Class of 2015: Herb Fast Daniel Mickel
(The Church Treasurer is also the treasurer of the Board of Trustees according to our by-laws)
Treasurer: Jose Vergara
The board of trustees supervises and maintains all property belonging to Waters Edge UMC so that the ministries of the congregation can be effective. The committee is entrusted to see to the proper keeping of God’s house as a way to honor God and to facilitate the ministry of the local church. The primary purpose of the church building and facilities is to enable the vision and ministry of the congregation. Good stewardship, common sense, and prudence dictate that the facilities, property, equipment, furnishings, and other physical property be well maintained. A physical plant that is “well groomed” and attractive is much more welcoming, safe, and hospitable than one that shows signs of benign neglect. We honor God when we care for what has been entrusted to us… –
Adpated from Guidelines for Leading Your Congregation: Trustees, 2009-2012, p. 6-7. Copyright © 2008 by Cokesbury. Used by permission.
TASKS AND RESPONSIBILITIES
The trustees together have several legal and administrative functions. They are to:
-Adapted from Guidelines for Leading Your Congregation: Trustees, 2009-2012, p. 6, 12. Copyright © 2008 by Cokesbury. Used by permission.
The board of trustees is composed of not more than nine nor fewer than three members. Members of the committee are elected by the charge conference to serve a term of up to three years. At least one-third of the trustees shall be laywomen, and one-third laymen
-Adapted from Guidelines for Leading Your Congregation: Trustees, 2009-2012, p. 11 and The Book of Discipline of The United Methodist Church–2008, ¶¶ 2524-2525.