Connecting with the Community through Action
CALL OF THE MEETING:
The Presbytery of Denver Assembly
Tuesday, January 22, 2019
Wheat Ridge Presbyterian Church | 9180 W. 38th Ave. | Wheat Ridge, CO 80033-4232
Pre-Registration is closed. Please come to the meeting and check in at the registration table.
3:30 p.m. Registration Opens
Please sign-in at the registration table upon arriving and pick up your Ballot.
Childcare is ONLY available upon request, if a reservation is made before January 15, 2019. Please contact Beth Carlisle at firstname.lastname@example.org or 303.777.2454
4:00 p.m. Pre-Assembly: Community Organizing - in the sanctuary
In an era when many people believe churches to be irrelevant, there is a way for congregations (of any size) to make a difference: Community organizing. Come and learn about a model of mission in which churches work together with schools, unions and other non-profits to build relational power and create sustainable change in their community. By building relationships between institutions, by identifying and researching issues of importance to the community, and by organizing for action, churches are leading change in the communities they serve.
Come hear how our congregations in Arvada are experimenting with community organizing as mission. Led by Jorge Montiel of IAF (Industrial Areas Foundation), Rev. gretchen Sausville and Rev. John Anderson.
5:00 p.m. Meal and Fellowship - in fellowship hall
Wheat Ridge Presbyterian Church will host a dinner. Tickets for the dinner will be $8 available at registrations. A mixed green salad, Penne Pasta Bar with Marinara Sauce and optional meatballs for the main course. A seasonal fruit cobbler with ice cream will be available for dessert.
5:50 p.m. Announcements - in the sanctuary
6:00 p.m. Presbytery Assembly Convenes
2018 Book of Proposed Amendments available, click here. Denver Presbytery will vote on these proposed amendments at the January 22, 2019 meeting. The Association of Stated Clerks Analysis is available, click here.
*Childcare registration deadline: January 15, 2019
The location of our January Assembly meeting has a ramp for access to the sanctuary level where the pre-assembly, business meeting and worship will be held. Dinner will be in the fellowship hall. It is located on another level; to access without the use of stairs, outside entrance through another door would be necessary. We apologize for the inconvenience.
If you would like to share events happening in your congregation, please contact Beth Carlisle. We have a limited space at the January meeting. Unfortunately we have no space for display tables.
If your church is interesting in hosting a Stated Assembly Meeting, please contact the current Vice-Moderator, Justin Spurlock.
The presbytery will accept childcare RSVPs until one week prior to each meeting. If there are no registrations at that time, childcare will not be available. Contact: Beth Carlisle.
Host churches will do their best to accommodate requests for gluten-free, dairy-free & vegetarian meals. Requests must be made in advance to: Beth Carlisle.
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