Accountable to God for the effectiveness of the complete ministries of Word of Life Lutheran Church.
Lead the congregation in pursuing its mission, conduct long range planning, and evaluate its activities in light of its mission and goals.
Exercise overall regular decision-making responsibility for the church, setting the annual budget with team assistance with ratification by the congregation at annual meetings.
Regularly receive information relating to ongoing operations of the church building, property, staff, and finances, and make decisions within pre-existing and delegated parameters.
Recommend to the congregation annual budgets, new staff positions, new ministry proposals, changes to bylaws, and similar matters that have a church-wide impact. Appointment of Treasurer and oversee all financial matters of the church.
Form special teams, such as strategic planning teams, pastoral call teams, building teams, and nominating team, for a specific purpose. Such teams will be terminated at the end of their assigned purpose.
You can help...
Pray for us and prayerfully consider being a council member.
Let us know your thoughts at an appropriate time.
Attend a meeting that you have vested interested in.
Treat everyone with respect, even if you don't always agree with the hard decisions they face.
Be a part of the support system... in public and private. Maintain confidentiality.
Put others before yourself, take initiative and do more than what may be expected.
Be Reliable. Do what you say you will do.
Meet deadlines when giving information and reports as requested.
Create an interdependence where you can rely on one another.
Tell and show others your appreciation.