Council

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      The governing body of the Congregation is called The Council, which  meets the first Wednesday of each month, except in the summer. Members  of The Council are elected by the congregation from among its members at  its Annual Meeting. Members of The Council are known as “Elders” who  deliver newsletters and oversee the work of the church through a system  of Standing Committees.


CHRISTIAN EDUCATION AND DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE

   The Christian Education and Development Committee endeavours to unify  and guide in planning the total educational program of the  congregation.  This  includes the Sunday School and all of the Sunday  and weekday Christian education activities. We work to improve the  educational standards to reach all families, adults, young adults, youth  and children; and to deepen congregational concerns for the educational  tasks of The Church. This committee hosts the annual Sundae Sunday at  the beginning of Sunday School in September as well as the church school  picnic in the spring.

MISSION AND OUTREACH COMMITTEE

    The Mission and Outreach Committee is responsible to ensure that  adequate publicity, information and knowledge of the Church's Mission is  available to all.

This committee hosts the annual Pancake lunch, the Sunday before Lent, as well as the “Big E” indoor yard sale in September.

THE FINANCE COMMITTEE

    The Finance Committee has oversight of the securing of funds for the  total work of the congregation and maintains the necessary records for  the efficient recording of such contributions and issuing receipts for  same.  The Finance Committee disburses monies in payment of current  expenses, salaries, pension payments, Presbytery and Conference  allocations, and other legitimate expenses as shall occur, in accordance  with the budget as directed by The Official Board or its Executive.

PROPERTY COMMITTEE

The Property Committee has oversight of the care and maintenance of the congregational property.

MINISTRY AND PERSONNEL COMMITTEE

    The Ministry and Personnel Committee provides support and facilitates  communication between all staff and between the congregation and staff  members.

WORSHIP & CONGREGATIONAL CONCERNS COMMITTEE

    The Worship and Congregational Concerns Committee works in co-operation  with the Minister and Director of Music in the oversight of the  congregational worship including music, preaching, liturgy, physical  appearance and decor of the sanctuary. This committee is also  responsible for vacancies on The Official Board, expenditures from the  Memorial Fund, keeping the records of the congregation, communication  within the congregation and oversight of a program of pastoral  visitation. The congregation reaches out in worship at the hospital and  local senior residences through the support of this committee.

TRUSTEES

   All property held in trust or acquired for the use of the congregation is held and administered by the Board of Trustees.