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About /

What We Do

Infrastructure

INFRASTRUCTURE (Support)

 

Building & Grounds


Chairperson: Building & Grounds Deacon
Staff Partner: Administrator
Membership: At Large Members of the Congregation

This committee is charged with maintaining the building and grounds used for the ministries of Longview EPC.  It will include persons responsible for decorating, equipping, and overseeing all projects having to do with the buildings and grounds.  This committee meets monthly. 

The Building & Grounds Deacon is responsible for coordinating the efforts of the committee, supporting the work of the Administrator, facilitating meetings, maintaining minutes, coordinating special projects, and communicating regularly with the Session and Finance Committee. The Administrator is responsible for supporting the work of the Building & Grounds Deacon, regular involvement with the work and activity of the committee, and integrating the work of the committee across all areas of ministry.

Finance Committee


Chairperson: Finance Deacon
Ruling Elder Liaison: Current Ruling Elder
Staff Partner: Administrator
Membership: Treasurer and At Large Members of the Congregation

This team is charged with 1) Providing the Session with any and all financial information necessary to make decisions regarding the life and ministry of Longview EPC and 2) Executing all financial decisions made by the Session and 3) Maintaining all financial matters of Longview EPC including the preparing of a budget, reception and distribution of monies, and 4) Collecting and counting the Sunday morning offering. This committee meets monthly. 

The Finance Deacon is responsible for facilitating the meeting, maintaining minutes, and communicating regularly with the Session and congregation. The Ruling Elder Liaison is responsible for supporting the work of the Finance Deacon and Administrator, regular involvement with the work and activity of the committee, and reporting to the Session regularly on the work and wellness of the committee.

Personnel Committee


Chairperson: Current Ruling Elder
Membership: Two other Current Ruling Elders and one Teaching Elder

This committee exists to oversee the staffing needs of our faith family. The committee is responsible for reviewing personnel processes (i.e. hiring, firing, performance reviews, personnel budget), making recommendations to the Session regarding changes to all employee-related items (i.e. benefits package, employee handbook, sabbatical requests, salary), and working with the Lead Pastor to support the ongoing ministry and relationships within the staff team. The Personnel Committee may be appointed by the Session to make personnel decisions on the Session’s behalf. This committee is formed each year by the Session and reports to the Session regularly on its work. A committee chairperson is approved by the Session each year.


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