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gracespring Bible Church Elder Nomination
gracespring Family:

As an Elder-led church body, we have an opportunity to gather together and be instructed in God's Word together, worship our Savior together, and love and serve one another through so many opportunities on Sundays and throughout the week. Thank you for being such a wonderful congregation to lead and serve with and grow with.

We have several Elders whose terms are expiring at the end of 2019, so we are asking for nominations from the congregation of qualified men, according to 1 Timothy 3:1-13, Titus 1:6-9, & 1 Peter 5:1-3 to consider serving in leadership as an Elder over this body. Please prayerfully consider men who you feel are Scripturally qualified and desire leadership (1 Tim. 3:1) and nominate them using this form.

Thank you for your help as we seek to edify Christ's local church here at gracespring with godly leaders and as we seek to serve all of you to the best of our ability.

-The gracespring Elder team

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Elder selection process
1. A person is nominated as an elder by a member of gracespring Bible Church utilizing this form.
2. This form is given to a serving pastor or Elder at gracespring Bible Church (when you electronically submit)
3. The Elders confer and pray over the nominee(s). If approved, the name goes confidentially before the pastoral team. If not approved, the process ends.
4. If the pastoral team approves the name, the Elder nominee is contacted by an Elder to discuss the possibility of his serving as an Elder.
5. If the Elder nominee desires to serve, he fills out a self-evaluation form and it is submitted to the Elder team for further evaluation and prayerful consideration.
6. The Elder nominee is then invited to one or more Elder meetings for introduction purposes and to determine team fit.
7. Upon the successful completion of the above steps, the congregation will be informed for two weeks of the nominee(s) and will be invited to give their input.
8. Successful Elder nominee(s) will be invited to serve as an Elder for a term of three years, which is renewable for one term pending agreement by the nominee and the Elder team.
9. Ballots will be given to the congregation so that they have an opportunity to affirm the Elder nominee(s) in writing.
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What is the name of the person you would like to nominate to serve as a gracespring Elder? *
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In the interest of confidentiality and unity, I understand that I will not be given a detailed response as to the disposition of this nomination, and I trust the Elder and Pastoral teams’ decision on this matter. *
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