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PCC Leadership

The Peninsula Covenant Church Leadership Team (LST) is a group of lay and staff leaders, who oversee the mission of PCC. The LST is made up of:

  • Officers
  • Representatives
  • Staff Lead Team (LT)

The Nominating Team seeks and reviews candidates for the Leadership Team, when positions come open.

Now accepting your nomination recommendations!

Deadline: November 1, 2020

Here are role descriptions for each of the open positions. Who do you know that would be a great candidate for any of these?

Submit your nomination through our nominating form.

Treasurer

Term: 3 years
The Treasurer shall carry out all duties of the Treasurer included in the Bylaws. The Treasurer will also serve on the Executive Commission and Finance Commission as outlined in Section 1 of the Bylaws.

Other specific responsibilities and duties include:

  • Ensuring all funds contributed to the church are properly received, recorded, deposited and distributed, as authorized by the PCC Leadership Team or congregation, and that accurate financial record-keeping practices are maintained.
  • Collaborate with church staff and Leadership Team to create and implement strategies to develop mature disciples at PCC who understand and live out biblical, “whole-life” stewardship as an ongoing act of worship. 
  • Ensure that confidential records of contributions are maintained, and quarterly reports of these contributions sent to each contributor.
  • Actively participate in the process to establish the church budget for each fiscal year.
  • Present reports as requested at meetings of the Church Leadership Team and congregation. 
  • Collaborate with the church staff to ensure that standard acceptable business and financial practices are utilized throughout the church and all of its various ministries.
  • Actively participate with the Executive Commission and the Lead Pastor and other officers; and participate in Leadership Team decision making.
  • Participate with the Executive Commission in annual performance reviews.

General Expectations:

  • Provide global leadership of PCC across all ministries.
  • Maintain a presence at PCC events.
  • Worship consistently on Sundays.
  • Contribute financially to God’s work at PCC.
  • Pray diligently for PCC.
  • Prepare for Leadership Team meetings by reading packets and praying in advance.
  • Regularly attend Leadership Team meetings and functions such as retreats or orientations.
  • Maintain confidentiality.
  • Develop a working knowledge of PCC governance, including, but not limited to: Constitution, Bylaws, ITAFFER, Staff Manual, Mission & Values, Playbook, calendar, org chart, strategic plan, budget, financials, denomination basics, Foundation documents, Center documents, access to past Minutes and recent annual reports.
  • Get the big picture, manage loosely, encourage others.
  • Service on PCC’s Leadership Team is without remuneration.

Secretary

Secretary, serving in Executive Commission and as an Officer of the Church

Term: 3 years
The Secretary shall carry out all duties of the Secretary in the Bylaws, including but not limited to, keeping and preserving the minutes of all the congregational meetings of the Church, and all meetings of the Leadership Team, as well as ensure the preservation of all meetings of the Leadership Team, as shall be delegated to the Secretary. The Secretary shall also be responsible for the official seal and documents of the Church. 

Other responsibilities and duties include:

  • Record and maintain Minutes and any other reports requested by the Chair.
  • Sign off on any contracts or other legal documents as needed by the Church.  The corporate seal used for these legal transactions is kept in the church office.
  • Minutes of Leadership Team and Congregational Meetings should be prepared as soon as possible and distributed to the Leadership Team and staff.  If requested, the Secretary would prepare the Leadership Team agenda under the Chair’s guidance.
  • This person should determine various tasks that need to be done, i.e., thank you notes for outside facilitators, correspondence with others, etc.
  • Actively participate in the Executive Commission with the Lead Pastor and other officers; and participate in Leadership Team decision making.
  • Participate with the Executive Commission in annual performance reviews.
  • Attend a Leadership Team orientation weekend retreat, which is usually scheduled for mid-January.

