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      21589 DMC Highway 79
      Danville, IA 52623

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      Chris Carr

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      550 Division Street
      Burlington, IA 52601

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      Sundays 8:30AM & 10:30AM

       

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      Nathan Williams

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      1602 Avenue F
      Fort Madison, IA 52627

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      Andrew Wiese

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      2125 Mulholland St.
      Nauvoo, IL 62354

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      TJ Widbin

Blog - New Leadership Nominees

New Leadership Nominees

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The Elders of Harmony Bible Church are unanimously recommending the following men for leadership within the church. A vote will be taken Sunday, November 20 by the members of Harmony at the annual meeting. We encourage you to get to know these men personally prior to the vote.


Leadership Nominees

Elders

Returning after Sabbatical
     •  Steve Davis

Second 3-Year Term
     •  Dan Enger
     •  Jason Goody
     •  Steve Litchfield
     •  Tim Svoboda

Deacons

First Time
     •  Jon Blazic
     •  John DeLuca
     •  Josh Smeltser

Second 3-Year Term
     •  Dennis Gnann
     •  Randy Higdon
     •  Wes Pfaudenhauer
     •  Ben Schmidgall
     •  Nate Skifstad
     •  Mike Yaley


Biblical Qualifications

Elder Qualifications

The list below should adequately describe any man who is an Elder candidate.  Of course perfection in any area is impossible, but this should be the general description of any Elder candidate. (Key Passages: 1 Peter 5:1-4, Titus 1:6-16, 
1 Timothy 3:1-6)

Ministry Skills
1. Leader and shepherd of the flock   
2. Able to teach the Word of God   

Heart
3. Desires the office and responsibilities of Elder
4. Loves what is good, free of the love of money      

Character
5. Above reproach, blameless, respectable  
6. Husband of one wife  

Temperament & Behavior
7. Prudent, sensible, just  
8. Gentle, self controlled, temperate
9. Hospitable  
10. Not quick tempered or violent  
11. Not contentious, belligerent or self-willed  
12. Not a drunkard

History
13. Good manager of his household  
14. Good reputation outside the church  
15. Not a new convert 

 


 

Deacon Qualifications

The list below should adequately describe any man who is a Deacon candidate.  Of course perfection in any area is impossible, but this should be the general description of any Deacon candidate. (Key Passage: 1 Timothy 3:8-13)

Character
1.  Dignified
2.  Husband of one wife     
3.  Not double-tongued     

Behavior
4.  Not addicted to wine        
5.  Not pursuing dishonest gain
6.  Holding fast to the faith with a clear conscience

History
7.  Tested over time as a faithful follower of Christ
8.  Good manager of his household and family

 


If you are aware of any disqualifying characteristics,

please speak personally with the nominee. If any matter remains unresolved, the nominee or church member should approach the Elder Board and request that the nominee’s name be withdrawn from consideration.


 

 

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