Elder Meeting Minutes 10/27/11

Elder Meeting Minutes 10/27/11

Attendance:     Beau McCarthy, Barb Meyer, Dave Hardin, Harvey Curley, Dave Nichols, Greg Brinks

Also attending:  Mike Iley

Group opened with Prayer

Beau asked for what people might be hearing from God.

  • Portrait of God study seems to be very engaging


Covenant Membership process

  • Each member of Pastoral staff is teamed with an Elder for meetings with Small Group Leaders
  • Beau provided outline for meetings that will be held with all Covenant Members


Missionary Sending Team

  • Brief discussion on idea of establishing a Missionary Sending Team – separate from Compassion Team – to help Genesis Members who are feeling God’s call to missions
  • Need to define the role of this team and what responsibility and authority the team may have


Meeting with Amanda Nichols

  • Amanda presented her story and calling to work with The Dream Project in Mozambique
  • Her desire is for Genesis to provide 10% of her monthly need
  • Elders to think, pray, and reconvene in the next meeting on her request


Elder Nominee Process

  • Nomination committee met with one candidate and we actively discussed his candidacy.


Two Service Survey

  • 180 respondents already.  Seems to be strong support for 9 & 11 as service times.