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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
  • Friday, April 29, 2016 - 9:52am

    ·         Session approved hosting the meeting of the Philadelphia Presbytery on Tuesday, May 17, 2016 from 2:00-7:00.

    ·         Session voted to endorse Cara Cavicchia coming under care of the Presbytery of Philadelphia.

    ·         Session voted to call a Special Session Meeting for Sunday, April 3, 2016 at 9:15 a.m. to examine the Confirmation Class.

    ·         At the request of the Worship Committee, Session approved the one service schedule beginning on Sunday, May 29th through Sunday, September 4th.

    ·         At the request of the Mission Committee, Session approved a fundraiser for Banner Elk, an Italian-themed dinner to be held at Media Borough Hall on May 22, 2016.

    ·         On the recommendation of the Administration Committee, Session voted to discontinue Larisa Forest’s employment at the church, effective May 22, 2016.

    Cathy
    Session Blog
  • Friday, February 19, 2016 - 10:51am

    ·         Session approved, as recommended by the Worship Committee, one service at 10:00 a.m. for the summer, beginning date to be determined.

    ·         At the request of Children’s Ministry, Session approved the position of Vacation Bible School Coordinator for this summer.

    ·         At the request of Member Care, Session approved the New Member Class to run from April 3  to May 8th on Sunday mornings, with reception on May 15.

    ·         Session approved communion at Harvey Cedars, Reverend Passante to officiate.

    ·         On the recommendation of the Youth Committee and the Administration Committee, Session approved changing the Director of Youth Ministries to a half-time position with Liz Remelius serving in that role until the end of the school year during which time the position will be evaluated.

    Cathy
    Session Blog