Leadership Boards

Boards

The Church Council – The Church Council meets on the third Monday of each month at 7:00 p.m.

The council is made up of the Senior Minister, Moderator, Vice-Moderator, Chairperson of the Board of Directors, Clerk, Treasurer, and representatives of the various boards and committees of the church. The Church Council serves as the coordinating agent in the interests and activities of this church, reviewing regularly the activities of officers, boards, committees and organizations and projecting plans for the future. The Church Council serves as the business committee to initiate business at regular and special meetings of this church.

It consists of a Moderator, Assistant Moderator, Clerk, Treasurer, and the Senior Pastor, plus representatives from the boards of Deacons, Deaconesses, Christian Education and Directors, the Music, Christian Outreach, Memorial and Nominating committees, Women’s Fellowship and Members at Large.

The meetings are open to all members of the church who may be interested in attending. For any questions regarding the church or its activities, you may call the church office at 793-3157.

The Board of Directors – The Board of Directors meets on the second Thursday of each month at 7:00 p.m.

The Board of Directors is made up of nine members from this church elected at the annual meeting held in January. The Board members are the directors of the corporation known as the First Congregational Church of Redlands and have charge of all matters relating to the care and custody of Church property and finances except as otherwise provided in the Constitution. Annually, the Board of Directors prepares a proposed budget for the ensuing year which is reviewed by the Church Council and then placed before the members of the church at the annual church meeting for adoption.

The meetings are open to all members of the church who may be interested in attending. If you have any questions about the Board of Directors or the financial reports, please call the church office at 793-3157.

Diaconate Board – The Diaconate Board meets on the second Tuesday of each month at 7:00 p.m.

The Diaconate Board works with the Senior Minister in advancing the spiritual welfare of this Church, assisting in caring for people in special need of this church’s ministrations, making necessary provision for the sacraments and assisting in administering them, collecting a Deacon’s Fund making it possible to carry on their work. The Board is made up of twelve members of the church elected at the annual meeting in January of each year.

If you need the assistance or council of a Deacon or Deaconess, please call the church office at 793-3157.

The Board of Christian Education – The Board of Christian Education meets on the second Sunday of each month after the 10:00 a.m. worship service.

The Board of Christian Education plans and supervises a comprehensive program of Christian Education. They shall determine the policies, build the curricula, set the goals, supervise the instruction, recruit and appoint such personnel as necessary, provide training and supervision of instructors and leaders and generally fit this church to its educational function. The Board of Christian Education is made up of twelve members elected at the annual meeting held in January of each year.

If you have any questions regarding the Christian educational ministry of this church, please give the church office a call at 793-3157.

Christian Outreach Committee – The Christian Outreach Committee meets on the fourth Monday of each month at 7:00 p.m.

The Christian Outreach Committee supervises the missionary plans and activities in all departments of this church and shall suggest special projects to be undertaken and familiarize itself with the work of this Church’s programs, local and worldwide, presenting the same to the membership of this church. The committee has nine members.

Please call the church office at 793-3157, if you have any questions regarding the outreach of this church.

Music Committee – The Music Committee meets as needed and times are announced in the church newsletter, “The Tower Tidings.”

The Music Committee shall plan and supervise an effective program of church music and have general supervision over the musical instruments of this church. The committee has eight members.

You may call the church office at 793-3157, if you have any questions regarding this committee.

Memorial Committee – The Memorial Committee meets as needed and times are announced in the church newsletter, “The Tower Tidings.”

The Memorial Committee shall supervise the use of memorial funds subject to the approval of the Board of Directors. The committee has nine members.

You may call the church office at 793-3157, if you have any questions regarding memorials or funds.

Nominating Committee – The Nominating Committee meets as needed and times are announced in the church newsletter, “The Tower Tidings.”

The Nominating Committee shall nominate all Officers, Board and Permanent Committee members as provided in the church constitution, posting its nominations three Sundays prior to each Annual Meeting of this church. When vacancies occur during the year, the Nominating Committee shall submit nominations to the Church Council for acceptance. The committee has nine members.