Thursday, September 15, 2011

Session Highlights from September 14, 2011

·         The examination of Mary Sterner for ordination as an elder was sustained.  Her installation date is September 18.

·         Session approved the invitation to Rev. Carlton Palm (PC (USA) Missionary to preach on September 25.

·         Session created a task force to organize the reception after the community Thanksgiving Service on Nov. 20.

·         The Worship Committee reported the results of the Worship Survey to the Session.   64 of the almost 300 surveys sent out were returned.  The Worship committee will provide Session with some possible changes or new ideas for the Worship Experience at the October Meeting.

·         It was reported that the Blood Drive on 9/11 had 30% more donors.

·         The Session Members were encouraged to attend the Presbytery Training Event  FOCUS on October 1 at St. Philip Presbyterian Church.  This is open to anyone and Diane Prevary will introduce the new Book of Order.   There is no cost for this event but registration is requested, on line or thro