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Church committees are an important part of the life of South Side Christian Church. The following is a list of those committees and their descriptions. Look the committees over and prayerfully consider volunteering for one of them. It takes many people to make these committees work and this may be the place where you can serve.


CHRISTIAN ACTION: Acts as a liaison between the congregation and the community and determines use of monies budgeted to this committee. Provides help to church members and/or members in the community who request assistance. Among their many projects are: sponsoring Family Promise, Christmas Breakfast with Help Me Grow, Young at Heart dinner, etc. Meets monthly.


CHRISTIAN EDUCATION: Responsible for guiding the  spiritual education of the congregation. Selects Sunday School and Junior Church curriculum and oversees the nursery. Organizes and supervises Vacation Bible School and is responsible for recruiting and training all teachers. Works with other committees on social events of the church, e.g. Advent Breakfast, Sunday School Kick-Off Breakfast, Family Christmas Celebration, etc. Meets monthly.


CONGREGATIONAL HEALTH PROGRAM: Nurses of South Side look more closely at the health of our congregation, body, mind, and spirit. Blood pressure screenings are after Sunday morning worship on the first Sunday of each month. 


FINANCE: Supervises the raising and disbursing of funds necessary for the operation and maintenance of the church and any special program authorized by the church Board. This committee prepares an annual budget and presents it to the church Board and congregation for their approval.   The Stewardship Committee functions as a sub-committee under this committee. Meets monthly.


GIFTS: Responsible for acknowledging and determining the use of all memorial gifts to the Church. Meetings are scheduled as necessary.


PERSONNEL: Oversees the recruitment and employment of the Church Office Manager, Church Secretary, Director of Music, Staff Musicians, Custodial and Maintenance Personnel, as well as,    developing the Personnel Policies for Lay Employees of the Church. This committee is responsible for the performance evaluation of the Church Office Manager. Meetings are scheduled as needed.


TRANSPORTATION: Responsible for raising funds for the purchase and maintenance of a vehicle that can be used by church groups.


WORLD OUTREACH: Responsible for strengthening congregation awareness for missions. Responsible for promoting and planning for special mission offerings.


WORSHIP: Assists the minister in planning worship services. Responsible for preparing the sanctuary for observance of seasons of the church. Assists in securing and training acolytes and worship leaders. Meets monthly.


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