Faith in Action is composed of its Covenant Congregations – there are currently 19. Each Covenant Congregation selects two Representatives who together make up the Covenant Representatives Assembly. The Assembly sets the direction of Faith in Action and makes key decisions.
The Assembly elects an Executive Committee to coordinate the ongoing organizing work of Faith in Action. The current members were elected on February 1, 2016.
President – Jennifer Davis Sensenig, Community Mennonite Church
Vice President – Daniel Robayo, Emmanuel Episcopal Church
Secretary – Cherry Tharp, Trinty Lutheran Church
Treasurer – Linda Conrad, Otterbein United Methodist Church
Elizabeth Franks, Harrisonburg Unitarian Universalists
Russell Presnell, Muhlenberg Lutheran Church
Ayesha Shakoor, Islamic Center of the Shenandoah Valley
The committees carry out the common work of Faith in Action, in coordination with the Executive Committee. We’re always looking for people excited to work in one of these areas of our common mission. Email a committee chair directly, or contact Art Stoltzfus, our Community Organizing Coordinator (email@example.com), to volunteer.
Identifies and researches specific community justice issues.
Contact: Hadley Jenner, firstname.lastname@example.org
Maintains web presence and communicates Faith in Action message across the organization and our community.
Contact: Elizabeth Franks, email@example.com
Organizes training for Congregational Representatives and other Faith in Action leaders and volunteers. Nominates persons for leadership roles.
Contact: Jennifer Davis Sensenig, firstname.lastname@example.org
Plans and executes Faith in Action events and major meetings.
Contact: Russell Presnell, email@example.com
Develops givers – congregations, associated groups, individuals. Seeks grants.
Contact: Art Stoltzfus, firstname.lastname@example.org
Associated Groups Committee
Develops and maintains relationships with local groups and organizations with whom we work in common cause.
Contact: Stan Maclin, email@example.com