The Board of Elders oversees the spiritual welfare of the Church and is responsible for doctrinal purity. Duties include advising and counseling small groups, committees, Ministry Directors and Pastoral Staff in matters of a spiritual nature, leading public services, evaluating the teaching pastor, providing spiritual oversight to pastoral staff and ministry heads, evaluating the direction of the church, recommend the hiring of staff, and measuring the needs for programs and assigning priority. Other duties include, evaluating effectiveness of the church strategy, advising on disciplinary matters, being an example for the church, teaching and exhorting, selecting deacons and deaconesses and praying for the church and its congregation.
There are eight to thirteen members – the Congregation elects nine of these members, another four may be chosen from the Pastors of the Church, by those elected.
Members: One to three years (no more than six consecutive years), staggered terms.
Pastors: One year, without limitation to consecutive years of service. Two of the elected members of the Elders shall also serve as members of the General Board.
Under the authority of the Congregation, and except for those matters specifically reserved to the Elders or the Congregation, the General Board manages the affairs of the Church. The Board organizes itself to advise, counsel, and direct the ministries and operations of the Church. There are sixteen members: two Elders, twelve members elected by the Congregation, the Director of Ministry Operations (non-voting), and the Teaching Pastor. A member of the Board must be a member of the Church who exhibits a mature Christian character as defined in I Timothy 3:8-13.
Elected members two years (staggered), no more than three consecutive terms.
Ryan Holman, Chair
Matt Jorden, Secretary
Doug Hauer, Treasurer
Adam Escobedo, Financial Secretary