Session Notes (Page 3)

On Tuesday, April 11, the Session met with John Molina-Moore, the pastor that Western is considering as a possible Parish Associate for Community Life, a 20-hour-a-week position. John preached at Western on February 19. He would be charged with helping the congregation grow by: working with members to create a new worship opportunity that would be an alternative to SundayRead More →

Session met on Monday, March 20 — a little late because of the previous week’s snowstorm. Here are the highlights: Micah 6:8 Initiative: The Mission Ministry team is organizing the Micah 6:8 Initiative, a small group of members who will become experts on the social-justice topics Western cares about and then vet and publish opportunities where we can make aRead More →

February 2017: Pledges and Budget: To date, Western has received pledges for roughly $288,000 for 2017, which is $72,000 short of our goal of $360,000. Three dedicated congregation members are making telephone calls to people who have not yet pledged. With the new strategic vision and exciting, thought-provoking programs like Write Night and the recent anti-racism training, there’s a renewed energyRead More →

December 2016: The Session is preparing to review the rolls this month, a task required by our Book of Order. This process is being started up again after a few years of pastoral transitions.  Letters have gone out this past week to those who have not been here or have not communicated with the church office in the last two years.Read More →