12-07 Minutes

July 24, 2012 LAMBTON PRESBYTERY SUMMER COMMISSION MEETING 2012-38 UNITED CHURCH OF CANADA
Lambton Presbytery Summer Commission met at St. Clair United Church, Sarnia on July 24, 2012. The Chair, Carolyn Wilson Wynne opened the meeting with prayer. The meeting was constituted at 1:10 p.m. with a quorum present. Chairperson Carolyn Wilson Wynne opened the meeting declaring "In the name of Jesus Christ the one true Head of the Church, and by the authority given me by Lambton Presbytery, I declare this meeting of Lambton Presbytery open, for the transaction of business as may properly come before it."
ATTENDANCE:
Susan Bedggood, Marg Cameron, Louise Hall, Jill Rogers, Carolyn Wilson Wynne, Pat Begarnie. Regrets: Cheryl-Ann Stadelbauer-Sampa, Pat Whitton, Susan Woodhouse.
MOVED by Susan Bedggood, SECONDED by Louise Hall, CARRIED to approve the amended agenda. STEWARDSHIP OVERSIGHT DIVISION:
MOVED by Susan Bedggood, SECONDED by Louise Hall, CARRIED that "Lambton Presbytery approve the request of the Trustees of Warwick United Church to sell their church building and land to Brenda & Terry Harper for $50,186.60 as per the agreement signed on July 21, 2012 at the auction conducted by John Stephens. Motion to disperse funds was carried at the June 7, 2012 Presbytery meeting."

July 24, 2012 LAMBTON PRESBYTERY SUMMER COMMISSION MEETING 2012-39 UNITED CHURCH OF CANADA
NEW BUSINESS:
Updated information was presented regarding Blackwell and Brigden who are planning on entering a trial period. Blackwell will share 1/3 time position with Rev. Sandra Fogarty and this will be evaluated in the new year.
Brigden Pastoral Charge is looking at alternatives to give Rev. Sandra Fogarty some Sundays off.
Habitat for Humanity Build has reached its goal of $35,000.00 with still 3 pastoral charges to send in their commitments which will be put toward the $5000.00 Haiti build in 2013. A letter and a cheque were also received from the Wilkesport United Church Women to be used toward the food for the Habitat build.
ADJOURNMENT
Having reached the end of the agenda at 1:35 p.m. the meeting was adjourned. The Chair, Carolyn Wilson Wynne closed with prayer.
CAROLYN WILSON WYNNE, CHAIRPERSON PAT BEGARNIE, SECRETARY
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CONSENT DOCKET - LAMBTON PRESBYTERY SUMMER COMMISSION
A CONSENT DOCKET contains motions that are not likely to require discussion. If anyone wishes to discuss an item it will be removed from the Consent Docket and placed on the Discussion Docket. If anyone has a question for clarification about an item on the Consent Docket it will be answered if possible with a brief explanation. The item may be put on the Discussion Docket at the Chairperson’s discretion.
The following are basic facilitating motions for the meeting:
(A) THAT all VISITORS be made CORRESPONDING MEMBERS (which means that visitors are invited to speak but DO NOT HAVE A VOTE.)
(B) THAT all MINUTES of Lambton Presbytery Summer Commission pages 38-38 be accepted as printed.
(C) THAT all MOTIONS be written clearly or typed for the Secretary.
(D) THAT all REPORTS be written clearly or typed for inclusion in the Minutes.
A motion will be received to accept the Consent Docket in its entirety unless someone has requested that an item be moved to the Discussion Docket to allow discussion. The remainder will be accepted as one item.

July 24, 2012 LAMBTON PRESBYTERY SUMMER COMMISSION MEETING 2012-40 UNITED CHURCH OF CANADA
CONSENT DOCKET - LAMBTON PRESBYTERY REGULAR MEETING
A CONSENT DOCKET contains motions that are not likely to require discussion. If anyone wishes to discuss an item it will be removed from the Consent Docket and placed on the Discussion Docket. If anyone has a question for clarification about an item on the Consent Docket it will be answered if possible with a brief explanation. The item may be put on the Discussion Docket at the Chairperson’s discretion.
The following are basic facilitating motions for the meeting:
(A) THAT the ROLL CALL be those who signify their attendance by legibly signing the attendance sheets (The Secretary will list any names that have been received for Regrets on the Attendance Sheet).
(B) THAT all VISITORS be made CORRESPONDING MEMBERS (which means that visitors are invited to speak but DO NOT HAVE A VOTE.)
(C) THAT all LICENCED LAY WORSHIP LEADERS be made CORRESPONDING MEMBERS and receive all Presbytery Correspondence.
(D) THAT all MINUTES of Lambton Presbytery pages ******* to ******* be accepted as printed.
(E) THAT all MINUTES of Lambton Presbytery Summer Commission pages 2012--33 to 2012-34 be accepted as printed.
(F) THAT the CORRESPONDENCE be distributed to and dealt with by the Committee or Division as per the CORRESPONDENCE RECEIVED listed in the Minutes of Lambton Presbytery.
(G) THAT the Court waives use of a BALLOT for Pastoral Relations motions UNLESS REQUESTED by any one voting member.
(H)THAT all MOTIONS be written clearly or typed for the Secretary.
(I) THAT all REPORTS be written clearly or typed for inclusion in the Minutes.
(J) THAT the EXECUTIVE of Lambton Presbytery is granted POWERS of PRESBYTERY for necessary business, upon this meeting’s adjournment until the next meeting of Lambton Presbytery.
(K) THAT, for the period following the June meeting to the September meeting of Lambton Presbytery, a SUMMER COMMISSION comprising the Lambton Presbytery Chairperson OR Chairperson Elect OR Past Chairperson AND Secretary OR Treasurer AND any two division Convenors AND/OR Committee Chairpersons may be called and constituted by either the Lambton Presbytery Chairperson OR Chairperson Elect OR Past Chairperson OR Secretary to deal with urgent or time sensitive matters.
A motion will be received to accept that Consent Docket in its entirety unless someone has requested that an item be moved to the DISCUSSION Docket to allow discussion. The remainder will be accepted as one item.


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