Worship

Plan worship services with the pastor by coordinating the theme of the liturgy with music, decorations and additional spiritual and social elements.

Education

Provides Sunday School and Vacation Bible School opportunities for children K4 through 6th grade and plan children’s special programs at Christmas and other holidays.

Staff-Parish Relations

Supports local church employees through compensation, appropriate vacation time and work environment, does annual clergy evaluation, submits personnel budget, and works with pastor and trustees to maintain parsonage.

Missions

Organize work trips to help those in need and select six worthwhile missions for the congregation to support with both

money and time for two months each throughout the year.

Nurture

Develop, promote and publicize opportunities and activities within our outreach church that provide social, informational and supportive outlets.

Outreach

To be a liaison between our church and community by advertising in local venues. We plan and organize our mission giving and provide volunteers to social organizations which support people in our area. These include Meals on Wheels, South Wood County Pantry Shelf (SWEPS), The Family Center, Hope’s Door, Stuff the Bus project and Fun Fest Ice Cream Social.

To help our church to be a warm and welcoming place for new people.

Board of Trustees

Oversee, maintain, and supervise all property owned by the church, including the church building, grounds, and parsonage.

Nominating

Select individuals who will be leaders in the church. This requires helping members discern their skills and level of commitment, identifying leadership and service opportunities and matching people with those opportunities.

Endowment

Perpetuate the ministry of the church by building an asset base large enough to ensure its financial stability. Accept gifts or not according to specified criteria as well as consider requests for use of funds.

Finance

Develop a yearly budget for the church, track monthly income and expenditures to appropriately manage funds, then provide yearly audit.

Gallery

Disperse yearly interest from monies originally donated by Dorothy Gallery for the purpose of supporting youth and missions.

Stewardship

Encourage financial commitment from the congregation year-round to reach out to members, to the local community, to those in need locally, nationally, and world-wide, as well as support for our church programs and property.

Will and Memorials

Record gifts to the church and the wishes of those giving the gifts, as well as send acknowledgement cards to the gift givers. Consider and grant requests for use of funds.