Administrative Committees

Several nominated committees at Walnut Hills keep our church running. If you have any interest in learning more, reach out to the Walnut Hills staff.

  • Church Council: Ten adults and three youth lead the development and implementation of the missions and ministries of Walnut Hills UMC. To view minutes from the last meeting click here
  • Endowment Committee: Five members and four ex-officio members promote and invest memorial money or gifts in the Living Endowment Fund
  • Lay Leadership Committee: Comprised of nine members, this committee is responsible for recruitment, training, placing and retiring lay leadership
  • Property Committee: Nine members oversee the fixed assets (property) of Walnut Hills UMC on behalf of the congregation. To view minutes from the last meeting click here
  • Staff Parish Relations Committee (SPRC): Represents the needs, opportunities and interests of the church to the Bishop of the Iowa Area in the appointment of all itinerating ministerial staff and in recommending to the Council the employment of all paid staff. Additionally, they work with the staff to maximize their full potential on behalf of Walnut Hills UMC
  • Finance Committee: Looks after the financial assets and liabilities to engender confidence on the part of the congregation. This committee consists of six members At-Large, Financial Secretary, Treasurer, Council Chairperson, Lay leader, and consultants as needed. To view minutes from the last meeting click here
  • Stewardship Committee: This committee is responsible for generating sufficient financial support to carry out the missions and ministries of Walnut Hills UMC and expanding people’s understanding of the joy of giving.
  • Christian Education Committee: This team of six maintains and creates new opportunities for Christian education/spiritual formation for children, youth, and families. To view minutes from the last meeting click here