TRANSITIONAL TEAM – December 2009 – January 2011
ROLES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Church leadership under any structure and specifically now, with the transition team, is not supposed to do all the work of the church. They are intended to be advisors, coordinators, sounding boards, facilitators, etc. We have listed all of the members of the transition team and what area each of them will be focusing on. We have also listed what contributions that you can make to each of the groups and we strongly encourage you to look at ways that you can connect to Broadway. (If you would like to contact the Transitional Team, or one of the members of the TT, please go to "Contact Us" and choose "message for Transitional Team" from the drop-down menu.)
BOARD OF TRUSTEES
Lori Tubbs – Chairperson
Vincent Wiggins – Secretary
Kathy Wurster – Treasurer
Responsible for supervising and maintaining all church property (church and parsonage) using good stewardship and common sense to care for the church, parsonage, equipment and furnishings.
AREAS OF FOCUS - Plumbing, electric, painting, cleaning, snow removal, insurance, storage spaces, building usage, repair all come under this group so if you notice something that needs attention, contact one of the trustees.
YOUR CONTRIBUTION – Volunteer for one of the 3 or 4 workdays that are scheduled each year to work on projects (like yardwork, deep cleaning, etc.). Identify specific tasks that you may like to do (like painting a room, creating a vegetable garden, cleaning the upholstery in the sanctuary)
Sarah Ewing – Chairperson
Charolette Lill – Financial Secretary
Ron Cielak – Treasurer
Responsible for stewardship, funding our ministries by managing the income and expenses of the church.
AREAS OF FOCUS – Pledge drive, recording the offering, writing checks to pay the bills, creates a budget and reports our financial health
YOUR CONTRIBUTION – Keep current with your pledge. Be a Sunday offering counter. Suggest areas of cost savings . Plan a fundraiser for a specific need.
INVESTED FUNDS COORDINATOR
Receive and administer all gifts (wills, trusts, bequests) made to the congregation and make sure that all trust funds are invested properly.
AREAS OF FOCUS – Investment of existing funds and handling new bequests
YOUR CONTRIBUTION – Consider putting Broadway in your will
STAFF / PASTOR-PARISH RELATIONS
Serve as the Human Resources department of the church involved with all staff – both bishop-appointed (pastors) and employed (secretary, childcare staff, janitor, musicians, music director, security monitors). Work with the staff so that the mission of the church is realized.
AREAS OF FOCUS – Compensation, performance assessment of all staff. Hiring of any directly employed staff.
YOUR CONTRIBUTION – Prayerful input of your experience with the staff members. Assisting them in large projects.
NOMINATIONS AND LEADERSHIP DEVELOPMENT
Laurie Lee Moses
Guides the church council (or alternative structure) on issues relating to lay (non-employed) leadership of the congregation. Engage in growth and development of disciples in Jesus Christ, focus on mission and ministry, guide and train other leaders, recruit, nurture and support people in their elected roles and assist the church council (or alternative structure) in assessing changing leadership needs.
AREAS OF FOCUS – Getting to know all members, their skills, gifts, knowledge and level of commitment. Identify leadership and service opportunities within the congregation.
YOUR CONTRIBUTION – Come forward with your skills, gifts and interests even before being asked. Ask, where can I serve?
LAY MEMBERS TO ANNUAL CONFERENCE
Represent Broadway at Annual Conference
Service to and within the Broadway congregation.
AREAS OF FOCUS – Education, Worship, Potlucks, Coffee Hour, social events, nurturing new visitors, contacting missing members. Serving members who are home-bound or hospitalized. Serving members in need.
YOUR CONTRIBUTION – Volunteer to be an usher or liturgist. Sponsor a coffee hour. Learn to make coffee! Plan or contribute to a Wed night, second Sunday or holiday potluck. Drive a member to church, visit folks in the hospital, assisting other members when they need help.
Service within the community and beyond.
AREAS OF FOCUS – Mission minutes, service days at the shelter, pantry food drive, new charity service days
YOUR CONTRIBUTION – Learn how to be a coordinator of one of our ongoing services or volunteer on a service day. Identify a new agency and develop a new service opportunity for BUMC