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The Elder role at Grace Point Church

On July 31, 2022, Grace Point Church voted to move to an elder-led system of church governance. The information on this page will help you become better informed of the process and the direction of our Elder leadership.

The Elders are responsible to govern the church according to the Biblical principles, through guiding and assisting the members of the church and guarding them against false teaching (Acts 20:28 ff.; I Peter 5:1-3). They shall lead the church through their godly example (I Peter 5:3), teach and exhort (I Timothy 3:2; Titus 1:9), refute those who contradict truth (Acts 20:29-31; Titus 1:9), and pray for the sick when summoned (James 5:14). As the highest governing body in the church, they shall be responsible for the overall management of the church (I Timothy 3:5; 5:7) by setting policy, by approving an annual budget and ministry plans of the Lead Pastor, and by holding the Lead pastor accountable for the oversight of the pastoral team and support staff.