June 2022 Session Highlights

  • The Session joyfully approved the following children for baptism on July 10: Isabella Whyne, daughter of Jacqueline Warden-Whyne & John Whyne and Ayla Hamlin, daughter of Drs. Alexandra Delaplante & Dennis Hamlin.
  • Approved the following building use requests: July 6, 2022 Partners in Medicine, fellowship hall & nursery for orientation meetings; September 4, 2022 kitchen & fellowship hall for Margie Bachman’s 100th birthday celebration.
  • To upgrade and improve safety in and around the church building, the Session approved Capital Procurement Requisitions for lighting upgrades (convert/replace fixtures to LED capability $26,000) and gutter system improvements (upgrade gutters to eliminate leaf clogs and drainage issues $23,000).
  • Awarded Natalie Taylor a $3,000/semester scholarship from the Brong Scholarship Fund for her 2022-23 coursework at Messiah College.
  • Engaged the services of Boyer & Ritter to conduct an “Agreed Upon Procedure” review of Derry’s 2021 financial records.
  • The Worship and Membership committees will be discussing upcoming Post Worship Fellowship gatherings.