Council Applications

The Lord of Life Church Council is seeking students to be God’s instruments in God’s world and leaders of the Christian community on campus.  The Church Council has regularly scheduled meetings.  It is important that Council Members are active in Worship, activities of Lord of Life, and fulfill the responsibility associated with the position. 

To download a 2016 Lord of Life Church Council Application, please click here.

To apply for a leadership role with the Lord of Life Council beginning fall 2016, please click here.

Job Descriptions

President
  • Plan and run the Lord of Life (LOL) Council, planning retreats (fall and spring) with pastors and other council officers.
  • Attend Clubs & Organization’s meeting at the beginning of the year, making sure LOL has all its paperwork turned in according to deadlines.
  • Monitor the officers, roster, activities, and registration on the Clubs & Organization website.
  • Ensure LOL participates in Service Day (or does another pre-approved service project) to access funds from Clubs and Organizations.
  • Plan and run each Council meeting, facilitating discussion and making sure the group stays on track.
  • Respond to any emails from leaders on and off campus, communicate requests back to Council (i.e. the book drive).
  • Communicate with other leaders to ensure budget, marketing, and communication are up to date.
  • Help Council members with planning as needed; offer input.
  • Meet with Pastors regularly to discuss Council successes or issues.
  • Attend regularly scheduled meetings between the Pastors and the officers.
  • Volunteer at campus wide events such as Involvement Fair and Admitted Student Day.
  • Coordinate Lord of Life Presence at these events with council.
  • Help plan LOL sponsored events, but fewer than that of non-officers.
  • Help out with whatever else the other officers need.
Secretary
  • Take minutes at every meeting (or, if Secretary cannot be present, he/she would be responsible for finding someone else to take the minutes, and for typing up and/or sending out their notes, depending on the preference of the sub).
  • Email minutes out to the whole Council, including Vicki (attached and in the body of the email), and put up a Facebook announcement so people know to check their email, also highlighting some of the main points.
  • Email, Facebook, and text reminders about upcoming meetings to the whole council.
  • Text whoever has signed up for devotion at the upcoming council meeting to remind him/her.
  • On weeks that we do not have council, send out a Facebook reminder of what events are coming up and who should be working on them.
  • Remind those who have upcoming events to be at Common Ground so that they can make announcements about them.
  • Attend regularly scheduled meetings between the pastors and the officers.
  • Volunteer at campus wide events things such as Involvement Fair and Admitted Students Day when possible.
  • Help plan events, but fewer than that of non-officers.
  • Help out with whatever else the other officers need.
Treasurer
  • Coordinate with the Pastors and Campus Ministry Administrative Assistant on allocating an expected amount for each event at the beginning of each semester.
  • Ask for feedback from event leaders if this allocated amount is appropriate.
  • Process reimbursements within two weeks.
  • Track all expenses by maintaining a basic ledger.
  • Regularly communicate with the Administrative Assistant about expenses made on pastors' credit card.
  • Be ready to share what the current balance on the budget is at any given time.
  • If needed, raise financial concerns during meeting.
  • If needed, represent Lord of Life when requesting for additional funds from ASCLUG.
  • Basic knowledge or interest in Excel.
  • Remember that there is no deficit.
  • Attend regularly scheduled meetings between the pastors and the officers.
  • Volunteer at campus wide events, such as Involvement Fair and Admitted Students Day, when possible.
  • Help plan events, but fewer than that of non-officers.
  • Help out with whatever else the other officers need.
Marketer
  • Create marketing as requested by council members for events by the time requested.
  • Have a basic understanding of Illustrator and or Photoshop.
    • All publications contain name of Lord of Life, LOL logo, website and email/phone contact information.
    • All publications will be in .PDF and .JPEG formats.
  • Submit posters for printing to Print Services with correct billing codes and information.
  • Forward all files of publications to Campus Ministry office for archiving.
  • Attend regularly scheduled meetings between the Pastors and the officers
  • Volunteer at campus wide events, such as Involvement Fair and Admitted Students Day, when possible.
  • Help plan events, but fewer than that of non-officers.
  • Help out with whatever else the other officers need.
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