Call to the Annual Stated Meeting of the Presbyteries
of Grand Canyon and de Christo
Hosted by Casa Grande First Presbyterian Church, 702 E. Cottonwood Lane,
Casa Grande, AZ 85122
Saturday, January 28, 2023
TO: Clerks of Session, Teaching Elders, and Elder Commissioners, and other Presbyters
FROM: Bob Schulz, Stated Clerk/Associate
DATE: January 13, 2023
The Presbyteries of Grand Canyon and de Cristo are hereby called to meet on Saturday, January 28, 2023 at Casa Grande First Presbyterian Church in Casa Grande with the Call to Order scheduled for 9:00 a.m. Registration will begin at 8:30 a.m. A light lunch will be provided by the church.. The cost of the meal is $12.00. If paying by check make check out to Casa Grande First Presbyterian Church.
There is a zoom option for those unable to attend in person at Casa Grande. To be able to attend the Zoom meeting option, you must contact the Stated Clerk by email ( email@example.com ) to register and receive the log on information for the Zoom option. In the email request if you are a commissioner to the Presbytery, please include the name of the church you will be representing. These requests must be received before 5:00 pm on January 25 to be able to use the zoom option. No requests will be accepted after this date and time.
Ruling Elder Commissioner representation numbers for each congregation remain the same as for 2022.
The main items of business are:
· Conduct normal business required for stated meetings.
· Participate in Worship and Communion
· Annual meetings of the Presbytery Corporations & Montlure and approval of Corporation Officers
· Installation of Presbytery Moderators
· Necrology Report
· Examination for Certification of transfer for Ordination to PC USA for Terry Marks
· Election of Grand Canyon Moderator-elect
· Election of Grand Canyon Leadership Team Nominees
· Board of Pensions info with Kristin Leucht
· Insurance Board info with Marc Gerardis
· Meet Mica Bissinger
· Say good by to Beth Kath.
The complete packet will be posted for downloading on Friday, January 20, 2023 on the Presbytery website www.azpresbyteries.org commissioners are responsible for printing their own materials.
We look forward to your participation in the Annual Stated Meeting and the opportunity it provides us to re-connect with one another, to celebrate community and to joyfully offer ourselves to God and be equipped for God’s service in the world through Worship.
Childcare: Will not be available.
For an excused absence: you will need to send a letter or email to the Stated Clerk firstname.lastname@example.org , or you may send an e-mail to the following address at the Presbytery office: email@example.com .
Questions? contact Sue Houser at firstname.lastname@example.org or 602-468-3820
January 28th - Annual Meeting, Casa Grande First Presbyterian Church.
May 6th - Combined, Location to be determined.
August 26th - Big Event, Location to be determined.
November 4th - Presbytery of Grand Canyon Presbytery meeting, Location to be determined.
The Presbytery of Grand Canyon enjoys rotating locations so that our presbyters can learn more about their sister congregations. If your church would be interested in hosting an upcoming Presbytery meeting, please contact the Presbytery Office to discuss available dates. Here is an overview of what hosting entails.