Church Council

Church Council 2017-12-26T21:13:43+00:00
Nancy Clark
Nancy ClarkMinistry and Missions Chair
Nancy and her husband, Bill, have been members at PoP for 30 years. They have three grown children and 10 grandchildren. Nancy has held various positions in the church. Currently she serves as chair of the Church and Ministry and Missions Committee.

As chair of the Church Ministry and Missions Committee, Nancy’s responsibilities include: ensuring worship supplies such as communion, candles, special bulletins and offering envelopes are ordered, finding volunteers for weekly church duties such as liturgists, ushers, acolytes, greeters and nursery care, changing of sanctuary banners and seasonal decorations, ordering Easter Lilies and Christmas Poinsettias; finding substitute preachers when needed and coordinating events such as pitch-in dinners, baptisms, parties and showers.

Barbara Zimmer
Barbara ZimmerSecretary
Barbara was baptized and confirmed into the United Church of Christ, and has a long history with UCC ministries over the years. She is currently the Administrative Secretary at Prince of Peace UCC and has been for 13 ½ years. Barb creates the weekly worship bulletins and publishes them for use each and every Sunday. Barb has also served as the Church Council Secretary for the past 2 ½ years, recording and publishing monthly minutes of our meetings. Barb comes from a large, very loving and supportive family, including a daughter who is the light of her life and of whom she is very proud. Although born and raised on the Southside of Indianapolis, Barb has lived in both California and New York, but always felt her roots were here. “I’m very grateful to have found a church home at Prince of Peace.”
Jim Handy
Jim HandyAdministrative Chair
Jim has been a member of Prince of Peace UCC for 28 years. He is married to Linda Handy and they have 3 adult children who have grown up in the church. Jim works for Purdue University as a Senior Industry Advisor for the Manufacturing Extension Partnership. As Administrative Chair Jim is responsible for maintaining the building and grounds of the church.
Linda Handy
Linda HandyCouncil At Large
Linda has been a member of Prince of Peace UCC for 28 years. She has served on several committees including the Council and sings as a member of the POP choir. Linda is Associate Vice President of Financial Aid at the University of Indianapolis and has worked in that field for 39 years.
Penny McNeish
Penny McNeishCouncil at Large
Profile to come
Vicki Ostermeier
Vicki OstermeierTreasurer
Vicki Ostermeier and her husband, Richard, transferred their membership to Prince of Peace UCC in 2002. She enjoys volunteering time to the church and the Interchurch Food Pantry of Johnson County. As the Treasurer, Vicki’s role is to oversee all financial transactions, pay invoices, record all data, and present a financial report to the church council monthly.
Ed Roush
Ed RoushCouncil At Large
Ed is a retired educator of forty years from the Greenwood Community Schools. He is married and has two daughters; Erin Swisher and Andrea Martin, and three grandchildren. Ed and his wife Linda have been married for 47 years, and have been members of PoP for thirty plus years. During his time at church Ed served over 15 years as Administrative Board chairman. He currently serves as Financial Secretary. During his free time Ed enjoys golfing, fishing and gardening.