Congregational Meeting – January 23, 2022 @ 11:00 am

A congregational meeting is scheduled for Sunday, January 23, 2022 at 11:00 am via zoom.  The purpose of this meeting is to present and approve the work of the search committee including:
· the community of faith profile for St. Thomas – St. Thomas Church Bylaws – St Thomas United Church NW Calgary
· the proposed new staffing model and associated job descriptions
· an agreement between St. Thomas United Church and Foothills United Church
Find these documents on our website under the ‘About Us’ tab, or click here.
The link for the zoom meeting is:
https://us06web.zoom.us/j/83385835285?pwd=ZUZuNEc5emNBQXJTalVRci9LdEhXQT09
Meeting ID: 833 8583 5285
Passcode: 877528
To assist us with documenting attendees and determining quorum, please send an email to search@stthomasunited.ca stating your name(s) and if you are a member or adherent.

The Search Team recommends St. Thomas continue with a ministry team:
One full-time Ordered Ministry Person and one full-time Ordered Ministry Person shared 50/50 with Foothills United Church. We recommend a Job Share Agreement be entered into with Foothills United Church for the sharing of a minister. The Search Team recommends the combination of two Ordered Ministry Personnel to form the ministry team of equals.

To read the whole document click here.

Job Share Agreement
January 2022
Between: Foothills United Church and St. Thomas United Church
Objective:
Foothills United Church requires a half-time Ordered Minister to serve their congregation. St. Thomas United Church has one full-time Ordered Minister and requires an additional half-time Ordered Minister to serve their congregation. The objective of this agreement is to lay out an agreement for sharing a full-time Ordered Minister 50/50 between the two congregations.

To read this document click here.

Job Descriptions
SHARED MINISTER FOR FOOTHILLS UNITED CHURCH AND ST. THOMAS UNITED CHURCH
Foothills United Church (half-time)
St. Thomas United Church (half-time)
Open Hands. Open Hearts. Open Minds.
Note: The Position Descriptions identify lead and support roles, recognizing that the Ministry Team will work together as a team of equals to support each other in the achievement of their missions.

To read this document click here.