Committees

We have a wide range of committees with tasked with the various responsibilities necessary to support the life of the church. Current committees include:

  • Worship: Coordinates all aspects of the worship services – working closely with the pastor/head of staff and music ministry. Responsibilities include:
    • Traditional Worship Services
    • Contemporary Worship Services – coordinated by a sub-committee
    • Music Ministry
    • Altar Guild
    • Wedding Guild
  • Stewardship: Coordinates gathering of gifts for SACPC to include the annual pledge campaign.
  • Christian Education: Assists church family members and visitors with learning more about God and God’s word. Responsibilities include:
    • Sunday School – subcommittees for adult, youth and children
    • Wednesday Evening POPS Classes
    • Special Events/Guest Speakers
  • Spiritual Life: Creates opportunities for members and friends to strengthen and deepen faith through developing relationships with God and with one another. The committee works for the formation of Christian life in the congregation and in each person of the church in a variety of ways, including:
    • Cultivating Christian relationships through covenant groups
    • Providing spiritual renewal through retreats and pilgrimages
    • Maintaining a sacred space; a quiet room for prayer, reflection and small groups
    • Developing an ongoing lending library of devotional materials
    • Encouraging intergenerational spiritual growth
  • Mission: Fosters active involvement and a commitment of global mission outreach among young people and adults.
  • Evangelism: Coordinates the support ministry for visitors by developing an official welcome process and creating teams to reach out to visitors who identify themselves to us. Responsibilities include:
    • Sunday visitation after worship services
    • Training visitation teams
    • Coordinating Alpha program
    • Providing evangelism training for congregation
  • Service and Outreach: Coordinates congregational support for internal and external local missions and encourages active volunteerism from members of the church.
  • Communications: Coordinates the message of the church in all media forms, seeking to share the word of God and life of the church with members and the community.
  • Building and Grounds: Maintains the church plant and equipment. Responsibilities include:
    • Maintenance
    • Inspections
    • Church van
    • Equipment purchases
    • Facilities use (approvals)
  • Long Range Planning: Works to identify the vision of the future for St. Andrews-Covenant Presbyterian Church
  • Personnel: Oversees the administrative responsibility for the church staff. Responsibilities include:
    • Staff structure
    • Job descriptions
    • Vacation and sabbatical policies
    • Pay recommendations
    • Benefits
    • Volunteer staff assignments
  • Technology: Oversees the hardware and software for the church. Responsibilities include:
    • Identification and purchase/lease of appropriate computer hardware
    • Identification and purchase/lease of appropriate software (member management software, website software, etc)
    • Identification and purchase/lease of other office equipment (copiers, telephones, etc)
  • Finance: Oversees the financial program of the church. Responsibilities include:
    • Developing the policies and guidelines for all financial matters related to the church
    • Overseeing the preparation of monthly and annual financial statements
    • Working with the Stewardship Committee to determine the funds available
    • Managing the income producing assets of the church (rental property, investments, etc)
  • Memorial Garden: Management and maintenance of the Memorial Garden – a place for scattering ashes or placing ashes in a granite niche (inurned).
  • Fellowship: Identifies, plans and facilitates “church family” activities for all church members and friends to create a loving, caring community of believers. Responsibilities include:
    • POPS Dinners
    • Special programs such as Easter Fellowship on the Lawn and an annual variety show
    • Bereavement Meals and Receptions
    • The Welcome Table
  • New Member Assimilation: Helps new members become involved and attached to the life of the church by hosting new member classes, creating mentor relationships, and providing opportunities for gathering with other new members.
  • Caregiving: Nurtures our congregation during both difficult time and joyous celebrations and creates or uses existing programs such as Stephen Ministry, Divine Drivers, Love Connection, letter writing and phone calls to provide support.
  • Nominating: A group of officers and members of the church who prayerfully discern God’s will for SACPC leadership and recommend a list of members to serve as elders and deacons.

Address

St. Andrews-Covenant
1416 Market Street
Wilmington, NC 28401

Contact Us

Office: (910) 762-9693
CareLine: (910) 762-3588
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