It is the responsibility of the Church Council to visualize the entire task of the Church; to supervise and receive reports from the various boards and committees; to inform and advise the officers, boards, and committees of the general direction and relative significance of the various programs of the Church; and to coordinate and cooperate with all concerned to ensure the implementation of the total Church program.
Treasurer Church Clerk
It is the responsibility of the Board of Deacons to visualize and implement the spiritual program of the Church in cooperation with the Senior Minister. The board shall also administer the sacrament of Holy Communion.
The Board of Deacons is also responsible for the supervision and functioning of the following Boards and Committees: Board of Youth and Adult Education, Board of Missions, Partnership Committees, Board of Music and the Arts.
The Board of Trustees supervises the procurement, custody, and care of all Church property and the management of the financial affairs of the Church with the limitation that no real property shall be bought, sold, mortgaged, leased, or transferred without specific authorization by the congregation. In addition, the Board shall maintain custody of all Church funds, including funds raised or granted to any Church board, council, committee, or other Church sponsored associations. The Board of Trustees has authority over the use of Church facilities and equipment by other than Church affiliated organizations.
It is the responsibility of the Board of Trustees to appoint and supervise the following committees:
The Budget Committee The Property Committee The Endowment Committee The Personnel Committee The Audit Committee
It is the responsibility of the Board of Trustees to order annual audits of the financial accounts of the Church and all councils, boards, committees, and other Church sponsored associations at the close of each fiscal year and to present a written report to the Church Council. This report should be attached to the Treasurer’s annual statement to the congregation.
The Board of Stewardship advises and assists the Church Council, boards, and committees of the Church in all matters concerning stewardship.
The Board of Stewardship is responsible for securing financial support for the Church and its benevolent and mission activities through annual pledges by the Church membership. Sufficient records of these efforts shall be established and shall be transferred to the Board of Trustees.
The Board of Stewardship is responsible for establishing ongoing programs to encourage the membership to give of their money, time, and ability to God’s work.
The Board of Stewardship coordinates the fund raising activities of all the Church boards, committees, auxiliary associations and organizations, none of which shall themselves undertake or sanction any solicitation of funds until the Board of Stewardship shall have reviewed the proposed revenue procurement activity.
The Board of Stewardship coordinates and supervises all capital fund drives.