1.0 Position: president
1.1 Reports to: Congregation
2nd year – serves as President of the Congregation
1.3.1 The President shall be the executive officer of the congregation.
1.3.2 He/She shall preside at all meetings of the church council and the congregational meetings.
1.3.3 He/She shall be an exofficio member of all boards and committees.
1.4.1 The President, with the Vice-President and the Pastor, shall prepare the agenda for the meeting of the Church Council and Congregational meetings.
1.4.2 He/She shall inquire of, and offer assistance to all officers and chairpersons regarding their respective responsibilities.
1.4.3 Coordinates the handling of all grants with the respective committees.
1.4.4 Refer to Good Shepherd’s constitution for further detail.
2.0 Position: Vice-President
2nd year – serves as President of the Congregation
2.3.1 In the absence of the President, or in the event of his inability to function, the Vice-President shall act for and in the stead of the President.
2.3.2 He/She shall assist the President whenever called upon.
2.3.3 He/She shall serve as the Chair of the Board of Trustees.
2.4.1 Prepare a written Trustee report to the Congregation meetings.
2.4.2 If required, perform all duties of the President.
2.4.3 Hold regular meetings with the Board of Trustees and assign jobs to administer the property of the Congregation.
2.4.4 Schedule regular work/cleanup days throughout the year.
2.4.5 Review property insurance policies.
2.4.6 Insure that all applicable safety requirements (fire, health, etc) are met.
2.4.7 Through the Board of Trustees, make improvements to the property of the Congregation and/or make recommendations to Council and Congregation meetings.
2.4.8 Make sure Trustees expenditures without Congregation approval is kept within the limits set by the Constitution and Bylaws.
2.4.9 Coordinates the handling of grants with the President.
3.0 Position: recording secretary
3.3.1 Take and transcribe minutes of Council and Congregation meetings.
3.3.2 Distribute minutes of last meeting at present meeting.
3.3.3 When necessary, type and duplicate any material, including written reports, for Council and Congregation meetings.
3.3.4 Coordinates the handling of grants with the President.
3.3.5 Refer to Good Shepherd’s constitution for further detail.
4.0 Position: Financial secretary
4.3.1 Deposit all contributions and other forms of income received.
4.3.2 Keep records of member’s contributions.
4.3.3 Produce quarterly and year-end contribution statements.
4.3.4 Attend Council and Congregation meetings.
4.3.5 Order offering envelopes.
4.3.6 Serve on Budget/Finance committee.
4.4.1 Prepare and make deposit of all offering collections.
4.4.2 Summarize categories of contributions collected at each service on to offering tally sheet. Provide copy of offering tally sheet to Church Treasurer and Church Secretary.
4.4.3 Keep records of each member’s contributions to the Lutheran Church of the Good Shepherd. Prepare quarterly and year-end contribution statements for distribution to members.
4.4.4 Deposit all other monies as necessary, i.e. income received from rental property.
4.4.5 Attend Council and Congregation meetings with written reports.
4.4.6 Order offering envelopes to be delivered before November. Obtain current membership list and assign envelope numbers for upcoming year.
4.4.7 Attend Budget / Finance Committee meetings and assist in developing annual general operating budget.
4.4.8 Forms for use in preparing contribution statements can be ordered through Concordia Publishing House (1 800 325 3040), item # 80-7839 (100/pkg).
4.4.9 Coordinates the handling of grants with the President.
4.4.10 Refer to Good Shepherd’s constitution for further detail.
5.0 Position: Treasurer
5.3.1 Receive records of all deposits from Financial Secretary.
5.3.2 Keep a correct account of all financial transactions and pay all bills and indebtedness as authorized by the Congregation meeting
