PTF STATED ASSEMBLY
February 6, 2021, 9:30 am
The first Presbytery Assembly of the year is always a joyous one as we installed our new moderator, Elder Barbara Hassall. Rev. Dr. David Massey was given thanks for his service as the 2020 Moderator. Rev. Dr. Valdir de Franca was also introduced as our Moderator Elect. Ms. Jennifer Rohrich was enrolled as a Candidate for Ministry of Word and Sacrament. Associate General Presbyter, Geoff McLean lead worship with the theme of Reconciliation.
The General Presbyter and Stated Clerk (GPSC), Daris Bultena’s report included the following announcements:
- 2021 Session Minute Review (Under Stated Clerk)
- Statistical Reporting (Under Resources)
- Earth Care
- Synod & Tod Bolsinger Event | Save the Date: April 27, 2021
- 2020 Necrology Report
- Payment Protection Plan – Round 1 & 2 (Under Stimulus Tools)
- Vibrant Together Reconciliation (Lenten Bible Study)
- Tuesdays Together
GPSC Bultena presented the topic of Reconciliation as the last of the Vibrant Together topics. He talked about the theology of Reconciliation based on the Confession of 1967, including: God’s work through Jesus Christ, the sin of humanity, and the New Life. He went on to talk of the Ministry of Reconciliation and how it works in the mission of the church. He also announced that there will be a five-week Congregational Lenten Study that can be used during Lent or after Easter, as each congregation chooses.
2021 ASSEMBLY DATES
FEBRUARY 6th | Via Zoom
MAY 22nd | Via Zoom
2021 Parity Report will come out prior.
AUGUST 21st | Via Zoom Tentatively
NOVEMBER 13th | Via Zoom Tentatively
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