May 12, 2013 Called Session Meeting
Chapel in the Pines Presbyterian Church
Called Session Meeting, May 12, 2013 – Sanctuary
Attending: Ruling Elders Forrest Johnson, Jeff Morehouse, Tina Stark, John Walkup, Bob Warren; Mary Donna Pond, Clerk; and Teaching Elder Mindy Douglas (Moderator).
Guests: Confirmands Maria Campbell, Anna Sibert, Justin and Patrick Szczypinski; their parents Kim Bartholomew, Will Sibert, and John Szczypinski
The meeting was called to order by Mindy Douglas at 9:20 a.m. and opened with prayer. A quorum was present. Rev. Douglas stated the purpose of the meeting was for the confirmands to meet with the Session prior to joining the church on June 2. Everyone introduced him/herself. The confirmands shared their prepared faith statements.
Forrest moved that the confirmands be welcomed into membership at Chapel in the Pines; Bob seconded the motion. The motion was unanimously and joyfully approved.
Mindy explained that the last confirmation class will be May 19. She thanked the young people and their parents for their faithful participation.
Mindy closed the meeting with prayer at 9:45 a.m.
Mary Donna Pond, Clerk
Approved by Session May 13, 2013