The Parish Council is a team of men and women at City of Light who provide prayerful oversight of church resources and support for the Pastor and staff. Each year some members complete a term and new members are nominated to serve a 3 year term, providing both continuity and new leaders with fresh input.
A Parish Council member will be a person of Christ-like character, prayer and fasting, and will have already shown a commitment to our church through serving, giving, leadership, and membership.
To nominate someone for Parish Council, simply email their name to the Parish Council at firstname.lastname@example.org. The Parish Council will review the nominations, interview some of the nominees, choose one final nominee for each opening, and release that nominee slate for the congregation to give input. At the Spring Parish Meeting, all are welcome to hear nominees share their testimony and members will vote to approve the nominees as a group.
2023 NOMINEE SCHEDULE
Nomination Deadline: May 1, 2023
Final Nominees Announced by: Sunday, June 4, 2023
Parish Meeting: Sunday, June 11, 2023
CURRENT PARISH COUNCIL
David Yeager, (Completing a term), Anne Hirstein (Completing a term), Sue Omanson (1 more year), Karla Torres (1 more year), Cory Whitehead, (2 more years), John Wallbaum (2 more years), Trevor McMaken (Rector)
The Apostle Paul teaches that aspiring to leadership is a good thing (1 Timothy 3:1). Our leadership pathway at City of Light begins with serving on a team or joining a group, giving generously, apprenticing as a leader, and then joining a leadership team. We encourage all of our leaders to keep the Sabbath. If you would like to take one of these steps, please reach out to a team or group leader or a pastor.
Becoming a member is also a way to take more ownership and responsibility in our life together and is required for some serving and leading opportunities. Join us for the next Explore Membership Retreat to find out more about committing to membership. Members and leaders are asked to commit to unity, making every effort to keep the unity of the Spirit through the bond of peace (Ephesians 4:1).
Next Explore Membership Retreat, Saturday, May 13, 2023.
RSVP to email@example.com.