Hodges Boulevard Presbyterian Church

Summary of Stated Session Meeting held February 21, 2019

 

Following is a summary of the discussions and decisions during the stated meeting of session in February, 2019:

  • Committees have been very active and many minutes and reports were received and approved
  • Received update on funding receipt of approximately $26,000 for sanctuary renovation
  • April meeting rescheduled for April 25, 2019, because of Maundy Thursday service
  • Resolved to discuss and finalize session structure/team descriptions at March meeting
  • Heard update regarding work with Ministry Architects in finding youth director with encouragement for participating in Summit February 22 and 23.
  • Approved hiring part-time sexton for maintenance work

 

Hodges Boulevard Presbyterian Church

Summary of Stated Session Meeting held January 24, 2019

 

Following is a summary of the discussions and decisions during the stated meeting of session in January, 2019:

  • The agenda was set for the annual congregation meeting scheduled for February 10.
  • Reviewed updates/changes to HBPC By-Laws for clarity, to conform to Book of Order requirements and to include changes to the size of session.
  • Reviewed session organizational structure with team descriptions provided for review to ensure session members are aware of their team’s responsibilities and to aid in recruiting congregants to Teams.
  • Scheduled new officer training and examination for February 9, 2019.
  • New officer ordination and installation was scheduled for February 10, 2019.
  • Determined that future meetings will be held at 7:00 p.m. the third Thursday of each month in the Sunrise Room.
  • Heard an updated report on plans for the renovation/repair of the sanctuary, including updated contract and financial campaign.
  • Approved special offerings of One Great Hour of Sharing, Pentecost, Peace & Global Witness and Joy.
  • Milton Fulton was elected as commissioner to the presbytery meeting February 9, 2019.