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Administration & Personnel

 

Purpose:  Maintain St. Mark’s employment policies, making sure all job descriptions for each staff position are up to date and approved by the Church Council, and maintain a Personnel Manual which is located in the church office.

When:  Meets as needed.


Archives & Library

 

Purpose:  To keep records of events which take place in the life of St. Mark’s Lutheran Church.  The committee collects and preserves materials, which will make it possible for a history of St. Mark’s to be written.  It also reports history to the NC Synod Archives. 

When:  Meets as needed.

Where:  In the Library/Conference Room.

Members may borrow books or tapes from the church library!


Evangelism Committee

 

Purpose:  Provide the congregation with opportunities to witness to those around us, gather new members and provide fellowship opportunities for the vitality of the congregation. Our theme is “Invite, Inspire & Grow”.  Evangelism provides greeters who welcome participants to the worship services; volunteers who visit shut-ins and visitors; help with fellowship events like the Outdoor Worship, BBQ & Ice Cream Social, and Advent Dinner; work with publicity, and the church Website, www.saintmarkslutheran.com.  We also sponsor several Mission Trips each year.


Finance Committee

 

Purpose:  To budget and manage the church finances. 

When:  Meets periodically throughout the year as needed.

Where:  Conference Room.


Mutual Ministry

 

Purpose:  To shepherd the interactions between the pastoral staff and the congregation.

When:  Meets as needed.

Where:  Conference room in the church.


Property Committee

 

Purpose:  Maintain the church buildings and the grounds.  This entails assisting with electrical, carpentry, plumbing, painting, yard and general repair work, as well as cleaning, opening, and closing the church.

When:  Meets as needs arise.  Usually holds two work days per year; in the spring and fall.

Where:  Wherever that need happened to arise!


Social Ministry Committee

 

Purpose:  Provide local and global support of charitable and social causes.  Currently St. Mark’s helps with Lutheran World Relief, The Mooresville Soup Kitchen, Mooresville Christian Mission, Red Cross Blood Drives, Habitat for Humanity, Backpack Meals Program; weekend food for local school children and meal assistance during holidays.  Assistance is also given to members through the Helping Hands Ministry, transportation to church, and the Shepherd of the Week volunteer.  The Shepherd of the Week is responsible for contacting each member on the weekly prayer list with a card, phone call, or visit, and including them in their daily prayers.


Stewardship Committee

 

Purpose:  Encourage and promote the contributions of time, talents and financial support for the church. Committee also coordinates the stewardship inventories.

 

Where:  Conference Room.

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