Minutes-in-a-Minute: January 2019

This edition of Minutes-in-a-Minute covers information from 4 different meeting dates:

January 9 Session Meeting
In this stated meeting, elders met to discuss congregational nominations to the offices of elder and deacon

January 15 Joint Meeting
Elder and Deacon discussion and Q&A about the PCA 45th General Assembly Report on Women in the Ministries of the Church
Prayer for members in the congregation and their needs

January 15 Shepherding Meeting
After opening with Scripture reading and prayer, elders received ministry reports from Pastor Wade and Pastor Tree
Adopted minutes from the congregational meeting in WPC-Bryan and WPC-College Station in December
Session adopted a statement on laity leaders teaching in community groups at WPC and development of the position of Assistant to the Deacons as proposed by the PCA’s Book of Church Order: Chapter 9 Section 7

Received the report of the Strategic Commission from their meetings on December 6 and January 3:
Questions for officer nominees were reviewed and amended
Sabbatical was approved for Pastor Coleman for the month of May
Annual pastoral call letters and housing resolutions were considered
Work began to consider restructure changes and initial re-draft of new committee and teams job descriptions
A new financial shepherding policy was developed and received
FSA enrollment and declaration forms were developed for full-time employees of WPC

WPC will be hosting the meeting of South Texas Presbytery on January 25-26. Our local congregation is invited to join the presbyters for a worship service at 6:30 on Friday, January 26. Click here to learn more about the South Texas Presbytery.