Our semi-annual congregational meeting will be held on Sunday, June 12, 2022, immediately following 10:00am worship (approximately 11:15 am). This will be a meeting in person, in our Sanctuary, with no Zoom option. We must hold this meeting in person to bring our practices in line with our denomination’s requirements concerning the electronic meetings we have held during the pandemic.
Consistent with Immanuel’s requirements for in-person worship, masks are required at this meeting. If you have been received as an Immanuel member, please save the date and if at all possible plan to attend.
The purposes of this meeting are to:
1. elect the following slates of officers and other leaders:
Session, Class of 2025
Sarah Erickson Gaydos
Andrew S. “Andy” Gregory
Douglas H. “Doug” Mar
Endowment Committee, Class of 2024
Kathryn Stulla Mackensen
Nominating Committee, Class of 2023
Leila Yim Surratt, Chair*
Sheryl Pardo, Vice Chair and liaison to Session*
Heather Ittel Lawrence
Douglas H. “Doug” Mar*
Michele Deppler Moore
Lyon Stevenson “Steve” Parker
*elders serving on Session
2. As required by the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.), of which Immanuel is a member congregation, to ratify all actions taken by the congregation at the electronic (Zoom) meetings held during the pandemic to date and to amend our ByLaws to allow electronic meetings in the future. Click here for further details.
(a) The actions in need of in-person ratification are:
Semi-Annual Congregational Meeting, June 14, 2020
- Session Class of 2023
- Planned Giving (later renamed Endowment) Committee Class of 2022
- Nominating Committee Class of 2021
Voted to call The Rev. Susan Graceson as Associate Pastor and to dismiss the Associate Pastor Nominating Committee.
Special Congregational Meeting, August 30, 2020
Voted to honor The Rev. Susan Graceson’s request that her pastoral relationship with Immanuel Presbyterian Church be dissolved as of August 30, 2020.
Semi-Annual Congregational Meeting, February 7, 2021
Approved the terms of call for The Rev. Aaron Fulp-Eickstaedt and The Rev. Katie Strednak Singer for 2021.
Semi-Annual Congregational Meeting, May 23, 2021
- Session Class of 2024
- Endowment Committee Class of 2023
- Nominating Committee Class of 2022
Semi-Annual Congregational Meeting, February 6, 2022
Approved the terms of call for The Rev. Aaron Fulp-Eickstaedt and The Rev. Katie Strednak Singer for 2022.
(b) The proposed amendment to our ByLaws is: That the following section 11A be inserted immediately following section 11 of the current ByLaws:
11A. The congregation may meet by electronic means or in-person with electronic access as an option (“hybrid meeting”). The notice and quorum requirements for electronic and hybrid meetings are the same as for a meeting that is in-person only. The Session shall ensure that reasonable efforts are made to give all members desiring to attend electronically access to discussion and voting on business items.
Clerk of Session Dana Pratt (571-318-0210) will be happy to answer any questions you may have about the meeting. Thank you for your patience in reading this very long announcement and for your attendance at this in-person meeting if you possibly can. We hope you will make it a priority to be there.