The appointed governing leaders within a church. (1 Timothy 3: 1-7, Titus 1: 6-9) The elders of Northern Hills shepherd and lead the people of Northern Hills. The elders represent the primary leadership and meet regularly to discuss matters of theology, direction for the Church, and when necessary, discipline with love for the people of Northern Hills. The elders strive to preach, teach, and counsel to the glory of God. The tasks and responsibilities of the elders vary greatly and require discernment, as they strive to keep the church on its biblical course.