Attendance is usually noted—first to determine e existence of a quorum (e mini- mum number of members required for a meeting to occur), and en also to establish how many possible votes be cast. Finally, an agenda for e meeting is presented and adopted. No particular agenda is mandatory.File Size: 3KB. A: For congregational meetings, look to see if your congregation has included is provision from e. Model Constitution for Congregations (or a similar one): C.08. is congregation hold meetings by remote communication, including electronically and by. e Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) is governed by councils, which exist to help congregations and e church as a whole be more fai ful participants in e mission of Christ. 1 e councils of e church are e session, e presbytery, e synod and e General Assembly.2 e session is e council for e. e quorum for congregational meetings shall be e moderator, e secretary (ordinarily e Clerk of Session), and of e active members on e membership roll. e secretary shall determine at a quorum is present. All active members of e congregation are entitled to . 01, · Like any congregational meeting, a e Constitution of e PCUSA and Consider instructing members to connect wi only one person per device and verifying a quorum based on ose joining e Zoom meeting via a waiting room. Teach people to use eir virtual hands. 1 Define e quorum for a congregational meeting 2 define e quorum for a session (in bylaws or in session manual) 3 Define e way congregational meetings are announced 4 Determine e use of Robert’s Rules in congregational meetings 5 Make explicit no votes by proxy in congregational meetings. At each meeting of e Members a quorum shall be 50 percent of e Professing Members present in person or by such electronic means as is approved by e Council as deemed necessary to permit em to participate in e meeting. 14, · QUORUM. A quorum for any meeting of members shall be e Moderator, e Clerk, and one ten of e members. A majority of e members present at a meeting adjourn such meeting from time to time wi out notice o er an announcement at e meeting of e place, date and hour of e adjourned meeting. • e quorum for e Session of First Presbyterian Church is e Moderator and 25 of e currently serving ruling elders. Meetings of session are to be conducted wi in a simple and basic understanding of parliamentary procedure. e parliamentary au ority in e Presbyterian Church (USA) is e. 2. CONGREGATIONAL MATTERS ___ Minutes of congregational meeting should be signed by e moderator and e clerk. ___Minutes should indicate a quorum in order to conduct congregation business. ___Reports received from committees and representatives should be . of whom is moderator, and to set e date for e congregational meeting for e election. In many churches is election is held at e annual congregational meeting.! Annual congregational meeting.18 Session needs to set e date and time for an annual congregational meeting. If e church is incorporated, is meeting is required by law. 25, · e 2004 General Assembly’s Au oritative Interpretation of F-3.0205 defines a congregational meeting as a deliberative assembly. Roberts Rules of Order has a similar provision. erefore, congregational meetings must provide for all members to simultaneously hear each o er during discussions of motions. 02, · e congregation of Grace Presbyterian Church has determined it is time to seek a change in denominations. During a congregational meeting held Sunday, e 1, Grace’s membership voted to seek dismissal from e Presbyterian Church (USA) to join ECO: A Covenant Order of Evangelical Presbyterians. New Covenant Presbytery’s Gracious Reconciliation and Dismissal . ANNUAL CONGREGATIONAL MEETING FEBRUARY 3, e congregation of e First Presbyterian Church of Ada, Oklahoma, met for its Annual Congregational Meeting immediately following e church service on February 3, . Rev. Scott White, Moderator, called e meeting to order, offered prayer, and lared a quorum of e congregation present. e quorum of e congregational meeting shall consist of one-four (1/4) of e resident communing members, if e church has not more an one hundred (0) such members, and of one-six (1/6) of e resident communing members if a church has more an one hundred (0) such members. e congregation would be wise to make is intent explicit at e next congregational meeting, but at meeting itself would be governed by e G-7.0305 quorum. Some congregations, however, do not have bylaws, articles of incorporation, or administrative manuals and erefore have no specification regarding quorum apart from e language of. 30, · Accessibility note: e person chairing e meeting should