Recommending a man to the role of elder should not be taken lightly. Before you fill in and submit this recommendation form, please spend significant time in prayer for God's guidance and wisdom.
Please fill out all sections completely. We believe that this process will help us identify the men that God is raising up for leadership.
Understand that this is merely a recommendation form. The elders may not believe a person is ready for eldership, or they may be privy to information that may disqualify a man from serving in this capacity. Therefore, a recommendation for eldership is not a nomination for eldership.
Every elder must meet the qualifications provided in 1 Timnothy 3:1-7 and Titus 1:6-9. These qualifications are summarized in 1 Timothy 3:2 and Titus 1:6 as blameless and above reproach. This is to be the overall character of the man. To help asses whether this recommendation meets the biblical qualifications, please answer the following questions: