First United Methodist Church Decatur

2017 Leadership

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The following information is offered to assist interested persons in finding a place in which to serve the church and to help the Committee on Nominations and Lay Leadership (Committee) with the work of identifying capable leadership for the church’s future. The list may be incomplete or not adequately reflect the actual needs of church leadership. The Committee on Nominations and Lay Leadership retains the right to make adjustments to the information presented here as may be needed to faithfully support the mission of the local church to make disciples of Jesus Christ. The work of the Committee is submitted to the Charge Conference for approval. Leadership roles begin January 1 of each year.

Brief descriptions of the roles, typical responsibilities, and/or expectations for these individuals and/or the ministry areas themselves may be found on the related page “Making a Difference: Leading in the Local Church.”

If you are interested in one of the leadership positions or serving as a part of a team in one of these areas, please contact the church office at (940) 627-3362 or email: [email protected] . The Committee on Nominations and Lay Leadership thanks you for your interest and prayerful consideration in serving as a leader for the church.

ADMINISTRATIVE BOARD

Administrative Board Chairperson
Administrative Board Vice-Chairperson
Administrative Board Recording Secretary
Administrative Board Members-at-Large (9 persons, each elected for 3-year terms)
Youth Representative to Administrative Board
Church Historian
Sunday School Secretary
Librarian
Head Usher

LAY LEADERSHIP

Lay Leader
Lay Member of Annual Conference (currently 2 persons elected to 1-year terms)
Alternate Lay Member of Annual Conference

COUNCIL ON MINISTRIES

Council on Ministries Chairperson
Youth Representative to Council on Ministries
College Ministry
Adult Ministry
Visitor Follow-up Coordinator
Spiritual Formation
Fellowship Coordinator
Local Missions Coordinator (2 additional persons)
World Missions Coordinator
Worship Chairperson (2 additional persons)
New Member Ministry Coordinator
WARM (Wise Area Relief Mission) Representative
Communications Coordinator
United Methodist Men (ex-officio)
United Methodist Women (ex-officio)
Scouting Representative
Czech Republic Committee Chairperson
Harvest Bazaar Chairperson

FINANCE COMMITTEE

Finance Committee Chairperson
Finance Committee Members-at-Large (3 persons elected for 3-year terms)
Board of Trustees (3 persons, each elected for 3-year terms)

ENDOWMENT COMMITTEE

Endowment Committee Chairperson
Endowment Committee Member (1 person elected for 3-year term)

STAFF-PARISH RELATIONS COMMITTEE

Staff-Parish Relations Committee or “SPRC” (3 persons, including 1 youth, for up to 3-year terms)

COMMITTEE ON NOMINATIONS AND LAY LEADERSHIP

Committee on Nominations and Lay Leadership (3 persons elected for 3-year terms)

PRESCHOOL BOARD

Preschool Board Chairperson
Preschool Board Members (3 persons elected for 3-year terms)

SCHOLARSHIP COMMITTEE

Scholarship Committee Chairperson
Scholarship Committee Members (3 persons elected for 3-year terms)