The elders of White Oak look after the spiritual welfare of the congregation, to shepherd and lead with a vision of what God can do through our congregation. It is time to nominate, to the elders, men to serve a three-year term as an elder of White Oak. You are encouraged to nominate qualified men who you feel would serve our church and the Lord with responsibility, diligence and enthusiasm. Nominations are to be submitted no later than August 8.
The requirements for an elder of WOCC are determined by the WOCC By Laws
a. Article IV Section 1: The elders shall be male members of the congregation who are elected by the membership on the basis of the Scriptural qualifications of I Timothy 3:1-7 and Titus 1:5-9. The elders, as overseers, shall have authority and responsibility consistent with the teaching of the New Testament.
b. Article V Section 1: A person must be a member of the congregation for one (1) year before he is eligible to be elected as an elder.