Session Highlights

By Wendy Doidge, Clerk of Session.


December 2021

CHANGES in CHURCH REGISTER

Baptisms: Abigail Elizabeth Monahan, DOB May 10, 2021, daughter of Kate & Dave Monahan, December 12, 2021, Rev. Sarah Green officiating

DeathsMary Meyer- DOD November 28, 2021. Mary joined PCM in 1958. She was an ordained Deacon and a member of Circle 12. A memorial service is planned for next summer. (#3573)

Removed from RollSarah Valenti, #9732, & Ben Valenti, #9760 at their request and Valerie Kessler, #9886 at her request, and #9786-Erika Schmidt, at her request.

~ Session approved the 2022 budget.

~ Session set the date for the Ordination & Installation of new officers- January 9, 2022.

~ Session approved the date of a joint officer’s retreat- January 29, 2022.

~ Session approved the following dates for the serving of Communion at the 10:00 a.m. worship service: Jan. 2, Feb. 6, Mar. 6, Apr. 3, May 1, June 3, Jul. 3, Aug. 7, Sept. 4, Oct.2, Nov. 6 and Dec. 4.

~ Session approved the resumption of the 8:00 a.m. worship service, with Communion served at each service, January 9- through April 17, 2022.

~ Session approved Jan’s Closet resuming the use of the basement for guests, every second Saturday of the month. Guests will wear masks and the number of persons allowed downstairs will be monitored.

~ Session approved entering into a 3-year agreement between our Congregation and the Eastleigh Church- PCEA/PCUSA Sister Congregation Agreement (Nairobi, Kenya).

A very Special thanks was extended to the outgoing Elders by Pastor Leslie: Brian Delle Donne, Lisa Fraebel, Kevin Redgate, Wayne Rush, Jenny Tooley, and Sue Wood have all served in extraordinary times- with grace, imagination, and love.

Respectfully submitted,

Wendy M. Doidge