Graceland Baptist Church

Committees

  • Church Officers
  • Audit
  • Baptismal
  • Maintenance & Equipment
  • Constitution & By-Laws
  • Church Flowers
  • Facility Management
  • Finance
  • Funeral Flowers & Gifts
  • Long Range Planning
  • Memorial Association
  • Missions
  • Nominating
  • Personnel
  • Teller

Church Officers

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Moderator: Walter (Walt) Jones
Assistant Moderators: Clinton Dunlow, Bill Worsham
Clerk: Gloria Blankenship
Assistant Clerk: Sheila Goergen
Music Director: OPEN
Assitant Music Director: Vicki Drumm
Pianist: Christine Lovell

 

Audit Committee

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Chairman: Walt Jones
Sherry Elwell
Steve Norwood

There shall be two (2) or more Auditors. The Auditors shall audit the Treasurer’s books annually and render a written report of such audit to the church. Upon election of a new Treasurer, the Auditors shall take immediate possession of the Treasurer’s records, checkbooks and other related material for an immediate audit. If the need arises, an outside audit may be requested by a majority vote of church members.

 

Baptismal

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Chairman: Harvey Taylor
Carolyn Taylor
 
 

The committee shall consist of at least three (3) members, two men and one woman. The duties of the Baptismal Committee are:

- See that all necessary baptismal facilities and equipment are available and in order prior to each baptismal service.
- Check the pool for proper water-filling and water temperature.
- Meet with baptism candidates at the appointed time and show them to their dressing rooms. See that each candidate has proper robe, towels, handkerchief, and dry clothing.
- Assist candidates in and out of the pool and to their dressing rooms. Remain until the candidates are dressed and ready to return to the worship service.
- Clean up following baptisms.
- Assist as requested by the Pastor at the River Baptisms.

 

Maintenance & Equipment

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Chairman: Dale Martin
Robert Butler, Larry Haynes, Laurie Haynes, Carolyn Jones, Mike Lee, Earl Lodge, Harold Mann, Matt Haas

 

The building & grounds committee is responsible for the care of all church property and buildings. The duties of the Building & Grounds are listed below:


- Make regular inspection of all church property and keep current inventory of all furnishings and equipment. Recommend policies regarding use of church property and furnishings.
- Make annual study of space needs and allocation to determine if adjustment is needed. Recommend additional space if needed for growth.
- Work with missions committee and facility management to secure and adequately maintain property for mission use.
- Work with the Men’s group in securing and training new maintenance personnel.
- Develop and make recommendations regarding maintenance policies and procedures.
- Develop and make recommendations regarding adequate insurance on all buildings, equipment, and furnishing.
- Develop recommendations regarding annual budget needs and administer maintenance budget.

 

Constitution & By-Laws - 3-year rotating commitment

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Chairman: Bill Worsham
Laurie Haynes, Walt Jones, Terri Wyatt
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The duties of the Constitution & By-Laws committee are:


- Annually review the constitution & by-laws of the church for ongoing validity.
- The By-Laws shall be adopted, changed, canceled or amended by a two-thirds majority vote of those present at any regular or special meeting called for this purpose after the following provisions have been made:
    - The proposed modifications, etc shall have been duly presented to the church at a regular or called business meeting
    - The membership shall be notified by letter stating the proposed modifications, etc
    - The proposed modifications, etc shall be tabled for thirty days after notification before action can be taken
- An amended copy of these By-Laws, showing all such changes, approved by the church, shall promptly be given to the Church Clerk, who shall retain it with church records.
- The church office shall take the proper steps to see that all members have updated copies of the By-Laws and a that a copy is filed in the church office.

 

 

Church Flowers - 1 year committment

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Chairman: Susan Martin
Ruth Johnson, Joyce Hylton, Denise Weeks, Julie Patrick

The committee shall consist of at least three (3) members. The Chairman will be elected within the committee. The duties of the flower committee are:


- To assist the church in providing attractive floral arrangements for the services of the church.
- Suggest and recommend procedures for securing, arranging and disposal of flowers for church services.
- The committee shall see to the disposal of flowers following the last service of the day. Florwers may be taken to shut-in members, hospitals, families or discarded.
- Provide flowers or floral arrangements for special events, to include anniversaries, births, graduations, revivals and other church events.

 

 

Facility Management

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Chairman: Carolyn Watts
Sarah Lester, Carolyn Jones

 

The duties of the facility management committee are to work in conjunction with the Administrative Assistant and:


- Supervise the opening and closing of all buildings & monitor the appropriate clean up.
- Authorize the use of the church building & grounds by non-members, after consulting the church calendar and inform the Administrative Assitant.
- Assistant the church in the supervision of custodial personnel

 

Finance Committee

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Finance Committee

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Funeral Flowers & Gifts

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Funeral Flowers & Gifts

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Long Range Planning

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Long Range Planning

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Memorial Association

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Memorial Association

Church Office: 804-598-3481

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Missions

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Missions

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Nominating Committee

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Nominating Committee

Chairman: Connie Moore
Ron Wyatt, Sue Pass, Susan Martin, Carolyn Jones & Sarah Lester

 

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Personnel

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Personnel

Church Office: 804-598-3481

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Teller

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Teller Committee

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