Call Committee Interest Form


Please explain how you fulfill the general characteristics (listed below) of ALL persons who serve on the Call Committee.

Strong Evidence of Faith (Faithful worship participation and person of prayer who will faithfully and carefully seek to discern God's will for this congregation.) (<50 words):

Active in the Life of the Congregation (Involved in the life and ministry of Hope beyond worship, and familiar with its programs and activities.) (<50 words):

Positive and Enthusiastic Spirit (A deep sense of the vision and mission of the congregation.) (<50 words):

Faithful Steward (How do you share your gifts of time, talent, and treasures in the ministry of Hope?) (<50 words):

Commitment and Follow-Through (Serving is a significant responsibility on behalf of the whole congregation. Meetings may be frequent and a willingness to share and participate faithfully in the work of the committee is critical.) (<50 words):

ONLY FULL MEMBERS OF HOPE MAY BE CONSIDERED. ASSOCIATE MEMBERS, SEASONAL MEMBERS, ROSTERED LEADERS & THEIR SPOUSES, AND STAFF MEMBERS ARE NOT ELIGIBLE TO SERVE ON A CALL COMMITTEE AS A LAY MEMBER.

The Call Committee should be as representative of the whole congregation as possible. The Committee should include representatives of the following groups:

  • Newer members and longer-term members
  • Older and younger members
  • Youth
  • Ethnic and cultural diversity
  • Balance of female and male members
  • Representation of various ministries and programs of the congregation

Please indicate how you meet one or more of the groups listed above:

In what year did you join Hope Lutheran Church?

Age Range:

Ethnicity:

Gender:

Which ministries are you involved in? (Please specify)

Provide any additional information you feel will be helpful to the Council when selecting members of the Call Committee: