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2022 ONC & PNC Recommendations

Officer Nomination Committee & Pastor Nominating Committee Recommendations

Deadline to SUbmit Recommendations: Friday, August 13

The Standing Nominating Committee (SNC) is responsible for forming annual committees, approved by Session, to assist with the responsibilities of the church, including the nomination of future Elders and the nomination of called pastors. In light of this, the SNC has opened the recommendation period for two new committees, the 2022 Officer Nominating Committee (ONC) and the Pastor Nominating Committee (PNC).  


Officer Nominating Committee

A new Officer Nominating Committee is formed each year and is composed of two active elders and nine other church members who have not served on an ONC or Pastor Nominating Committee within the last three years. ONC members serve for one year and during this time it is their responsibility to identify and recommend a set of members to be ordained (if not already) as Elders and serve on Session for a period of three years. 


Pastor Nominating Committee

The Pastor Nominating Committee (PNC) is formed as needed and is comprised of 11 church members, the majority of which must be Elders, per FPC Bylaws. The PNC meets for as long as is required to identify the Lord's will in recommending a Senior Pastor to govern the church. 


Materials to review

If you believe you or another member would be a good choice for one of these roles, please review the Member Recommendation Booklet and ECO Vision documents below for a complete overview of the necessary responsibilities be
fore filling out the online recommendation form at the bottom of this page.

Member Recommendation Booklet  ECO Vision Documents

If you choose to print and fill out the recommendation form, please return it no later than Friday, August 13, to the drop-off box at the Welcome Center, OR mail to:

First Presbyterian Church
Attention: Sheila Heinle
Standing Committee on Nominations 
5300 Main Street
Houston, Texas 77004

If you need more information please email sncchair@fpchouston.org.



Online Recommendation Form










Note: You may be contacted by a member of the committee for clarification or further information.