(6 Leads and 1 Co-ordinator)
The Stewardship Co-ordinator of this team will oversee the work of all working groups within Stewardship, call meetings of the Team monthly and represent the Stewardship Team at board meetings. Working groups under Stewardship will meet monthly.
Finance: to manage and to accurately maintain the financial records of the church. This team meets to discuss larger projects that the church becomes involved in as it relates to its impact on the financial well-being of the church as a whole. This team prepares the Annual Budget at the calendar year end for the following year, as well as providing recommendations to the church Board regarding financial matters.
Outreach: to work with a broader perspective of faith community with the objective of working with other organizations and individuals in the community. This team will work Open Door Breakfasts. This team will work on joint projects with Youth Ministries, Christian Education, Fundraising and the Social Teams.
Fundraising: to plan regular fundraising opportunities to be used for special projects and for the operating fund of the church. This team would work closely with other teams on a range of activities throughout the year.
Social: to plan regular activities not primarily focused on fundraising but on forming and enhancing community and fellowship within the church while enjoying the activities that are planned. This could also be co-ordinated with Outreach and Evangelism to bring in a wider group of participants.
Evangelism (Sharing the Good News): to promote the faith practices of stewardship and of the church. This team will develop faith education within and outside of the church so will work closely with Christian Education on particular projects. This group will work with other faith communities in the area.
Stewardship Education: to facilitate congregational commitments and to educate around a pledge programme in order to support the mission and vision of the church.
(3 members and 1 Co-ordinator)
Communication is the means by which information is shared with and received by the congregation and community. The Communication Co-ordinator will be a member of the Board and will call meetings of the Communication Team monthly. Three components of communication will be used:
Internal Communication is information submitted to the bulletin for the benefit of the congregation;
External & Advertising is information shared with the community by means of print and media. This will include the promotion of each event that is undertaken by the church;
Web & Electronic communication is the revitalization and maintenance of the church’s website. This is the means by which information is shared electronically via the Web, which includes Facebook, Twitter, email, etc.
(3 Leads and 1 Co-ordinator)
The Co-ordinator will oversee the work of this team and represent the team at board meetings. Regular meetings of the team will be scheduled as needed by the co-ordinator and will meet once a month.
Maintenance of Assets: to work on repairing or arranging to contract work to repair the church building. To identify potential projects to improve or to maintain the integrity of the building as a public meeting space. Work closely with both Trustees and Finance Teams, and the Project Management Group.
Rental Management: to write and to administer rental agreements for the use of the church facilities. To maximize the use of the building keeping in mind the broader goals of the church mission. Work closely with the Social and Fundraising Teams as well as Finance and Worship Teams.
Project Management: to manage projects conceived and/or endorsed by the Board from tender to completion. To organize improvements that can be done ‘in-house’. To oversee projects to ensure they are proceeding as contracted or scheduled.
The Nominating Committee will consist of three members who are not members of the Board. For the first cycle beginning in January 2017, the Steering Committee will be the Nominating Committee. This Committee will stand for the quarter prior to the AGM. It is a time-limited Committee. It will nominate members for all board positions including the Team Co-ordinator positions. After the first cycle, the Nominating Committee will be nominated and voted into office at the AGM. The Nominating Committee will present names to the Board one month prior to the next AGM.