Board of Elders:
The Board of Elders shall be the policy-making group of the Church and transact the
business of the Church between quarterly business meetings. The board shall also implement business decisions/votes
referred to it by the Church in annual or special meeting.
The duties and responsibilities of the board is to provide for the temporary supply of the pulpit in the absence of the Pastor. Recommend to the Church any
former Deacon or Elder who has commended themselves by faithful service and outstanding character for special honor and recognition
as an Honorary Deacon or Honorary Elder. Hold
monthly and special called meetings at a time set by members and report activities at the quarterly business meeting. Recommend persons to serve on
the Board of Elders, Deacon Board, Board of Trustees, Nominating Committee, Financial Secretary, Assistant Financial Secretary,
Treasurer, Assistant Treasurer, Count Committee, Long Range Planning Committee, Cemetery Committee, and Landscape Committee
utilizing the recommendations from the Church through the time and talent card. Nominate delegates from the church to the National Association of
Congregational Christian Churches. Recommend
Church members to the National Association of Congregational Christian Churches to serve as nominees for commissions, committees,
and boards. Review
the constitution yearly. Hold
in trust Church properties, but shall have no power to buy, sell, mortgage, or transfer property except by vote of the Church.
Execute legal documents
including deeds, notes, securities, endowments, and insurance policies.