Stated Meetings

Presbytery Digest
January 20, 2018

Attendance: Teaching Elder 18; Ruling Elder 22; Counsel Members 5; Christian Educators 1; Guests 5

Highlights of the Presbytery:
  • Worship – Leslie Latham preacher
  • Report from the Moderator
  • Report from Synod Representative on Puerto Rico
  • 1st Reading of the 2018 Budget
  • 1st Reading of the Paid Parent & Family Leave
Presbytery approved the following:
  • Presbytery minutes from October 24, 2017 & received Trustees Minutes September 7, 2017; Council Minutes October 10 & November 30.
  • Nominating Slate for Committees:
    • Trustees: Sue Gorski 2020
    • CPM: Amy Jelensperger 2020
  • Increase raising Presbytery Minimum to 1.7%
  • Formed New Administrative Commission to continue working with First Niagara Falls
  • Approved call for Ken Hughes & First Presbyterian Church Buffalo
  • Two teams & their job description: Discipleship & Nurture Resource Team & Mission Resource Team.
  • Reaffirmed the commitment to the West Valley Resolution
  • Signing the organizational letter in Support of New York’s Fossil Fuel Divestment Campaign
  • Dismissed the Crittenden Administrative Commission with Thanks
  • Created the Crittenden Pastoral Leadership Fund to assist Clergy with school debt; Family Leave; Study Leave



Next Presbytery Meeting
April 17, 2018
Westminster Presbyterian Church