The Board of Mission shall consist of 3 elected members.
The Board shall seek to develop in the church a concern for its wider mission, and shall propose an annual benevolence budget to support this mission.
It shall direct the treasurer as to the expenditure of income received for benevolence purposes.
The Board of Mission shall concern itself with social issues and needs, and may recommend to the Church Council that certain principles shall be endorsed and/or that certain actions shall be taken by the church or by the Board of Mission.
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