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Church Council Secretary Job Description

Church Council Secretary

Purpose: To assist the Minister and Coordinators in enacting the overall vision for ministry through clear and free communication of goals and achievements.

Key Tasks:

To grow in the knowledge and love of God through prayer, study, and worship.

To pray in particular about the mission and ministry of Banner Cross Methodist Church.

To attend meetings of the Church Council and Leadership Team.

To work alongside other members of the Church Council and Leadership Team in establishing and communicating a vision of growth in discipleship in all its dimensions.

To be familiar with the Five Practices of Fruitful Congregations.

To fulfil all responsibilities as specified in Standing Orders.

To prepare agendas, attendance lists, and papers for meetings of the Church Council, Leadership Team. and General Church Meeting.

To prepare and distribute minutes from meetings of the Church Council, Leadership Team. and General Church Meeting.

To keep lists of members of Church Council up to date and to consult with the Coordinator for Lay Leadership and Service on vacancies for key roles and posts.

To prepare and distribute welcome pack and orientation material to all new officeholders.

To update and produce the Church Directory in consultation with the Pastoral Secretary.

To collect and collate information for the production of the Annual Report in consultation with the Minister.

To assist the Minister in making annual returns to the Connexion and Charity Commission.

 


 


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