start by asking each member whe er ey can hear each o er, and e secretary should record each member’s response in eir count of a quorum. is ensures people are able to meaningfully participate in e meeting. is require un-muting participants to allow em to speak. · Quorum lared Article V Quorums: For transactions of business at any regular or special meeting of e Congregation or Corporation a quorum shall consist of one-ten of e members. (G.07.0305). e Session of First Presbyterian Church has called a Congregational Meeting for Sunday, uary 6, at 11am in e sanctuary.During is meeting (at e beginning of worship), e FPC Pastor Nominating Committee will give a report to extend a call to a new Pastor/Head of Staff. 13, · A congregation provide by rule for a quorum for e meeting. An example of such a rule is: e congregation meet by electronic means if all members have reasonable notice of e electronic meeting and e ability to discuss and vote on business items. e quorum for such a meeting is [x] members. 18, · CONGREGATIONAL MEETING AGENDA Congregational Meeting Agenda ober 18, Call to Order Opening Prayer Purpose of is meeting e Confession of Fai – Constitution 2.53 and 2.54 A congregational meeting of e members of a particular church shall be convened for e following purposes: To determine e type of tenure of [ ]. e Annual Congregational Meeting of Wycliffe Presbyterian Church of Virginia Beach, Virginia was held in e Sanctuary - 1445 N. Great Neck Road, Virginia Beach, VA - Feb. 21, at 11: am, after e worship service. e meeting was to review and approve . IX. Quorum for e Meeting e quorum of a meeting of e congregation shall be e moderator, e secretary, and members, but under no circumstances shall it be fewer an of e active members of e congregation. e secretary shall determine at a quorum is present. All active members of e congregation present at congregational meetings. e meeting shall convene following e notice given on e second Sunday. – e Clerk of e Session shall serve as Clerk of e congregational meeting. – A quorum for a congregational meeting shall not be less an one ten of e members. – e minutes of e congregational meeting shall be reviewed by e session at its next stated. 12, · is is an important meeting for our congregation, and we will need a quorum of members to participate. Rev. Dr. Jeff Japinga, Executive Presbyter of e Presbytery of e Twin Cities Area and appointed House of Hope Moderator, will lead e meeting. Voting will be limited to . Trinity United Presbyterian Church, U.S.A. Annual Congregational Meeting uary 30, e meeting of e annual congregational meeting was called to order by Rev. Glenn Grant in e sanctuary at 12:55 p.m. A quorum was lared by e clerk pro tern, Georgia McCall. A motion passed to grant Jerry Needham speaking privileges. e mid-council of e PC(USA) at serves e PC(USA) churches of e Washington, DC, metropolitan area. Also refers to e meetings of teaching and ruling elders who conduct e business and shape e mission of NCP, and to e staff and offices at support e ministries of NPC. e Session shall always call a congregational meeting when requested in writing to do so by one-four of e communing members of e church. Continuing Presbyterian Church 1973, 26-2, Proposed text, p. 35 PCUS 1933, XXVIII, 153 and PCUS 1925, XXVII, 153. e meeting adjourned at :40 am following a prayer by Rev. Burgess. Respectfully submitted, Carol Weber Clerk of Session St. k Presbyterian Church Minutes of e Congregational Meeting Sunday, ober 14, In e Sanctuary e meeting was called to order and a quorum lared at 11:35 am. Moderator e Rev. Dr. BYLAWS of E HOPEWELL PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH 80 West Broad Street, Hopewell, New Jersey 08525. Approved and Adopted at e Congregational Meeting on Sunday, e 25, 2000. Significant revision was made at e Congregational meeting on Sunday, February 3, . Quorum of Session was changed at e Congregational meeting on Sunday, uary 31, . 30, · Even under e Articles of Agreement at were in effect temporarily during e time period surrounding e merger of e Presbyterian Church in e United States and e United Presbyterian Church in e United States of America, e quorum requirement for a special congregational meeting to vote on whe er to seek dismissal was only 33. 07, · Details Regarding e Congregational Meeting. e Session has called a Congregational Meeting to be held immediately after e Evening Service (BCO 12-5. 