Lay Nominations

Nominations are “open” Tuesday, August 25th thru Wednesday, September 2nd, 2020.

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Church Organizational Vision

Objectives:
Centralize and streamline authority and oversight.
Maximize flexibility for ministry for, with, and through the congregation.
Simplify transparency, communication, and ownership with the congregation.
Support staff to reach potential.
Unleash our congregation to build relationships with God & one another and minister to our community.

Structure:

Church Council
Responsibilities:
Approve budget
Create and monitor long-range planning
Approve other program and worship matters as they occur
Meet 10 times per year or as needed on Sundays
Serve 3-year term
Members:
Chair Person, Vice-Chair, and Secretary
Administrative Chairs (Trustees, Finance, SPRC)
Program Members (Development Chair, Ministry & Mission Chair, Worship Chair)
Ex Officio – Pastor

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Trustees
Supervise and oversee maintenance all property and physical aspects of Elkhorn HILLS
Create opportunities for the congregation to participate in the care of our physical resources.
Create opportunities for the facilities of the church to be used by the congregation and outside groups.
Maintain adequate insurance coverage and develop appropriate management policies
Make annual inspection of property and submit budget
Meet monthly or as needed
Serve 3-year term

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Finance
Set budget, see that it is followed, and amend quarterly as needed
Inform church council and congregation of church finances
Explore options to increase income to the church through stewardship and fundraising.
Meet monthly or as needed
Serve 3-year term

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SPRC
Establish structures of support and accountability for pastors and staff
Work with pastors to help staff set priorities that strengthen our congregation’s total ministry
Provide annual evaluation of pastors and other staff
Recommend candidates to Charge Conference for ordained ministry
Meet monthly or as needed
Serve 3-year term

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Development
Money plays a large role in our lives, and precisely because of this, it needs to be aligned with our most deeply held beliefs.
Work with the finance committee and pastor to communicate with and mobilize givers in the church
Create opportunities to enhance giving at EHUMC
Manage and deploy our stewardship, gratitude, and planned giving
Meet monthly or as needed
Serve 3-year Term

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Preschool
Works with Director and Teachers
Creates collaboration around programs, vision, and fundraising
Set guide policies and oversee matters of the space as well as program regulations
Connect the ministry of the preschool with the vision and mission of the church
Generate support and opportunities for the integration of parents and church members into preschool and church activities and ministries
Meet quarterly or as needed
Serve 3 year Term

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