DeMurma “De” Johnson has served as bookkeeper in the Rock Church office for the past 18 years as well as Office Administrator for five years. De and her husband, Ed, have been active members of Rock Church for 23 years. During that time, De has been a member of the Rock Choir, a Women’s Ministry leader and served as Treasurer for Jubilee Ladies. She has also been active in assisting her husband in Youth Ministry when he served as Youth Pastor at Rock Church. De is a native of Columbus, Ohio and has 4 adult children and 3 grandchildren.
Shirley joined Rock Church in the summer of 2010 where she immediately became involved in the Women’s Ministry. In August, one month after joining, Shirley taught at the previously scheduled Women’s Conference. She has since been involved in the Jubilee Ministry and teaches a Discipleship Class with her husband. In addition, she leads a bible study group for Bible Study Fellowship on a weekly basis at a neighboring church.
Shirley is an accomplished financial professional with over forty years experience working with both profit and non-profit institutions. Her focus for the past twenty-five years has been noon profit organizations like churches. He has been the Business Manager at Greenspoint Baptist Church in Houston and now the Business Manager at Rock Church. Her ministry work includes membership and participation in Prayer Ministries, vacation bible schools, teaching bible studies, teaching Sunday School, and Children’s Ministries. Shirley and her husband are owners and Directors of Zacch’s House Ministries, a non-profit organization whose mission is to provide a place of solitude to those who are in need of getting alone with God. They also direct the Dollar Bill Ministry where every Christmas season the two of them distribute coats, gloves, hats, and toiletries to the homeless in the Chicago Loop.