The Pastoral Relations Committee consists of five (5) appointed persons, all of whom shall be participating members of this Church. Of the five (5), three (3) shall be appointed by the Diaconate and two (2) by the Pastor. The term of service shall be five (5) years, one (1) new position to be made each year. The Committee reports to the Diaconate but selects its own Chairperson. The Committee shall conduct periodic discussions with the Pastor to enable open and candid communications. It should take the lead in constantly seeking to improve communications, interpretation, and understanding between the congregation and the Pastor.
The Committee shall care for and provide support to the Pastor. The Committee shall conduct a formal performance review, culminating in a salary recommendation to the Diaconate for their consideration.
The Committee is responsible for hiring, evaluating, and supervising the Church Administrative Assistant, culminating in a salary recommendation to the Diaconate for their consideration.