5.3.3 Provide the Congregation with a quarterly, as well as an annual, report and be the Chair of the Board of Finance.
5.4.1 Prepare a written report for the Council and Congregation meetings.
5.4.2 Be responsible for the prompt and accurate payment of;
184.108.40.206 Church salaries – last Sunday of month, except weekly for Nursery Attendant.
220.127.116.11 Church utilities, maintenance and supplies.
18.104.22.168 Church taxes – federal and state (Jan, Apr, July and Oct).
22.214.171.124 Church insurance – yearly in December
126.96.36.199 Minster Retirement and Benefit Fund (Jan, Apr, July and Oct).
188.8.131.52 S.E. District Fair Share – Quarterly (as cash is available).
184.108.40.206 Church extension fund.
220.127.116.11 Special Church projects.
18.104.22.168 Approved charities including Sunday School collections to LAMP (quarterly) and Wheatridge.
22.214.171.124 Expenditures approved by the Church Council.
126.96.36.199 Church and expansion property mortgages.
5.4.3 Maintain up-to-date checking account records and bookkeeping distribution of the Church monies.
5.4.4 Provide both Federal and State Income Departments with proper documents involving the Church financial operations.
5.4.5 Provide Church employees, including Pastor, with W-2 Tax Forms by January 31 each year.
5.4.6 Maintain records on rents received and distribution of same for expansion property.
5.4.7 Provide the Council and Congregation meetings with an up-to-date report on the Church’s financial status.
5.4.8 As Chair of the Finance Board, audit all financial records of the Congregation and submit a report at the January Congregation meeting.
5.4.9 As a member of the Financial Planning Committee, prepare the Financial Plan for approval in the November Congregation meeting.
5.4.10 Coordinates the handling of grants with the President.
5.4.11 Refer to Good Shepherd’s constitution for further detail.
6.0 Position: Sunday school superintendent
6.3.1 The Superintendent shall conduct the Sunday School of this Congregation in a Christian and orderly manner, appoint the necessary teachers upon approval by the Pastor and work with other departments to coordinate the program of Christian education with the overall work of the Church.
6.4.1 Plan and implement Sunday School Opening Rally on the first day of Sunday School.
6.4.2 See to organization of Sunday School rooms (supplies needed), folders, paper, attendance sheets, chairs, etc
6.4.3 Prepare Sunday School announcements or activities weekly for the bulletin and monthly for the Quill.
6.4.4 Annual Planning Calendar of annual Sunday School class dates and special events. Submit copy of this to Council members and parents of students.
6.4.5 Furnish attendance sheets/monitor attendance.
6.4.6 Collect, count and report on weekly Sunday School offerings. (Purchase food for Food Basket with funds).
6.4.7 Order and review Sunday School curriculum materials in consultation with Sunday School teachers.
6.4.8 Plan to end year with Sunday School rally (commitment cards).
6.4.9 Attend bi-monthly Church Council meetings as scheduled and present a report as needed.
6.4.10 With Pastor, plan and implement quarterly Sunday School meeting for teachers and volunteers.
6.4.11 Regularly communicate with Sunday School teachers concerning challenges, needs and concerns.
6.4.12 Coordinate and communicate schedule for interpreter for the deaf and arrange for substitutes as needed.
6.4.13 Notify treasurer to remit substitutes for their service.
6.4.14 Coordinates the handling of grants with the President.
6.4.15 Refer to Good Shepherd’s constitution for further detail.
7.0 Position: Elder
7.3.1 The elders shall assist the Pastor in the spiritual care of the congregation, and in the promotion of the general welfare of the Congregation and Christ’s Kingdom at home and abroad.
7.3.2 They shall encourage faithful attendance at divine services and at the Lord’s Supper, and visit negligent members to remind them of their Christian responsibilities.
7.3.3 In case of pastoral absence, they shall see that services are conducted regularly.
7.3.4 They shall in the event of the Pastor’s or a called teacher’s unfaithfulness in the performance of duties, teachings or conduct, initiate admonition with him.
7.3.5 The elders shall plan, promote and carry out an evangelism program in the Congregation.
7.3.6 The elders shall also give the Congregation a clear vision of the world’s need of Christ and how they can supply that need.
