Deacon Ministries are run by the Deacons of the church, who are nominated and chosen to serve three-year terms. They provide vital services to church members and our community. Deacon ministries are always in need of volunteers. VPC has over a dozen Deacon teams, learn more about them below or contact Tammy Milne:
Tiffany Pondelik, Chair
Contacts new parents and arranges meals and support.
Andrea Green, Chair
Prepares communion elements for Sunday worship services.
John Lee, Chair
Disburses funds to support the ministries of the Deacons as well as help support those in our church and surrounding community in temporary financial crisis.
Flower Donation and Distribution
Don Heck & Stephan Sciacca, Co-chairs
Coordinates flowers for services to honor loved ones and converts Sunday's flowers into smaller arrangements for delivery to sick and at-home members.
Home Support Ministry
Mark Nesvig, Chair
Fixes small "honey-do" items in members' homes as well as coordinates 9AM worship transportation.
Home Visitation Ministry
Pastor David Turner, Chair
Regularly visits members of our community who are unable to attend church services and serves communion to these members three times each year.
Lay Hospital Chaplain
Mary Ann Winter, Chair
Makes daily visits to members who are hospitalized, in rehab clinics or Hospice care.
Diane Coulter, Chair
Prepares and hosts memorial receptions at the church.
Jennifer Dean, Chair
Blesses staff with luncheons, cards, flowers, and tokens of appreciation throughout the year.
Tasty Spoon Ministry
Lou Ann Hillman, Chair
Makes meals for sick or at-home members.
Telephone Hospitality Ministry
Betty Heenan, Chair
Acts as a receptionist at the main desk on Sundays.
After Care Ministry
Karen Harrison, Chair
Provides follow up care for those released from the hospital or rehab clinics as well those grieving the loss of a loved one.