BOARDS & COMMITTEES
There are 5 Program Boards, 5 Standing Committees and 4 Appointed Committees at FCC. More than 120 people volunteer each year giving their time and talents to do God’s work. See somewhere you would like to plug in?
Please contact the church office at (708) 798-2800 or firstname.lastname@example.org. We’ll put you in touch with the right people.
Board of Christian Education
The Christian Education Board has responsibility for the religious education of children, youth and adults. The Board seeks to establish and nurture a spirit-filled, challenging and enriching educational ministry for all age groups, and provides support to Children’s Ministries, Youth Ministries, Adult Education, and the Weekday Preschool.
Board of Congregational Connections
The Board leads efforts at welcoming and inviting visitors to FCC (including recruitment, training and scheduling of FCC Hosts), New Member Information Sessions, shepherding and connecting newer members into the active life of the congregation, reaching out to inactive members, and providing fellowship opportunities to develop a sense of Christian Community.
The Diaconate provides service to our members and the church community. Diaconate members host memorial receptions, provide transportation, visit homebound and hospitalized, deliver altar flowers, and provide meals. In addition, the Diaconate supports our Stephen Ministry program.
Board of Faith in Action
Faith in Action identifies and coordinates programs to extend the hands-on mission and ministry of the church. The board evaluates grant requests and makes recommendations for mission giving and benevolence, in addition to providing opportunities for direct service, such as our Sunday night PADS (Public Action to Deliver Shelter) ministry.
Prioritize hands-on engagement in local community.
Emphasize capacity-building – equipping a person (or an organization) to fish.
Partner with others – communities, agencies, residents.
Build on strengths: in most circumstances, do “with”, not “for”.
Expand project and relationship leadership beyond Outreach Board.
Provide one-time, ‘pick-up’ opportunities to serve, as well as longer term engagements.
Board of Worship & Arts
The W&A Board assists and supports the Pastors in conducting worship services and music and arts programs. Additionally, Board members organize teams to provide worship leadership, such as ushers, greeters, and liturgists
The Finance Committee handles all financial matters of the church. The Chair of the Finance Committee also serves as the Treasurer of the church.
Through prayer, discernment and intentional matching of gifts, the Nominating Committee creates a slate of leadership and members for all the Boards, Committees and Task Forces of the church.
Personnel provides support for and direction to the Church staff. The Committee also prepares Job Descriptions, arranges performance reviews, and coordinates hiring of Leadership and Administrative staff.
Properties takes care of “God’s House” in the facility of Flossmoor Community Church. The Committee is responsible for maintenance, improvements and additions to all church grounds, buildings, furnishings and equipment.
In addition to organizing the annual pledge campaign, Stewardship Committee provides year round inspiration and guidance of the concept of Christian stewardship to the congregation.