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Council Nominees

2019–2020 SITTING ELDER NOMINEES

*Chris Cannon age 39, and wife Cortney, have four children: Anne Catherine, Maggie, Grace, Harrison. A Christian for 31 years; at First Evan for 14 years. Presently serving: Elder, Genesis Sunday School Class, Usher, AWANA Previously served: Elder, Genesis Sunday School Class, AWANA, Men’s Ministry. Spiritual gift(s): Prophecy, Administration.Occupation/Employer: Investment Broker/Vining Sparks, IBG

John Reid Curlin, age 44, and wife Laura, have three children: Reid, Sarah Mia, Lolly Patten. A Christian for 37 years; at First Evan for 14 years. Presently serving: Foundations Sunday School Class Leader, Sr. High Small Group Leader. Previously served: Jr. High (Impact) Spiritual gifts: Encouragement, Exhortation, Leadership, Serving. Occupation/Employer: Broker/Vining Sparks IBG

*Hickman Ewing, age 76, and wife Mary, have three children Jessica, Adam, Abigail. A Christian for  41 years; at First Evan for 28 years. Presently serving: Elder, Lead Shepherding Elder Cross Generations Sunday School Class, Missions, WOW, Men’s Prayer Breakfast. Previously served:  Deacon, Elder, Missions Board. Spiritual gift(s): Teaching, Leadership, Exhortation. Occupation/Employer: Attorney/Semi-retired

Andy Pierce age 50, and wife Jennifer, have six children: Andrew, Jr., Sarah, Zuzu, Lucy, Sophie, Si. A Christian for 31 years; at First Evan for 28 years. Presently serving: Student Ministries. Previously served: Elder, College Ministry, Student Ministries. Spiritual gift(s): Leadership, Discipleship, Teaching. Occupation/Employer: Physician/Methodist Hospital, UT Memphis

*James Taylor, age 58, and wife Trisha, have two children: Courtney, Ashton. A Christian for 49 years; at First Evan for 31 years. Presently serving: Elder. Previously served: Deacon. Spiritual gift(s): Leadership, Service. Occupation/Employer: Consultant/Equias Alliance

Kevin Weaver
age 58, and wife Shawn, have five children: Whitney, Kendall, Kip, Robert, Walter. A Christian for 49 years; at First Evan for 45 years. Presently serving: Pilgrim’s Progress Sunday School Class Teacher. Previously Served: Elder, Deacon, Sunday School teacher (Preschool-Middle School) Spiritual gift(s): Mercy, Discernment, Giving. Occupation/Employer: Attorney/Weaver Craig, P.C.

 
2019–2020 NON-SITTING ELDER** NOMINEE

** Chris Hogue, age 44, and wife Elisabeth, have three children: Jackson, Davis, Lucy. A Christian for 36 years; at First Evan for 19 years. Presently serving: Memphis Ministry Team, Foundations Sunday School Class Leader. Previously served: AWANA, Recreation, Nursery, Vice-chair of Congregation. Spiritual gift(s): Administration, Service, Giving.Occupation/Employer: Owner/Nextech Solutions

**Bernie Housholder, age 72, and wife Lou, have three children: John, Rebecca, Andrew. A Christian for 65+ years; at First Evan for 26 years. Presently serving: Choir,Monday Night Men’s Bible Study, Non-sitting Deacon. Previously served: Deacon Secretary and Assistant Treasurer, VBS Security, Ukraine Mission Trip. Spiritual gift(s): Service,  Teaching, Administration. Occupation/Employer: Retired
 

2019–2020 DEACON NOMINEES

Wes Banks, age 56, and wife Cindy, have two children: Amanda, Ashley. A Christian for 40 years; at First Evan for 45 years. Presently serving: Deacon Monitor, Guardian, Sunday Morning Security, Wednesday Night Kitchen. Previously served: Deacon. Spiritual gift(s):  Service. Occupation/Employer: Officer/Shelby County Emergency Management/Homeland Security Office

Ben Duffy, age 38, and wife Lauren, have three children: Nathan, Nora, Owen. A Christian for 30 years; at First Evan for 11 years. Presently serving: AWANA, Genesis Sunday School Class. Previously served: Children’s Ministry (Nursery, Connect Kids, 3’s, 4’s & 5’s Sunday School). Spiritual gift(s): Service, Mercy, Leadership, Teaching. Occupation/Employer: Clinical Specialist/Medtronic

*Dan Frazier, age 60, and wife Lee Ann, have three children: Daniel, Jr., Katherine, Abigail. A Christian for 48 years; at First Evan for 60 years. Presently serving: Deacon, Sunday Service Tech Team. Previously served: Deacon, Worship Leader, NewSong, Student Ministries, Choir. Spiritual gift(s): Mercy, Exhortation, Administration. Occupation/Employer: Producer of Corporate Events/Dan Frazier Productions, LLC

Matt Mrok, age 49, and wife Sharon, have three children: Lauren, Nathan, Noah. A Christian for 42 years; at First Evan for 26 years. Presently serving: Worship A.V. Team Previously served: Deacon, Student Ministries. Spiritual gift(s): Mercy, Service.   Occupation/Employer: IT Director/FED EX

*Pat Person, age 56, and wife Amy, have three children: Kendall, Austin, Caleb. A Christian for 49 years; at First Evan for 25 years. Presently serving: Deacon Secretary, Usher, Memphis Ministry Team, Meet Memphis Team Leader, Under Construction Sunday School Class. Previously served: Deacon, Student Ministries, Children’s Ministry, Short-term Mission Trips. Spiritual gift(s): Mercy, Encouragement. Occupation/Employer:  Dentist/Patrick R. Person, DDS.

*Terry Tippett, age 73, wife Nancy. A Christian for 53 years; at First Evan for 34 years.  Presently serving: Deacon, Guardian, Deacon Monitor, Recreation, Men’s Ministry, Mission Outreach-Seeking Shalom. Previously served: Deacon, Deacon Monitor, Men’s Ministry, Recreation, Missions. Spiritual gift(s): Service, Encouragement, Exhortation, Giving. Occupation/Employer: Retired

Rob Westmoreland, age 72, and wife Shirley, have three children:  Bryan, Kerry, Rachel. A Christian for 60 years; at First Evan for 30 years. Presently serving: Non-sitting Deacon, Benevolence Committee, Finance Committee, Cross-Generations Sunday School Class. Previously served: Deacon, Benevolence Committee, Finance Committee. Spiritual gift(s): Administration, Giving, Teaching. Occupation/Employer: Retired

* Returning for a second consecutive term.
**A non-sitting Elder has shepherding responsibilities but does not serve on the Session.

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