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  • Wednesday, December 17, 2014 - 10:54pm

    The following are highlights from the December meeting.

    • MPC’s end of the year financial status was reviewed and initial pledging report received. 
    • New Member Class schedule, dates and curriculum were approved.
    • Two classes to be offered, in addition to the ongoing Bible class, on Wednesday evenings were approved – “The Bible and the Church’s Understanding of Sexuality” and “Speaking the Truth in Love.”
    • Four members were moved to the inactive roll.
    • Seventeen members were removed from the rolls.
    • In Executive Session, staffing, salaries, and health care were discussed.

    Official Minutes (pdf)

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  • Friday, November 28, 2014 - 6:13pm

    Since last March the Policy Task Force has been working to create policies for MPC.  Additionally, various committees have been writing policies related to their particular areas.

    The members of the Policy Task Force include:  Bob Alek, Sandy Campbell, Chris Davis, Beth Kalemkarian, Eric MacDonald, Kate Meehan, and Jo Snead.  The following people also served giving input for or writing specific policies:  Wes Argo, Becky Bailey, Steve Cavicchia, Kim Shimer, and Aimee Snead.

    Policies which have been approved by Session may be viewed here.

    Policies under consideration as well as other Session updates are posted here.

     

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  • Monday, November 17, 2014 - 11:30pm

    This document contains an Alcohol and Drug Policy currently under consideration by Session.  This poicy will be voted on at the December Session meeting.

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  • Monday, November 17, 2014 - 11:03pm

    The following are highlights from the November meeting.

    • Video was viewed showing the Presbyterian Foundation’s work in the Middle East.

    • MPC’s financial status was discussed at length.

    • A revised Alcohol and Drug Policy was submitted for a first read in anticipation of approval at the December Session meeting.

    • Session approved the renewal of Reverend Stu Ritter’s contract.

    • The following policies were approved:  Staff Christmas Gifts, Baptism, Resolving Conflicts/Guidelines for Presbyterians During Times of Disagreement, Responsible Use, Technology.

    • Six members were moved to the inactive roll.

    • Forty one members were removed from the rolls.

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