25). e purpose of is meeting will be e dissolution of John Song’s pastoral relationship to Columbia Presbyterian Church (BCO 23-1). Virtual Congregational Meeting Today immediately following 11:00.m. online worship, we will host a virtual Congregational Meeting to vote on Rev. Mike Samson for e role of Associate Pastor of Engagement at Second Presbyterian Church. Bedford Presbyterian Church Called Congregational Meeting Minutes ember 13, Sanctuary Rev. John Salley called e meeting to order at 11:27 am. Rev. Salley announced at Patricia Schubert would serve as Clerk of e Congregational Meeting. A quorum was determined to be present. e session of each congregation must also establish a quorum for its own meetings and o er groups which it constitute. Possible motion: e session of (blank) Presbyterian Church of e Presbytery of Ohio Valley establishes a quorum rule which directs at all e session’s business must be conducted wi a quorum of at least 50 of e. 11, · A congregational meeting shall be called by e Session or e Presbytery. Presbytery shall, if it sees cause, call a congregational meeting by giving notice as required. It shall appoint one of its own members to preside. Notice for all congregational meetings shall be given at . e business to be conducted at e Congregational Meeting is to:. so at he might move to Honorably Retired Status wi e PC(USA) 2. We need 1 members in attendance in ese combined formats to achieve our quorum for is Congregational Meeting. Please click Congregational Meeting to join by Zoom. e Called Congregational Meeting of Wycliffe Presbyterian Church of Virginia Beach, Virginia was held in e Sanctuary - 1445 N. Great Neck Road, Virginia Beach, Va. - y 15, at 11:05 am, after e worship service. e meeting was to review and approve e Elder Candidates for e class of 2021. • Determine e quorum for congregational meetings. (G‐1.0501) • Determine e period of minimum notice for a congregational meeting (G‐1.0502) • Determine whe er e congregation wishes to adopt Robert’s Rules as parliamentary au ority. • Determine e size and composition of e. Christ Presbyterian Church, 2323 Old Hickory Boulevard, Nashville, TN, 37215, United States 615-373-2311 [email protected] , · However, at any meeting where ere will be a vote to wi draw from e Presbyterian Church in America, e quorum shall be one-half (1/2) of e resident communing members. e GA Overtures Committee had previously voted, by a strong 91-5 majority, to recommend e GA answer Overture 16 in e affirmative, which it did. 27, · e action has been accomplished. e old congregational-meeting quorum rule of would have prevented at disaster. So, when pondering whe er or not to adopt e old quorum rules of for congregational meetings and one- ird-plus-pastor for e Session, ink of at old party dance, e Limbo. How low can you go? calls e D.J. CONGREGATIONAL MEETING AGENDA REDEEMER PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH (PCA) 4/07/ (Sunday) Stated Purpose of meeting: e Session of Redeemer Presbyterian Church is calling a congregational meeting to vote to approve e officer candidates and e slate of Trustees put for by e Session, immediately after e 2nd worship service, in e sanctuary. Apr 02, · A Special Congregational Meeting is called for Sunday, 5, to elect Elders and Deacons for e Class of 2022, to elect a Nominating Committee, to amend e WPC Congregational Manual, and for o er business purposes. e meeting will take place immediately after e 11:00 AM worship service, which will be shortened to accommodate [ ]. e date, time, and location of all congregational meetings must be announced orally or in e church bulletin at least two (2) Sundays prior to e time set for e meeting, or by letter mailed at least ten days prior to e meeting. Special Congregational Meeting Agenda. Call to order: Laurie Boddie, President 2. Ascertain 20 quorum — Jeanne Jarecki, Secretary 3. Chalice lighting — e Rev. Suzelle Lynch 4. Appoint Parliamentarian 5. Approve Agenda 6. Consensus Item: e 7, Annual Meeting Minutes 7. ANNUAL CONGREGATIONAL MEETING – February 21, e annual congregational meeting of Holly Presbyterian Church of Holly, Michigan was called to order and opened wi prayer by Moderator Reverend Sharlyn Gates on February 21, at 12:13 p.m. in e church sanctuary. Roll & Minutes Roll was taken and a quorum established wi 28 active. Distance Congregational Meeting in ober. e Session of First Presbyterian Church calls a Distance Congregational Meeting for e purpose of selling property. e church owns ree real estate parcels which were generously donated to FPC several years ago, one on e Black rior River and two on or near Lake Tuscaloosa. 1 day ago · e Session has called a congregational meeting for Sunday, ember 22, at 11.m. by Zoom. e meeting has two purposes: To receive e report of our church Nominating Committee and elect elders and deacons for e coming year. e names to .