Doylestown United Methodist Church
Wednesday, June 19, 2013
Grow In Faith To Serve...Christ
The charge of this committee is to identify, develop, deploy, evaluate, and monitor Christian spiritual leadership for the local congregation and is composed of full members of the church.
In conducting its work, the committee shall engage in biblical and theological reflections on the mission of the church, the primary task, and ministries of the church. It shall provide a means of identifying the spiritual gifts and abilities of the membership. The committee shall work with the Administrative Board to determine the diverse ministry tasks of the congregation and the skills needed for leadership.
a) The committee on lay leadership shall serve throughout the year to guide the Administrative Board on matters regarding the leadership (other than employed staff) of the congregation so as to focus on mission and ministry as the context for service; guide the development and training of spiritual leaders; recruit, nurture, and support spiritual leaders; and assist the Administrative Board in assessing the changing leadership needs.
b) The committee shall recommend to the charge conference, at its annual session, the names of people to serve as officers and leaders of designated ministries of the Administrative Board required for the work of the church and as the law of the church requires or as the charge conference deems necessary to its work.
c) This committee is to be composed of not more than nine persons, in addition to the pastor and the lay leader. At least one young adult elected by the charge conference shall serve as a member of the committee.