Leadership Position Summaries

Moderator-Elect

Serves one year then becomes Moderator for one year
  • Ex-officio member of District Board and Executive Committee
  • Member of the Gifts Discernment Team
  • Member of Program and Arrangements Committee
    (approximately 15 meetings/year)

 

Program and Arrangements Committee

Serves three-year term
  • Plans District Conference program and logistics
  • Help with registration on the day of District Conference
    (approximately 4 meetings/year)

 

Gifts Discernment Team

Serves three-year term- Names secured by Board
  • Securing potential persons for leadership by mailing letters and calling Pastors, Moderators, Board Chairs, then following up with the recommendations
  • Discern actual persons for leadership after names have been secured
  • Help at District Conference with registration, slate presentation and ballot counting
    (approximately 3 meetings/year)

 

Standing Committee Delegates and Alternate

Serves three-year term, plus one year as Alternate
  • Serves on Annual Conference Standing Committee (expenses paid)
  • Ex-officio member of District Board (unless already serving as voting member of Board)
  • Serves on committee to plan briefing for Annual Conference
  • Alternate – attends Annual Conference if Standing Committee Delegate is unable to attend
    (meetings are held during Annual Conference, at the different yearly location)

 

District Board Chair

Serves two-year term- eligible to serve an additional two-year term
  • The Chair shall preside at all meetings of the District Board and its Executive Committee, and shall be responsible for the reporting for the Board.
  • This person shall sign, with the DE, or any other proper officer of the corporation authorized by the Board, any deeds, mortgages, bonds, contracts, or other instrument which the Board has authorized to be executed
  • In general, the Board Chair shall perform all duties as set by the District Board from time to time
  • This person shall be an ex-officio member, without vote, of all Commissions and Committees of the Board.
    (3 Executive meetings, 3 Board meetings, any special meetings/year)

 

District Board Vice-Chair

Serves two-year term – eligible to serve an additional two-year term
  • In the absence of the Chair, the Vice-Chair shall perform the duties of the Chair
  • The Vice-Chair shall perform other duties,from time to time, that may be assigned by the Chair or by the District Board
  • Serve as Vice-Chair of the Executive Committee
  • Create an intentional support network of caring and accountability for the District Staff of the ANE District which fosters personal care, healthy working styles and relationships, and effective ministry for the District.
    (3 Executive meetings, 3 Board meetings, any special meetings/year)

 

District Clerk

Appointed by the District Board – Serves three-year term -eligible to serve an additional three -year term
  • Record the minutes of the District Conference
  • Prepare the District Conference minutes for distribution to the congregations and fellowships, in cooperation with the District Conference Manager
  • Serves as Secretary, with vote, of the Program & Arrangements Committee and the Gifts Discernment Team
    (approximately 8 meetings/year)

 

Commission on Church Development and Evangelism

Serves three-year term – eligible to serve an additional three-year term
  • Supports and oversees the revitalization and rebirth of existing churches, church plantings, church growth and evangelism
    (10-12 Commission meetings plus 3 Board meetings/year)

 

Commission on Ministry

Serves three-year term-eligible to serve an additional three-year term
  • Manages all ministerial and credentialing matters
  • Promotes healthy relationships between congregations and ministerial/pastoral leadership
    (10-12 Commission meetings, plus 3 Board meetings/year)

 

Commission on Nurture

Serves three-year term-eligible to serve an additional three-year term
  • Assists congregations in spiritual growth and renewal of church members
  • Facilitates, supports and advocates for the spiritual, emotional, physical, and relational health and vitality of the District’s congregations
    (10-12 Commission meetings, plus 3 Board meetings/year)

 

Commission on Stewardship

Serves three-year term-eligible to serve an additional three-year term
  • Challenges good stewardship of God’s resources and provides Stewardship educational opportunities
  • Supervises the financial interests of the district and program interpretation
    (8-10 Commission meetings, plus 3 board meetings/year and District Conference)

 

Commission on Witness & Outreach

Serves three-year term-eligible to serve an additional three-year term
  • Urges each congregation to proclaim the love and power of God, the Gospel of Christ, and the work of the Holy Spirit through outreach and missions
  • Coordinates response to social concerns and disaster relief
  • Encourages persons to be involved in service work within the District, as well as encouraging involvement in denominational service opportunities
    (10-12 Commission meetings, plus 3 board meetings/year)

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