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  • Wednesday, August 24, 2016 - 3:57pm
    • There will be an Officer Retreat on Saturday, October 8, 2016 at the Franciscan Spiritual Center from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. 
    • New officers will be examined on Tuesday, September 13, 2016 at the beginning of the Session meeting.  Session approved Sunday, September 18, 2016 as the date for ordination and installation of officers.
    • On the recommendation of the Spiritual Formation Committee, Session approved the following classes for the fall:  Daniel study – 9:30 a.m. Sundays, September 11th – December11th  - taught by Kate Meehan, Betsy and Albert McKeone; Walking Like Jesus Did – 11:00 a.m. Sundays - taught by Andria Kaskey; Luke study – Wednesdays 7:00-8:00 p.m., beginning September 21st -taught by Steve Buxton; Faith in Film – Wednesdays following Luke study - taught by Kim Shimer.
    Cathy
    Session Blog
  • Tuesday, August 9, 2016 - 12:20pm
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  • Wednesday, June 22, 2016 - 10:07am
    • Session approved the following service schedule to begin after Labor Day:

                             9:30 AM “Traditional” concurrent with one hour Sunday school for children, youth and adults

                             11:00 AM “Contemporary” possibly concurrent with an adult education offering as well as BLOC
     
    • Session approved the Senior Pastor Job Description.
    • On the recommendation of the Administration Committee, Session approved an Interim Youth Director Position for 20 hours/week.
    • On the recommendation of the Administration Committee, Session approved an Interim Administrative Assistant Position with hours and responsibilities to be determined.
    • On the recommendation of the Spiritual Formation Committee, Reverend Ted Mingle was approved as the speaker for the All-Church Retreat, February 17-19, 2017.
    • On the recommendation of the Worship Committee, Bob Nester’s compensation was adjusted to allow for serving as organist after July 10th through September 4th. 
    • On the recommendation of the Youth Committee, Sharon Riley and Rich Graham were approved as Youth Coordinators for Banner Elk.
    • At the request of the Youth Committee, Session approved a pancake breakfast on June 26th after worship to serve as a youth fundraiser for Banner Elk.
    • At the request of the Mission Committee, Session approved Pastor Gabriel Massey, missionary from India, selling items from his ministry after the service on July 10.
    Cathy
    Session Blog
  • Friday, April 29, 2016 - 9:56am

    ·         Elders received revised church bylaws for review.

    ·         Session approved the selling of items for Mission Committee approved mission causes without Session approval unless it is associated with a worship service, in which case special approval from Session must be obtained.

    ·         Session approved Louise Naismith to act as Cara Cavicchia’s liaison as she comes under care of the Presbytery of Philadelphia.

    ·         Session approved Tom Jackson to act as John Chaffee’s liaison as he works toward ordination.

    ·         On the recommendation of the Administration Committee, Session approved the Personnel Policy, effective June 1, 2016.

    ·         On the recommendation of the Nominating Committee, Session voted to call a Congregational Meeting for June 5, 2016 after the 10:00 a.m. service for the purpose of electing church officers.

    ·         On the recommendation of the Youth Committee, Session approved the job description for the Youth Coordinator for Banner Elk.  

    Cathy
    Session Blog