February 25, 2022 Message from Pastor Alessandri

February 25, 2022 Message from Pastor Alessandri (pdf)

February 25, 2022

 

ANNUAL CONGREGATIONAL MEETING THIS SUNDAY
February 27, 10:30 am  (In-Person AND on ZOOM)

 We have business and celebrating to do. Please make every effort to attend in-person or on-line. Remember, we need at least 50 voting members for a quorum to conduct business. The agenda for the meeting is included below.

Join by computer at: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/85113150333?pwd=ZmZCMnZrWFRPaVVWTVEyQVp6aTkxZz09 Meeting ID: 851 1315 0333      Passcode: 399590
Join by phone: 1 301 715 8592     Meeting ID: 851 1315 0333      Passcode: 399590

PLEASE NOTE: We will start the Annual Meeting immediately after worship. IF worship runs long, we may be late starting the Zoom meeting. PLEASE stay in the “waiting room” and we will let you into the meeting as soon as possible. Thank you for your patience.

CONGREGATIONAL MEETING & CELEBRATION

February 27, 2022

Meeting Chair: Council President, Will Seilhamer

Secretary: Scott Rhodes

Mission Statement: To honor God, to reach out with love to our members and the community and to share the gospel of Jesus Christ

WE GATHER IN PRAYER

            Call the meeting to order

            Lighting of the Candle and Prayer
Call for a Quorum
Approval of the Agenda

WE HEAR GOD’S WORD
Litany (pg.30)
Hymn:  “God of the Fertile Fields”  (pg.30)

WE CELEBRATE GOD’S WORK AMONG US
Financial Report

                        2021 Financial Summary (starts on pg. 19)
(Terry Trovinger, Assistant Treasurer)

2021 Special Gifts Fund Summary, end of year Report (starts on pg. 22)

(Doug Wright, Treasurer, Special Gifts Fund)

Approval of the Minutes from the 2021 Annual Meeting (starts on pg. 26)
Approval of Minutes from February 14 Special Congregational meeting (starts on pg. 24)
Approval of Minutes from the November 21 Congregational Meeting to approve a budget (pg. 27)

Celebration Roll Call@ for 2021

Thanks to Council Members completing their terms:
Jim Cannon, Stephen Kauffman, Nancy Newkirk, Scott Rhodes

WE ENVISION GOD’S MISSION FOR US

            Reading of the Mission Statement
Old Business
Report on the Church & Parlor Roof/Steeple/AC  Project (Doug Wright)

New Business
Report from the Faith Building Together campaign (Jim Cannon, chair)

Election of New Council Members – Nominees:
3-year term: Ed Distad, Danny Kiblinger, Charlotte Loveless, Sandy Powell
2-year unexpired terms: Nancy Newkirk
Nominations from the Floor (with person’s consent)
Other New Business?

WE LEAVE GIVING THANKS TO GOD 

Prayer
Extinguish Candle
Adjourn to Serve

Many thanks to our talented musician, Steve Pastena and assisting vocalists, to all who helped to make this simultaneous in-person and ZOOM meeting possible during a pandemic, and to you who attended to celebrate Haven’s blessings, ministries and future.

BECAUSE we need to laugh