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CALL TO THE 2016 ANNUAL VISIONING MEETING
“Beyond Crossroads”

Congregational Church of West Medford
United Church of Christ
dba Sanctuary United Church of Christ

Sunday Worship 
September 18, 2016
10:00 am – 12:00 noon
458 High Street, Medford, MA

&

Saturday Retreat
October 1, 2016
9:00 am – 12:00 noon
Location to be determined

The Officers and Leadership Circle of the Congregational Church of West Medford | Sanctuary UCC issue this call to the Annual Congregational Visioning Meeting as defined by our by-laws as follows:

The Annual Congregational Visioning Meeting shall be held between June and September, the purpose of which is to a) Review and assess the congregation’s mission, ministries, objectives and goals; and b) Make adjustments as called for from the dialogue and discernment. (Article IV. Section B)

The plan for the Visioning Meeting and Process will include:

Sunday, September 18
Worship @ Sanctuary

10:00 am to 12 noon

  • (10:00 – 11:00)  Findings from recent Evaluations and Assessments
  • (11:00 – 12:00)  A Time of Discernment guided by the question: Who are We Called to Serve?

The presentation, handouts and Meeting Minutes for the first of these two sessions are as follows:

2016-09-18-annual-congregational-visioning-meeting-presentation

2014-05-14-values-and-vision-for-sanctuary

2016-09-18-part-1-of-cong-visioning-meeting-minutes

Saturday, October 1
Retreat @ North Prospect Union UCC, 144 North Street, Medford

8:30 pot luck breakfast; 9:00 am – 12 noon

  • (09:00 – 10:00)  What Has the Experiment Taught Us?
  • (10:00 – 11:00)  How Do We Worship?
  • (11:00 – 12:00)  What Ministries Does God and our Neighbors Need from Sanctuary?

The Congregational Visioning Meeting will be called to order on September 19, at the start of worship. The meeting will be tabled at the close of worship that day. The Meeting will be reopened at the start of the retreat on October 1.

The Flip Chart Notes for this Session are as follows:

2016-10-01-notes-from-flip-charts

Signed by Paul Roberts, Moderator and Bruce Roberts, Vice Moderator on behalf of the Leadership Circle

 

This meeting will be streamed via Fuze Meeting.
The Meeting ID is 31794754
To join the meeting online:
https://www.fuzemeeting.com/fuze/343ba130/31794754
To join the meeting via telephone conference:
201.479.4595, enter Meeting ID

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