Pastoral Council

The mission of the Pastoral Council is to advise the Pastor and Staff.  Our members for 2018-2019 are:  

Terry Welker Council President

Robert Chrest Council Vice President

Nancy Schmidt Council Secretary

Father Willie Franken Pastor

Richard Berndt Pastoral Associate/Director Faith Formation

Tony Smith Stewardship Chair

Ginger Bahr School Principal

Ray Van Pelt Deacon/Strategic Planning Chair

Lou Kosydar  Finance Chair

Ray Ford

Rosanne Dowdy 

Click to view Pastoral Council Minutes

Pastoral Council By-Laws

The Pastoral Council reviews and updates the By-Laws each year.  We use the By-Laws to guide the Council in their efforts to advise the Pastor and Staff on relevant issues related to the Parish.  

Click here to view the Pastoral Council By-Laws:  

The Pastoral Council meets the first Monday of the month.  We encourage all parishioners to join us at our meetings.  We are always looking for new Pastoral Council members.  If you are interested in joining contact Deacon Ray Van Pelt at rvanpelt@stjoanarc.org.

The Pastoral Council follows the policies and guidelines provided by the Archdiocese of Baltimore.  To view these documents click here.