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Board of Gifts and Bequests
The purpose of the Board of Gifts and Bequests is to support the life and mission of the First United Methodist Church of Downers Grove. The Board promotes the growth of the church's endowed funds, in support of its ministry within the community. Through prudent administrative and investment policy, the Board strives to ensure the church's endowed funds remain a vital force for the church and its congregation for generations to come.
Members may not be members of any other committees or work areas.
Class of 2015: Elizabeth Breese, Laura Guest
Class of 2016: Jeff Bell, John Marich, Buck Sanders
Class of 2017: Verla Boyle, Andrew Johnson, Doug Roselieb
Permanent Member: Jim McDonald
God, as known to us in Jesus Christ, welcomes all.
We welcome people of any race, national origin, ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation, age, social or economic status, employment status, or life situation; including people with physical or mental illness or disability.
Affiliated to Reconciling Ministries Network
Chair: Ginger Sanders
Chair: Buck Sanders
Chair: Don Safford
Chair: Anne Miller
Chair: Tracy Paskiewicz
Chair: Tom Roose
Chair: Bob Witzel
Chair: Carol Lysne
Chair: Ward Feste and Lynda Frederick
Chair: Renee Hyzy
Chair: Greta McDonald
Chair: Greg VerBeek
Chair: Dave Donahue
Chair: Jill Loveless and Wesley Davenport