November 2013 Presbytery Assembly



Presbytery of Susquehanna Valley Assembly

Proposed Agenda Saturday November 2, 2013

Binghamton United Presbyterian Church

42 Chenango Street, Binghamton, NY 13901

(607) 722-4219   


8:15 AM Registration begins 

8:50 AM Walk through the Docket – Stated Clerk

9:00 AM Call to Order / Prayer / Declaration of Quorum / Welcome by Host Church & Introductions of First Time Commissioners, Guests and Seating of Corresponding Members

Approval of the Agenda [#1] and Consent Agenda [#2], Introduction of New Business

Consent Agenda  includes  Proposed Minutes of September 21, 2013 [#17] and Financial Reports[#18-21]

9:15 AM    Worship  -  Today's offering is divided evenly between the Christmas Offering and CHOW the Broome County Council of Churches hunger ministry. Make check payable to United Presbyterian Church.

9:50 AM    Synod Commissioners' Report

10:00         Council Report  [#5]

     Persons to be elected to serve on Nominating Committee

                        2014  Budget  [#6]

10:20         Committee on Ministry   [#7]

10:30         Further Report from Youth Triennium

10:40         Committee on Lay Preaching  [#8]

10:45         Ethiopian Partnership Team  

11:00         Nominating Committee     [#10]

11:10         Installation of 2014 Moderator and Vice Moderator

11:30         Stated Clerk Report    [#11]

11:35         Unfinished or New Business

11:50         Sharing of Good News / Announcements

Noon               Adjourn with Prayer  -  on your own for Lunch today !

“The Presbytery of Susquehanna Valley lives to serve and encourage congregations as we together seek to be faithful to our calling in Jesus Christ.”

Moderator, Rev. Lisa Heckman                                              Vice-Moderator, Elder Judith Gage

Council Chair, Elder Linda Riddell                                     Stated Clerk, Rev. Dr. James F. Martin


Next Stated Presbytery Assembly:     Saturday, March 1, 2014  - host church needed

  • other 2014 meetings:      May 31 - host needed,      September 20 - host needed,             November 15 at  Marathon