Discern How You Can Serve in an Elected Position

By July 23, 2020 News, Serve

Info: Kim Cordonier at kimcordonier@gmail.com

One of the ways you can live out your discipleship is by serving First Lutheran in an elected position. It’s a great way for you to share your talents and help our church community prosper! Here is a list of the elected positions and what each entails:

Congregational Council: Average time commitment: 1 meeting per month (approximately 1-2 hours), along with other committees, if you choose to volunteer for them. Term: 3 years. Has general oversight of the life and activities of our congregation ensuring everything be done in accordance with the Word of God and the faith and practice of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America.

Nominating Committee: Average time commitment: Starting in the fall-January, 1-2 short meetings per month, along with contacting members on your own time. Term: 2 years. Prepare a slate of two candidates for each elected position.

Delegates to Synod Assembly: Average time commitment: 2 days at the end of May in Kearney, NE. Term: 1 year. Represent First Lutheran Church and serve as voting member of the Synod Assembly.

Endowment Board: Average time commitment: 4-6 meetings per year, approximately 1.5-2 hours per meeting. Term: 3 years. Oversee investment fund manager for the stewardship of our endowment fund.




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