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The committee that is responsible for the compilation of an annual budget which is submitted to the church council for review and adoption. It is also charged with responsibility for developing and implementing plans that will raise sufficient income to meet the budget and the administration of funds.
The committee on finance, elected annually by the charge conference upon recommendation by the committee on lay leadership or from the floor, is (according to the Discipline) composed of:
a lay member of the annual conference
the chairperson of the church council
the chairperson or representative of the committee on pastor-parish relations
a representative of the trustees to be selected by the trustees
the chairperson of the ministry group on stewardship
the lay leader
the financial secretary
the church business administrator
Stewardship Committee Chair
other members to be added as the charge conference may determine
It is recommended that the chairperson of the committee on finance shall be a member of the church council. The financial secretary, treasurer, and church business administrator, if paid employees, shall be members without vote.
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This committee serves throughout the year to guide the church council on personnel matters (other than employed staff) and recruit, support, and recognize leaders and provide for their training so as to coordinate the leadership and service needs with the personnel of the congregation.
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The liaison committee whose main function is support and enhancement of the staff-parish relationship. This is done through counsel, consultation, and evaluation. Among the SPR's responsibilities is recommendation of compensation to the Charge Conference. The SPR committee also assesses staffing needs as well as interpreting to the congregation the nature and function of the ministry.
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Subject to the direction of the Charge Conference, the board of trustees shall have the supervision, oversight, and care of all real property owned by the local church and of all property and equipment acquired directly by the local church. The trustees are to review annually the adequacy of the property, liability, and crime insurance coverage on church-owned property, buildings, and equipment. In concert with the pastor, the trustees manage the use of the church facilities.