SUSTAINING MINISTRY With the help of the Holy Spirit, it is the Sustaining Ministry’s charge to ensure the operation and maintenance of the internal workings of the church. Included in this ministry are administrative support provided by the Office Team, implementation and oversight of all financial activities by the Finance Team, property management by the Property Team and electronic maintenance of Membership records by the Membership Records Team.
Finance Team Reviews the financial status of the congregation through reports by the Treasurer, the Financial Secretary and the Power Church + Administrator. Prior to the annual meeting in October a preliminary budget is prepared and presented to council. In addition to an annual audit, the Audit Committee performs a monthly audit of both the Treasurer and the Financial Secretary records. Each month reports are prepared and presented to council including an Income and Expense Statement and a consolidated Balance sheet Team Leader; Rotating Monthly Cycle Between Members Members: Deb Koerner, Dave Bartges, Barbara Bartges, Jim Landis, Bill Carroll, Joan Hennessy.
Membership Records Team (MRT) The initial focus of the team has been on accuracy of data and codes used to classify membership and involvement in the ministries of the church. Once data and codes are stabilized and standard procedures documented, the team will assist the Pastor, council members and others in extracting data and in the maintenance of the data into the future. The team initially consists of two experienced PC+ users. Team Leader: Members:
Property Team The property team is in charge of the physical structures and operating systems of the church. If maintenance funds are required beyond the budget, proposals for the work required are prepared and presented to council. In addition this team will ensure that those repairs that are not within the skill set of the team are handled by licensed and insured outside contractors. Bi-annually the team conducts a “Clean the Lord’s House Day”, at which time volunteers from the congregation thoroughly clean the sanctuary, Team Leader: Members: