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Elders are elected with first term elders serving a 1-year term, then may serve two consecutive 3-year terms.
Shepherding the flock means to provide oversight for the general spiritual welfare and growth of the congregation; to participate in the teaching ministry of the church; to oversee the communion service at regular and special worship services; and to attend and participate in meetings of the General Board and Congregation.
Each one should use whatever gift he has received to serve others! 1 Peter 4: 10a