1.  Definition The Ministry of Outreach shall be shall carry out community service projects and shall coordinate outreach projects planned by other groups with St John United Church of Christ

2.  Membership: It shall consist of four members elected by the congregation.  It shall organize itself annually, elect a chairperson, and shall otherwise conduct its business in accordance with the directives of ARTICLE VIII, Section C of the Constitution.

3.  Tasks : The Ministry of Outreach shall be responsible for the following tasks and others that may arise from time to time that are in keeping with its basic definition as stated above. To accomplish these tasks the ministry may from time to time enlist other members from the congregation to assist.  The ministry will work with Cabinet officers to identify potential candidates for open ministry positions.

a. Denominational offerings

b. Church school outreach projects

c. Lenten offerings

d. Community service projects

e. Participation in ecumenical and inner-church groups

f. Related lay staff supervision and evaluation and such related lay staff shall not be a member of the ministry.