Presbytery of Susquehanna Valley Assembly

Saturday September 21, 2013

Laurens Presbyterian Church

3 Main Street, Laurens NY 13796  (607)432-3738

The Presbytery of Susquehanna Valley         September 12, 2013  

Saturday September 21st Stated Presbytery Assembly Notice

To the Church Commissioners, Council Elders and Committee Chairs, Commissioned Lay Pastors, and Minister Members of Presbytery:

On Saturday September 21st the Presbytery of Susquehanna Valley will be hosted by the Laurens Presbyterian Church, 607-432-3738.  The church is at 3 Main Street in the village of Laurens NY 13796.   Laurens is 9 miles north and west of Oneonta and 6.8 miles north of Interstate 88 exit #13for State Route 205.   Take exit 13 from I-88, drive 6.5 miles north and turn left at the sign for Laurens (County highway 11A, and after .3 miles, turn left and follow Main Street to the church which will be on the right at the corner of Gilbert Lake Road - which has a sign pointing to "Gilbert Lake State Park".  Handicapped ramp parking is located at the left of the building. Parking in the Legion Lot is available.

The assembly will begin at 9:00 a.m. Registration starts at 8:30 a.m. and business is to conclude by 2:00pm.   

Lunch of sandwiches and salad will be served, and coffee and snacks will be available at registration.  Our host church will be selling meal tickets for $7.00 each at the assembly.

Beverages of coffee, tea, milk, etc. will be also be available.

Our Assembly offerings this year are divided evenly between the PC(USA) special offerings and local ministry needs.  Today our giving supports the Peacemaking Offering and a local Food Bank ministry designated by the host 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: statedclerk(at)

After September 13th, reports and papers for the presbytery assembly meeting can be accessed online at: homepage, and then click on "Events" in the horizontal bar and "Assembly Events" in the pull down menu or page which appears.  Then click the link for the September 21, 2013 meeting.  You will need to have the password to be able to see the Agenda and links to papers below. 

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