Church Council, Chair

The Church Council is the administrative agency of the charge conference to envision, plan,

implement, and annually evaluate the ministry of the congregation. (The Book of Discipline of the

United Methodist Church, 2012,¶252) The chair of this group is elected annually by the charge

conference (¶251.3).

What doe s the Chairperson of Leadership Team/Administrative Council do?

Lead the council in fulfilling its responsibilities as outlined in The Book of Discipline of the United

Methodist Church, 2012, ¶252.

Work with the pastor(s), Lay Leader and others to fulfill the mission of “making Disciples of Jesus

Christ for the transformation of the world. “

Through the year, this leader prepares and communicates the agenda for meetings, leads the

meetings, follows up actions by assigning responsibility for implementation, coordinates the activities

of the leadership team, and maintains a healthy and growing spiritual life.