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2016 Annual Meeting Agenda

 

126th ANNUAL MEETING

PACIFIC NORTHWEST CONFERENCE

OF THE EVANGELICAL COVENANT CHURCH

McMinnville Covenant Church

McMinnville, OR

 

Business Meeting

Friday, April 29, 2:00 PM

 

In response to the Great Commission and the Great Commandment,

through the transforming love of Christ and movement of the Holy Spirit, our vision is

to be a mosaic of churches working interdependently to transform lives and communities.

 

 


PREPARING OUR HEARTS


 

*Preparing Our Hearts through Worship – Relational Covenant 

Welcome                

Mark Carlson & Ted Yuen, Co-Senior Pastors

                                     McMinnville Covenant Church, McMinnville, OR

  1. CALL TO ORDER                  

Barbara Boyd, Moderator

Creekside Covenant Church, Redmond, WA

 


ORGANIZATION OF THE MEETING


 

  1. REPORT OF MEETING ORGANIZATION & ADOPTION OF STANDING RULES
  1. ADOPTION OF AGENDA
  1. CHANGE IN CHURCH ROSTER                         

Rev. Greg Yee

Superintendent, PacNWC

A.  Removal of Churches

  1. Summit View Covenant Church, Beaverton, OR  “That the Pacific Northwest Conference Executive Board recommends that Summit View Covenant Church, Beaverton, Oregon, be removed from the roster of churches at the Evangelical Covenant Church for membership at the Evangelical Covenant Church Annual Meeting on June 23, 2016, Phoenix, Arizona.”
  1. Removal of Community Covenant Church, Portland, OR   “That the Pacific Northwest Conference Executive Board recommends that Community Covenant Church, Portland, OR, be removed from the roster of churches at the Evangelical Covenant Church for membership at the Evangelical Covenant Church Annual Meeting on June 23, 2016, Phoenix, Arizona.”
  1. Removal of Vibrant Covenant Church, Portland, OR “That the Pacific Northwest Conference Executive Board recommends that Vibrant Covenant Church, Portland, OR, be removed from the roster of churches at the Evangelical Covenant Church for membership at the Evangelical Covenant Church Annual Meeting on June 23, 2016, Phoenix, Arizona.”
  1. Removal of Harvard Covenant Church, Tacoma, WA “That the Pacific Northwest Conference Executive Board recommends that Harvard Covenant Church, Tacoma, WA, be removed from the roster of churches at the Evangelical Covenant Church for membership at the Evangelical Covenant Church Annual Meeting on June 23, 2016, Phoenix  Arizona.

B.  Recommended Church for ECC Membership

  1. Kaleo Covenant Church, Beaverton, OR “That the Pacific Northwest Conference Executive Board recommends that Kaleo Covenant Church, Beaverton, Oregon, be recommended to the Evangelical Covenant Church for membership at the Evangelical Covenant Church Annual Meeting on June 23, 2016, Phoenix, Arizona.”

www.kaleocov.org

     Prayer                      

Michael White, PacNWC Executive Board

                                     Harbor Covenant Church, Gig Harbor, WA

 

  1. CREDENTIALS REPORT:

Gail Ohta, PacNWC Executive Board

                                                        Chair Credentials Committee,

                                             Trinity Covenant Church, Salem, OR

 


 EXPANDING & STRENGTHENING OUR MISSION


 

 

  1. REPORT AND PRESENTATION OF THE BALLOT

                                                                               Mark Hjelmervik, Nominating Commission

                                                                  Trinity Covenant Church, Salem, OR

  1. ELECTIONS

 

  1. SUPERINTENDENT’S REPORT

Rev. Greg Yee

 
 
 
Emergency Preparedness
 
 
 
 
                 Prayer       

Thomas Robinson, PacNWC Executive Board

                                    Emerald City Bible Fellowship, Seattle, WA

 

 


RECOGNIZING OUR SHARED MISSION


 

  1. UPDATES FROM THE EVANGELICAL COVENANT CHURCH
  • Cecilia Williams, Executive Minister, Love Mercy, Do Justice, Evangelical Covenant Church, Chicago, IL

ECC Mission and Ministry

Mission and Ministry Video

  • Harold Spooner, Vice President of Community Impact, Covenant Retirement Communities, Skokie, IL

Covenant Retrirement Communities Sunday

Covenant Retirement Video

  • Keith Carpenter, Congo Clinic Initiative, Evangelical Covenant Church. Chicago, IL

The Congo Clinic Initiative

  • Bill Hickman and Rev.Tim Hedberg, Covenant Trust Company, Chicago, IL 

Covenant Trust

 

  1. CASCADES CAMP UPDATE

Rob Mohrweis, Associate Director

                                                                             Cascades Camp & Conference Center

Cascades Camp

                       Prayer        

Doug Kretz, PacNWC Executive Board

                                  Cascade Covenant Church, Vancouver, WA

 

 


 SUPPORTING OUR SHARED MISSION


 

  1. TREASURER’S REPORT          

Brian Whitaker, PacNWC Treasurer

                                                                                  First Covenant Church, Seattle, WA

 

  1. ACTION ON BUDGETS

 A.  PacNWC Revised 2016 & Proposed 2017 Budgets

“The AExecutive Board recommends that a revised budget of $925,359 for 2016 and the proposed budget of $923,796 for 2017 be adopted and that we urge all churches of our Conference to increase giving to the Conference and to the Covenant by half percent.”

 


PRAYING FOR THOSE SHARING AND SERVING IN MISSION


 

  1. PRESENTATION OF CANDIDATES FOR ORDINATION 

Rev. Sharon Anderson, Chair of PacNWC Ministerial Association

                                                             Pine Lake Covenant, Sammamish, WA

    Prayer             

Carol Lawson, Director of Ministry Services

             Develop Leaders, Evangelical Covenant Church

 

  1. ELECTION RESULTS       

Lenore Three Stars, Chair, Tellers Committee,

                                                             PacNWC Executive Board

 

  1. PacNWC YOUTH MINISTRY UPDATE

                                                                                             Noah Hormann & Erik Cave

                                                          PacNWC Youth Commission

PNW Slide Show

 

  1. THANKSGIVING AND AFFIRMATION FOR THOSE WHO SERVE

                                                                                                       Rev. Greg Yee

 (Please review the list of all those who serve on the Executive Board, Commissions and Associations page of the annual report. We offer prayer for all those who have served, anticipate serving and currently serve the PacNWC with generous and gracious lives.)                                                                      

                        Prayer              

Phil Manzano, PacNWC Executive Board

 

 


GOING FORWARD IN MISSION


 

 

  1. ELECTION OF DELEGATES TO THE COVENANT ANNUAL MEETING

“The Executive Board recommends that in addition to Superintendent Greg Yee, Donald Robinson, and Thomas Robinson be delegates, and that Gail Ohta, be an alternate delegate, representing the Pacific Northwest Conference at the Covenant Annual Meeting, June, 23-26, 2016 in Phoenix, AZ.”

 

  1. ANNOUNCEMENT OF THE 127thANNUAL MEETING, APRIL 28-29, 2017

Grace Community Covenant Church

                                                                                 Olympia, WA

 

  1. ADJOURNMENT and BENEDICTION

Rev. Greg Yee

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