COMMITTEES

All committees actively live out Asbury’s membership vows (prayers, presence, gifts, service and witness) and Asbury’s three core values (confident humility, committed team player and genuine kindness).

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Ad Council

Working across all committees, the Ad Council works to pitch visions, decisions, communications and updates to carry out the mission of helping others follow Jesus.

Other responsibilities include: strategizing ministry goals, actions and plans, evaluating ministries, and maintaining connections between districts and the Oklahoma Annual Conference.

  • CHAIR: Celoni, John
  • Lindsenmeyer, Sharon
  • Nelson, Justin
  • Williamson, Becky
  • Cloud, Randy (Finance)
  • Points, John (Trustees)
  • Arens, Jim (Foundation)
  • Furman, Jim (UMM)
  • Mary Alice Ahlgren (UMW)
  • Ewy, Barry (SPRC)
  • Cooper, Trey (Lay Leaders)
  • Cooper, Jamie (Lay Leaders)

Trustees

God has immensely blessed Asbury with a beautiful campus, as well as a new student center, North Portico and upcoming Development Center with our Better Together campaign. Our Trustees oversees our property, as well as gifts entrusted to Asbury, to effectively and legally lead ministries while making disciples of Jesus.

Other responsibilities include: reviewing contracts, caring for all property owned by Asbury and overseeing Asbury’s insurance coverages.  

  • CHAIR: Points, John
  • McElwain, Craig
  • Vincent, Carl
  • Cupp, Terry
  • Goins, Rocky
  • McPhail, Sarah
  • Johnson, Greg
  • Rinehart, Tracy
  • Thomas, Jeff
  • Cooper, Trey (Lay Leaders)
  • Cooper, Jamie (Lay Leaders)

SPRC

Otherwise known as the Pastor/Staff-Parish Relations Committee, SPRC builds and maintains strong, positive relationships between church staff and the life of the Church, so that Asbury’s congregation can fulfill the mission of helping others follow Jesus.

Other responsibilities include: developing needed staff positions, recommending candidates for ministry, and encouraging healthy life-work balance for pastors, staff and their families.

  • CHAIR: Ewy, Barry
  • Burkhart, Mike
  • Howard, Trevor
  • Runyan, Leslie
  • Bourke, Kim
  • Ficken, Rich
  • Hawkins, Laura
  • Lefler, Jim
  • Mitchell, Liz
  • Cooper, Trey (Lay Leaders)
  • Cooper, Jamie (Lay Leaders)

Finance

Headed by our Controller, Andrea Shafer, the Finance Committee writes, proposes and manages Asbury’s budget and leads the church in financial stewardship to faithfully serve our mission of helping others follow Jesus.  

Other responsibilities include: strategizing stewardship practices and teaching, recommending budget changes, and developing income execution plans.  

  • Chair: Cloud, Randy
  • Belitz, Gary
  • Miller, Paige
  • Rogers, Sara
  • Ebright, Chris
  • Fennema, Kristen
  • Ruley, Greg
  • Hedrick, Ken
  • Krieg, Brett
  • Ewy, Barry
  • Points, John (Trustees)
  • Cooper, Trey (Lay Leaders)
  • Cooper, Jamie (Lay Leaders)

Foundation

  • Chair: Arens, Jim
  • Curzon, John
  • Hill, Mike
  • Krieg, Larry
  • Brinner, Tom
  • Redd, Charles
  • Short, Kevin
  • Johnson, Kendall
  • Pappan, Rance

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