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  1. News : Congregational Meetings: December 3 & 17

    Congregational meetings will be held at the 11am service on December 3 and December 17 for the Nominating Committee to present a deacon candidate to fill the position vacated by Shannon Taylor. The candidate, Shirley Rufty, will be presented twice; at both meetings, nominations may be made from the floor. The vote to approve the nominee as an officer-elect will be held on December 17. Learn more about Shirley in the November 29 newsletter.


  2. News : Session Notes – 11/19/17

    The Session called congregational meetings for the Nominating Committee to present Shirley Rufty as a candidate for deacon (see bio on page 5), filling the vacated position held by Shannon Taylor. Congregational meetings will be held at the 11am service on December 3 and December 17 for her nomination and election.

    The elders also examined and approved seven inquirers for membership (see bios on page 6). A commission was set up to examine a number of additional inquirers who were absent. There was a brief review of financial and committee reports that yielded no motions or recommendations.

    Tom Norwood from Horizons Stewardship then presented the results of our feasibility study for a capital campaign. Its results led to a reasonable belief that our church could succeed in a campaign to raise between $2-$2.5 million dollars over the next three years. The Session will make several decisions regarding a campaign at its November 29 meeting. Rev. Norwood finished by presenting five recommendations that would help us move forward toward our goals that were tabulated during the study.

    Bill Coppridge
    Class of 2019


  3. News : Congregational Meetings: June 25 & July 2

    Congregational meetings have been called for June 25 and July 2 so that the Nominating Committee may present the final candidate for the new class of deacons. The candidate, Jim Young, will be presented twice; at both meetings, nominations may be made from the floor. The vote to approve the nominee as an officer-elect will be held on July 2. See the July 5 newsletter for a bio on nominee Jim Young.


  4. News : Congregational Meetings: May 28 & June 4

    Congregational meetings will be held on May 28 and June 4. The Nominating Committee will report at the May 28 meeting and additional nominations for elders and deacons will be accepted from the floor. Additional floor nominations and the election of the elders and deacons for the class of 2020 will be held on June 4. Bios for the slate of nominated officers are available in the May 24 newsletter. Nominated officers are:

    Elders:

    • Conner Garcia
    • Helen Harrison
    • Carol Mansfield
    • Bill Pogue
    • Dave Pottenger
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