Church Council Sample Job Description
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The Church Council job description sample below states the primary purpose for the Church Council includes: The general administration of the church shall be vested in a body known
as the Church Council. In circumstances or where law requires action(s) by
“Trustees” the council shall be known as the “Board of Trustees” and the
members of it as “Trustees”. The council shall also serve as Board of Deacons
to supervise the spiritual life of this church, as stated in 1 Timothy 3:8-13.
The general job responsibilities and duties of the Church Council includes:
church vision and ministry goals to congregation.
church membership, including recommendations relative to reception or removal
the Pastor in nurturing the spiritual life of this church and in the service of
communion as planned by the Pastor, in cooperation with the worship chair.
and approve administrative and program policies in conformity with the spirit
of the church constitution.
the total church program on a continuing basis.
and recommend the annual budget and stewardship opportunities for this church.
and approve the schedule of church activities and personnel.
administrative committee members and church workers as defined by the bylaws
for the administrative committees, as the council may deem appropriate.
members shall serve as chairs of the committees to which they are appointed and
assume responsibility for directing all congregational activities which fall
within that functional category, in cooperation with Pastor(s).
The Church Council Organization is accountable to the congregation through scheduled and special congregational meetings.
Membership: The council shall consist of the officers of the church (chair,
vice-chair, secretary, financial secretary, and the treasurer) and other
members as specified in the bylaws. The Senior Pastor shall be an ex-officio
member of the council with voice and vote. Members are elected by the
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