Annual Congregational Meeting 2023

Annual Congregational Meeting 2023

This years Annual Congregational Meeting will be held on
Sunday March 5, 2023 at 12:00pm
(Lunch provided in the gym at 11:30am before the meeting begins for those attending in person.)
All members and adherents of Westminster United Church are welcome to attend.
**Childcare is available**

In order to prepare the right amount of food for the luncheon, please preregister.
To receive the Zoom link – please register via Eventbrite.
Links are automatically sent via email by Eventbrite when you register.

*If you wish to participate verbally online, please use zoom. YouTube will be typed chat only.

At the annual meeting, the congregation or pastoral charge is responsible for

  1. Electing a chair and a secretary of the annual meeting
  2. Receiving the annual reports from the governing body, committees, and other groups in the congregation or pastoral charge
  3. Electing the governing body, regional council representatives, and members of the committees
  4. Approving the 2022 Financial Report
  5. Considering and making a decision on the draft annual budget for 2023

Agenda for the Annual Congregational Meeting – Sunday March 5, 2023

Let us Gather:

1. Call to Order and Welcome: Shane Suepaul

2. Opening Prayer and Moment of Remembrance: Rev. Michelle Robinson

3. Motion re: voting privileges

4. Motion to nominate a Chairperson

5. Motion to nominate a Secretary

6. Motion to accept the agenda

7. Motion to accept Minutes of March 6th, 2022 Annual Meeting

Our Ministry:

8. Minister’s Comments: Rev Michelle Robinson

9. Minister of Faith Formation Comments: Cathy Shaw

10. Minister of Music Comments: Linda Hunter

11. Council Chair Comments: Shane Suepaul

12. 2022 Financial Report : Paul Pierson

13. Motion to Accept the financial report for 2022 : Paul Pierson

14. Budget for 2023 : Paul Pierson

15. Motion to accept the budget for 2023 : Paul Pierson

We offer Ourselves:

16. Motion to Accept 2022 Annual Report as published

17. Resignation of Trustees

18. Outstanding, New or Other Business

As We Go into the World:

19. Motion to Adjourn

20. Closing Prayer: Rev Michelle Robinson