Reviews the congregation’s accounting and financial procedures and controls, provides advice and suggestions in establishing procedures, tests the usage and enforcement of the controls, and coordinates with outside auditors for external audits.
Call Committee, "The Seekers"
Selects the new Senior Pastor to be presented to the congregation for a vote of approval. This group was elected by the congregation at a special meeting.
Governs the church with members who are elected by the congregation at the annual meeting.
Serves as a means of gifting to the congregation and the community for special purposes. The foundation is a separate, not-for-profit outreach corporation of DHLC.
Prepares and holds estate sales at homes for individuals within the community. A portion of the proceeds go to approved charities as directed by this group.
Prepares and recommends an annual budget for the church, reviews contributions and revenues, expends funds as authorized, and does periodic accounting with the DHLC staff. The committee reviews and recommends financial actions to the Congregational Council.
Memorial Ministry Committee
Receives and disburses memorial gifts given to Desert Hills Lutheran Church to honor loved ones or to benefit a particular program or project. They also follow policies and prioritize items or projects that can be appropriately funded by memorial gifts.
Increases the awareness of our spiritual gifts and encourages members, through their time, talents, and treasures, to further the call that God has given to DHLC.