Community Presbyterian Church of DuPont

Our Team

It takes many folks to help our church run smoothly

Dan MacDonald

Senior Pastor

Dan MacDonald has been in full-time ministry his entire adult life. Dan's teen years were spent in Brazil where his father, Harry MacDonald, founded Young Life's "Alvo" ministry to young people. Dan graduated from high school in Brazil and then attended Whitworth College in Spokane     (more...)

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Karen Karnes

Music Ministry

Karen oversees our music ministry, organizes the musicians' schedule and faithfully has served our church as pianist and organist for many years. She sings for various choirs around the area and has served her chapter of Eastern Star in many capacities.


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Bert Wyant

Elder, Property Manager

Bert is well known in DuPont as he even went to high school when there was a brick school in town. He has faithfully served our church in many capacities over the years and knows just about everything about the needs and workings of our property, building and its needs. We would be lost without him.

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Jack Bemenderfer

Elder, Treasurer

Jack is an invaluable asset to our church as an elder and Treasurer. He has served in various capacities for other churches, leads Bible Study Fellowship groups, and fills in preaching when Pastor Dan is out of town.

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More of Our Team

It takes many folks to help our church run smoothly

Lonie Powers

Nursery, Assists Ms Rita

Ms Lonie is one of the longest standing members of our congregation, having lived in Old DuPont most of her life. She adores children and they adore her. Lonie is a faithful servant and an invaluable asset to our children's programs.

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Ms Rita

Sunday School

While we don't have a current photo of Ms. Rita (Bemenderfer), she loves children and has served as Children's Ministry point person for Bible Study Fellowship for many years. She uses her love of scripture and children to instill solid biblical truths in our kids. 

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Mike Smitson

Clerk of Session

Mike has served in several capacities for our church over the years, as an elder, "sound guy," and Clerk of Session. He is dedicated to making sure things are done properly and in order and was an invaluable resource in our transition from PCUSA to the ECO.

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Peggy Ganzer

Deacons

Peggy Ganzer has been in some form of ministry most of her adult life. She was on staff with Young Life for many years and later served as head Deacon for two different churches over the years where her husband, Ron, served as pastor.

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