Position Description

Purpose

To help lead the congregation and people of LifeBridge Community Church in business matters.

Member of

  1. Management Team (Constitution: Article VIII.B.)
  2. Board of Directors (Constitution: Article VIII.A.)

Qualifications

  1. Be a voting member of the congregation (Constitution: Article VIII.B.) and, as such,
    1. Support the Mission of LifeBridge (Constitution, Article II.)
    2. Subscribe to and live according to the Confession of Faith (Constitution, Article III.)
    3. Be faithful in the Duties of a LifeBridge member (Constitution, Article V.B.)
  2. Approved by the Congregational Assembly or, if filing a vacancy, appointed by the Board of Directors via the procedure listed in the same By-Laws. (By-Laws: Article I. A. & B.)

Terms & Limits

  1. The term of office shall be for two years (By-Laws: Article I.B.)
  2. May serve a maximum of two consecutive terms (By-Laws: Article I.B.)
  3. The term shall begin on the first day of the month following successful election (By-Laws: Article I.B.)
  4. The Management Team shall have no authority beyond that which has been conferred upon it by the Constitution, its By-Laws, or the Congregational Assembly. (Constitution: Article X.)
  5. Powers delegated to the Management Team may at any time be altered or revoked by the Congregational Assembly. (Constitution: Article X.)
  6. May be dismissed or deposed by the Congregation. (Constitution: Article VIII.C.)

Primary Duties & Responsibilities

  1. With the Management Team: (Constitution: Article X.)
    1. Develop and implement those policies and procedures as required to execute the plans approved by the Congregational Assembly, in accord with the Congregation’s Confession of Faith. (Constitution: Article X.A.)
    2. Transact or supervise the transaction of all legal and general business of the Congregation (except that which is reserved for the Congregational Assembly). (Constitution: Article X.B.)
    3. Conduct business within the limitations of the annual financial operating plan approved by the Congregational Assembly. (Constitution: Article X.B.)
    4. Annually report to the Congregational Assembly on the organizational and financial condition of the Congregation. (Constitution: Article X.B.)
    5. Recommend an annual financial operating plan at the annual Congregational meeting. (Constitution: Article X.B.)
  2. Perform duties assigned by the President. (By-Laws: Article II.B.)
  3. Assume and perform the duties of the President in his/her absence. (By-Laws: Article II.B.)
  4. Chair and annually appoint the Nominating Task Force (“NTF”). (By-Laws: Articles I. A. & II.B.) The NTF:
    1. Shall be comprised of Voting Members, the majority of whom are not members of the Board of Directors. (By-Laws: Article I.A.)
    2. Shall function for one year only. (By-Laws: Article I.A.)
    3. Has the responsibility to develop and approve a slate of Elders and Management Team members to fill vacancies created by expired {or otherwise vacated} terms on the Board of Directors. (By-Laws: Article I.A.)
    4. Shall report its nominations to the Congregational Assembly at its annual meeting. (By-Laws: Article I.A.)

Oversight

The Vice President of LifeBridge Community Church is answerable to God in all matters, to the President in matters assigned under By-Laws: Article II.B., and to the Congregational Assembly in matters related to LifeBridge Community Church.