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Call Committee Update - April 2024

Bethel Call Committee

Tanya Clary, Call Committee Alternate

Lives in: Noblesville since 2006

Member Since: 2012

Service: Saturday 5:30

Family: Husband Dennis of 52 years, daughter Jennifer, grandson Connor

Work history: Registered nurse 42 years, clinical nurse specialist, advanced practice nurse, adjunct faculty Wright State University; retired in 2018

Ministries: Eucharistic minister, worship assistant, communion bread maker, participating alternate on the call committee, previous Bethel office assistant

Hobbies: Gardening, crocheting, patchwork and quilting, piano, legal consulting, helping my husband and daughter with an Etsy site for hand carved wood bowls/wood art, helping grandson with school work/Taekwondo

Bible Verse: Psalm 32:8 “I will instruct you and teach you in the way you should go; I will counsel you with my loving eye on you.

Mark Heckman, Call Committee

Lives in: Carmel since 2018

Membership: 1991-2001, 2018-current

Service: Sunday 11:11

Family: Son Evan

Work history: Marketing Consultant

Ministries: Former Council member, Call Committee

Hobbies: Writing, sports fanatic – especially Indy 500

Bible Verse: Romans 8:28: And we know that in all things God works for the good of those who love him, who have been called according to His purpose.

Tom Hooper, Call Committee Council Liaison

Lives in: Atlanta IN since 1990; Hamilton County since 1981

Member Since: 2006

Service: Sunday 8:45

Family: Spouse Beth, 9 kids (4 boys/5 girls), 16 grandkids

Work history: With Becks Hybrids since 1990

Ministries: Small Groups

Hobbies: Farming, cars, trucks, tractors, guns

Bible Verses: Proverbs 27:17 As iron sharpens iron, so one person sharpens another.. ” Luke 1025-27: On one occasion an expert in the law stood up to test Jesus. Teacher, he asked, “what must I do to inherit eternal life?” “What is written in the Law? he replied. “How do you read it?He answered, “ ‘Love the Lord your God with all your heart and with all your soul and with all your strength and with all your mind’; and, ‘Love your neighbor as yourself.’”

Steve Horton, Call Committee Council Liaison

Lives in: Noblesville for 40 years

Member for: 27 years

Service: Saturday 5:30

Family: Wife Betsy , children Amanda (Moses Lake, WA), Patrick (Ft. Worth, TX), Kyle (Cape Coral, FL) and adorable lab Woodford

Work history: Worked in Womens Health for 33 years; currently VP of Corporate Accounts for CooperSurgical

Ministries: Reader, Call Committee, Council member (Finance)

Hobbies: Golf, boating, travel, anything Kentucky, cigars, bourbon

Bible Verse: Luke 12:48: From everyone who has been given much, much will be demanded; and from the one who has been entrusted with much, much more will be asked.

Tom McGrail, Call Committee

Lives in: Cicero since 2002

Member Since: 2017

Service: Saturday 5:30

Family: Wife Kris, 4 daughters, 13 grandchildren

Work history: Biomedical engineer who designs medical products; retired 2019

Ministries: Elder, deacon, trustee, youth worker and choir at previous churches

Hobbies: RV travel to national parks, visiting family in WA, OR, NC and IA

Bible Verse: I Corinthians 13:4-7 “Love is patient, love is kind. It does not envy, it does not boast, it is not proud. It is not rude, it is not self-seeking, it is not easily angered, it keeps no record of wrongs. Love does not delight in evil, but rejoices with the truth. It always protects, always trusts, always hopes, always perseveres."

Susan Tobison, Call Committee Secretary

Lives in: Noblesville since 2020

Member since:  2021

Service: Sunday 11:11

Family: Husband Gary (45 years), sons Jake and Jim, grandchildren Hunter, Abby and Alex, rescue dog Jax

Work history: Consultant and business executive in technology and supply chain management; retired in 2020

Ministries: Praise Team, prayer warrior, infant blankets with Creative Spirits group; praise team, choir, Council , Treasurer and multiple committees in previous churches

Hobbies: Singing, crocheting blankets, water skiing, sailing, helping our son with his art business, spending time with the grandkids, petting dogs

Bible Verse: Zephaniah 3:17: «The Lord your God is with you, he is mighty to save. He will take great delight in you, he will quiet you with his love, he will rejoice over you with singing.

Kristen Wells, Call Committee Chair

Lives in: Arcadia since 2021 (Westfield from 1994-2021)

Member since: 2012

Service: Sunday 11:11

Family: Husband Wes, sons Logan and Jonas (in Memphis TN with wife, Britin), and “maturingdog, Rüeger

Work history: Early Intervention Specialist (birth-3 yrs) with developmentally challenged children; “RetiredHome Educator after 22 years; currently serve as a co-director for our home school co- ops high school music theater productions

Ministries: Praise Team, Prayer Warrior Team Leader, (Preschool Board President, Sunday School Teacher, VBS Co-Director, Girls’ Catechism Small Group Leader, Womens Bible Study Group Leader, Puppet Ministry Leader, Liturgical Dance Team, and Choir - in previous churches)

Hobbies: Singing, “light” sewing, camping, kayaking, landscape gardening, monitoring our Honey Bees

Bible Verse: Philippians 1:6 And I am certain that God, who began the good work within you, will continue his work until it is finally finished on the day when Christ Jesus returns.

Jamie Wilkinson, Call Committee

Lives in: Noblesville since 2006

Member Since: 2021

Service: Sunday 8:45

Family: Husband Randy, son Joey (3 months)

Work history: Finance manager for V2X (government contractor – previously owned by Raytheon Company)

Ministries: Finance Committee, Call Committee

Hobbies: Spending time with family and friends, staying active however possible

Bible Verse: Psalm 27:1  The Lord is my light and my salvationwhom shall I fear? The Lord is the stronghold of my life— of whom shall I be afraid?


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