Ecclesiastical Council for New Covenant Community UCC

Ecclesiastical Council for New Covenant Community UCC
Saturday, November 16, 2019 at 9:30 AM to 5:00 AM

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Immanuel UCC
1905 Edmondson Avenue
Catonsville, MD 21228

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An Ecclesiastical Council is called to examine the following:
New Covenant Community UCC
for reception as a Congregation in Full Standing

Immanuel UCC
1905 Edmondson Avenue
Catonsville, Maryland 21228        
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9:30 am
  •  Registration

10:30 am
  •  Call to Order, President
  •  Welcoming and Gathering Prayer
  •  Opening Statements, President
  •  Purpose/role of delegates
  •  Roll Call and Declaration of Quorum, Scribe

10:45 am Examination of New Covenant Community UCC
  •  Report from Committee on Ministry Chairperson or designee
  •  Process and satisfaction of requirements
  •  Presentation by New Covenant Community UCC Minister and Church Representatives
  •  Questions, Comments, Responses, President
  •  Retiring of Church Representatives
  •  Deliberations Concerning New Covenant Community UCC, President
  •  Motion, discussion, vote
  •  Open Session, President
  •  Escort of the Church Representatives Church Official
  •  Announcement of Vote Moderator
  •  Closing Prayer

Light Refreshments will follow the Ecclesiastical Council

It is important that each congregation be represented at this Ecclesiastical Council
Section 4. Quorum and Rules for all Business Related Meetings
Lay delegates from not less than 10 local congregations of the Association and 25% of the ordained ministers who are members of the Association shall constitute a quorum. Roberts Rules of Order Revised shall be followed in the conduct of official business at all meetings. Except as otherwise provided herein, all motions shall be adopted and all actions shall be taken by a majority vote of those present and voting at any meeting.
While voting is restricted to delegates, the meeting is open to all members of the Association. Congregations are encouraged to invite all members of the congregation to attend. All authorized ministers with standing in the association are asked to be in attendance.
**YOUR RESPONSE IS REQUIRED BY November 11, 2019**

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