January 12, 2019 Presbytery Meeting Highlights

Presbyters gathered at Oak Ridge Presbyterian Church on Saturday January 12th for fellowship, learning, worship, and business.

Highlights of the meeting included:

  • Focus on the theme of partnership with stories of partnerships from EMMCO, the Presbyterian Depot and Johnsonburg
  • Worship with a moving sermon preached by Rev. Ninabeth Metcalf.
  • Presbyters voted to approve amendments to the constitution of the church sent by last summer’s General Assembly.
  • The presbytery examined Stephen Scovell for enrollment as a Candidate under care of the presbytery and celebrated with him following sustaining of his examination.
  • The Rev. Birda Ferguson and The Rev. Dr. Ed Halldorson were recognized and their ministry celebrated as they prepare to retire.
  • Commissioners to Synod Assembly reported on that meeting.