Covenant Members are invited to stay for a brief meeting after worship on Sunday, December 10. Pastor Paul will be sharing some reflections from his summer sabbatical.
We will also be affirming a new member of our Board of Stewardship, Shannon Crout. Shannon regular serves on our hospitality and worship teams, displaying a gracious spirit and Christ-like love. She is a doctor of osteopathic medicine and an assistant professor at Des Moines University.
The Board of Stewardship (BOS) serve as the official board of directors of the church, oversee all financial matters, and work in cooperation with the Lead Pastor and the Elders for the overall governance of the church.
According to our bylaws (Article Thirteen, Section 2) BOS members shall be recommended by the Board Selection Committee and affirmed by a majority of the Covenant Membership. Shannon has been recommended because of her faithfulness and love for The Gateway Church.
1. Covenant Members who have a concern about the qualifications regarding any of the recommended candidates shall have the opportunity to express in writing their concern to the Selection Team prior to the Annual Covenant Membership Meeting.
2. Board Candidates who have been duly presented, and have no valid objection to their qualifications, shall be affirmed by a majority of the Covenant Members present at a duly called Covenant Membership Meeting.