Are You Called to Serve?

The Nominating Committee is searching for candidates to fill the following roles:

Three Councilors. The Council is the governing board of Mayflower Church. Councilors work to develop and maintain an environment that allows the congregation to fulfill its mission/vision. They must be voting members of Mayflower. A term is three years.

Five delegates to the Minnesota UCC Annual Meeting. Mayflower elects 5 adult delegates and 1 youth delegate to attend the Annual Meeting of the Minnesota Conference, held at the College of St. Benedict in St. Joseph. Delegates participate in vital worship, meet new people from UCC churches across Minnesota, and vote on resolutions affirming UCC justice commitments and shard life. This year’s dates are June 8 – 10 (noon Friday to noon Sunday). Delegates serve for one year and must be voting members of Mayflower.

One Creekside Commons Board member. Comprised of members from Beacon Interfaith Housing and Mayflower Church, the Board meets twice annually – in October to review and approve the annual operating budget, elect officers, etc. and again in February to review and accept the audit and attend to any other business. The term is for three years.

One Nominating Committee member. The Nominating Committee secures candidates for all positions elected by the congregation: Mayflower Early Childhood Center Board member, Creekside Commons LLC Board member, Delegates to the Minnesota Conference UCC Annual Meeting, Councilors, and members of the Nominating Committee. The term is for three years. The congregation will elect these positions during our Annual Congregational Meeting in May, so you have time to ponder where your interests and passions lie. Position descriptions are available at the Welcome Desk and on the Kiosk. Approach any Nominating Committee member with questions. They are Jamie McConnell (Chair), Dawn Baker, Linda Nelson, Belle Scott, and Karen Smith Sellers.