General Expectations:

  • Provide global leadership of PCC across all ministries.
  • Maintain a presence at PCC events.
  • Worship consistently on Sundays.
  • Contribute financially to God’s work at PCC.
  • Pray diligently for PCC.
  • Prepare for Leadership Team meetings by reading packets and praying in advance.
  • Regularly attend Leadership Team meetings and functions such as retreats or orientations.
  • Maintain confidentiality.
  • Develop a working knowledge of PCC governance, including, but not limited to: Constitution, Bylaws, ITAFFER, Staff Manual, Mission & Values, Playbook, calendar, org chart, strategic plan, budget, financials, denomination basics, Foundation documents, Center documents, access to past Minutes and recent annual reports.
  • Get the big picture, manage loosely, encourage others.
  • Service on PCC’s Leadership Team is without remuneration.

Student & Families Leader

Term: 3 years
More than specific qualifications or a background in children’s or student ministry, we seek a candidate who is a parent of a child or student currently in PCC’s Student & Families Ministry, and who is actively discipling his/her child(ren). Other responsibilities and duties include:

  • Grow and protect his/her heart for Jesus.
  • Serving as a trusted advisor to the Pastor of Student & Families (along with Chair & others), as he/she develops and implements PCC’s vision, mission & strategic plan. 
  • Review outcomes and metrics created by PCC for evaluating its impact, and regularly measuring its performance and effectiveness using those metrics; reviewing agenda and supporting materials prior to Leadership Team and sub-committee meetings. 
  • Participate in the development and approval of PCC’s annual budget, audit reports, and material business decisions, in collaboration with broader leadership team & PCC lead team; being informed of, and meeting all, legal and fiduciary responsibilities. 
  • Contribute to an annual performance evaluation of the Pastor of Student & Families.
  • Serve on committees and/or task forces and taking on special assignments as needed. 
  • Represent PCC to key stakeholders; acting as an ambassador for the ministry of PCC. 

General Expectations:

  • Provide global leadership of PCC across all ministries.
  • Maintain a presence at PCC events.
  • Worship consistently on Sundays.
  • Contribute financially to God’s work at PCC.
  • Pray diligently for PCC.
  • Prepare for Leadership team meetings by reading packets and praying in advance
  • Regularly attend Leadership Team meetings and functions such as retreats or orientations.
  • Maintain confidentiality.
  • Develop a working knowledge of PCC governance, including, but not limited to: Constitution, Bylaws, ITAFFER, Staff Manual, Mission & Values, Playbook, calendar, org chart, strategic plan, budget, financials, denomination basics, Foundation documents, Center documents, access to past Minutes and recent annual reports.
  • Get the big picture, manage loosely, encourage others.
  • Service on PCC’s Leadership Team is without remuneration.

Nominating Committee

Term: 3 years
Members of the Leadership Team shall be members of the Church, as described in Section 1, I, A, 1 and Section 2, I, B of the Bylaws. Those Bylaws require that members have the gifts of the spirit consistent with that necessary to fulfill the purpose and responsibilities of the Leadership Team, as referenced in 1 Timothy 3:1-13.  They further require that a member be active in the support of the total ministry of the Church in attendance, prayer, service and giving.

Responsibilities:

  • Work with current Leadership Team members and staff to update job descriptions as vacancies occur.
  • Determine the candidate’s qualifications for office and confirm the candidate’s willingness, giftedness, and passion to serve.
  • Prepare a ballot for the May or December meeting of the congregation listing one qualified candidate for each office to be filled. These shall include the Church Officers, Chairpersons of the various Leadership Team committees and the nominees for the Nominating Committee.
  • Present a complete ballot to the congregation at the May or December meeting.  This will constitute completion of the Committee’s assignment, unless given specific responsibilities at said meeting.

General Expectations:

  • Maintain a presence at PCC events.
  • Worship consistently on Sundays.
  • Contribute financially to God’s work at PCC.
  • Pray diligently for PCC.
  • Maintain confidentiality.

QUESTIONS?
Email the Nominating Committee

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