January 26, 2014 Called Session Meeting
Chapel in the Pines Presbyterian Church
Called Session Meeting, January 26, 2014 – Narthex
Attending: Ruling Elders Monty Brekke, Cindy Massey, Fred Royal, Tina Stark, Bob Warren; Mary Donna Pond, Clerk; Jerry Wehmueller, Treasurer; and Teaching Elder Mindy Douglas (Moderator).
Guests: Eric Edwards, Cara O’Connell-Edwards, Cynthia O’Connell, Phyllis Marine and David Bohner, Barbara and Lee Strange
The meeting was called to order by Mindy Douglas at 9:15 a.m. and opened with prayer. A quorum was present. Rev. Douglas welcomed everyone and stated the purpose of the meeting was to receive Eric, Cara, Cynthia, Phyllis, and Barbara as new members. Those present introduced themselves.
Monty moved that Eric, Cara, Cynthia, Phyllis, and Barbara be received into membership by reaffirmation of faith. Bob seconded the motion and it was unanimously and joyfully passed.
Mindy asked the new members to complete new member forms, reviewed the new member packet, urged them to have their photos taken for the church directory, and briefly described what would happen during the worship service. She also told the group some details about Consecration Sunday and urged them to plan to be here on March 2. She also invited them to attend the upcoming Inquirers’ Classes starting February 2.
Mindy closed the meeting with prayer at 9:45 a.m.
Mary Donna Pond, Clerk
Approved by Session February 17, 2014