DUTIES OF THE COUNCIL ON MISSION
(as described in our February 2007 newsletter)
The Council is the governing body of the United Parish that oversees
the fulfillment of our Christian mission to parishioners and to the wider community.
Made up of officers and representatives from the United Parish ministries and meeting regularly throughout the year,
the Council addresses ongoing administrative issues, new initiatives, and strategies for future service in Christ’s
The Council on Mission Shall:
1. Consist of:
of the Parish
The chairpersons of all Parish committees.
The Moderator of the United Methodist Church.
of the United Church of Christ.
2. Serve as an administrative
body and be responsible for carrying out the purpose and program of the United Parish.
3. Establish goals, set
priorities, and be the decision making body of the Parish between Annual meetings.
4. Consider, initiate and/or
coordinate proposals for the Parish strategy of ministry.
5. Create standing committees
or special committees not otherwise provided for in constitution, and establish the duties thereof.
6. See that full and balanced
programs are offered to all age groups in each program area (Worship, Education, Mission, etc.).
7. Plan for and conduct
the Annual Meeting of the United Parish.
8. Meet monthly.
9. Oversee the maintaining,
updating and approval of job descriptions.
10. Review monthly committee