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EXHIBIT A: BYLAWS - OFFICERS, CONGREGATION COUNCIL, MINISTRY TEAM LEADERS, AND COMMITTEES

Name Membership Nomination Election Empowerment Purpose
Officers President
Vice-President
Secretary
Treasurer
Nominating Committee By Congregation at annual meeting.
1 year terms
Treasurer 4 term limit
All others 2 term limit
Constitution President: Serves as lay leader, spokesperson, and chairperson for Congregation meetings, Council, and Executive Committee.
Vice-President: Assists President, oversees special projects, and serves in liaison capacity as assigned.
Secretary: Records minutes of Council, Executive Committee, and Congregation Meetings.
Treasurer: Maintains financial records for Congregation.
Executive Committee Officers
Pastors
Officers by Nominating Committee Officers by Congregation at annual meeting, terms as specified above. Constitution Reviews personnel, finances, and general life and actions of the Congregation. At Council's direction, prepares draft budget. Creates Council and Congregation Meeting agendas and recommends action items.
Representatives on the Congregation Council Four Representatives Nominating Committee By Congregation at annual meeting.
2-year terms, 2- term limit.
In alternating years, elect 2.
Constitution See Chapter 12 of Constitution.
Ministry Team Leaders All Ministry Team Leaders Nominating Committee By congregation at annual meeting.
2-year terms, 2-term limit.
In alternating years, elect half.
Constitution Facilitates Team Ministries.
Appoint Team members.
Nominating Committee Five Members Executive Committee By Congregation at Annual meeting.
2-year terms, 2-term limit.
In alternating years, elect 2 or 3 members.
Constitution Nominates slate of candidates for elected positions.
Audit Committee Three Members Executive Committee By Council.
2-year terms, 2-term limit.
In alternating years, elect 1 or 2members.
Constitution Arranges for annual audit of financial records.
Mutual Ministry Committee Six Members Appointment by pastors & president No election.
2-year terms, 2-term limit.
Approve 3 members each year.
Constitution Provides professional & spiritual support for pastors & staff.
Call Committee Six Members Executive Committee By Congregation.
Term ends at pastor's installation.
Constitution Conducts search for pastoral staff.
Recommends to Council.
Endowment Committee Five Members Nominating Committee By Congregation.
2-year terms, 2-term limit.
In alternating years, elect 2 or 3 members.
Constitution Oversee the administration of the Endowment Plan as set forth in the Endowment Fund Resolution.

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