We are called to glorify God and to enjoy His presence,
bringing others to know Jesus Christ.
Committees of the church
Memorial Presbyterian Church has a dedicated congregation that is willing to share their time and talents to help the church function. This can be seen through the volunteers selected to serve each year on the church’s numerous committees.
In addition to the Session, Deacons, Trustees and Foundation Committee, the Session has established the following standing committees:
Budget and Stewardship
The Budget and Stewardship Committee Is made up of equal number representatives from the Session and the Trustees. They establish the budget for the coming year, review all major expenses not in the budget, and have the responsibility for the overall financial management of the church. The committee is responsible for the annual stewardship campaign.
This committee is in charge of all Christian learning experiences in the church for young people, children and adults. This includes Sunday School, Adult Studies, Vacation Bible School and after school programs. A liaison from the Session sits on this committee.
This committee, consisting of three people from Session, deals with requests for the use of the church facility for special events as well as the use of church property.
The Mission Committee identifies the monthly Mission Partners. They promote these causes to the congregation and encourage voluntary giving to them. A liaison from the Session sits on this committee.
The Personnel Committee is comprised of three Session members and three Trustees. A Session member chairs the committee. They complete annual job performance reviews of church staff and make recommendations for staff compensation.
The nominating committee consists of outgoing members of the Session (2), Trustees (2), Deacons (2) and 5 at large members. They are responsible for identifying a slate of individuals to serve on the church’s various committees.
Music and Worship
This committee puts together special worship services, arranges for special music during the summer and organizes the organists or pianists for special worship services. A liaison from the Session sits on this committee.
The Memorial Committee handles all memorial gifts given to the church. They see that designated gifts are used as directed and decides how undesignated funds will be used for the betterment of the church. A liaison from the Session sits on this committee.
In addition, The Church Family Fellowship committee organizes fun activities and projects for church families; The Funeral Committee coordinates with families to serve at the time of funerals.