7.3.7 The Elders should consist of at least 3 members.
7.4.1 Prepare a written report for the Council and Congregation meetings.
7.4.2 The elders shall elect a chairman at their first January meeting.
7.4.3 The chairman shall preside over all meetings of the board.
7.4.4 The chairman shall represent the board in all Council and Congregation meetings.
7.4.5 Coordinates the handling of grants with the President.
7.4.6 Refer to Good Shepherd’s constitution for further detail.
8.0 Position: Trustee
8.2 Term: 2 years, elected
8.3.1 The Trustees should consist of at least three (3) members.
8.4.1 Attend trustee meetings as called by the Vice-President, who is Chair of the Board of Trustees.
8.4.2 Be aware of physical condition of the Church property so as to provide constructive input at trustee meetings.
8.4.3 Be present at workdays; not only as a worker, but help organize the work efforts.
8.4.4 Help and assist the Vice-President in the performance of the Board of Trustee’s responsibilties.
8.4.5 Coordinates the handling of grants with the President.
8.4.6 Refer to Good Shepherd’s constitution for further detail.
9.0 Position: building committee
9.1 Reports to: Congregation, Pastor and Council
9.2 Term: 2 years, appointed by Council
9.3 Summary of Responsibilities:
9.3.1 To provide a vision of the Congregation’s future facility and property needs.
9.3.2 To develop options (plans and actions required) to accommodate those needs.
9.3.3 All options to contain fiscal plans (cost and revenue).
9.3.4 Should consist of at least three (3) members, with one being the President or Vice President.
9.4 Detailed Description of Duties:
9.4.1 Develop the vision. Identify issues that need to be addressed, such as;
188.8.131.52 Infrastructure Issues
▫ Both Sunday services are approaching capacity
▫ The furnace is antiquated and could fail at any time
▫ No air conditioning in the classrooms
▫ The flat roof leaks
184.108.40.206 Strategic Issues
▫ Are we willing to relocate?
▫ How big do we want to become?
▫ Do we build in stages?
9.4.2 Develop options to support the vision
220.127.116.11 3rd Service?
18.104.22.168 Expand existing facility?
22.214.171.124 Build a new facility on the existing property?
126.96.36.199 Buy an existing facility?
188.8.131.52 Build a new facility on new property?
9.4.3 Work with architects to determine what expansion options exist
9.4.4 Develop cost and revenue plans for options
9.4.5 Coordinates the handling of grants with the President.
10.0 Position: family life committee
10.3.1 To sponsor Christian programs, activities and services that would strengthen and enrich every Church member.
10.3.2 The committee should consist of at least four (4) members.
10.4.1 Prepare a written report for the Council and Congregation meetings.
10.4.2 The Chair, along with the committee members, shall plan all programs and have them published in the Sunday bulletins and the Quill.
10.4.3 The Chair shall keep complete records of all activities. These records are to be passed on to the next Chair of the committee.
10.4.4 The Chair shall keep records of all funds received and spent. Any money left over shall be passed onto the next Chair.
10.4.5 The Chair, or someone appointed on the committee, shall see that paper plates, cups, paper for table covers, ice and drinks are provided at all meals. A basket shall be placed on the table for donations to cover the cost of the above items.
10.4.6 The Committee will sponsor meals to include all members of the Church that we may become better acquainted and grow as a family within the Church.
10.4.6.1 Organize the soup suppers. Delegate committees to bring soup, drinks and deserts.
10.4.6.2 Organize a summer activity.
10.4.6.3 Plan quarterly covered dish luncheons.
10.4.6.4 Provide speaker or film for one luncheon.
10.4.7 Coordinates the handling of grants with the President.
11.0 Position: community concerns committee
11.2 Term: 2 years, appointed by Council
11.3.1 The committee shall learn of the various needs in our community and world, the agencies through which these needs are addressed, educate the congregation in selected needs (as our congregation might respond), and facilitate the response of the congregation to these needs/agency requests.
11.3.2 The committee should consist of at least xx members.
11.4.1 The committee shall educate itself in the many facets of United Ministries, and communicate this information to the Congregation.
11.4.2 The committee shall educate itself in the needs and programs of the Carolina-Georgia Blood Center, and communicate this information to the congregation.
11.4.3 The committee shall select one or more special projects (“Adopt-A-House, “Habitat for Humanity”, etc), publicize, and coordinate our congregation’s response.
11.4.4 The committee shall educate itself and the congregation in the world disaster-relief projects through the Lutheran World Relief, and encourage and facilitate the congregation’s response.
11.4.5 Coordinates the handling of grants with the President.
12.3.1 The Altar Guild is responsible for preparing the setting for the corporate liturgical life of the congregation.
12.3.2 Concerned with the things of worship and the care and placement of furnishing, appointments and ornaments used in worship.
12.3.3 The Guild shall consist of 6-10 members.
12.4.1 Works with the Pastor in the preparation of the settings for worship.
12.4.2 Is responsible for the preparation of the Altar area for all services.
12.4.3 Is responsible for the care and maintenance of all items used for each service.
12.4.4 Is responsible for the preparation for communion and for the cleaning up afterwards.
12.4.5 The Altar Guild is responsible for an adequate supply of communion bread and wine.
12.4.6 Linens and color of paraments are to be changed according to the Church calendar.
12.4.7 After service, the silver pieces have to be hand washed (very carefully, as they are very delicate and expensive).
