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Serving Stark, Wayne, Tuscarawas, Holmes, Harrison, Carroll & Coshocton Counties
Meet Our Canton Committee
Gwen Lynch, Committee Chair
Gwen Lynch, Committee Chair Why Do You Feel Called to CEF? I knew that God wanted me to do more towards His Great Commission. So when the opportunity came for me to join with CEF on a local level to help share about Jesus' death, burial, and resurrection, I was grateful for the opportunity! What is Your Favorite Verse? Matthew 22:37 What is a Fun Fact About Myself? I can rarely finish telling a funny story or joke without laughing, right at the best part.
Adrian McNeal, Vice Chair
Adrian McNeal, Vice Chair Why Do You Feel Called to CEF? I feel called to assist our board in leading our Evangelism team and managing the Director of our committee to guide our teams to efficiently meet the needs of our community. What is Your Favorite Verse? Psalm 18:1-2 What is a Fun Fact about Myself? I enjoy playing games with my grandchildren and we get very, very silly!
David Dougherty, Treasurer
David Dougherty, Treasurer Why Do You Feel Called to CEF? My mom was active in CEF when I was young and I got saved at a GNC when I was about six or seven years old. As a treasurer, I am now able to use my computer skills in support of the the workers who deal directly with the children presenting to them the Gospel. What is Your Favorite Verse? Psalm 72:7-11 What is a Fun Fact about Myself? I have three desktop computers, three laptop computers, and three laser printers at my home.
Penny Miller, Committee Secretary
Penny Miller, Committee Secretary Why Do You Feel Called to CEF? Children have always been apart of my heart. I am called to be in the background so others may be free to plant the seeds in children. We all have gifts and I believe we need to use our gifts, and this is my gift to give to the Lord. What is Your Favorite Verse? Philippians 4:13 What is a Fun Fact about Myself? I love snowmen, they give us joy and laughter. I also believe in F(ully) R(ely) O(n) G(od)
Joe Bokel, Prayer Chairman
Joe Bokel, Prayer Chairman Why Do You Feel Called to CEF? Christians are called to present the Gospel to every person. CEF is so involved. Serving CEF assures us that we are part of the fulfillment of the Great Commission. Prayer is a vital part of accomplishing this commission. What is Your Favorite Verse? Proverbs 3:5-6 What is a Fun Fact about Myself? I raise Red Wigglers (worms) in my basement! They produce the highest quality of garden fertilizer available.
Carol Bokel, Committee Member
Carol Bokel, Committee Member Why Do You Feel Called to CEF? I work with Joe on the prayer needs of the committee and CEF in general. The Lord says, “We have not, because we ask not”. We can work, fret and fume over the CEF problems but the Lord is the only one who can really accomplish the answers as we turn it over to Him. What is Your Favorite Verse? Isaiah 40:31 What is a Fun Fact about Myself? I am the happiest when I am at home working among my garden plants.
Rick Miller, Office Trustee
Rick Miller, Office Trustee Why Do You Feel Called to CEF? As a trustee, I bring supplies and refreshments for meetings. Training is something that needs to be done, and I am glad to accept the job when asked to do it. What is Your Favorite Verse? Romans 8:38-39 What is a Fun Fact about Myself? I love to golf! I’m not good at it, but love to play.
Sandra Perry, Committee Member
Sandra Perry, Committee Member Why Do You Feel Called to CEF? I believe the Lord has directed me to children to show them the way to Heaven through the Gospel. CEF has also helped me in training and having a structured way of teaching the children. What is Your Favorite Verse? Psalm 34:8 What is a Fun Fact About Myself? I only know one funny joke or riddle. "Why was 6 afraid of 7?" Because 7, (ate) 8, 9.
Ethel Hodkinson, Committee Member
Ethel Hodkinson, Committee Member Why Do You Feel Called to CEF? I know our Lord wants children to come into his kingdom. I have been involved in many Christian programs for children so I understand how it all works. This helps me to be more knowledgeable and open-minded to the administration efforts that goes on with the chapter. What is Your Favorite Verse? Ephesians 3:20 What is a Fun Fact about Myself? I like being a nobody and love everyone, love to see people laugh and enjoy life.
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