Global Missions Committee

Global Missions Committee
 
Global Missions Committee
Chair - Tim Sieges
Session Rep - Tim Sieges 
 
Membership: 
  • Target membership is 6-10 people.
  • Skills needed to serve include a heart for missions and service.

Leadership Roles:
  • Chairman – Calls and conducts meetings, provides general leadership; ensures Session liaison has committee updates. Members serve a two-year term and no more than two consecutive terms.
  • Vice-Chairman – Conducts meetings in absence of chairman; succeeds chair to lead committee.
  • Secretary / Communications – Record minutes, send to chair for distribution; communicate with (future) communications committee for publicizing events.
  
Mission StatementTo focus on the scriptural purpose of the Great Commission by encouraging and supporting missionaries overseas, establishing short term mission trips and educating and informing the Siler congregation. 
 
Meeting Frequency:  Monthly
 
Committee Responsibilities:
  • Pray regularly and encourage the congregation to pray for the missionaries Siler supports.
  • Develop and promote relationships between Siler and missionaries.
  • Pledge to provide annual support to selected missionaries.
  • Distribute emergency care as deemed appropriate (financial or other).
  • Spearhead efforts to provide financial gifts or care packages to selected missionaries.
  • Reach out to mission agencies to identify missionaries who fulfill Siler’s mission values.
  • Require existing missionaries receiving support from Siler to complete an annual financial and project questionnaire.
  • Provide oversight to Siler sponsored mission trips.
  • Pledge to provide support to mission support agencies.
  • Serve as a liaison between missionaries/mission agencies and the Siler congregation through:
    • Updating the Mission Bulletin Board
    • Inviting missionaries to speak in worship, to Sunday Schools, during VBS, etc.
    • Maintaining ongoing email dialogue with missionaries
    • Providing Moments for Missions during Sunday worship