Gilead Congregational Church

United Church of Christ

Boards & Groups

Prayer Shawl Ministry

Our Prayer Shawl Ministry meets on the 1st and 3rd Tuesdays of the month from 9:30 to 11:00 a.m. in the Parish House.  The group knits shawls for others to celebrate life, to comfort, to heal and to bless.  

Prayer Chain

Our Prayer Chain is a group in our congregation who commits to regularly pray for members and friends of the congregation in times of need.  All prayer requests are confidential and may be added to our prayer chain by speaking with Renee Ellis, our Pastor, or by calling the Church Office

Board of Trustees

Our Board of Trustees is responsible for our Church building and grounds and for overseeing our Church’s budget.

Board of Deacons

Our Board of Deacons is responsible for the spiritual life of the Church.

Welcoming Committee

Our Welcoming Committee seeks to ensure that visitors and new members feel welcome and included at the Gilead Church.

Board of Christian Education

Our Board of Christian Education is responsible for the faith formation opportunities offered at the church for all ages.

Music Committee

Our Music Committee supports and encourages the music ministries of the church.

Pastoral Relations Committee

Our  Pastoral Relations Committee seeks to maintain a vital and healthy relationship among our congregation.

Memorial Committee

Our Memorial Committee works with families and allocates funds given to the Church in memory of loved ones.

Nominating Committee

Our Nominating Committee invites people to serve on our various Boards and Committees


Our Delegates represent our Church at wider Church meetings and events.

Church Council

Our Church Council meets with representatives of the various Church Boards and Committees to share information and to make decisions on behalf of the Church in between Annual Meetings.

Church Officers

Church Officers include our Treasurer, Assistant Treasurer, Clerk, Assistant Clerk , Historian and Head Usher.