Role/Duties of Elders:

Elders will be depended upon to provide leadership and protection for the church, to teach and exhort, to refute those who contradict truth, to administer church discipline as necessary, and to pray for the sick. The Elder Board will select an individual to serve as Elder chairperson who will assist in establishing the Elder Board’s agenda, appoint meeting chair people as necessary, and regularly meet with the Senior Pastor to evaluate ministry progress. All Elders may serve as Officers and trustees of the corporation. The Elder chairperson will serve as the president of the corporation in legal matters and be considered the moderator of the church.

Elder Qualifications:

Before being affirmed as an Elder, individuals must meet the qualifications set down in 1 Timothy 3 and Titus 1 and be a Member in good standing of Acres of Hope Christian Fellowship.