12.4.8 Linens have to be cleaned as necessary.
12.4.9 All silver and brass pieces are to be polished twice a year or when needed.
12.4.10 All communion linens are to be cleaned and pressed after each use.
12.4.11 Is responsible for the preparation for baptism and cleaning up afterwards.
12.4.12 Baptismal towel and candle are supplied as a gift.
12.4.13 Is responsible for an adequate supply of candles used in the various services.
12.4.14 Is responsible for providing special appointments and items necessary for special services away from the sanctuary.
12.4.15 Care and placement of proper banners according to the church calendar.
12.4.16 Coordinates the handling of grants with the President.
12.4.17 Refer to Good Shepherd’s constitution for further detail.
13.0 Position: Stewardship committee
13.2 Term: 2 years, appointed by Council
13.3.1 Provide for the stewardship education of the Congregation through an annual Stewardship Program, through reports to the Congregation, and through other communications.
13.3.2 The committee should consist of at least three (3) members.
13.4.1 The committee shall choose, order, or create locally a program of stewardship education and encouragement for growth in financial giving, and volunteer service for the congregation annually.
13.4.2 The committee shall be concerned about the Financial Plan of the Congregation, and the member’s financial support of that Plan, and communicate with the Congregation membership on that support, especially pointing attention to conditions of financial variance from the Plan.
13.4.3 The committee is encouraged to call upon other members of the Congregation for their advice and assistance in promoting the stewardship program and message.
13.4.4 The committee shall encourage the members of the Congregation in the use of their God-given abilities and talents – in their occupations, homes and Church.
13.4.5 Coordinates the handling of grants with the President.
14.0 Position: Outreach committee
14.2 Term: 2 years, appointed by Council
14.3.1 The Outreach Committee shall provide education, encouragement, and a multi-faceted ministry to the members of the Congregation for the reaching out to people outside our membership with the Gospel and a warm invitation to worship with us, serve with us, and affiliate with our Congregation.
14.3.2 The committee should consist of at least xx members.
14.4.1 The Committee shall avoid the appearance or encourage members of the Congregation to view the Committee as their agent for outreach, but shall see itself in an educational and facilitating function.
14.4.2 The Committee shall provide or coordinate the sending of hand-written notes to all visitors.
14.4.3 The Committee shall provide or coordinate the publishing of brochures introducing Good Shepherd to visitors and the community.
14.4.4 The Committee shall organize and supervise the operation (functioning) of the “sponsor plan”.
14.4.5 The Committee shall provide for the continuing education of all members that reaching out to others (visitors, neighbors and others in the community) is an assignment to the Church from the Lord Jesus himself, and that HE will provide the leadership, abilities and the empowerment to do the reaching out.
14.4.6 The Committee shall communicate that our Lord uses us all, though in differing kinds of service and using our various abilities, for this reaching out to others.
14.4.7 Coordinates the handling of grants with the President.
15.0 Position: Head usher
15.3.1 The Head Usher shall have the duty of serving the worshippers, welcoming visitors and will, in consultation with the Pastor, select and instruct a corps of ushers and acolytes who shall serve under the Head Usher’s direction.
15.3.2 The Ushers should consist of at least xx members.
15.3.3 Coordinates the handling of grants with the President.
15.4.1 Ushers – 1st Service
184.108.40.206 Turn hallway and Church lights on.
220.127.116.11 If necessary, turn basement thermostat to 70 degrees and open basement classroom heat vents.
18.104.22.168 Post hymn numbers as listed in the bulletin.
22.214.171.124 Verify Altar rail is set correctly for early service.
126.96.36.199 Verify Altar candles have sufficient wick for easy lighting by the Acolyte.
188.8.131.52 Greet and serve the worshippers.
184.108.40.206 The Altar candles need to be lit 2-3 minutes prior to the start of the service. If the Acolyte is unavailable, perform the lighting. If the candles do not get lit prior to service, do so during the opening hymn.
