The leadership of First United Methodist Church of Eustis has concluded that its administrative and programmatic responsibilities can be better fulfilled with a more unified governing structure. This determination is the result of several findings.
1. The loss of church membership has reduced the number of persons available and willing to serve in leadership positions.
2. The decentralized nature of the current organizational structure can:
a. Result in significant delays in important decision-making.
b. Potentially result in significant decisions being made outside the knowledge of- and without the agreement of the church’s principal governing body.
As a result, the church feels that it would be better served by a more consolidated decision-making model involving principal team leaders in its various areas of responsibility.