Article 12 – Its Establishment :
Consists of a president and eight members, in addition to a secretary sanctioned (by virtue of position) without the right to vote.
Article 13 – Its Work :
1- Assesses statuses (cases), needs and growths factors of the churches, and determines their areas of weakness in order to expand the circle of spiritual work in all fields of service, and studies the need to open new churches and centers of spiritual service.
2- Prepares and secures stewards (servants) for caring and spiritual work.
3- Nominates students to study theology under the auspices of the Synods, in accordance to the system of acceptance of the students of theology, and provides them with service centers within the field of the Synods during the period of their studies and follow-up and evaluation thereafter.
4- Implements and supervises a continuous Christian education program (Sunday schools, events, youth, women, family education, other).
5- Strengthens, activates and develops understanding and ecumenical relationships in the Synod in order to reflect the unity of Christ’s Church.
6- Initiates acts of evangelism and social service as well as encourages within individuals/congregations greater capacity for giving and Christian ministry.
7- Oversees the organization of church records in accordance with the system regulations.
8- Advises the management board in appointing pastors to churches, based on the system regulations.
9- Advises the board of directors in appointing service partners in the spiritual field, determining their scope of work and overseeing their service through guidance, training, continuing education and self-care.
10- Provides consistent oversight and accountability for Synod pastors.
11- Actively facilitates opportunities for pastors and the elders to take part in meaningful fellowship, spiritual growth the widening of their theological knowledge and spiritual experiences.
12- Creates an annual budget for the implementation of its responsibilities, in accordance with the system regulations.
13- Provides, through the Administrative Council, a transparent reporting its work to the public.
(Of the National Evangelical Synod system in Syria and Lebanon).