The Mission Pod is responsible for developing strategy for the mission for the Presbytery of the Northern Plains and to foster communication between the ministry teams and other Presbytery mission focused relationships.
Additional responsibilities outlined in the bylaws:
To developing strategy for the mission of the church within the Presbytery’s geographic area, consistent with G-3.0000, and to recommend to the Presbytery appropriate actions to initiate mission in the light of the larger strategy of the Synod and the General Assembly. To consult with the Synod concerning the overall mission needs of the Synod.
The Pod will consider and act upon all proposals by non-profit groups for appeals for monies or the solicitation of funds within the bounds of Presbytery.
It will fill, on a temporary basis between meetings of the Presbytery, vacancies that occur in the agencies of the Presbytery.
Additional responsibilities outlined in the policies:
To act on all requests for permission to raise funds by non-Ministry teams within the bounds of the Presbytery (P‑400.05).
To oversee Children and Youth Protection Policy (P-500.05).