The Session is the governing board of Hamilton Union Presbyterian Church, and is responsible for all actions and activities of the church. Session members are elected by the congregation, and provide leadership for each ministry team. They also oversee church finances and personnel. Current Session members and their Ministry Teams are listed below, with the exception of the Clerk of Session.
Ministry Teams carry out the work and mission of Hamilton Union Church. Each team is made up of volunteers from the congregation and is usually led by a member of the Session.
Ministry teams at Hamilton Union, followed by their Session leaders are:
Clerk of Session:
Elder Bruce Williamson
Property: Oversees maintenance and use of church buildings and property.
Elder Steve Smith
Worship: Coordinates elements and key parts of worship services, including music, leadership, and use of the sanctuary.
Elder Diane Irwin
Congregational Life provides opportunities for Christian fellowship throughout the year. Activities include, but are not limited to:
- special outings — sports events, boat cruises, theater performances, picnics;
- fellowship meals (in and out of church) — Harvest Lunch, Annual Meeting;
- holiday decorating party; and
- movie nights.
Elder Diane Irwin
Communications and Outreach: Maintains and promotes our social media presence, and works to coordinate and improve communication within our congregation and in the community.
Elder Karen Williamson
Personnel and Faith Development: Oversees the employment of church staff, including the Pastor.
Elder Sue Ferris
Membership and Engagement:
Elder George Hannett
Mission and Social Witness: Plans programs and promotes activities addressing the needs of our communities, both local and international.
Elder Lindsay Hall
If you are interested in joining a Group and/or Ministry Team, please contact the leader, call the church office at 518-456-5410, or fill out the Contact Form on this website.