Congregational Ministry

Sunday School 2021-2022 (for All Ages)

9:00 AM Sunday School Starts
Preschoolers through 5th grade will begin in the sanctuary with singing.
Preschool - Debbie Andersen
K-1st- Kim Britz
2nd-3rd - Mackensie Friestad
4th-5th - Megan and Tim Gunier
Junior High - Kari Friestad
Senior High - Rob and Barb Scott

Adult Sunday School Options - There are three options this year for adults to choose from.

Women’s Class - (Meets in the small room by the pastor study) Need some weekly fellowship? Join us as we share our lives, pray together and discuss scriptural truth. This year we will be reading and discussing the book, "Unoffendable" by Brant Hanson.
Contact: Becky Meyer

Mixed Adults Class - (Meets in the gym) We aren’t the first believers to live in a pluralistic society. The book of Judges describes the experience of the Israelites as they lived in Canaan’s pluralistic society. We will follow a discussion guide from Pastor Tim Keller of Redeemer Presbyterian Church in NYC as we seek to better live in our pluralistic society. Come to our table to see a sample of one of the study guides for the book of Judges.
Contact: Pete Meyer

Mixed Adults Class - (Meets in the Fellowship Hall) Have you had a chance to watch the series The Chosen? The Chosen is based on the life of Jesus and portrays Him through the eyes of those who met Him. This class is geared to the under 50 crowd and will include discussion time after the video. (video based) Contact: Mark Johnson

Fellowship Time

9:45 AM Come to the Fellowship Hall and grab a breakfast pastry and a beverage and mingle with some familiar friends, or make some new ones!

Worship Service

10:00 AM Meet in the Sanctuary for a time of worship.

What's Happening at WLC?

Looking ahead to some of the activities hosted by Women’s Ministry:

Quilting Committee @ Sue Larson’s - 2nd and 4th Wednesdays of the month @ 9:30 AM - If you can give an hour, come make quilts that bless those in our community. If you can tie a knot, you’re qualified! We meet at Sue’s home: 13574 Hill Rd. Newark, IL 60541
Contact: Sue Larson

October - Annual Trunk or Treat for our community. Consider decorating a trunk as a way to serve our community’s children.
Contact: Lois Whalen

November - Military care packages for our West Lisbon military members.
Contact: Janine Johnson

Women’s Bible Study - A women’s twice monthly evening Bible study is being planned for the year. Starts Thursday Oct. 7th
Contact: Becky Meyer

Women’s Fellowship PotLuck - Sign up to host a fellowship potluck in October or November this fall. Time and format can be decided by the hostess-evening snack potluck, Saturday brunch potluck or full-blown dinner potluck. These will be informal times to gather and reconnect as women of the church.
Contact: Janet Long or Lois Whalen

Women's Ministry Deacon, Gordon Hatteberg  


President: Janet Long
Treasurer: Denise Cox
Secretary: Lois Whalen
Calendar Committee: Janet Long
Altar Coordinator: Jessica Nelson
Condolence Coordinator: Lois Whalen
Nursery Coordinator: Kelly Burks
Quilting: Sue Larson
Kitchen: Patsy Mathre
Library: Janine Johnson
Meal Coordinator: Hannah Maxwell
Women’s Bible Study: Becky Meyer

Responsibilities of Women's Ministry Leaders

Women's Ministry Coordinator:  Oversee Women's Ministry Activities
Bible Study Coordinator:  Helps with material selection. Sets up the calendar for the study. Bible Study groups are independent.
Altar Coordinator:  Coordinates calendar for the altar flowers and reminds person responsible of their day/month to serve if flowers are donated in honor of the special occasion. Silk flowers will be used at all other times.
Condolence Coordinator:  Responsible for contacting the family if a funeral lunch is provided. Arranges for food donations, servers, and cleanup. May call others to help.
Nursery Coordinator:  Recruit workers for nursery. Maintains supplies and standards of cleanliness for children’s area.
Encouragement Coordinator:  Sends cards to the ill, shut-ins, birth, and sympathy from the Women’s Ministry. May provide help or helpers if needed to those in need of encouragement.
Quilting Coordinator:  Oversees quilting projects. Purchases necessary materials (to be paid for by Women’s Ministry)
Kitchen Coordinator: Keeps the kitchen pantry filled and organizes cleaning days.
Meal Coordinator: Arranges meals (Sign-up Genius) for those with a new baby, illness, funerals, encouragement needs. 

Congregational Ministry


Deb Andersen - Worship Team Coordinator/leader 
Tim Gunier - AV Team
Kevin Parini - AV Team
Pete and Becky Meyer - Prayer Meeting Leaders
Paul Zabel - Adult Sunday School
Pete Meyer - Adult Sunday School
Suzanne Holbrook - "Adopt a Family for Christmas" (We Care, Morris, IL)
Lois Whalen - Compassion International
Deb Andersen - SONShine Squad Leader
Doreen Taylor - Welcome Table
Paul and Nancy Zabel - Community Group Leaders

Men's Ministry Deacon, Mark Johnson  


Joel Meyer
Erick Bodett

Ways to serve @ WLC

● Got 5 min a day? Download and print a WLC prayer list and pray every day
● Got 15 min to spare? Serve during fellowship time 9:45 am - 10:00 am
● Got 45 min to spare? Serve in the nursery during Sunday School from
9:00 - 9:45 AM (Contact Kelly Burks)
● Got an hour to spare? Serve in the nursery during Sunday Worship
Service (Contact Kelly Burks)
● Got 1.5 hrs on a Wednesday evening? Sub at TeamKID (Contact
Rebecca Parini)