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2017 Board Candidates Experience

Candidates for 2017-2019 Noahs of Ark Community Board of Directors

(Please scroll down through all three tables of information.)


Table 1. Walk/Flight/Face2Face Experience
NOA Region North North West Central West Central East Central East Central
Candidate Julie Pierce Sherry Shearer Art Jungnickel Chris Walthall Alicia Finch-McCastlain Tim Staley
Hometown Quitman Heber Springs Hot Springs Village Malvern Little Rock Hensley
Pilgrim Walk 74 88 62 34 107 78
Agape Team 2 2 5 3 0 0
Kitchen Team 7 2 3 0 2 1
Prayer Team 1 0 0 17 0 0
Asst. Table Leader 2 3 2 10 1 2
Table Leader 2 3 2 15 5 2
Asst. Lay Director 0 2 1 3 4 3
Lay Director 0 2 1 1 1 1
Walk Coordinator 0 1 0 0 0 0
Asst. Spir. Dir. 0 0 0 0 2 0
Spiritual Director 0 0 0 0 0 0
Board Rep 2 0 0 0 0 0
NOA Board of Dir. 0 0 0 Y 0 0
OTHER 0 0 0 Chrysalis (2) Herder 0
TALKS 1 5 5 4 8 4
Total Walks/Flights 16 17 14 49 17 9
Last Walk Worked 179 182 164 181 F2F #1 175

Table 2.Walk/Flight/Face2Face Experience (cont.)
NOA Region Southwest Southwest Southeast Southeast
Candidate Ron Eldridge Donna Kassos Bill Fish Patsy Hale
Hometown Hope Texarkana Lake Village Camden
Pilgrim Walk Other 49 70 128
Agape Team 0 1 0 3
Kitchen Team 0 2 0 17
Prayer Team 0 1 0 1
Asst. Table Leader 0 2 0 2
Table Leader 0 2 0 0
Asst. Lay Director 1 4 0 0
Lay Director 1 1 0 0
Walk Coordinator 0 5 0 0
Asst. Spir. Dir. 7 0 7 0
Spiritual Director 8 0 6 0
Board Rep 0 0 0 0
NOA Board of Dir. 0 0 0 0
OTHER
Mississippi – 11
Song Leader
Kairos Prison –8
0
NOA SD:  2
NTC SD:  1
0
TALKS 20 4 0 0
Total Walks/Flights 8 18 1 23
Last Walk Worked 181 158 159 181



Table 3. Home Church and Community Activities

NORTH:  Julie Pierce

Worked 6 Near the Cross walks, Lay Delegate to UM Annual Conference, School Backpack program, Breakin’ Bread Kitchen cook, Samaritan Purse Program, Explorers Bible Study, Beth Moore Bible Study, other church outreach programs.

 

NORTH:  Sherry Shearer

Church bookkeeper, grant writer, cook at Breakin Bread Soup Kitchen.  Also taking Disciple 1 Bible Study…again

WEST CENTRAL:  Art Jungnickel

4 years and still SPR Chair

Add after Construction chair- and Building chair

Social activities is separate from congregational care

Congregational care committee - 6 years

Stephen Minister - 6 years

Stephen Leader 4 years - assisted in teaching classes in other churches

Delegate to annual conference off and on since 1993

3 years and still Lay Leader

Lay Speaker - gave message for 3 Sundays at Gum Springs UMC & several messages at Wednesday night services at Christ of the Hills UMC

Served on Anniversary Committee

 

WEST CENTRAL:  Chris Walthall

Lay Leader for FUMC Malvern (many years), Adult Sunday School teacher, Choir

EAST CENTRAL:  Alicia Finch-McCastlain

Sunday School teacher – children through adults, Bible Study Leader – adults, Alpha Course – Music Leader/Small Group Leader, United Methodist Women – Unit President, Chairperson of Lydia Circle, Praise Team/Chancel Choir, Volunteer in Mission Team for Hurricane Katrina, Ozark Mission Project

Conference/District Level
United Methodist Women – Central District Secretary, Mission U Study Leader
Certified Lay Servant  and  facilitated and led several lay servant courses
Certified Spiritual Director , Local Pastor Licensing School – completed 2015.
Part-Time Local Pastor, Pleasant Hill UMC, appointed October 1, 2015
Noah’s of Ark Emmaus Community: 
Team Selection Committee

EAST CENTRAL:  Tim Staley

Open and Close Church Services each week, Founding member of Grace UMC East End, Lay Leader, Trustees Chairperson (multiple years), Building Committee Chairperson (4 different construction projects), Small group leader (many times), Lay Speaker, Founding Member and President of The Restoration Foundation, Occasional fill-in Preacher on Sunday mornings.

SOUTHWEST:  Ron Eldridge

Served as a Local Area Pastor for the United Methodist Church for the past 20 years.  Currently serves as pastor of First United Methodist Church, Lewisville, Arkansas.

SOUTHWEST:   Donna Kassos

Pastor’s wife leading high profile life in many churches, bible study leader, assistant director of and eacher in church day care ministries, “at large” delegate to numerous UM annual conferences, key note speaker and substitute preacher in churches and in conferences, actor and director in youth drama productions, participant in 8 overseas mission trips, trainer for church bookkeepers, “Grandmother” to whatever children (church members, community, disaster victim” need a temporary sitter or even home.

SOUTHEAST:  Bill Fish

Local Area Pastor for Arkansas Conference UMC, Camp Director at Tanako Summer Camps

Has been a United Methodist pastor for 35 years and is currently serving Lakeside United Methodist in Lake Village.

SOUTHEAST:  Patsy Hale

I am active in Sunday School and church...serve as pianist in Sunday School.  I am our lay delegate to annual conference, serve on the SPRC, work cooking and serving at Sue's Table every Monday night ( this is a free meal for any of the hungry and those in need in our community), sing in the chancel choir, play handbells, active in Bible Studies, serve as secretary to our UMW, have participated in mission trips to Sager Brown and to Rio Bravo, Mexico, was church hostess when the Katrina evacuees came and stayed with us for a week, work as an office volunteer at our church every week.























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