Listed below are the names and descriptions of the committees that help Normandy develop, organize, and execute its many activities, programs, and missions. Members who serve on these committees are nominated by the Nominations Committee and asked to serve. Once members agree to serve in the designated position and their appointment has been approved by the Church Conference or by the Church Council, they begin serving their term on the committee.
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Adult Council Task Force
The Task Force designs and organizes programs for small group and special needs beyond the Sunday School Sunday morning environment. It oversees the recruitment, training, and recognition of teachers and leaders needed to do the work of these specialized adult activities. It designs and organizes the program of adult small group and special studies beyond the Sunday School Sunday morning environment. This committee meets monthly and is scheduled to allow the maximum number of members to attend.
Children’s Ministry Council
The Council plans, designs, and organizes the Christian education and spiritual development program for infants and children through the 5th grade, including fellowship activities for children and their families. The Council administers their budget and oversees the recruitment, training, and recognition of teachers and leaders.
Christian Development Committee
This committee’s purpose is to address the concerns and conditions of persons in the congregation and community so that they may grow in spiritual life and become better equipped for life as Christian disciples. Special attention is given to leadership development, small group ministries, and spiritual growth education for all ages. The Christian Development Committee typically meets the third Wednesday of the month in the evenings.
Christian Outreach Council
The council addresses the concerns and conditions of persons in the community and across the world so that issues of peace, justice, and economic order may be addressed within the context of the church’s ministry and the congregation’s service activities. The Christian Outreach Council typically meets the third Tuesday of the month in the evening.
The Church Council is the coordinating and administrative decision-making body of the church. It is entrusted with the oversight and fulfillment of the vision and mission of the local church. It is to lead the congregation in long-range planning and implementation of the program. Church Council typically meets on the fourth Saturday of the month in the morning.
The committee’s goal is to raise the visibility of the church in the community and help publicize church programs via media coverage, church website, brochures, signage, etc. The Communications Committee meets on the third Monday of the month in the evening.
The Endowment Committee manages the investments and the distributions of the Endowment Fund and promotes the giving of special gifts to the Endowment Fund in cooperation with the Stewardship Committee. The committee reports to the Church Council. The Endowment Committee typically meets four times a year on the second Wednesday following the close of the calendar, i.e. in April, July, October, January. They meet in the evening.
Committee members are responsible for the financial systems of the congregation. Members prepare the annual church budget, monitor the income and expenditures, and make reports and recommendations to the Church Council throughout the year. The Finance Committee typically meets on the second Monday of the month in the evening.
This committee nominates officers and members of committees to the annual Church Conference, and on an interim basis, to the Church Council. It recruits, supports, and recognizes leaders. The Nominations Committee meets a few times each year on an as-needed basis. It is chaired by the Senior Pastor.
Staff-Parish Relations Committee
This committee confers and counsels with pastors and staff to ensure effective ministries, advises pastors and staff about concerns in the congregation, and interprets for the congregation the nature and function of ministry. It evaluates pastors and staff annually, recommends salaries, encourages continuing education, and consults on practical matters affecting the work and families of pastors and staff. It enlists, interviews, and recommends certified lay and local speakers and candidates for ordained ministry. The committee typically meets on the third Tuesday of the month in the evening.
The Stewardship Committee plans and promotes a comprehensive program of stewardship, including education, proportional giving and tithing, planned giving, and dedication of time and abilities. It designs and carries out the annual campaign to fund the ongoing church operating budget. The committee typically meets the third Thursday of the month in the evening.
The Trustees supervise, oversee, and care for all property and equipment of the church and its boards and committees. Trustees are the legal agents of the local church on behalf of the West Ohio Annual Conference. The Trustees typically meet on the second Tuesday of the month in the evening.
Worship And Praise Committee
Members collaborate with pastors and music leaders to plan worship services. The Worship and Praise Committee typically meets on the third Monday of the month in the evening.
The Council plans, designs and implements ministry for youth from 6th through 12th grade for the purpose of making disciples.