Articles

  • Friday, May 26, 2017 - 10:38am
    • Elders discussed ways in which our congregation is seeking the welfare of the community to which we have been called – devoting ourselves to the poor, seeking justice, and living out the whole of the Great Commission.
    • Session approved a class on “Forgetfulness-Normal Aging or Early Alzheimer’s Disease? Can New Medications Help?” to be offered next November.  This class will be presented by Dr. Cherian Verghese, Medical Director of Keystone Clinical Studies and Assistant Professor of Psychiatry at Temple University.
    • An Italian-themed fundraising dinner for Banner Elk to be held in Dale Hall on Saturday, June 24, 2017 was approved.
    • Session has called a Congregational Meeting for June 18, 2017 for the purpose of election of church officers and members-at-large for the Congregational Nominating Committee and for the purpose of approving a loan for Rev. Fettig to support his purchase of a home in the Media vicinity.
    • As requested by the Director of Youth Ministries, a proposal for a Media Inter-Church Summer Kick-Off was approved.  This Teen Block Party is scheduled for June 17, 2017.
    • Session voted to spend up to $15,000 of the 2016 surplus of $71,000 to help pay for new air conditioning for the sanctuary.
    • Session approved Lisa VanHeldorf to coordinate the summer music with the same compensation as last summer.
    Cathy
  • Thursday, April 27, 2017 - 3:05pm
    • Elders discussed how our congregation extended itself beyond its bounds through the establishment of new communities of worship and discipleship, expanding the Kingdom of God.
    • The Confirmation Class was examined and Session voted to receive the following as members of MPC:  Ann Bedell Crockett, Hope Kathleen Graham, John Patrick Hirt, Megan Elizabeth Little, Robert Michael McDonnell, Colleen Marie Meehan, Nicole Louise Torrillo, Jake Robert Van Heldorf, Owen Anthony Vlaminck, Stephanie Meagan Catherine Ayean Walker.  The Confirmation Class was recognized and welcomed by the congregation on April 23rd.
    • Session approved one service for summer, Memorial Day through Labor Day, at 10:00 a.m., preceded by hymn sing at 9:30 a.m.
    • Session approved a Youth Pancake Breakfast Fundraiser on June 4, 2017 to help with van rental for Banner Elk.
    • A Special Session Meeting for May 23, 2017 was approved to examine the New Member Class.
    • On the recommendation of the Mission Committee, Session approved two work days in Chester, May 13th and 20th, to help with renovations to a house purchased by World Impact.
    • A letter offering support will be sent to Memorial Presbyterian Church who recently had a fire.
    Cathy
    Session Blog
  • Monday, April 10, 2017 - 4:38pm
    • Elders discussed many instances where the Holy Spirit has been evident in our congregation in the last year.
    • Session discussed the resignation of Bob Alek, Interim Director of Contemporary Music, and the resignation of Cathy Brod, Director of Communications.
    • The Confirmation Class will be examined by Session at their April meeting scheduled for Tuesday, April 18th
    • Session accepted the resignation of Elder April Kroninger and Deacon Jeannie Michels.

     

    Cathy
    Session Blog
  • Saturday, February 18, 2017 - 10:48am

    The Annual Meeting of the Congregation of the Media Presbyterian Church has been called by the Session for Sunday, February 26, 2017 following the 10:00 a.m. service for the purpose of receiving reports, reviewing the Terms of Call for the Associate Pastor and conducting any other business that may properly come before it.

    To preview the 2016 Annual Report, click here. There will be a limited number of copies available this Sunday in Hassler Chapel.

    Cathy