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OUR TEAM ~ BRIDGES OF LOVE

OUR TEAM

STAFF

Sherry Phinisey | Executive Director | Serving Since  2002  Sherry@bridgesoflovenw.org

Sarah Birmingham | Clearinghouse Director | Serving Since 2006  Sarah@bridgesoflovenw.org

Sheila Bernard | Director Jobs for Life | Serving Since 2014 Sheila@bridgesoflovenw.org

BOARD MEMBERS

XXX | President | XXX  Church     XXXX  |  Board Vice President | XXX     Church

Kate E-French | Board Secretary | Rainier View Christian Church Norm Harris |Board Treasurer |  Rainier View Church Graham Campus Bets Foshee | Newsprings Foursquare Church Donna Carstensen | Bethany Baptist Church

THE HEART OF THE BOARD As a Bridges of Love NW board member they assume a unique role in the ministry of Christ and His Church. Board members come from diverse backgrounds, worship in a variety of ways, and hold varied theological positions, yet are one through love. This ministry will be a witness to our community that the Body of Christ can unite and that in unity, we can truly make a difference in our community. The board’s primary purpose is to discern God’s will for the Bridges of Love NW in our community. Because individually and corporately we exist to glorify and serve God, we must take into account God’s expectations for our service together in His name. If we neglect to consider God’s will, then we cease to operate as the Body of Christ. To be the Body of Christ requires that we acknowledge our dependence on Christ’s leadership. God’s presence of the board changes a business meeting where the primary concern is practicality, frugality, and efficiency to spiritual discernment meetings where the primary concern is good stewardship   of all God’s gifts within the Body of Christ. Efficient processes, careful financial accounting, and practical considerations remain important, but they are a means to an end and not the end themselves. Board tables ought to be holy ground~ places for sacrificial offerings and blessing. May God be glorified as we work together to discern His will for Bridges of Love NW of Pierce County.

Sherry Phinisey | Executive Director