Mission and Leadership

Meet our staff!

Rev. Paul A. Whitlock,
Rev. James E. Alexander,
Jennifer Hoppe, keyboardist / accompanist
Nicole Lindsay, office manager

Meet our leadership team!

Mission and ministries of The Church of the Palms

Delight in giving your time, talent, and treasure!

At Church of the Palms, there are more than 70 activities which we regard as ministries of the church, a small sample of which appear below. Feel free to participate in those that you feel called with your time, talents, gifts, and financial support.

Worship: Lay service leaders; ushers and greeters; sanctuary stewards; golf cart drivers team; bus drivers team

Education: Library; Tuesday Evening bible study; Sunday discussion group; Tuesday morning bible study; Sunday seminars; Living the Questions study; fellowship breakfasts; women’s discussion group; and the Cosmic Christians Circle theology discussion; Inchworms book group

Music and Fine Arts: Sanctuary Choir; Good Vibrations handbell choir; special music; special concerts and other fine arts activities

Mission and Outreach: Special offerings; shower trailer ministry; monthly food collection; Social Justice Leadership Team; I-HELP; service group activities; HART Pantry support; New Life Center support; new member orientation; rummage sales. For a short video on what I-Help is and does, click here.

Fellowship: Kitchen team; Thanksgiving dinner; Summer Salad Spectacular; special meals and events

Care Ministry: Visits; calls in hospitals and homes; greeting card creation & sending; transportation; errands; shopping assistance; respite care; meal preparation; delivery

Ecumenical: Ecumenical team; participation in evening fellowship; annual retreat.