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Incorporated Ministries Committee
To provide oversight, leadership, and guidance to the Incorporated Ministries within the bounds of Region 15.
- Secretary (at the discretion of the Chair)
- 5 Designated Individuals
- Executive Minister – Staff Support
- Division Chair (Ex-Officio)
- the Chair, along with the Secretary, organizes the work of the Committee and reports through the Division of Finance and Administration
- consult regularly and at least annually with the Chair of the Board of each incorporated ministry
- visit each incorporated ministry at least once per year
- receive a report from each incorporated ministry to the Region annually and reports to the Region on all Incorporated Ministries annually
- respond to requests for assistance from the boards of Incorporated Ministries
- hold current copies of all IM bylaws
- investigate any concerns that an Incorporated Ministry may be in non-compliance with a bylaw
- ensure that all annual forms and reports, required by both government and Church, are submitted prior to deadlines
- respond to new requests for Incorporation from other organizations, outreach projects, etc. of The United Church of Canada within the Region
- create working groups where needed for the functioning of the Committee/Division
- effective organizational, administrative, consultative and pastoral skills
- a commitment to the outreach ministries of The United Church of Canada
- knowledge of, or openness to learn, the polity of The United Church of Canada
Through the Division of Finance and Administration to the Regional Council and Regional Executive on a regular basis. (As often as needed or required.)
Must refer decisions to the Division of Finance and Administration.