Posts with the category “session-update”

December 2023 Session Update
by Rev. Dr. Tom Rice on December 12th, 2023
Session met on Tuesday, December 5. The following is a brief summary of matters that were discussed and acted upon:  1) Session scheduled a retreat for Saturday, December 9, 8am - noon, to discuss the Lombard Mennonite Peace Center report and prioritize and implement the recommendations. (Stay tuned for more details).2) Because of budget concerns for 2024, Session approved a 0% COLA increase for ...  Read More
November 2023 Session Update
by Marian Greuling on November 9th, 2023
Session met on November 6. Here is a summary of the meeting: New elder training will take place November 9. The Lombard final report has been received.  Session will hold a special retreat in December to review and prioritize the recommendations. WPC is always looking for Elders, current or resting, to attend the Presbytery meetings.  Due to the size of our congregation, WPC is able to send 3 comm...  Read More
October 2023 Session Update
by Rev. Dr. Tom Rice on October 4th, 2023
Session met on October 2. Here is a brief summary of the meeting:1) Session approved an updated finance policy "to ensure integrity, accountability, and transparency with respect to the financial transactions of WPC and to provide for appropriate accounting controls and consistency of practice."2) Session approved an updated child safety policy. The policy is reviewed each year and is part of our ...  Read More
September 2023 Session Update
by Rev. Dr. Tim McQuade on September 13th, 2023
So, what happened at this month’s Session meeting? Here are some brief highlights:Session has called for a special meeting of the congregation for Sunday, October 8, for the purpose of electing Elders, Deacons and members of the nominating committee. The meeting will follow the 10am service. Marian Greuling, Clerk of Session, reported the Session minutes passed the annual review by Presbytery.Nick...  Read More