Church Committees & Leadership

Within Leland Community United Methodist Church there are a number of committees and task forces for members of the congregation to volunteer their time and talents. This is the backbone of the church allowing members to work together in faith, and to live out the mission and vision of the church.

Our committees are a great way to be involved. You will meet new friends and use your talents to serve the community.

Contact the church office (231-256-9161) to inquire about joining a committee. We would love to have you become a part of our mission.

Church Council

The Church Council functions as a board of elders, overseeing the operation and financial condition of the congregation. It works collaboratively with the Pastor to set the direction and activities of the Church. The Council is comprised of representatives of key committees and a few at large members.


Ministry Committees


The Hospitality Team is a vital part of our church. We strive to create a warm and welcoming environment for our families following our Worship services during our Friendship Coffee hour in the Fellowship Hall. The team is made up of volunteers who also provide receptions for families following funerals and memorial services. 

Members of our team often are working behind the scenes at LCUMC.  In addition, the Hospitality Team hosts our annual Teacher Appreciation Luncheon for Leland Public School and the Leelanau Children’s Center. Contact via the church office if you would like to volunteer or assist to provide refreshments to the congregation.

Missions & Outreach

Visit our Missions & Outreach pages for more information on this committee and the good works we do in our community.

Music Ministry

Our Music Ministry is led by Margaret Bell. Margaret is inspired to share her love of music by leading the Sanctuary Choir and planning special music to enhance worship. Learn more about our Music Ministry here.

Congregational Care

“Each one should use whatever gift he has received to serve others, faithfully administering God’s grace in its various forms.” (1 Peter 4:10)

Congregational Care is a group that works closely with the church staff to make a connection with those who may need expressions of support. This includes people facing or recovering from surgery or illness, the homebound, the grieving, or those experiencing other difficulties.

The committee maintains contact through:

  • sending notes, cards, and phone connections.
  • visiting members in nursing homes.
  • working with the Hospitality Committee to establish meal trains and getting the word out when members are in need.

The committee meets once a month and always has coffee and a bite of something wonderful to sustain us. Contact Betty Leanderson through the church office with any questions.



Led by the Pastor, the Worship Team assists with prayer, planning, vision, and hands-on help in worship, supported by the Director of Music.

Administrative Committees

  • Church Council 
  • Finance Committee
  • Nominating Committee
  • Committee on Staff-Parish Relations
  • Board of Trustees
  • Church Communications Team