conference Ministers, Rev. Kathy Lawes