Rockford Reformed Church

Leadership Principles


Benefits and expected outcomes:

  • provides Christ-centered model and biblical viewpoint
  • creates unity and promotes harmony across the church
  • gives clear and necessary requirements and qualifications
  • standardizes core values, expectations, and approach to ministry
  • demonstrates the importance, value, and honor of spiritual leadership
  • orients the new staff member, leader, and volunteer
  • cross-trains the volunteer serving across multiple areas and in various roles
  • serves as an ongoing training tool to develop spiritual growth, practices, and skills
  • encourages perseverance and offers guidance through challenging situations 

Threefold use:

    • Annual: church sponsored workshop
    • Ongoing: orientation, one-on-one training, and periodic group training within individual program ministry areas
    • Personal: self reference and training throughout the program year