11:45am, Sunday, January 29, 2023

The congregation will gather for it’s regular semi-annual meeting on Sunday, January 29, following the second worship service. The proposed agenda includes the annual election of the officers of the congregation, members of the Congregation Council, and those nominated to serve other key leadership roles. In addition, the congregation will be adopting a revised budget for the 2022-23 fiscal year. The meeting will be conducted both in-person and utilizing the Zoom video-conferencing platform.

Note for those participating via Zoom: Each connected device may only be connected with one voting member of the congregation. Voting will be available via the “polling” function on Zoom and each logged-in device may cast only one vote per ballot. Please “rename” your device to reflect the voting member’s name. If there are multiple people in your household wishing to be counted and cast a ballot, additional devices (computers, tablets, or phones) will need to login to the meeting.

Here is the proposed agenda:

  • Call to Order                    
  • Invocation             
  • Establishment of Quorum                   
  • Approval of Minutes
    • June 26, 2022 Semi-Annual Meeting
  • Reports                   
  • Old Business                     
    • A.   Adoption of a revised FY 2022-23 Budget**
  • New Business       
    • A.   Adoption of a Statement of Welcome*
    • B.   Elections
  • Closing Prayer                 
  • Adjournment

These are the materials being provided to those in attendance:

*Motion (coming from the Congregation Council): to approve the following Statement of Welcome:

“Prince of Peace Lutheran Church commits to live as a community of people seeking reconciliation and wholeness in our lives together and in our outreach to the world. We also commit to the work of anti-racism, liberation, social and environmental justice for all of God’s beloveds. We affirm the sacredness of people of all sexual orientations, gender identities, and gender expressions; the sacredness of all those who have experienced exclusion because of race, ability, age, religious belief, or culture; the sacredness of those who wrestle with addiction, physical or mental health, imprisonment, socio-economic circumstances, or anything that too often divides us. You are absolutely invited to join us in this lifelong journey. We welcome all who are seeking God’s love and grace. We need each other and our sincere hope is by being in community together we will know the Kingdom of God in Christ has come near.”