ARTICLE IX- COMMITTEES
1. Nominating Committee
The Nominating Committee shall consist of five (5) members to be elected annually, and shall include one (1) from the Board of Trustees and one (1) from the Board of Deacons, and three (3) from the church body at large.
It is their duty to prepare nominations for all offices, boards, and committees not otherwise provided for.
Public notice of such nominations shall be posted in the Annual Report at least one (1) week before the election. Other nominations may be made from the floor at the meeting at which the election is held. All the officers and committees shall be elected by ballot (either secret or show of hands as requested) and all elections shall be determined by a majority of the votes cast by the members present.
2. Music Committee
The music committee shall consist of at least three (3) members elected at the annual meeting for a term of one (1) year.
This committee shall be responsible for making recommendations to the Council for the hiring and dismissing of the organist and choir director(s) and shall work with the Trustees to establish an appropriate compensation package.
This committee, with the cooperation of the choir director (s), shall be responsible for the church choir, arranging for the maintenance of the musical instruments, promotion of the music activities and interests which seem desirable, and shall recommend an estimated annual budget for the same to the Board of Trustees.
3. Pastoral Relations Committee
The Pastoral Relations Committee shall be composed of the Pastor, the Chair of the Board of Deacons, the Chair of the Board of Trustees, and the Moderator.
This committee will function as a resource to the Pastor by providing counsel, advice and feedback concerning the Pastor's role and relationships between the Pastor and congregation. It will also be a forum for the Pastor to reflect about personal concerns, hopes, ambitions, and frustrations. It will assist the Pastor in setting goals for the church's programs. This committee may meet at least three times annually. All matters discussed in meetings will be treated with the appropriate level of confidentiality. Minutes will not be kept.
4. Mission/Outreach Committee
a. The Mission/Outreach Committee shall consist of at least five members elected for one-year terms.
• To sponsor mission awareness education programs, including regular articles in the Landmark.
• To make the congregation aware of the work of the NACCC Missionary Society.
• To promote and publicize the outreach work of church organizations.
• To report to the Council special collections such as for mission needs or disaster relief.
• To coordinate the congregation’s participation in local area mission projects.
6. Bylaws Committee
At least every five years, the Church Council will form a Bylaws Committee consisting of two Deacons, two Trustees, the Clerk, the Moderator and three at-large members. It shall review the existing bylaws and recommend any changes deemed appropriate to the Church Council. It shall meet more often if a need is determined.
7. Other Committees
The church shall elect the following committees to operate in the fields indicated:
d. Fellowship Coffee Hour