Hodges Boulevard Presbyterian Church
Summary of Stated Session Meeting held April 23. 2020
The meeting was held
Via ZOOM Conference due to Covid-19 pandemic ‘shelter in place’


Following is a summary of the discussions and decisions during the stated meeting of session in April, 2020:

NOTE: Due to the ‘shelter in place’ situation, session did not meet in March. Following is a summary of actions approved during the April meeting:

  • Outreach Team motion to disburse $10,000 from Endowment on the LTRO Home Repairs.
  • Worship Team motion to hold a worship service on Good Friday, 4/10/2020, in the Sanctuary from 12-3pm.
  • Worship Team motion to allow the serving of virtual communion for Sun., April 5 (Palm Sunday) and Thurs., April 9 (Maundy Thurs.).
  • HR Team recommendation to allow Jonathan to teach at UNF for the Fall 2020 term, Mon. and Wed., 3-4:15 pm.
  • Outreach Team motion to create a COVID-19 fund to be administrated by Jonathan to aid those recovering from the impacts of coronavirus. Funds will be solicited in the Eblast.

Motion made, seconded and carried to confirm these previously approved electronic motions.

  • Approved request from Presbyterian Women to hold a fundraiser/community outreach in the form of a vendor fair on Sat., Sept. 19, 2020, 9 am-2 pm, using Fellowship Hall, the kitchen, and outside areas including the yard, and covered areas. PW wants to charge $50 per table for vendors and sell food and drink and various handmade items for profit. They also want to have demonstrations by dance, gymnastic, and karate groups, if possible. The PW Coordinating Team will disperse the profits as they see fit.
  • Approved the wedding of Caleb Reed (son of Susan and Wayne Reed) and Lyndsey Harmon, Sat., Jan. 16, 2021, 4 pm; rehearsal Fri., Jan. 15, 5 pm.

Submitted by Marie Hix, Clerk of Session



Hodges Boulevard Presbyterian Church
Minutes of Special Called Session Meeting
Date: March 15, 2020
Place/Time: Fellowship Hall, 10:00 pm


Pastor Jon informed all present that the purpose of this special called Session Meeting was review and confirm the following individuals who have completed confirmation class:


  • Dante Blunt
  • Olivia Hill
  • Ethan Lopez
  • Isaiah Newland
  • Rebecca Seiler
  • Austin Zalusky

Following a period of examination; motion made, seconded and approved we confirm and move to membership these confirmands. Presentation to the congregation will be a date to be determined.


Marie Hix, Clerk



Hodges Boulevard Presbyterian Church

Summary of Stated Session Meeting held February, 2020


Following is a summary of the discussions and decisions during the stated meeting of session in February, 2020:

  • Committees have been very active and many minutes and reports were received and approved
  • Accepted Chris Cavan’s report from winter Presbytery Meeting
  • Confirmed acceptance of John, Lynn and John D. Hannah transferring membership from Palisades Presbyterian Church, San Diego, CA
  • Confirmed acceptance of Bill and Lois Ann transferring membership as affiliate member from McGregor Presbyterian Church, Columbia, SC
  • Confirmed acceptance of Chatfield Kreinest transferring membership from Community Presbyterian Church, Atlantic Beach, FL.
  • Approved changing date of April Session meeting from April 16 to April 23 and June meeting from June 18 to June 25.
  • Motion carried to ask Fellowship Ministry to take ownership of the sub-committee responsible for Wednesday night dinner.
  • Bus and Kitchen use policies were approved.
  • Approved Rev. Dr. Holly Inglis as facilitator re-visioning summit with Session.

Submitted by Marie Hix, Clerk of Session