Personnel Committee

The Personnel Committee serves in behalf of the church in matters related to administration of paid personnel including such areas as employment, salaries, benefits, and personnel policies. The committee is to conduct all Child Protection Policy training on a quarterly basis and follow-up on the screening process by producing a list of approved workers to be shared with those ministries and committees who recruit volunteers to work with our children under age 18. The ministerial staff shall be called and employed as the church determines the need for such offices. A job description shall be written when the need for a staff member is determined. Those staff members of whom the church requires evidence of a personal call from God to minister shall be recommended to the church by a selection committee elected by the church, and its recommendation will constitute a nomination. Any church member has the privilege of making other nominations according to the policy established by the church. The committee shall bring to the consideration of the church only one name at a time. Election shall be by ballot, an affirmative vote of three-fourths of those present being necessary for choice. The Ministerial staff member, thus elected shall serve until his request or the church's request terminates the relationship. At the time of resignation at least two weeks notice shall be given to the church. Non-ministerial staff members shall be employed as the church determines the need for their services. The Church personnel committee shall have the authority to employ and to terminate services of non-ministerial staff Such employment and termination of services shall be with the recommendation of the supervising staff members, and, as appropriate, with the consultation of related committees of the Church. The Committee formulates policies to be recommended to the church relative to vacation, holidays, sick leave, time off, and other absences for the church staff. It regularly studies benefit provisions and makes recommendations to the budget planning committee concerning benefit changes and the salaries of all church personnel. The committee works closely with the pastor since he is ultimately responsible for administration of church policies.