Holy Redeemer's Parish Council is comprised of members of Holy Redeemer, including the Pastor and the Deacon.

They support various activities of the parish including, but not limited to:

  1. aid the Pastor in discerning the future direction for the parish and to fulfill the mission which Christ gave his church
  2. help set the priorities of the parish, which includes approving the annual parish budget
  3. to act, as a group, as an advisor to the Pastor in parish and community matters
  4. to provide effective communication between the council and general parish membership
  5. to provide for communication, coordination and cooperation among the many ministries in the parish
  6. for the full list of duties, click on the link for the Constitution of the Pastoral Council

Elected members serve a three year term, beginning in July and expiring in May. Elected officers within the council include Chairman and Vice-Chairman. There are 2 appointed members chosen by the Pastor as well as a youth representative. 

Parish Council holds regular meetings each month from September to May in the parish conference room for 1-2 hours.

If you have a cause to bring before the council, call the parish office at 419-629-2543 or contact the Chairman of the Council.


Father Thomas Dorn   Pastor

Greg Bornhorst   Deacon                                                                          Council Meeting Minutes:

John Palmer    Appointed Member                                                                        

Michele Dicke    Education                                                                             April 2018

Robin Brandt   Finance                                                                                  March 2018

Jay McCollum   Worship & Spirituality / Chair                                                February 2018

Rodney Bertke    Property                                                                              January 2018

Brenda Kuck   Education                                                                                December 2017 (cancelled)

Katie Spragg    Evangelization & Service                                                       November 2017

Jonathan Dietz    Appointed Member                                                             October 2017

Laura Steineman    Evangelization & Service                                                September 2017

Nancy Topp    Worship & Spirituality                                                              June/July/August 2017 (summer)

   Appointed Member