How we operate

Mission Statement


To minister to the urgent needs of citizens of Northern Orange County through the volunteer efforts of diverse congregations and individuals inspired by faith in God, and to enhance self-sufficiency and awareness of community resources.



Governing Board


Membership: comprised of one (1) clergy and two (2) lay representatives from each member congregation; meets yearly, more often if necessary.


Board of Directors: elected by membership (annually with each member serving a three year term.)


Board of Directors for 2020:

Rev. Richard Greenway, Board Chair
Ann Wagoner

David Snyder

Mary Crawford

Patricia Hartwell

Marie McAdoo

Lacy Tinnen

Executive Director: Rev. Sharon S. Freeland


Each ministry/program has an Advisory Committee that oversees the specific ministry and functions involved.