Trustees

Interested in Becoming a Trustee?

Please take a look below at the role a Trustee takes at Grace Commons. Then we ask that you prayerfully consider nominating yourself or someone you know to become a Trustee for the class of 2024.
recommendation form

Purpose

To serve the Lord by maintaining a warm, friendly, safe facility for the congregation and to monitor the church financial conditions.

Qualifications

  1. A person of mature Christian faith.
  2. Must be a contributing (money, time, and talent) member of Grace Commons Church with regular worship attendance.
  3. An individual with skills related to business, maintenance of facilities, legal or financial affairs of the church.
  4. An individual called by God and elected by the congregation.

Responsibilities

  1. Attend the monthly Board of Trustees meeting (second Tuesday of each month).
  2. The time commitment for a Trustee is approximately 10-15 hours a month.
  3. Serve as the Trustee representative on Trustee or Session committees.

Current Committees​

  • Budget, Congregational
  • Nominating
  • Information Technology
  • Facilities
  • Personnel
  • Stewardship
  • Safety/Security

Organization

  1. The Board of Trustees is composed of nine members. Three Trustees are elected each year for a three-year term.
  2. The Board of Trustees elects a president, vice president and secretary each year.
  3. The Board of Trustees advises Session and serves as a resource to the Business Administrator and Facilities Manager.
  4. The Board of Trustees has responsibility for:
  • Reviewing the annual audit.
  • Reviewing necessary upgrades to the physical plant
  • Supervision of new construction.
  • Developing and administering adequate insurance for the church.
  • Overseeing technology upgrades
  • Advising the Session on the annual proposed budget
  • Reviewing staff prepared monthly financial statements
  • Reviewing legal documents, contracts, and policies held by Grace Commons Church.

Reports to

Session