Educational Ministries Team

 Purpose:

Christ expects, and we seek, to grow, extending the knowledge and practice of our faith.  The Educational Ministries Team’s purpose is:

– to oversee all aspects of education and spiritual formation within the church, from nursery care to adults
– to equip the congregation to be ambassadors for Christ and to foster a culture of ‘mission’

 

Functions and Responsibilities:

– under the leadership of Session and the Ministry Team, understand and support the ministry plan of RPC as it relates to spiritual growth and education
– plan, guide, and support educational and spirit-building activities such as Church School, Nursery, Bible Studies, Vacation Bible School, Kidz Club, High School Youth Group, Retreats, Workshops and the RPC library
– be aware of and make use of outside resources (e.g. curricula, bible study programs, web and video resources) and events (e.g. workshops) that support education and spiritual formation
– report to the Ministry Team and Session on a regular basis
– work with Session and Ministry Team as required to address missional issues as they arise

 

Membership and Structure:

 team leader, who is a also a member of the Ministry Team
– 3-5 other members
– meet monthly, additional meetings as required