Church Council


The BLC church council meets monthly. They make decisions about finances, discuss important things happening in the church and lots more. Each council member contributes greatly to having our church run smoothly. Below are recaps from our recent meetings:

Church Council 2018 Members

Read below about each of this year’s council members.






Jeff Ziegler

Council President

I have been a member at BLC for approx. 30 years and part of the confirmation ministry team for 23 years. I work from my home here in Barneveld and live with my wife of 29 years Cindy. We have four adult children who all live in the area Jesse, Megan, Tiffany and Sarah.


Liz Taylor

Vice President

I have been a lifelong member at BLC and am very excited to join church council! I am married to Ben Taylor and we have 2 girls, Hadley and Everly.
Joni Cleary
Stewardship/GIFT Team 
 I live in Mount Horeb with my husband, Dale.  We have 3 sons, 2 are married and we have a new granddaughter.  I rejoined BLC in 2016 and love the joyful spirit of BLC.
Wendy Doescher
I have been a member of BLC since 1997.  My husband, Dan and I have three children, Jacob, Kaylene and Noah.  We live north of town. 
IMG_2652Craig Johnson
Health Ministry 
My name is Craig Johnson.  I have been a lifelong member of BLC. I live on a farm in Brigham Township. I am married to my wife, Katie, and we have 4 children.  My occupation is Farmer/Registered Nurse and I am currently the chairperson on the BLC Health Ministry Team. 
Judd Koerwitz
Property Committee 
Alycia Hathaway
Faith In Action Team
I have been with BLC since April 2016. I am active with bell choir and help coordinate Holy Moly. I am married to Josh Hathaway we have 3 children Evan, Elliot, and Emma and live in Barneveld.


Pastor Jim Hearne
Joellen Uptegraw