Presbytery Meetings


862nd PRESBYTERY ASSEMBLY – Hybrid Meeting with in-person and virtual attendance

Wicomico Presbyterian Church

DATE: Tuesday, September 20, 2022

View the video of the Pre-Presbytery Educational Opportunity presented by David Staniunas, Presbyterian Historical Society (PHS) Archivist

View the video of the Vital Congregations presentation by The Rev. Dr. Tracy Keenan, NCP Missional Presbyter

WHERE: In-person at the Wicomico PC, 129 Broad Street, Salisbury, MD and virtually via Zoom. For those attending in-person, turn right off Broad Street onto the drive just before the church to enter the parking lot. Access building entrance from the back of the building adjacent to the parking lot. Registration is just inside the entry door. (NOTE: Your intention for participation will be required during registration below.)

A pre-Presbytery event will commence in the sanctuary at 3:00 p.m. (on the same meeting Zoom link for those participating virtually) led by the Archivist from the Presbyterian Historical Society, David Staniunas. We will explore the early history of Presbyterianism in this country to coincide with the anniversary celebrations of our Makemie churches.

ADVANCE ONLINE REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED FOR ALL ATTENDEES. Registering as a commissioner = a teaching elder, commissioned ruling elder OR ruling elder who has voice and vote. A corresponding member OR guest have voice only. NOTE the Zoom link for the meeting will be distributed Monday, September 19 if not before.

FOR IN-PERSON ATTENDEES: We will follow Wicomico PC guidelines regarding mask requirements with an update provided if needed.


WORSHIP OFFERING for the 862nd Assembly will be designated to the Peace & Global Witness Special Offering and we provide thanks (merci, gracias, wanishi) for providing your offering here. PC(USA) encourages individual congregations to utilize up to 25% of the offering and mid-councils retain an additional 25% to connect with the global witness of Christ’s peace. The remaining 50% will be provided to PC(USA). View info about the Peace & Global Witness offering by clicking on the image above. We appreciate your generosity!


COMMISSIONER ORIENTATION BOOKLET


OFFICIAL CALL TO MEETING

DOCKET(updated 9.15.22)

WORSHIP FOR MEETING

  • To be projected during the meeting

CONSENT AGENDA and CP/SC REPORT

SPARKING MISSION PARTNERSHIPS AND NEW CHURCH INITIATIVES

TRANSFORMING THE CHURCH THROUGH LEADERSHIP DEVELOPMENT AND VITAL CONGREGATIONS

Committee on Ministers and Congregations

Perryville Administrative Commission

Committee on Preparation for Missional Ministry

  • CPMM Report to Presbytery (verbal)

Committee on Leadership

STEWARDSHIP FOR THE GOOD OF THE WORLD

Trustees

Committee on Representation and Nominations


ADDITIONAL REPORTS/DOCUMENTS

RESOURCES and GUIDANCE


One-Click Dockets and Recordings


Official notice of meeting and subsequent meeting documents will be posted 10 days prior to the meeting if not before. Committee documents and Omnibus Motion may appear closer to the date of the meeting. Meeting materials will remain for approximately 3 weeks past the date of the meeting to allow for continued access.

Calendar of Upcoming Presbytery Meetings NOTE: View Equipping & Training Days on the Training webpage

MEETING DATE/TIMELOCATIONNOTES
863rd Presbytery AssemblySaturday, November 19, 2022, 10:00 a.m.HYBRID: First Presbyterian Church-Newark and Zoom
EQUIPPING & TRAINING DAY Saturday, January 21 2023, 9:00a-1:00pVIA ZOOMWorkshops leaders will be announced shortly!
Special Called Assembly Tuesday, February 7, 2023, 6:30 p.m.VIA ZOOM Vote on amendments to the Book of Order as presented by the 225th General Assembly
BAY RETREATThursday, March 2-4, 2023HYBRID: Hyatt Regency Chesapeake Bay More info forthcoming!
864th Presbytery AssemblySaturday, May 20, 2023, 10:00 a.m.HYBRID: Chestertown PC and Zoom
865th Presbytery AssemblySaturday, September 23, 2023, 10:00 a.m.TBDFirst read of the 2024 budget, incl. per capita
866th Presbytery AssemblyTuesday, November 28, 2023, 4:00 p.m.TBDInstallation of Moderator and Vice Moderator

*Registration begins 45 minutes before the meeting commences.

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