Board of Directors 2024

The members of the DCCC Board of Directors in 2024 are listed below.  Steve Baden, Pastor, serves as a consulting member but does not vote.  The various positions are listed below.  Jane Ahrold will continue serving the church as Treasurer into 2024. 

2024 Board Members

James Snodgrass, Chairman 

Kathy Thomas-Parsley, Vice Chairman 

Carol Gagliardi, Secretary (Weddings Coordinator)

Cathy Hackbart, Board Member

Treasurer Jane Ahrold term expired 2023, not a Board member but continuing to serve the church as Treasurer.

The Board is pleased to announce that DCCC church doors are open for in-person weekly Sunday services. Masks are optional and available as a safeguard to prevent the spread of COVID.  Special services include Valentines Day, St. Patrick's lunch, Palm Sunday, Easter Sunday, Mother's Day, Father's Day, Memorial Day and other services.   This schedule may be subject to change in case of hazardous weather or if any health issues or new state health mandates arise. Please bring the family and join us!  

Board of Directors Responsibilities & Elections

Among the duties and responsibilities of the Board of Directors are:

  • Defining the vision of Duck Creek Community Church.
  • Writing explicit policies that direct and empower the church leadership and staff.
  • Monitoring those ends and policies. 

The term of a board member is two (2) years. An election for two of the four positions is upcoming at the end of 2024

The church bylaws  state that  the Board of Directors shall not exceed five (5) members, including the Senior Pastor who sits on the board but is not a voting member. Three of the elected board members must be full-time area residents.

Nominations will be accepted from the congregation for a period of time, usually 30 days, prior to an election. Directors will screen the nominations and publish the names of prospective members.   If no disqualifying information is forthcoming, the candidates will be presented to the congregation for affirmation.

Any board member missing more than two (2) out of three (3) regularly scheduled board meetings in any ninety-(90) day period may be automatically removed and so notified by the chairman.  He or she may be reinstated by unanimous vote of the LBoard of Directors.

Board of Directors meetings are held on an as-needed basis.  At the discretion of the Board, staff members or members of the congregation may be present to assist them with business.

A quorum shall consist of a simple majority of the members of the Board of Directors. A passing vote shall consist of a simple majority of the members present, so long as there is a quorum.  Proxy votes will not be accepted.

Latest comments

18.07 | 23:18

Thank you, Sharon! See you soon!

18.07 | 22:38

I will bring a crab salad for the picnic

01.06 | 23:26

Pastor Baden’s Memorial Day sermon was one of the best sermons I’ve heard in my entire life! Wish I was there to hear it. I hope those who were there appreciate his message. God Bless Pastor Baden.

27.02 | 14:13

Hi Chris: Church doors are open and we are holding in-person services every Sunday 11-noon with Fellowship following services. We look forward to seeing you soon!