Idlewild Member News

Upcoming Memorial Services:

The memorial service for Mark Pender will be held on Saturday, July 31 at 2:00 PM on campus and on Livestream.
The memorial service for Terry Bishop will be held on Friday, August 6 at 3:00 PM on campus or on Livestream with a reception directly after.

Congregational Updates: June

Session included an introduction to new members, Alina pan, Joe and Meg Cline, Anne Marie Curry, and Lindsey Rothenbach. They were then received into membership. The Session was also informed that an offer had been made to the Rev. Julia Goldie Day as Children’s Ministry Director. 

Read full summary of minuets here:


SUNDAY, JANUARY 31, in the virtual 11:00 service, the following were ordained/installed as officers. We are truly grateful for these individuals who serve and give generously of their time and talents. Their dedication to God’s work helps our church’s vision become a reality!

Deacons: David Bell, Robert Busby, Ted Cashion, Emily Mulqueen, Gabby Nelson, A.J. Northrop, Amanda Ray, Linda Scholl and our two youth deacons, Lucy Hettinger and Chloe Young. 

Ruling Elders: Mike Bruno, Ben Clark, Stan Covington, Betsy Hood, Charles Key, Julie Markham, Jenny Robertson, Amy Sharp, Jeremy Sykes, Leigh-Taylor White, and our two youth elders, Leigh Bruno and Jessica Joshi. 

Meet the Reverend David J. Powers: