Memorandum of Understanding Between Looking Glass Community Outreach (LGCO), Partner Congregations and Service Groups
The Role of LGCO:
◙ Serve as an Interfaith Outreach Mission arm of participating congregations and service groups in the LGCO Service Area.
◙ Assess the needs in the service area, organize, and oversee the projects that are created to
meet those needs, utilizing input from participating congregations and service groups,
Shiawassee County Health & Human Services Council, and other helping groups in the area.
◙ Provide information to Participating Congregations and Service Groups, through their LGCO Representative,
regarding opportunities for volunteers to be in mission in the service area.
◙ Assist in recruitment and training of volunteers for LGCO.
◙ Assist in raising funds to help support LGCO outreach projects.
The Role of Participating Congregations and Service Groups:
◙ Take board action to approve this Memorandum of Understanding between your congregation or service group and LGCO.
◙ Inform your members that you are an LGCO Partner in helping to minister to the needs of struggling families in the LGCO service area.
◙ The Participating Church Pastor or Service Group Leader will be an ex-officio member of the LGCO Board, with full voice but no vote..
◙ Name a Church Representative ((and if possible, an Alternate Representative) from your church or service group)
to serve as member(s) of the LGCO Board, with full voice and vote.
◙ Work with LGCO to develop a Procedure for the LGCO Representative to get information from LGCO to the members of Partner Churches and Service Groups.
◙ Make annual confidential financial contribution(s) to LGCO, the amount to be determined solely by the Participating Church or Service Group.