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"Transforming and Strengthening
Congregations to be
Missional, Pastoral, and Prophetic"

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Presbytery Meetings


January 23, 2018

Presbytery Convenes at Birmingham, First
Pre-Presbytery Meeting

12:00-2:00 p.m.
Sexual Misconduct Policy Training
with lunch (register with the Rev. Ruthanne Herrington (Fireside Room)

2:00-3:30 p.m.
Board of Pensions with Doug Portz. An overview for new clergy of medical and pension benefits. (Fireside Room)

Presbytery Investment and Loan Program with Jim Rissler. Discussion with the PILP President about church loans that are available for expansion, renovation, and energy efficiency.(Room 144) Click here for flyer

Impact Through Social Media: Is your church on social media or thinking about it? How could social media help the church? This 1-hour training will share specific tips on creating compelling information to engage your audiences, from your current congregation to prospective members. You will come away with the knowledge of how to create a plan for your social media presence. (Room 141-142)

Nones and Dones. Experience and discussion on how to reach people outside of the Church. Those "done" with church, or those who will have "none" of church. Renee Roederer. (Youth Room)

Action Papers - Requires Vote
Paper A-1 Docket

Paper B-1 Stated Clerk's Report

Paper B-2 Minutes of the Presbytery November 18 2017 (64 pages)

Paper B-3 2018 Mission Celebration Budget Proposal as amended

Paper B-4 Omnibus Motion

Paper D-1 Coordinating Cabinet Report

Paper D-2 Overture 14 - Climate Change

Action Papers Added After Mailing - Requiring Vote
Paper N-1 COM Report
Information Papers - No Vote
Paper Ga Committee on Representation 2017 Report
Papers Available at Meeting

Worship Bulletin Installation of Moderator and Vice Moderator

Paper B Some Parliamentary Principles

Paper F Nominations Endorsement Form
Hand-outs/Flyers Available at Meeting
The Grapevine Jan 2018