The Shepherding Elders meet monthly and perform the following duties:
Pastoral Care: Determine and oversee the system of pastoral care.
Shepherding Ministries: Oversee and encourage those charged with the shepherding ministries.
Care Ministry: Work with the Care Ministry of Covenant Life so that needs are met within the congregation and the community.
Prayer: Regularly pray for the needs of the congregation.
Contact: Maintain regular contact with the congregation of Covenant Life Church.
Profession of Faith: Hear profession of faith for young adults and new Christians.
Records: Provide information to CLC administrative staff in order to maintain accurate records on the membership of Covenant Life.
Restorative Care: Oversee the restorative care of wayward members.
Communion: Oversee the regular celebration of communion.
Reports: Report to the Governing Board quarterly and share minutes monthly.
Classis: Provide appropriate contact with Classis.