Will you (or someone you know) serve?

“LIKE GOOD STEWARDS OF THE MANIFOLD GRACE OF GOD,
SERVE ONE ANOTHER WITH WHATEVER GIFT
EACH OF YOU HAS RECEIVED (1 Peter 4:10
)

The Nominating Committee has begun the vital work of discerning active NPC members to serve as elders and deacons for the Class of 2017. Elders and deacons strengthen and nurture the life of our congregation and oversee programs that serve the needs of our NPC family. The Class of 2017 will begin serving in March 2014.

In this new chapter of our journey as a community of faith, please prayerfully consider people, including yourself, who feel called to leadership and service at North, following the example of Jesus Christ. Reverend Hennessy and the NPC staff will train the newly elected elders and deacons prior to their installation or ordination.

Please write names where indicated on the lines below and place this form in the offering plate or drop it off in the church office. You may also give names to any member of the Nominating Committee via phone or email. In addition, please don’t hesitate to reach out to any member if you have questions about how deacons and elders serve or about the nominating process.

Nominating Committee

Name Phone Email
Duncan Hemink (moderator) 716-741-8845 dhemink@msn.com
Neil Arnold 716-639-0344 neil@narnold.com
Sharon Dittmar 716-632-5142 nurditt@aol.com
Garidith Khayat 716-636-0078 gkohiowoman@aol.com
Marty Larson 716-689-4811 pineconelass@gmail.com
Marty Shafer 716-633-6303 mshaf50@aol.com
Sheridan Skura 716-689-8253 skskura@verizon.net

DEACONS
Deacons provide and oversee programs that serve the needs of the NPC family. They minister to those in need, to the sick, to the friendless, and to any who may be in distress. The gifts of deacons include spiritual character, brotherly and sisterly love, compassion and sound judgment.

The Board of Deacons meets at 7:00pm on the second Tuesday of each month. The term of office is three years.

ELDERS
It is the duty of elders, individually and jointly, to strengthen and nurture the faith and life of the congregation committed to their charge. Gifts of elders include faith, dedication and good judgment. Installed elders serve on the Session and Session committees.

The Session meets at 7:00pm on the first Monday of each month. The term of office is three years.

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