FIRST PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH
OF WOODBURY HEIGHTS
Session Members and Commissions
Session Members 2020
Clerk of Session
Denise Pitchford (until April 1st)
Building & Property
Matt Woodrow – Chair & Board of Trustees President
Worship & Program and Membership & Outreach
Michele Elliott (Chair)
Stewardship & Finance
Nick Zorio (Chair)
Peg Schoen (Chair)
"For just as the body is one and has many members, and all the members of the body, though many, are one body, so it is with Christ."
-- 1 Corinthians 12:12
Pastor Marie gave an overview of her availability for office hours, visitations, and responsibilities for the next month, distributed some materials regarding an overview of the expectations for the upcoming months with an Interim Pastor, a sign-up sheet for meeting each Elder on a one-to-one basis in the near future, announced the services for Mary Cruz coming up this Friday, and distributed her email and cell phone number. Pastor Marie suggested Elder participation of a gathering at the Woodbury Presbyterian Church of the Vital Congregation Commission on Monday, March 16th, for information gathering regarding our upcoming Congregational Survey and Study, sandwiches will be provided.
Building and Property Commission:
We are trying to obtain additional quotes for the siding and flashing repairs. Wendy Kunz, Presbytery Building Inspector, will return soon to finish the inspection of the interior of the Sanctuary and Sunday School buildings. Mike Woodrow graciously repaired the handicap bars in the Narthex bathroom. Nick Long, a Boy Scout working on his Eagle project, will be completing his work on the Memorial Garden by the end of March with Home Depot donating materials. The cleaning of the mold issue in the Sunday School closet has been completed, with the return of the supplies to be completed soon. A Spring Workday has been scheduled for Sunday, March 22nd, after a “Come As You Are Service”, and three yards of mulch has been ordered. Wifi Extenders for the Heating and Cooling Units requires additional research and will be discussed at another Session meeting. A new key policy is being developed and a new key list was approved. They will be passed out as soon as the policy is completed. A New Building Use Policy was approved and several building use fees from the last month will be reimbursed according to the new policy. The Talent List from the last Congregational survey was presented to the Building and Property Chair and will be reviewed. Several electrical inspection issues will be addressed with the new Woodbury Heights/Deptford Municipal Department. The installers of the equipment has agreed to fix any issues, as it is included in the costs and still under warranty.
New Member Class
Interested in joining First Presbyterian Church? You are welcome to attend a New Member Class on January 19, 2020 following the 11 a.m. Worship Service
.A Pancake Breakfast Youth Group fundraiser will be held on Sunday, March 8th, after worship. Tickets will be $5.00 per child, $7.00 per adult, and $20 for a family of four. They are pursuing a car wash to benefit the transportation costs for the July mission trip to Louisville, KY, Anthony Urion is planning on participating in the mission trip. Hoses are being requested. A Mac Madness Smack Down will be a March fundraiser to be held at the Woodbury Presbyterian Church on March 21st, from 3:00-5:00 pm. Donations of Mac & Cheese, and desserts are being sought. A Love Offering will be taken at the event.