Overseer Search

The Northshore Board of Overseers is seeking nominations for qualified men to serve as overseers.  The deadline for nominations is Sunday, February 25th.

Role

The leadership of this church is carried out by a Board of Overseers functioning under the headship of Jesus Christ, according to the Scriptures and the leading of the Holy Spirit. The Overseers, appointed with the consent and support of the church body, are the decision-making body. Their biblical function is to exercise spiritual oversight (Acts 14:23; 20:17, 28, Ephesians 4:11, Philippians 1:1, I Timothy 5:17, Titus 1:5, Hebrews 13:17, I Peter 5:1-3). The Overseers are ultimately responsible to God and are to lead as exemplary representatives of the congregation. (Acts 15:6, 20:28, I Timothy 5:17-22)

Qualifications

Qualified men are those who…

  • Desire to serve God by leading His people
  • Have recognizable character qualities as described in Timothy 3:1-7 and
    Titus 1:5-9
  • Conscientiously accept the articles of faith and the Constitution of this church
  • Are actively involved at Northshore Community Church and have been a member for at least one year

Duties

The duties of an overseer include…

  • Overseeing the administration of the ordinances (baptism and the Lord’s Supper)
  • Strategic vision and planning
  • Developing and implementing policies of the church
  • Interviewing new member candidates
  • Prayer for healing and anointing
  • Financial oversight of the annual budget
  • Other duties as necessary

Process

  1. The nominator shall first consult the nominee prior to submission
  2. The nominee shall meet the qualifications listed above
  3. The nominee shall be a member of Northshore Community Church
  4. Nominations shall be in writing or e-mail, and submitted to a pastor or overseer by February 25th

Submit a Nomination

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