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Benevolence Committee

"Praise be to the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, the Father of compassion and the God of all comfort, who comforts us in all our troubles, so that we can comfort those in any trouble with the comfort we ourselves have received from God." 2Corinthians 1:3-4

The purpose of the Benevolence Committee is to administer the White Bluff Chapel benevolence activities.

Responsibilities Administrative Policies and Procedures


  • Review applications for assistance from the benevolence fund.
  • Interview applicants.
  • Conduct background investigations as deemed appropriate.
  • Approve or deny applications for assistance.
  • If assistance is approved, submit approved check requests to Treasurer authorizing payment of benevolence funds.
  • Follow up interviews with benevolence recipients.
  • Provide leadership and education for the WBC members concerning the benevolence activities.

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  • The Chair of the Benevolence Committee is elected annually by the WBC membership in accordance with the procedures in Article 6.5 of the WBC By-Laws.
  • The Benevolence Committee will be composed of five (5) individuals selected by the Chair of the Benevolence Committee and will include the following representatives:
    • One member from the Board of Trustees.
    • One member from the Pastoral Staff.
    • One member from the Membership Care Committee.
    • Two At-Large members from the Chapel membership.
  • Bring any committee policy, procedural, financial, or functional related issue(s) to the Board of Trustees for consideration.
  • Keep Office Administrator informed of plans for meetings, activities or events.
  • Committee Chair attends or sends a representative to the Council of Ministries meetings.

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Policies & Procedures: Related White Bluff Chapel Documents

Organization and Procedures Manual

4.4.4 Benevolence Committee

Committee Policies and Procedures

10.1 Benevolence Guidelines

Form 10.2 Benevolence Application

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