Leadership Development and Care and Strategic Issues Committee

Leadership Development and Care and Strategic Issues Committee. This committee takes over where the Call Commission leaves off and also develops and proposes new strategies to address identified presbytery opportunities and issues. In addition to its strategic emphasis, its purpose is to support congregations, mission partners, ruling elders in leadership positions, and all of our teaching elders (wherever they serve) by: 

  1. Seeking to understand the needs of Presbytery leaders in both church and other ministry roles for teaching elders and council/committee/team leadership roles for all elders;
  2. Offering role definition, preparation, orientation and training for specific leaders as they assume new roles in the presbytery;
  3. Helping to develop and supporting leaders in congregations and validated ministries and Certified Christian Educators;
  4. Supervising and supporting ruling elders commissioned to particular pastoral service;
  5. Providing ongoing training and support during each leader’s service in the presbytery; and
  6. Offering informal advisory help and formal counseling support to all leaders, including leaders who have issues being effective in their role in the presbytery.

In its strategic role, this committee develops and proposes new strategies to address identified presbytery opportunities and issues by:

  1. Assuring that the key strategic initiatives approved by the presbytery from time to time are being prioritized and addressed through financial and operational plans;
  2. Reviewing and monitoring performance to existing plans – both strategic and operational;
  3. Monitoring the finances and operations of the presbytery to identify issue and opportunity areas that are not being adequately addressed; and
  4. Working with the Coordinating Council to revise plans and reallocate resources to achieve desired end results.

The Leadership Development and Care and Strategic Issues Committee shall consist of five members, including the committee chair or co-chairs and other members appointed by the Coordinating Council from among its members and the chairs of the Training Team (six members) and the Care and Reconciliation Team (twelve members). The teams shall elect their own chairs (and may elect vice-chairs). The teams shall report to the committee, which shall organize them so that they may carry out all of the purpose and functions of the committee. The committee shall also appoint Training Program Ad Hoc teams and provide for counseling resources for the presbytery and its leaders. The Ministry and Mission Coordinator shall serve ex-officio but without vote.

Leadership Development and Care and Strategic Issues Committee
Patti Phillips and Vicki Bossout, Co-Chairs


Leadership Development and Care and Strategic Issues Committee Teams

Training Team
Jerie Lukefahr, Chair

Class of 2020
Vacant
Jerie Lukefahr (RE)               
Class of 2021
Bob Shettler (TE)
Natasha Sudderth-Davis (TE)           
Class of 2022
Ralph Moulder (RE)
Holly Inglis (RE)

 

Care and Reconciliation Team
Vacant, Chair

Class of 2020
Craig Davies (TE)
Ron Stanley (RE)
 Class of 2021
Barbara Bishop (RE)
Barbara Darby (RE)
Marcia Graham (TE) 
David Lee (TE) 
Class of 2022
Robert Browning (RE)
Walter Laseter (RE)
Joy Laughridge (TE)