Ministry Teams

The following ministry teams have been, or are being, formed to develop the ministry of United Proclamation of the Gospel.

UPG WORSHIP AND MUSIC (Already started)
meets monthly to make recommendations on worship activities across the UPG. Makes recommendations to council for worship schedules. This ministry is headed by our senior pastor, THE REV. JERRY KULP.


UPG MUTUAL MINISTRY TEAM (Already started)
meets monthly or as needed to “walk with the pastor” in supporting, encouraging, and offering counsel on issues facing the pastor. This team most recently worked on the recent UPG questionnaire and will make recommendations to council
based on the results.


UPG FINANCE TEAM
will make recommendations on Budget, will provide budget oversight, will serve as audit teams for other campus, will maintain sub-teams of “endowment” and “investment”.


UPG PERSONNEL TEAM – (just forming, headed by TED BIRCHMEIER and NANCY KOSTAS)
This team will provide support to UPG staff to include annual reviews, support and encouragement to staff, and oversight of positions.


UPG “IT” TEAM – (Information Technology team is already started)
will make recommendations on electronic/phone communications, make
recommendations on “web” based information, make recommendations on new technologies that might enhance our proclamation of the gospel. This ministry is headed by our Executive Assistant, KATHI RAPHAEL.


UPG CHRISTIAN EDUCATION TEAM – Currently on both campuses
would like to consolidate to make a strategy for “life-long Christian Education
learning.” This ministry will be headed by our Christian Education Director, LYNN TERRY.

OUTREACH MINISTRY TEAM – Currently each campus has a different name for this team, Advocacy team on St. Peter’s, Social Ministry team at Light of Christ.
This shared ministry team will make recommendations and act on outreach ministries within our community. Food Bank, Victory House, New Bethany, Backpack Buddies, Bethlehem Emergency Shelter, …… DEACON LINDA MAULE will be part of this ministry.


UPG FELLOWSHIP TEAM – (First meeting, June 7, 2018, 7:00 PM Light of Christ campus narthex)
This ministry team will focus on providing fellowship opportunities for both campuses regardless of age. Will plan and coordinate regular activities to
promote Christian Unity.


UPG HOSPITALITY TEAM – (First meeting, June 21, 2018, 7:00 PM St. Peter’s Campus Trauger Room)
This ministry team will focus on providing intentionally welcoming experience for people who visit our campuses for worship or other activities.


UPG STEWARDSHIP/EVANGELISM
This ministry team will focus on developing a year-round ministry to remind people of the UPG of stewardship and evangelism opportunities within our campus and around the world, focusing on Time, Talents,
and Treasures to share in the in-breaking of God’s Kingdom on earth.


PROPERTY TEAMS
will be maintained on each campus, and we are always looking for sisters or
brothers in Christ who might have the time and talent to offer help.


FOOD AND KITCHEN
will be maintained on each campus and are always looking for sisters or
brothers in Christ who might have the time and talent to offer help.