2021 ELDER CANDIDATES
Emmanuel members are invited to vote December 13, 2020 at the 9am & 10:45am services.
Number of years attending Emmanuel: 14
Number of years a member of Emmanuel: 14
Spiritual gifts: Mission work & craftsmanship; evangelism and mentorship,
especially to those seeking addiction recovery.
Prior / current service at Emmanuel: Traffic Team 2006-2007; Habitat for Humanity; electrical renovations on Green’s house; various other renovation projects; Hurricane Katrina disaster relief; Night to Shine; car show. Current: Coffee Team; usher; East Baltimore Graffiti church electrical pre-construction work.
Other qualifications: The desire to serve God’s church as an elder to help lead, teach, pray, counsel, love and protect our church family; ability to effectively minister to the hurting and the addicted.
Number of years attending Emmanuel: 3
Number of years a member of Emmanuel: 1
Spiritual gifts: Service and leadership.
Prior / current service at Emmanuel: Mission trip to Immakolee, Florida; Safe Nights; VBS prep; Connection Group host.
Other qualifications: Previously served within various ministries at other churches that included community outreach projects, parking, IT communications, and Sunday School teacher for preschool-aged children.
Number of years attending Emmanuel: 4
Number of years a member of Emmanuel: 4
Spiritual gifts: Exhortation (encourager) and administration
(ability to generate/process a plan).
Prior / current service at Emmanuel: Elder; Student Pastor Search Team; Worship Team; Audio/Visual Team; VBS; Connection Groups.
Other qualifications: Served as Deacon at Dunkirk Baptist Church, along with praise band /choir, A/V, AWANA, and VBS; orchestra/choir at Fellowship Baptist Church; hosted home Bible studies.
Number of years attending Emmanuel: 13
Number of years a member of Emmanuel: 13
Spiritual gifts: Prayer, exhortation, teaching, missions.
Prior / current service at Emmanuel: Past: Greeter; Night to Shine; Connection Group leader. Current: Teller Team; Connection Group member.
Other qualifications: Led Reconciliation Team in 2008; Organized Fall Picnic 2009; Chaired the renovation of the Green’s house 2009; Children’s Ministry 2009-2010; VBS 2011-2013; Elder 2010-2014.
Number of years attending Emmanuel: 11
Number of years a member of Emmanuel: 10
Spiritual gifts: Leadership, administration, teaching.
Prior / current service at Emmanuel: Usher; Campus Care Team; Missions; coordinated and led Connection Groups.
Other qualifications: Served as Elder 2013-2018 [completed full, 5-year term].
Number of years attending Emmanuel: 18
Number of years a member of Emmanuel: 18
Spiritual gifts: Giving and teaching.
Prior / current service at Emmanuel: Adult Sunday School teacher; Children’s Ministry; MOPS (Mothers of Pre-Schoolers), Greeter Team, and Coffee Team.
Other qualifications: Served as Deacon, Sunday School teacher, and supervised the collection of the offering at First Baptist Church of Friendly.
Number of years attending Emmanuel: 5
Number of years a member of Emmanuel: 5
Spiritual gifts: Effective communication, organization, leading of activities and
Prior / current service at Emmanuel: Served as Elder (2020), Deacon (2017-19); Embark Middle School Team leader; Connection Group leader for over three years. Current Elder responsibilities - Safety and Security Team architect and leader, Youth Pastor Search Team, Emmanuel Gym Facility Construction Team, Emmanuel CCB program manager. Frequent volunteer at various Emmanuel events.
Other qualifications: US Air Force veteran - 24 years of service, numerous leadership positions; former Homeowner’s Association president; youth soccer coach and referee; current Delta Air Lines pilot .