Announcing the call for Elder, Deacon and Trustee nominees.

At the congregational meeting on Sunday, 9/27 the following six people were asked to serve as our nominating committee:

Art Hunkins (Elder, Chairperson); Dave Carpenter (Elder- Vice Chair);
Steve Mckinnon (Deacon); Mindy Rutherford (Deacon)
Shannon Dardaman (Women’s Ministry); Brian Kelley (Education)

The purpose of the nominating committee is to prayerfully consider and to present a slate of Elders, Deacons and Trustee nominees (Class of 2023) to the congregation for their vote of approval. Below are some of the criterion the committee considers.

Prospective Elders and Deacons are to:


1. Understand and attempt to live by the Biblical qualifications for each respective office.

2. Be committed to growing in their personal relationship to the Triune God and dedicated to encouraging; community, unity, and spiritual growth in the congregation at NHP

3. Expected to Attend Monthly meetings and to support various ministries during their term of office.

4. As an Elder, s/he needs to hold to the EPC distinctives and will fully support our EPC denomination (Available on the EPC Denominational website).

Note: Before a name is submitted for consideration, the individual must agree to
being recommend for the position.

We are accepting nominations online and you can easily submit them by clicking here and completing the form. We will not be distributing paper nomination forms this year due to COVID-19, so we urge you to please use the online form provided.


Should you have any questions, please contact Art Hunkins, committee chair at artbonnet1@gmail.com.