Presbytery of Cincinnati

Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) in southeastern Indiana, northern Kentucky, and southwestern Ohio

 

Meeting Highlights

 

Thank you Presbyterians for gathering at this past Tuesday at Knox Presbyterian Church for our November 2018 Stated Meeting. Here are some highlights from the meeting:

  • Installed TE Adam Fronczek (Knox) as Moderator, RE Bill Bogdan (Mt Auburn) as Vice-Moderator, and RE Bill Maney (Crestview) as Treasurer (pictured above)
  • Celebrated Elder Jennifer Taylor (Indian Hill) as a Certified Christian Educator at Indian Hill and in the Presbytery (pictured above)
  • Sustained the examination of Candidate David Annett to be ordained as a Minister of Word and Sacrament (pictured above)
  • Approved the “Commissioned Ruling Elder Policy” and process for the Presbytery of Cincinnati
  • Approved amending the Presbytery’s Investment Policy to set the 2019 investment draw rate to be 4.5%
  • Clarified there are no Presbytery-imposed restrictions on the use of investment proceeds in the Presbytery Investment Funds
  • Received a 2018 YTD financial statement and a 2018 YTD per capita report
  • Approved the 2019 Presbytery Budget—which sets 2019 per capita at $35.00 per member. The $35 apportionment reflects the following distribution for 2019: $22.80 for Presbytery of Cincinnati per capita; $3.25 for Synod of the Covenant per capita; $8.95 for General Assembly of the Presbyterian Church (USA) per capita.
  • Elected members to the committees and Permanent Judicial Commission of the Presbytery with many thanks to those folks and the Nominating Committee!
  • Voted on amendments forwarded from the 223rd General Assembly
  • Received an offering of $1392.93 for PC (USA) mission co-workers Dustin and Sherri Ellington, who serve in Zambia
  • Heard a report from the Reverend Dr. Doug Portz, our Board of Pensions representative
  • Dissolved the congregation at Sardinia with thanks to God for their mission and ministry
  • Received a report from the Stated Clerk and the General Presbyter
  • Thanked Elder Bob Young, Moderator 2018, for his moderatorial year
  • Welcomed new minister members: Ewen Holmes (Interim at Lakeside PC); Thomas Jeong (Korean PC); Jeffery Lang (Glendale)

 

 

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