220.127.116.11 Check the nursery to see if additional help is needed. If so, secure help.
18.104.22.168 After first service, verify pews are orderly and clean.
22.214.171.124 Verify second service hymn numbers are posted correctly. If not, change.
126.96.36.199 Verify altar rail is set correctly for second service.
188.8.131.52 If you can not serve on your assigned Sunday, please contact another Usher for assistance.
15.4.2 Ushers – 2nd Service
184.108.40.206 Ushers should be on duty at least 15 minutes prior to the start of the service.
220.127.116.11 Verify hymn numbers on hymn boards.
18.104.22.168 Place new candles in eternal light.
22.214.171.124 Insure that;
▫ Ramp door is unlocked
▫ Lights and amplifier are on
▫ Air-conditioning or heat is properly adjusted
126.96.36.199 Check that all hymnals are in their proper place and that Communion registration cards and pencils are in the racks.
188.8.131.52 Distribute bulletins to worshippers as they enter.
184.108.40.206 Close doors to the Nave at the start of the service prelude. This allows those already seated to enjoy the music and/or meditate without distraction. Ushers should remain outside in the Narthex until the first hymn is announced.
220.127.116.11 Latecomers should not be seated during the Confession and Absolution. Have them wait until the Entrance Hymn is announced.
18.104.22.168 Generally, it won’t be necessary to usher people to the pews until the Church is approx. two-thirds full. At that point, people should be shown to available spaces.
▫ When the offering is announced, ushers will approach the Altar and receive the offering plates from the Acolyte. In taking up the offering – do not forget the balcony.
▫ Take the offering to the Altar during the offertory song or on cue from the Acolyte or Pastor. Never take the offerings forward while the choir is singing.
▫ During Communion service, the Ushers should follow the elder, carrying the bread and wine, to the Altar. Upon presenting the offerings, the Ushers will then step aside and the Elder will come forward to present the Bread and Wine. The Ushers will then follow the Elder back down the aisle.
▫ The Ushers will guide Communicants to the Communion Rail in numbers to adequately fill available space.
▫ It is suggested that Ushers wait to take their Communion with the Elder.
22.214.171.124 At the close of service, the Pastor usually leaves the Chancel at the beginning of the last verse of the Exit Hymn. At this point, Ushers should open the Nave doors and the front doors to the Church. If a small attendance or in case of extreme weather conditions, it may be desirable to open only one of the front doors.
126.96.36.199 After most of the people have cleared the Nave, the Ushers should;
▫ Clear the pews of all bulletins
▫ Pick up any scrap paper or other debris
▫ Arrange hymnals properly in racks
▫ Lock fire-exit door
▫ Turn off all lights
15.4.3 General / Miscellaneous
188.8.131.52 In order to help make worship a pleasant and edifying experience, Ushers will want to be courteous and helpful, alert and eager to welcome newcomers.
184.108.40.206 Ushers should be dressed neatly and worship with the rest of the Congregation to the extend possible.
220.127.116.11 A count should be made of all persons present, including the nursery and balcony. Enter this count in the back of the guest book. Ushers will generally count attendance as they take up the offering.
18.104.22.168 When the Christmas trees are up, be sure the lights are turned on when you first arrive, and are unplugged before departing.
22.214.171.124 Ushers do not need to be concerned about a person’s eligibility for Communion. If asked, just tell the inquirer that our Communion table is opened to confirmed Lutherans.
126.96.36.199 Be alert for persons who may be ill and appear to require assistance.
188.8.131.52 Be ready to assist anyone with small children if assistance is indicated or asked.
184.108.40.206 When an overflow attendance occurs, folding chairs, from class and meeting rooms, may be placed at the end of the pews. One on each side of the center aisle, and two at the ends of the pews in side aisles. These chairs should be removed as soon as possible.
220.127.116.11 In the event of ANY fire, IMMEDIATELY phone the fire department – 911.
18.104.22.168 Get and use appropriate fire extinguishers
▫ Just inside the door to the stairs, leading to the balcony – WATER
▫ Outside furnace room door – DRY CHEMICAL
▫ Kitchen – behind door – DRY CHEMICAL
▫ Balcony, to the left of light switches – DRY CHEMICAL
22.214.171.124 When needed, phone
▫ Police Dept – 911
▫ EMS - 911
15.4.5 Refer to Good Shepherd’s constitution for further detail.
16.2 Term: 1 years, appointed by Council
16.3.1 The Greeter Coordinator shall obtain and schedule members to be official “greeters” to all who enter for worship, especially guests.
