Annual Member's Meeting 2017

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The Elders of Harmony Bible Church are unanimously recommending the following men for leadership within the church.

A vote will be taken Sunday, November 12 by the members of Harmony.  We encourage you to get to know them personally prior to the vote.

Elder Candidates

Clay Baker
Ben Carter
Rick Courtney
John DeLuca
Brock Ita
Djonggi Situmeang
John Vallandingham
Mike Walker

Deacon Candidates

Jeff Allen
Kent Bailey
Jeremiah Landon
Rob Ritson
Zach Stoller
Andy Troxel

 

 

Biblical Qualifications:

Elder Qualifications:

The list below should adequately describe any man who is an Elder candidate. Of course perfection in any area is impossible, but this should be the general description of any Elder candidate. (Key Passages: 1 Peter 5:1-4, Titus 1:6-16, 1 Timothy 3:1-6)

Ministry Skills
1. Leader and shepherd of the flock
2. Able to teach the Word of God

Heart
3. Desires the office and responsibilities of Elder
4. Loves what is good, free of the love of money

Character
5. Above reproach, blameless, respectable
6. Husband of one wife

Temperament & Behavior
7. Prudent, sensible, just
8. Gentle, self controlled, temperate
9. Hospitable
10. Not quick tempered or violent
11. Not contentious, belligerent or self-willed
12. Not a drunkard

History
13. Good manager of his household
14. Good reputation outside the church
15. Not a new convert

 

Deacon Qualifications:

The list below should adequately describe any man who is a Deacon candidate. Of course perfection in any area is impossible, but this should be the general description of any Deacon candidate. (Key Passage: 1 Timothy 3:8-13)

Character
1. Dignified
2. Husband of one wife
3. Not double-tongued

Behavior
4. Not addicted to wine
5. Not pursuing dishonest gain
6. Holding fast to the faith with a clear conscience

History
7. Tested over time as a faithful follower of Christ
8. Good manager of his household and family

If you are aware of any disqualifying characteristics, please speak personally with the nominee. If any matter remains unresolved, the nominee or church member should approach the Elder Board and request that the nominee’s name be withdrawn from consideration.

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