Kirkwood’s session includes three classes of ruling elders, who are ordained laypeople with responsibility for leadership, governance, spiritual discernment, and discipline. Each class is elected for a three-year term. See below for the elders' class years and assignments.
Left to right are (top row) Judy Williams, Catherine Renken, Gayle Sandlin, Arlene Ghee; (second row) Joseph Quattlebaum, Jesse Brown, Ron Lewis, Ed Reeves; (bottom row) Alan Berg, Mike Atkinson, Pat Kahnle, and Kathryn Gaylord-Miles.
Class of 2021
Mike Atkinson, Administration and Stewardship
Alan Berg, Finance and Stewardship
Pat Kahnle, Nurture
Ed Reeves, Christian Education
Class of 2022
Jesse Brown, Property
Arlene Ghee, Youth and Promise House
Gayle Sandlin, Clerk
Judy Williams, Congregational Care
Class of 2023
Ron Lewis, Outreach and Christian Education
Kathryn Gaylord-Miles, Membership and Communications
Joseph Quattlebaum, Worship
The Rev. Catherine Renken, Kirkwood pastor, serves as session moderator.