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Elder Nominations


  • Welcome Desk 201 Marsheutz Avenue Southeast Huntsville, AL, 35801 United States (map)

Please pray and consider who you think should be an elder and talk with them about it. Then go to the welcome desk and fill out a nomination form.

Qualifications

Those nominated to serve in the office of elder shall meet the spiritual requirements as set forth in 1 Timothy 3:1-7, Titus 1:5-9, and 1 Peter 5:1-3. Nominees shall be respected men who display wisdom, maturity, self-control and have an ability to teach. Elders are to be active supporters of the ministry and programs of the church and have been members of Southside for at least 3 years. The 3 year membership requirement does not apply to the senior pastor or other full time pastoral staff.

Timeline

3/11-4/1: Nominate prospective elders

4/2-4/14: Elder nominee interviews

4/15: Candidate forum

4/22: Election

4/29: Commissioning

Earlier Event: March 10
2=1 Marriage Seminar
Later Event: March 11
Annie Armstrong Easter Offering