16.4.1 The Coordinator shall provide guidance to all greeters regarding their functions, to;
126.96.36.199 Introduce themselves to all guests
188.8.131.52 To greet by name all persons known to them
184.108.40.206 To enquire of the names of all unknown
220.127.116.11 To invite visitors to sign our guest book
18.104.22.168 To volunteer assistance to guest as they may be unfamiliar with the Church building, the worship books, the location of the nursery or restrooms.
22.214.171.124 To be warmly welcoming, without being loud
16.4.2 Coordinates the handling of grants with the President.
17.0 Position: flower chairperson / coordinator
17.3.1 The Flower Coordinator shall coordinate the placement of flowers in the chancel for worship services, promote the donations of floral arrangements, and be a resource for floral arrangements for weddings.
17.4.1 Provide a “flower chart” in the Narthex and care for its neatness.
17.4.2 Encourage members to schedule the placement of flowers in the chancel, using the flower chart.
17.4.3 Provide information to members on the cost and procedures for the ordering of flowers.
17.4.4 Order floral arrangements for the chancel for persons who have scheduled such placement, providing the florist with the name and address of the donor for direct billing.
17.4.5 Negotiate with one florist for the providing of floral arrangements, as ordered by the Coordinator.
17.4.6 Coordinates the handling of grants with the President.
18.0 Position: kitchen guild
18.2 Term: 2 years, appointed by Council
18.3.1 The Guild shall consist of not less than four members of the Congregation.
18.3.2 It will be responsible to oversee the cleanliness, orderliness, and repair of the church kitchen.
18.3.3 Basic kitchen supplies and equipment, such as china and silverware, soap/detergent, cloth towels and paper towels, and paper coffee cups will be maintained.
18.3.4 The Guild is NOT responsible for ordering or maintaining a supply of “paper goods” used for specific Congregational or organizational meals (pot lucks, soup suppers, refreshments, etc).
18.3.5 The Guild also recommends to the Church Council any improvements, repairs, or replacements deemed needed.
18.3.6 Coordinates the handling of grants with the President.
19.0 Position: Sunday School teachers
19.1 Reports to: Sunday School Superintendent
19.2 Term: 1 year, appointed by Council
126.96.36.199 A weekly Sunday School hour with passionate and enthusiastic teachers/students, emphasizing a Christian-Lutheran faith perspective that will foster student discovery of God-given gifts for growth and service in the Kingdom of God.
188.8.131.52 Lutheran doctrinal distinctive;
▫ God’s grace as revealed in Jesus Christ is at the center of Scripture
▫ The proper distinction between Law and Gospel
▫ Word and Sacrament as THE means through which God works in the life of the Christian
184.108.40.206 A comprehensive Christian education that fosters responsible stewardship and prayer.
220.127.116.11 An inclusive and diverse environment where each student is welcomed and cherished.
18.104.22.168 The direct support of the entire congregation in the Sunday School program.
22.214.171.124 An open system with the opportunity for creative expression of the Biblical narratives.
126.96.36.199 To equip the youth and adults of Lutheran Church of the Good Shepherd to understand and live in the promise of their Baptism through continual growth in knowledge, faith and service to the church and the world.
19.4.1 Role of Teachers
188.8.131.52 Have a passion for communicating the gospel to young men and women.
184.108.40.206 Caring enough to be well prepared before you teach. You cannot impart what you do not have.
220.127.116.11 Be comfortable asking questions. If there is something that you do not understand, ask someone for assistance (pastor, Superintendent, staff, etc).
18.104.22.168 Arrive at Sunday School on a timely basis. Teachers should be present at the Opening (if possible) and be ready to begin their class session at 9:15 am.
22.214.171.124 Notify the Superintendent the night before an anticipated absence from your teaching responsibility.
126.96.36.199 Maintain attendance records for the class that you teach.
188.8.131.52 Encourage giving and collect an offering at every class session (the Superintendent will collect the offerings).
19.4.2 Coordinates the handling of grants with the President.
19.4.3 Sunday School class schedule
184.108.40.206 9:15 am to 9:25 – Opening Activity
▫ devotion (no more than 5 minutes)
220.127.116.11 9:25 am to 10:10 – Class Session
▫ Teaching lesson and other activities as determined
19.4.4 Sunday School Classes
18.104.22.168 Primary; 4 to 7 years of age
22.214.171.124 Pre-teen; 8 to 11 years of age
126.96.36.199 Confirmation; 12-13 years of age
188.8.131.52 Post Confirmation; 14 years and older
20.0 Position: youth director
20.3.1 The youth director shall have the duty to define programs and activities for the youth and coordinate these with other youth organizations.
