Harvest Bible Chapel

4 days
6 hrs
45 mins
Jun 22, 2018

Spring/Summer 2018 Elder Update

The Elders have had productive meetings on April 17, May 15, and June 19. In addition to their normal practices of prayer and time in the Word, they focused on the following:   Policies Reviewed/Implemented The Elders are responsible for initiating and maintaining policies that govern the activities of Harvest Bible Chapel, as well as […]

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Mar 16, 2018

March 2018 Elder Update

The Elders met on Tuesday, March 13, in Rolling Meadows. Updates The Elders heard reports from the executive staff team (XLT) on a variety of initiatives – of particular note, the Much More event and the Act Like Men movement. Much More’s second year saw it grow to reaching more than 3000 women. This fall, […]

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Feb 22, 2018

February 2018 Elder Update

The full Elder Board met on February 20, 2018. Pastor James opened the meeting with a devotional from Matthew 18. This passage has great relevance for Elders and church leaders, so it’s critical that it is well understood and applied. He reminded us of the lengths we must go to resolve issues and the care we […]

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Jan 18, 2018

January 2018 Elder Update

The Elder Board met on January 16, 2018. Together, the Elders thanked God for His faithfulness to Harvest in December. Reviewing the strong year-end in terms of ministry impact, attendance, and giving was an encouragement for all, and a great reflection of “the unity of the spirit in the bond of peace” (Ephesians 4:3) across […]

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Dec 22, 2017

December 2017 Elder Board Consideration

The following men have been nominated to serve on the Elder Board: New Elders: Mike Lankford (RM) Sam Booras (EL) Scott Shepard (EL) JR Lang (EL) Matt Woodhead (CC) Elvin Valez (CC) Pedro Assumpcao (CC) Gil Delasalas (NI) Returning Elders: Marcel Olar (NI) Steve Stewart (AU) These men have been vetted by the Nominating Committee […]

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Dec 8, 2017

December 2017 Elder Update

Since our November meetings, the Elders have continued with committee work and other efforts behind the scenes. Our annual Christmas party this past Tuesday was well attended, including our wives and several from the roster of Elders not currently serving on the board.* 1. In accordance with our Bylaws, a number of our Elders have completed […]

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Nov 9, 2017

October 2017 Elder Update

The Elder Board met on Friday, October 27, and Saturday, October 28. The extended retreat format allowed time for Elder training, as well as the monthly Board meeting agenda. The Board welcomed Elders currently in rotation off the Board and eight men who have been invited to candidate towards joining the Board in 2018. On […]

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Sep 22, 2017

September 2017 Elder Update

The Board met for an unusually long, candid conversation that focused on developing a deeper connection between Harvest governance leaders, both Elders and Senior Staff. The Elders want to do a better job of overseeing our church during challenging times. While our senior leaders have been circumspect and quiet throughout the turmoil of the Harvest […]

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Sep 1, 2017

Summer 2017 Elder Update

The Elders met for a special Elder meeting on Sunday, August 6, 2017. The work resulting from this meeting has taken until this week to complete, thus the need for an update at this time. The purpose of this meeting was to review the details of and navigate through some unforeseen outcomes of Pastor James’ […]

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Jun 15, 2017

June 2017 Elder Update

Elder Update June 2017 The Elder Board met on Tuesday, May 16, at the Rolling Meadows Campus. Gratitude was the resounding theme of our meeting. As we heard report after report of exciting growth and blessing at Harvest Bible Chapel, on four separate occasions we stopped to thank God for the current season of fruitfulness […]

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