Our Leadership Roles
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Board of Directors
On behalf of the membership, develops and activates policies within constraints of the church by-laws, and takes such actions within those policies necessary for the care, well-being and security of all aspects of church life between meetings of the congregation; informs the congregation of its actions and reasons for such action. The Board delegates actions and activities to elected and appointed officers, committees, and task forces, whenever possible. Consists of five to seven members, and includes the Treasurer and the Clerk. Members are elected by the congregation at the Annual Meeting.
Committee on Ministry
The Committee on Ministry clarifies the nature, scope, priorities and expectations of the total ministry of the church; aides in strengthening the quality of the ministry by monitoring, on a regular and continuing basis, the effectiveness of the congregation's ministry. Acts as counsel for the minister and helps to ensure good communication among the minister, the staff and the members of the congregation. It consists of three Active Members chosen jointly by the minister and the Board of Directors.
The primary work of the Nominating Committee is to present to the congregation at the Annual Meeting and at special congregational meetings, when needed, and to the Board of Directors, as appropriate, a slate of qualified candidates who are willing to serve in various positions of church leadership. Members are elected at the Annual Meeting.
Develops and recommends policies regarding employment of staff to the Board of Directors; implements where appropriate. Members are appointed by the Board of Directors.
Our activities are guided by a set of seven principles. One of these principles affirms our intention to accept one another and encourage each other's spiritual growth. We will not judge the path you have chosen; rather we will offer opportunities which will help you strengthen your own disciplines.