Presbytery Gatherings

Tuesday, April 25, 2017 at 4:30pm

Pine Grove Presbyterian Church, Airville, PA


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Gathering Information

Board of Pensions Update with Doug Portz

3pm at Pine Grove Presbyterian Church  

Update at on the Benefit Plan changes for 2017, experience apportionment, drug coverage changes, Call to health, Theology of Benefits resource for churches, PPO and EPO medical coverage. Also, Assistance Program help for active and retired ministers and how to best use the new changes. Doug will briefly address how small churches (i.e. for Full-Time and Part-Time pastors) can use the Plan in their context.  The Rev. Dr. Douglas Portz is the Board of Pensions Church Consultant for the Synods of the Covenant and the Trinity (excluding Philadelphia Presbytery).


Host Accessibility

Wheelchair Accessibility - YES

Hearing Enhancement - No

WiFi Access - YES

Special Dietary Meals - YES upon advance request

Vegetarian & Gluten Free Options Available

Childcare Available- YES

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Voting Commissioners:

All sessions are permitted to elect at least 1 Ruling Elder Commissioner.  Churches with memberships over 100 will be represented as follows: 100-299 - 2 Ruling Elders; 300-499 - 3 Ruling Elders; 500-999 - 4 Ruling Elders; 1000-1499 - 5 Ruling Elders & Above 1500 - 6 Ruling Elders.  All other Ruling Elders or members are invited to attend the Presbytery Meeting as guests.

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Presbytery Gatherings-2017

  • Tuesday, June 27, 2017 at 9:30 A.M. - Paoli
  • Tuesday, September 26, 2017 at 4:00 P.M. - Covenant
  • Tuesday, November 14, 2017 at 9:30 A.M. - First, York

Presbytery Gatherings-2018

  • Tuesday, February 27, 2018 at 9:30am - TBD
  • Tuesday, April 24, 2018 at 4pm - Donegal
  • Tuesday, June 26, 2018 at 9:30am - Eastminster
  • Tuesday, September 25, 2018 at 4pm - Chanceford
  • Tuesday, November 13, 2018 at 9:30am - Westminster WC

Presbytery Gatherings-2019

  • Tuesday, February 26, 2019 at 9:30am
  • Tuesday, April 30, 2019 at 4pm
  • Tuesday, June 25, 2019 at 9:30am - First, Lancaster
  • Tuesday, September 24, 2019 at 4pm
  • Tuesday, November 19, 2019 at 9:30am


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