Organizational and Administrative Groups

  • Organizational groups and church committees

  • Church Council
    The Church Council is the primary governing body of Gordon United Church. It meets monthly to develop policies and plans that are implemented by various committees and
    groups of the congregation. An organizational chart shows the connection between the various committees.
    The United Church Manual outlines membership and responsibilities. They hold an Annual General Meeting yearly and distribute the Annual General Report/Budget – 2016

    Members of the Council include the Minister, Chair, Vice-Chair, Secretary, and the chair of the following Committees:

    Communication Liaison

      The Communication liaison keeps the congregation and community informed of the life and work of Gordon United Church and the United Church of Canada.

    Ministry and Personnel Team

    Presbytery Representative

      The Presbytery representative represents Gordon United Church at Victoria Presbytery as a voting member.

    Property & Finance Team

      This Committee supervises the uses of the church property, meeting monthly throughout the year. They look after the following:

      • Arrange rentals.
      • Receive and disburse monies in accordance with an approved budget.
      • Regularly educate the congregation as to the financial health of the church.

    Spiritual Leadership Team

      This team is a conduit of information from Council to all Groups who are involved in the spiritual nurture and education of the congregation and vice versa. This includes the Outreach and Service Committee, Christian Formation Committee, Caring and Connecting Committee and Music.

    Stewardship Team

      Organizes, develops, and implements a year-round ongoing stewardship program within the congregation.


      Trustees oversee Gordon United Church’s legal obligations to the community and to the United Church of Canada. this includes insurance and property issues. Key documents include the Trustees Handbook.