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Session in a Nutshell

April 2019

​​Session in a Nutshell (4-7-19)
February and March Session Meetings  - focused on working out and approving the 2019 budget.
From Presbytery - We have been invited by Presbytery to be a part of a program for Presbyterian churches called Vital Congregational Initiative.  Jim Renfrew presented information about this program for church development.  Dr. Bob Spratt will be traveling to Atlanta in May to learn about this two-year initiative.
Budget and Finance

  • Motions approved to transfer funds donated in memory of Bill and Betty Joyce, Eugene Bour, Janice Brown, and Christine Hampton from designated fund 84 Memorial Funds to various designated funds as per family wishes.

Community & Global Mission 

  • Backpack program has started with 20 students from School #42.
  • Blood Drive will be May 9.  Volunteers still needed.
  • Crop walk is May 5.

New Member

  • Easter Egg Hunt April 13. 


  • First meeting for those involved is 4/15 at 7:00.

Spiritual Growth

  • The women’s retreat is planned for May 4.

Carter James Russell will be baptized on May 5. Welcome Carter!

Have questions? Talk to any Elder, we are happy to listen to ideas and concerns.