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.

Bruce Nofziger, chair

Addie Leaman

Janice Wagner

Marj Rush Hovde

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

Benjamin Bouwman, chair

Andrea Grotenhuis

Christine Kauffman

Kent Miller

David Sutter

Ministry Credentialing Team (MCT)

Attends to the well-being of pastor-congregation relationships. Interview and credential pastors.

  • carry responsibility for ongoing review of ministerial behavior

  • carry responsibility for any questions about continuing education requirements for credentialed leaders in the conference

  • relate to the region’s regional pastor

Ruben Chupp

Suella Gerber, on sabbatical

Angy Moore

Phil Waite, interim chair

Stewardship Team (ST)

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

Patty Graber

James Gerber

Ron Ringenberg

Angela Swartzendruber

Cindy Steiner, chair

Duane Yoder, treasurer