Saturday, September 16, 2017 - Presbytery Assembly at Nineveh Presbyterian
scroll down for Proposed Agenda and papers
Saturday September 16, 2017 Stated Presbytery Assembly Notice
To the Church Commissioners, Council Elders and Committee Chairs, Commissioned Lay Pastors, and Minister Members of Presbytery:
On Saturday September 16 the Presbytery of Susquehanna Valley will be hosted by the Nineveh Presbyterian Church, phone (607)693-1919, The church on State Route 7 Nineveh NY 13813 Parking is on both sides of the church.
Registration is from 8:30 - 9:30 am, with worship at 9:00 a.m. and the business meeting call to order at 9:40. Complimentary beverages and refreshments will be available during registration. Business will finish before lunch. Lunch is available for $7. The Lunch menu will include deli platters, potato salad, macaroni salad and a small salad bar, with cake for dessert and beverages.
Our Assembly offerings this year are normally divided evenly between the PC(USA) special offerings and local ministry needs, but for this meeting, it will go to Presbyterian Disaster Assistance and a designation to be announced at the meeting. Checks should be made to "Nineveh Presbyterian Church".
In addition to each pastor and lay pastor attending, each church is expected to send a ruling elder commissioner to presbytery assembly. If the regular ruling elder delegate cannot attend, an alternate should go instead. Please email requests for excused absence to:
On September 8 reports and papers for the presbytery assembly meeting will begin to be posted and can be accessed online at: www.susvalpresby.org then click Login. You may need to have the presbytery user name and password to be able to open the files
Once logged in the papers are at http://www.susvalpresby.org/events-listing/assembly and click the link for the September 16, 2017 meeting near the top of the page.
Please print or save your papers to your computer in advance as only limited Internet will be available at the church.
Rev. Dr. James F. Martin, Stated Clerk
Presbytery of Susquehanna Valley Assembly
Proposed Agenda Saturday September 16, 2017
Nineveh Presbyterian Church
State Highway 7, Nineveh NY 13813
8:30 - 9:30AM Registration
9:00 AM Worship (40-45 min)
..........Today's Offering is divided half and half between Presbyterian Disaster Assistance and a designation by the Nineveh Church Make checks payable to "Nineveh Presbyterian Church"
[Times marked with *O.D. are Orders of the Day and will be honored unless the Assembly extends the Docket by a Motion or postponement to a Special Assembly]
9:40 AM Call to Order / Prayer / Declaration of Quorum / Welcome by Host Pastor & Facility
Introductions of First Time Commissioners, Guests and Seating of Corresponding Members
Introduction of New Business & Approval of the Agenda [#1] and Consent Agenda [#2]
9:50 Committee on Nominations[#3]
10:00 Ethiopian Partnership Team[#4]
10:15 Christian Nurture Team [#5]
10:30 Presbytery Cabinet Report[#6]
2018 Budget - First Reading [#7]
10:45 Stretch Break
10:55 Committee on Ministry [#8]
11:25 Report of Stated Clerk [#9]
11:30 New or Unfinished Business
11:45 Sharing Good News and Announcements (15 min)
[ These will be ministry and mission oriented sharings. Announcements pertaining to fund raisers/dinners, etc. should be shared by a written handout on the registration tables rather than verbal advertisements. ]
12:00 *O.D. Adjourn with Lunch
“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, Ruling Elder George Budine Vice-Moderator, Teaching Elder Robert Peak
Cabinet Chair, Teaching Elder David Johnson Stated Clerk, Dr. James Martin
2017 Assembly Dates
Nov 18 (3rd Saturday ) Cincinnatus
2018 Assembly Dates - being approved today - all locations open
all are Saturdays February 24 May 19 September 29 November 17