Proverbs 24:23 – “These things also belong to the wise. It is not good to show partiality in judgment.” (NKJV)
James 1:19 – “Wherefore, my beloved brethren, let every man be swift to hear, slow to speak…” (KJV)
I Cor. 14:40 – “Let all things be done decently and in order.” (KJV)
Bylaws Description for Church Moderator:
The Church Moderator is a layman elected annually to carry out the Parliamentary Procedure needed at all Church Business Meetings. The Moderator fulfills a neutral role when presiding at regular and special called business meetings.
Policy and Procedures Description for Church Moderator:
Service Title: Church Moderator
Ministry Purpose: To prepare and preside at church business meetings, that is, to coordinate and facilitate productive church business in an orderly, efficient manner; to speak for the church and be the keeper of fellowship.
Service Relationships: The Church Moderator is: 1) to work with the Pastor and Church Officers to prepare the agenda for all business meetings; 2) follow up after each business meeting with the Church Clerk, responsible committees, and individuals to ensure that decisions made are executed properly; 3) be in touch with as many members as possible to know the spirit and mood of the congregation; 4) serves as a member of the Administrative Business Council.
Disclaimer: All job descriptions/service descriptions are intended as a guide and may or may not fit the vision, purpose and practice of every church.