Board of Parish Fellowship


Board of Parish Fellowship

The Board of Parish Fellowship shall consist of at least five (5) members, including the elected Director of the Board.

The basic objectives of this Board are the strengthening of the fellowship between congregation members spiritually and socially, the integration of new members into the life of the congregation, and the general upbuilding of mutual cooperation, trust, and enjoyment among the members of the congregation.

That the objectives of this Board may be carried out, the Board, either corporately or through specifically designated individuals, shall:

  1. Plan, supervise, and implement larger gatherings of the congregation from time to time throughout the year which will further the goals of the congregation.

  2. Maintain constant contact with other Administrative Boards, both suggesting to them ways of furthering the work of their Boards through fellowship and drawing from them requests and suggestions for fellowship activities.

  3. Maintain an adequate group of willing workers whom will help to plan, coordinate and execute the work necessary to the successful accomplishment of Fellowship goals.

  4. Provide a general atmosphere of friendliness among the members on a smaller scale by suggesting to group, societies, Bible classes, and the like ways of bringing their members into meaningful personal relationships.

  5. Provide for the integration of new members and their families into the congregation through periodic fellowship nights, dinners, rallies and the like in conjunction with the Board of Evangelism.

  6. Review and adopt or adapt materials and ideas from various sources which will bring the congregation members into personal contact and groups such as family nights, plays, fun fairs, talent shows, and the like.

  7. Plan, supervise and Implement recurring yearly events which will focus attention on the major aspects of the Congregation’s work.

  8. Receive and approve requests for the use of the Congregation’s facilities for wedding receptions, recreational activities by various groups and all other activities of whatever nature and from whatever source.

  9. Develop policies and rules for the use of the facilities at the functions sponsored by the Board in conjunction with the Board of Church Properties.

  10. Maintain and publish a weekly and monthly schedule of activities within the Congregation’s facilities and coordinate, approve or disapprove requests for such activities in the best interests of the congregation.

  11. Be responsible for and supervise the use of all property and equipment used for the various activities sponsored by this and other Boards, groups or committees who have requested and received approval of an activity and our facilities. This includes the kitchen, grounds, etc.

  12. For administrative purposes and program development, supervise the work of the Couple's Club, and the like.

  13. Submit an annual budget request in the form and at the time requested by the Board of Stewardship.