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COMMITTEES & TASK FORCES

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First Monday of every month at 7:00 pm in AH-207

The Adult Education Committee oversees DPC's educational ministries for adults, which include classes for adults during the education hour on Sunday mornings, as well as Growth Groups, DPC Forums, guest speakers and other programs for adults.

Moderator: Steve Spadt

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First Tuesday of every month at 7:00 pm AH-213

The Children's Christian Education Committee oversees DPC's ministries to children from birth through 6th grade.

Moderators: Lou Cipollo
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COMMUNITY PROTECTION PROGRAM (CPP)

The purpose of the Community Protection Program is to protect children, youth, and endangered adults from abuse.

Rooted in written policy, and under the oversight of Session (DPC governing body), essential tenets of the CPP include:

  • Compliance with state and federal laws regarding abuse protection
  • State and federal clearances for staff and volunteers, repeated every 5 years
  • Standards of Conduct, as well as Best Practices specific to each area of ministry
  • Mandatory reporting of abuse or suspected abuse to state authorities
  • Ongoing training of staff and volunteers on abuse awareness, as well as their responsibilities under the CPP

As a volunteer, you are a vital part of DPC’s ministry to nurture young people in faith!

Volunteers Working with Children and Youth,

CPP Certification is as easy as ABC!

Application:

  • Complete application (available HERE or in the DPC Office) and email to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. OR mail/drop off to DPC c/o Crystal Clemente at 127 East Court St. Doylestown, PA 18901

Background Checks

Otherwise, simply have yourself and a witness sign the “Disclosure Statement for Volunteers Living in PA Greater than 10 Consecutive Years” (Attachment C of the application)

CPP Training:

  • Attend the training presentation (contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for upcoming sessions)
  • Receive a copy of the CPP policy for your perusal

To get started, click on the link for the application.  Again, we are so appreciative for your faithful commitment to the children and youth of DPC!  

CLICK HERE for Application

Go to: http://keepkidssafe.pa.gov/resources/clearances/index.htm for more information on background checks.

Outside organizations that use DPC facilities are required to implement a program similar to the CPP, which complies with all state and federal laws. If you have questions, please contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. Clemente.

On website, About Us, Committee and task forces, CPP section

Community Protection Program Task Force

First Tuesday of every month at 6:00 pm in AH-213

Responsible for implementation of church-wide policies to protect children, youth and endangered adults from abuse.

Moderator: Bill Mullin
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Family Ministry LogoSecond Tuesday of every month at 7:00 pm in AH-207

Family Ministry is called to strengthen and empower families to nurture children as they navigate their faith journey and grow their relationship with God.

Moderator: Julie Toner
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Second Monday of every month at 7:00 pm in AH-211

The Finance Committee is responsible for the budget and finances of the church.

Moderator: Matt Rizk
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First Wednesday of every month at 7:00 pm in AH-209

The History Committee oversees DPC's history and researches all aspect of the church since it was established in 1804. 

Moderator: Janet Hays
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Ruth Hughes Library signThird Thursday of every other month at 1:00 pm in the library

The Library Committee oversees the book collection and materials in DPC's self-serve library. 

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Stepping StonesFirst Tuesday of every month at 7:00 pm in AH-211

The Membership Committee works to extend hospitality to visitors, encourage them to consider church membership, and incorporate new members fully into the life of DPC.The committee holds Stepping Stones, DPC's new members' class, three times each year, and oversees all other tasks pertaining to membership review and other membership concerns.

Moderator: Tom Maclin
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Click here to learn about becoming a member!

Mission LogoFirst Monday of every month at 7:00 pm in AH-209

DPC dedicates 10% of its operating budget to mission, and it is the task of the Mission committee to allocate these funds among local, national and international mission agencies and social services.The committee also works to encourage the participation of church members in mission projects and trips, and oversees all of the congregation's fundraising

Moderators: Dick Cornelius
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The Outreach Committee was created by Session in 2015 to introduce the community to the wide variety of programs and services at DPC, and to reintroduce less involved members of our congregation to some of these activities.

Moderator: Lou White
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Peace Justice Creation CareThird Wednesday of every month at 7:00 pm

The Peace and Justice Committee responds to God’s call to be peacemakers by supporting the work of our congregation to seek environmental restoration, end hunger and poverty, prevent violence, expose injustice, and promote peace. All are invited to participate.

Moderator: Susan Hauser
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Second Monday of every month at 7:00 pm in AH-209

The Personnel committee is responsible for the concerns of the employed support, professional, program and pastoral staff of the church. 

Moderator: Bev Jewusiak
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John Willingham

Third Monday of every month at 6:00 pm in AH-209

The Property committee is responsible for the buildings, facilities and property of the church, as well as equipment mainenance. 

Moderator: Craig Garretson
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SAM logoSecond Wednesday of every month at 9:30 am in AH-209

The Senior Adult Ministry is for, by, and with all senior adults who wish to enrich their lives and grow in faith through education and adventures, all the while enjoying the classic trio of food, fun and fellowship in Christ! All senior adults are encouraged to model a positive outlook and share their faith, knowledge, skills, talents and wisdom with the wider community and church and contribute ideas to help us support one another.

Moderators: Allen Rogers
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Second Tuesday of every month at 7:00 pm in the Celtic Cross Room

The Worship, Music & the Arts Committee coordinates all the services of worship, special music events, music programs and the arts at DPC. The committee is responsible for organizing ushers, elevator operators, greeters, acolytes, and all other behind-the-scenes work that is necessary for the worship life of the congregation.

Moderator: David Fryling
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First Tuesday of every month at 7:00 pm in room AH-202

The Youth Education Committee oversees DPC's ministries to youth from 7th through 12th grades. 

Moderator: Paul Faulkner
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