Clause 1. The Committee shall consist of ten members
including the Director of Christian Life and Evangelism, if any. Of the ten members,
one shall be a Bishop, two Presbyters, and .seven laypersons of whom at least
three shall be women. The Synod shall appoint a Bishop as the President. The
Director of Christian Life and Evangelism shall be Secretary, ex-officio, of
the Committee. In case the office of the Director is vacant, the Synod shall
appoint one of its members as its Secretary.
Clause 2. Duties and Functions: The
(a) Develop among
the members of the Church a sense of Christian stewardship, personal
evangelism, Christian fellowship and adequate support to the evangelistic
Mission of the Church.
(b) Be responsible
for arranging Conferences, Institutes, Conventions, Training courses and other
meetings for building up Christian Stewardship and Christian Fellowship.
(c) Help the members
of the Church to fulfill their vocation, based on Christian values.
co-operate with other Churches and Christian organi zations for Outreach and
(e) Prepare and plan
programmes of evangelistic missions in consultation with the Dioceses of the
promote, organize, identify and set up Missions in India and overseas in the
name of and on behalf of Church of North India.
(g) Find ways
and means to raise funds for its projects after the Executive Committee of the
Synod has given its approval for the same.
(h) Be responsible
for the recruitment, training and recommending the appointment of missionaries
of the Church of North India. Recommend their scales and allowances and
conditions of service to the Executive Committee through the Finance Committee.
(i) Be responsible
for promoting interest among individuals, families, groups and congregations
for prayer and financial support, for the existing missionary work and for any
new missionary activities approved by the Synod.
(j) Encourage and
help the Dioceses to start, consolidate and carry on existing programs of
evangelistic work within their territorial jurisdiction.
(k) Submit its
report annually to the Executive Committee of the Synod, and triennially to