It’s Sunday morning. Nobody talked much on the way to church today. Mom and Dad had words. But the kids were quiet. They knew better than to speak up when the air was thick with the tension of an argument.
Every person needs to feel appreciated. Pastors, and their spouses, are no exception. I remember getting movie tickets in the mail. No note, just tickets. It brought tears to my eyes. A small thing? Some would think so, but to us it was huge.
Unfortunately we often write policies or establish practices after we are presented with a question or event and we establish a policy in a reactionary mode. We may even write a new policy geared to the specifics of a situation without much regard for what similar events might come up down the road.
The Care and Connections Coordinator is accountable to the Senior Pastor for guiding and equipping members to develop and live in relationships of mutual care and connections. This position will serve as an ex officio member of Shepherd Elders and Service Deacons.
Provide oversight and visionary leadership for our Children’s Ministries and develop, enhance, and encourage a highly relational ministry by building positive long-term relationships with our youth (7th-12th grade) and parents.
The Director of Equipping & Congregational Life will help promote the ministry of the church by helping individuals find opportunities to use their gifts in meaningful ways and by planning for and implementing all ministries which enfold new members and provide for the nurture and fellowship of all members.
The Pastor of Discipleship is accountable to the Senior Pastor for guiding and equipping members to develop and live in relationships of full-orbed discipleship. Full-orbed discipleship includes pastoral care, spiritual growth and outreach. This position will serve as a member of Shepherd Elders and ex officio member of Service Deacons.
The Senior Pastor promotes the vision and mission of the Church to the congregation and community. The Senior Pastor ensures that all ministries of the church are being implemented consistent with the goals and objectives of the church.
The Assistant Treasurer is accountable to the Administration Team for the proper recording of giving by the congregation. The Assistant Treasurer replaces the Treasurer upon retirement and serves as backup Treasurer when the Treasurer is unavailable.
The Standards for Privacy of Individually Identifiable Health Information (“Privacy Rule”) inaugurates an array of national standards for the protection of certain health information.