• Thursday, November 19, 2015 - 10:57am
    • Beth Kalemkarian was elected to serve as a commissioner to the Presbytery meeting on November 17th.
    • On the recommendation of the Spiritual Formation Committee, Session approved an adult education courses on parenting to be offered on Sunday mornings, May 8th-June 12th.
    • At the request of the Worship Committee, communion was approved for Thanksgiving Eve and Christmas Eve at the 9:30 p.m. service.A Service of Remembrance and Healing on December 22nd at 7:00 p.m. was approved.
    • At the request of the Youth Committee, High School Lock-In on December 11th-12th and Middle School Lock-In on January 15th -16th were approved.
    • Session approved one transfer, moving 17 members to the inactive roll, deleting 36 members from the roll.
    • Session voted to approve the Covenant of Closure with Reverend Stu Ritter.
    Session Blog
  • Thursday, October 29, 2015 - 12:05pm
    • Session approved revisions to MPC Nursery Policy and MPC Children and Youth Safety Policy.
    • Louise Naismith was elected to serve on the Congregational Nominating Committee.
    • A fee schedule for building use, as recommended by the Property and Technology Committee, was approved.
    • Session approved adult education courses to be offered on Sunday mornings in Advent and Lent.
    • A fundraiser to support Young Lives-Chester Club (selling pies) as requested by middle school Sunday School was approved.(Distribution on November 22)
    • Fall Grief Support Groups led by Susan Young were approved (November 15, December 13, 6:00-7:30 p.m., Room 103).
    • Community Hymn Sing on November 15 at 4:00 p.m. was approved.
    • Session voted to institute the 60 day notice of termination in Reverend Ritter’s contract for interim ministry as of October 15, 2015 and agree to mutually satisfactory terms of disengagement at a later date.
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  • Wednesday, October 7, 2015 - 10:44pm
    at both 8:15 and 9:15 am
    in the Stephen Ministry Room (back of Dale Hall)
    Discovering your spiritual gifts is an enriching experience, not only for you but also for those to whom you minister. Your gifts are a reflection of God’s creative power.  Using your gifts strengthens you spiritually and emotionally, which equips you to better serve others. The Stephen Ministry is offering “Discovering God’s Vision for Your Life:  Discovering Your Spiritual Gifts” during the 8:15 and 9:15 hours beginning October 11.

    Participants in Discovering God’s Vision for Your Life will . . .

    Deepen their relationship with God

    Understand and celebrate the spiritual gifts God has given them

    Understand God’s call for their lives and ministries

    Use their spiritual gifts to help meet the needs of others

    The cost is $20 and materials will be available in the office beginning October 5th.
    Please RSVP by 

  • Saturday, September 12, 2015 - 1:20pm

    This document contains a draft of personnel policies currently under consideration by session.

    Session Blog