At its April 2nd stated meeting the session:

Received new members Charles and Elaine Young.

Confirmed its email vote to contract with Sean Mitchell of Generosity Development, Inc. to conduct a Feasibility Study regarding the proposed building project and capital campaign. The interviews and focus groups will be completed by May.

Voted to pledge $10,000 to the Habitat Repairs! Program capital campaign and for Humanity Repairs Program Capital Campaign and $15,000 as a one-time gift to assist in the completion of two homes in progress.

Heard a report from Commissioned Lay Pastor, Dennis Stamper, about his work as Hospital Chaplain at a branch of Carolina’s Medical Center, Blue Ridge Campus.

Received the Rev. Edyth Pruitt, pastor of Fairview Presbyterian in Lenoir, representing the Preparation for Ministry Committee of the presbytery. Rev. Pruitt informed the session of our responsibilities to support Katheryn McGinnis as an Inquirer for ordination from our church.

Was informed by the task force studying our Sunday morning schedule is wrapping up its work and will be ready to report in May.

Session meetings are open to all active members of our church.

Pat Cherry, Clerk