The Church Council shall be the executive body of this Church. It shall maintain general oversight of all the activities of the Church, plan prayerfully for the Church’s future and provide a forum for communication among the various committees and officers.
The Church Council shall govern the Church between meetings of the Governing Body and shall advise the Senior Minister with regard to the needs, policies and activities of the Church.
The Church Council shall consist of the Moderator, Church Clerk, Chairpersons of the Board of Deacons, the Board of Trustees, the Board of Christian Education, the Board of Christian Social Action, the Council of Circles and Clubs, the Men’s Fellowship, the Women’s Fellowship and nine (9) at-large members.
An Executive Committee of the Church Council consisting of the Moderator, the Chairpersons of the Board of Deacons and the Board of Trustees and two (2) at-large members elected by the Church Council shall act on urgent matters between meetings of the Church Council.
The Senior Minister, the Senior Associate Minister, the Moderator-Elect, the Financial Secretary and the Treasurer shall be ex-officio members of the Church Council. The Senior Minister and the Senior Associate Minister shall also be ex-officio members of the Executive Committee.