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Introducing the Eldership Model
of the Resurrection Center

The office of eldership is given in Scripture to provide spiritual nurture and protection for the church. Elders are to shepherd the flock of Jesus Christ through the faithful ministry of the Word and are to lead by godly example.

What are the duties of an elder in our church?


Elders are shepherds

Both the Old and New Testaments repeatedly employ the metaphor of "shepherding" to describe the spiritual leadership of God's people. Not surprisingly, the New Testament views elders as shepherds as well (e.g. Acts 20:281 Peter 5:1-4). The elders' mission is to lead, teach, protect and love their church members the way shepherds care for the sheep in a flock, so that the church members will grow up into spiritual maturity (Ephesians 4:11-13).

Elders Teach

Elders must be able to teach (1 Timothy 3:2) so that they can build up the church in sound doctrine and refute false teachers (Titus 1:9; cf. Acts 20:30-31). Elder teaching can take lots of shapes: one-to-one instruction, connect groups, during prayer meetings, classes, or preaching. An elder doesn't need a PhD in biblical studies, but they do need to be able to faithfully explain biblical truth.

Elders must lead

Elders have a measure of authority over the local church. That's why the New Testament also calls them "overseers" or "Bishops". The elders' authority is not absolute or unquestionable, nor should it be exercised in a domineering manner. Yet God calls his shepherds to provide leadership for the flock, and, in general, God expects the church to submit to that leadership (Hebrews 13:17).

Meet our Elders

Our Lead Pastors
DB

Bishop W.D. Burton

Lead Pastor
GB

Glynis Burton

Co-Lead Pastor
Honorary Elders
RL

Ronald Logan

Honorary Head Deacon and Elder
OL

Oscal Lucas

Honorary Elder
The following Elders are listed in alphabetical order
CF

Claudette Fagan

Elder - Hospitality and Prayer - Team 5 and 7
DA

Danley Alexandre

Elder - French Ministries
DM

Denise Moore

Elder - Children's Church (RC Kidz) - Team 6
DS

Dejah Smart Moses

Elder - First Impressions Team - Team 2
FE

Feguens Exumé

Elder - Young Adults and Connect Groups - Team 7
IG

Inica Gittens

Elder - Prayer and Intercession - Team 7
JW

Jennifer Wilson

Elder - Multiple Functions
KS

Kevin Scott

Elder - Multiple Functions
RP

Ricardo & Elide Pierre

Lead Pastor French Ministries
SG

Shannon Gittens

Elder - Youth & Young adults - Team 7
SM

Simona McDonald

Elder In Training - Worship and Arts - Team 4
TB

Tamara Brown

Elder - Worship and Arts - Team 4
T

Terry Wilson

Elder - Multiple Functions
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