STRUCTURE OF THE CHURCH
- The Pastoral Council is chaired by the Acting Bishop and shall include all the pastors of the Church and other visiting pastors as may be selected by the Acting Bishop and approved by the trustees of the Church. The Acting Bishop and in his absence, other members of the pastoral council shall (a) give spiritual guidance, counseling, and care to members of the Church, (b) exercise pastoral care, devoting special attention to the poor, the sick, and the troubled, (c) encourage and lead members of the Church in the worship and service of God, (d) be responsible for administering the Sacraments, and praying for all conditions and situations of members of the Church, and (e) promote the quality of life and relationships among members to the extent that their lifestyles will commend the gospel to all persons. The Acting Bishop shall decide on the place and time for the meetings of the pastoral council.
- The Acting Bishop and the Elders have the overall responsibility for the administration and implementation of the programs of the Church. Specifically, the Acting Bishop shall be the spokesperson of the Church, and shall have the ultimate responsibility for the leadership of the congregation, governing functions of the committees of the Church, and decision making of the Church especially in its concern for service to the community as a whole.
- The Acting Bishop may invite other ordained Ministers and Lay Speakers to the Church as guest preachers for both the weekly services and on special occasion.
Bishop is also the President, who is the chief executive officer and shall preside at all meetings of the Board of Directors and its Executive Committee.