St. Johns Parish Church Johns Island SC

Vestry Nomination

Vestry Candidate Requirements

Lay persons having been nominated, and agreeing, to become a candidate for St. John’s vestry, should meet and accept the following requirements:
  1. Acknowledge Jesus Christ as the Son of God, and your Lord and Savior
  2. Must be at least 17 years of age
  3. Must be confirmed adult communicants of St. John’s Parish Church
  4. Commit to trusting God with a pledge of your anticipated income, accepting the tithe as the baseline and generosity as the standard for giving
  5. Commit to worship with your parish family regularly
  6. Commit to participating in all meetings of the vestry, including the annual retreat
  7. Become involved in some form of Christian ministry by which you give your time and talents to, or through your church
  8. Be willing to support parish functions – social and spiritual- with your work and attendance, and to place parish activities high on your list of priorities
  9. Believe in, and commit to the Vision of St. John’s Parish (below)
  10. Agree to abide by the Vestry Relational Covenant (on back)

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