Leadership Teams

of Indiana-Michigan Mennonite Conference

Indiana-Michigan Mennonite Conference (IMMC) is a community of congregations and it is the people from those congregations who keep us running. The leadership teams are comprised of volunteers from within IMMC. We are blessed to have such passionate practitioners investing in the vision, growing leadership, and promoting stewardship.

Gifts Development Team (GDT)

Catalyzes a “culture of call” in conference and member congregations and attends to the identification and calling out of gifts in the conference structure.

Sharon Norton, chair

Rod Maust

Leadership Enhancement Team (LET)

Attends to development of pastors and lay leaders

  • emphasizes leadership growth by building on the strength of what is already happening in the conference
  • conference staff orient this group and work with them to add other processes according to the conference’s articulated vision

Kent Miller, chair

Micheline Ilonga

Craig Oury

Ndunge Sefu

Barbara Slagel

Shin Yee Tan

Ministry Credentialing Team (MCT)

Attends to the well-being of pastor-congregation relationships

  • develops relationships with credentialed leaders
  • receives and reviews reports of ministerial misconduct

Suella Gerber, chair

Kelly Carson

Ruben Chupp

Linda Thomas

Phil Waite

Stewardship Team (ST)

Attends to stewardship education with congregations and the management of conference finances.

Jim Alvarez, chair

Marlene Kroeker

Jeff Miller

Duane Yoder, treasurer