Mid-South District Job Descriptions – RE Trustee

RE Trustee

Term: 3years (Term is concurrent with that of the TEACH Trustee)
The Religious Education (RE) Trustee is a voting member of the Mid-South District Executive Board with the primary responsibility of serving as liaison to the congregations on issues related to lifespan religious education.Members of the board accept the duties assigned in the Mid-South District bylaws, hold in trust the mission and vision of the district, and set and ensure adherence to the district’s policies. Attendance at board meetings and attentiveness to board communication (including electronic) are expected of all board members.

Each board member accepts the responsibility for keeping the board and the district apprised of the work of his/her area of responsibility, presenting reports to the board at each of its meetings, offering news for district publications when appropriate, and preparing a summary annual report for the Mid-South District Annual Assembly.

Board members understand they are a part of the leadership of the Mid-South District and attend and participate in events and conferences of the district whenever possible. They are particularly expected to attend the MSD Annual Assembly/Annual Meeting.

Board members agree to submit timely expense reports to the MSD bookkeeper and annual budget planning information to the MSD Treasurer/Finance Committee Chairperson.

The RE Trustee attends the Presidents Convocation as a member of the ‘faculty’ to provide education about healthy RE programming for congregations and good relationships with RE leaders.The RE Trustee participates as a member of the Nomination Team for MSD Youth Advisers as described in the MSD procedure for that process.

The RE Trustee chairs the Religious Education Committee of the Mid-South District. As chairperson of the committee, the Trustee recruits committee members (with the help of the Leadership Development Committee and district staff) and provides leadership for the committee as it carries out its charge.

The Religious Education Committee is charged to:

  • Educate and inspire Mid-South congregations and their leaders about healthy, strong lifespan religious education programs.
  • Working with staff and the district office, ensure that resources for strong religious education programs are available to Mid-South congregations.
  • Research, make recommendations, and/or coordinate religious education-related programs/projects within and/or sponsored by Mid-South District.
  • Foster the development of trained religious education leaders, professional and lay, in the district.
Proposed Revision 02/25/06To review last year of each term

Religious Education TRUSTEE

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