Any active member of the church may submit a this form in place of a signed letter to recommend a potential Board candidate of good character and commitment to the mission of the church.
Potential Board candidates must successfully complete a training course taught by the Senior Pastor covering the mission, vision, and structure of the Church.
Potential Board candidates must sign a covenant to uphold the highest standards of participation, service, supportiveness, and tithing with regard to the Church.
The primary role of the Board shall be to provide accountability and support for the Senior Pastor by writing concise Guiding Principles in three categories:
1. Mission Principles shall define for the Senior Pastor what ends the Church exists to achieve.
2. Boundary Principles shall define for the Senior Pastor what means may not be used in pursuit of achieving those ends.
3. Accountability Principles shall define for the Chairperson how the Board is to establish the Guiding Principles and to monitor the Senior Pastor’s compliance with them.
Board members shall not receive any compensation for their services as Board members.
Immediate family members of the Senior Pastor, of the Staff, or of any other Board Member shall not serve on the Board.