20.3.2 Coordinates the handling of grants with the President.
20.3.3 Refer to Good Shepherd’s constitution for further detail.
21.0 Position: Nursery coordinator
21.3.1 The Nursery Coordinator shall obtain and schedule members to staff the nursery during church services.
21.3.2 Prepare a written report for the Council and Congregation meetings.
21.3.3 It will be responsible to oversee the cleanliness, orderliness, and repair of the church nursery.
21.3.4 Basic nursery supplies and equipment, such as diapers, wipes, Kleenex are available.
21.3.5 The Nursery Coordinator also recommends to the Church Council any improvements, repairs, or replacements deemed needed.
21.3.6 Coordinates the handling of grants with the President.
22.0 Position: music chair / coordinator
22.2 Term: 2 years, appointed by Council
22.3.1 The Music Chair / Coordinator shall work with the organist, choir director, choir members, other musicians and Pastor to:
184.108.40.206 Promote an excellent music program for the Congregation, which in itself expresses its praise to God through the music, and leads the Congregation in its liturgical worship.
22.4.1 The Chair / Coordinator shall work with the organists to establish a schedule in which all worship services are served.
22.4.2 The Chair / Coordinator shall work with the choir director to plan vocal music appropriate to the liturgical year, including a special emphasis for the Christmas and Easter festivals.
22.4.3 The Chair / Coordinator shall promote and encourage members of the Congregation to utilize their musical talents in and for the Congregational worship.
22.4.4 Coordinates the handling of grants with the President.
23.0 Position: Lutheran women’s missionary league (LWML) president
23.1 Reports to: Congregation, Council and Carolina Western Zone District
23.3.1 To develop and maintain a mission consciousness among the women of the LWML at Good Shepherd through mission education, mission inspiration and mission service.
23.4.1 Prepare a written report for Council and Congregational meetings
23.4.2 Member of the board for the Good Samaritan Society at Good Shepherd
23.4.3 Chair monthly meetings from Sept-May on the second Sunday of the month
23.4.4 Coordinate participation in Spring
23.4.5 Contact for United Ministries for the Christmas Adopt a Family program
23.4.6 Lead Bible studies at monthly meetings where there is no volunteers
23.4.7 Work with Pastor for the first Sunday in October to emphasis LWML Sunday
24.0 Position: Landscape chair
24.1 Reports to: Congregation and Council
24.3.1 Manage landscape-related projects as necessary within budget.
24.3.2 Coordinate landscape projects with council cleanup activity days.
24.3.3 Determine additions and removal of plant material on the church property.
24.3.4 Report out at Voters Meetings throughout the year.
25.0 Position: memorials
25.3.1 Records memorials in memorial book
25.3.2 Mail thank you’s
25.3.3 Coordinates the handling of grants with the President.
26.0 Position: Personnel
26.1 Reports to: Congregation and Council
26.2 Term: 2 years, appointed by Council
26.3 Summary of Responsibilities:
26.4 Detailed Description of Duties:
26.4.2 Coordinates the handling of grants with the President.
27.0 Position: Quill Editor
27.1 Reports to: Congregation and Council
27.2 Term: 2 years, appointed by Council
27.3 Summary of Responsibilities:
27.3.1 Editor of the Congregation’s newsletter
27.4 Detailed Description of Duties:
27.4.1 Responsible for the publication of the newsletter for the congregation.
27.4.2 Set deadline and gather information for the newsletter. Format, edit, copy, collate, fold, label and seal newsletter.
27.4.3 See that the newsletter is distributed by the Sunday before the first day of the following month.
27.4.4 Make sure supplies (copy paper, printer toner, labels, and seals) are available for publication.
27.4.5 Coordinates the handling of grants with the President.
28.0 Position: Sponsor Coordinator
28.1 Reports to: Congregation and Council
28.2 Term: 2 years, appointed by Council
28.3 Summary of Responsibilities:
28.4 Detailed Description of Duties:
28.4.2 Coordinates the handling of grants with the President.
29.0 Position: Choir Director
29.1 Reports to: Congregation and Council
29.2 Term: 2 years, appointed by Council
29.3 Summary of Responsibilities:
29.4 Detailed Description of Duties:
29.4.2 Coordinates the handling of grants with the President.
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