Eldership and Church Governance

Governance Package

The Governance Package is designed to provide church leadership groups with support and resources to meet their governance and leadership responsibilities. The content is split into three broad areas that a church leadership group must take responsibility for within their church community, each with 4 sub-areas:

A Christ Centred Community

  • Spiritual Oversight
  • Prayer and Discernment 
  • Formation, Discipleship and Evangelism
  • Mission and Ministry

A Well Led Community

  • Culture
  • Governance
  • Leadership
  • Finance

A Safe and Legal Community

  • People
  • Places
  • Programs
  • Compliance

A series of resources are provided below to assist church leaders in meeting their governance and leadership responsibilities as outlined in the package.

Contact the Church and Community Engagement Team at [email protected] or call 1800 193 438 with any questions or for consultancy support.