Governance

Annual Meeting 1/29/2017

The Annual Meeting of Second Congregational Church is held immediately following the Worship Service on the last Sunday of January. ?Usually there is a pot-luck luncheon meal preceding the formal meeting?? and this year is no exception! ?All are invited to attend! ?If you are able, please?bring something to share for the meal.

The membership will be asked to approve the Minutes of last year’s meeting; will hear reports from the Moderator, Pastor, and Boards & Committees; and will vote on the slate of Officers and persons serving on Boards and Committees. ?The Treasurer’s report will be presented along with?the proposed Budget for 2017, and the membership will be asked to approve the Budget. There also will be an opportunity to consider New Business.

In preparation for the meeting, please review the documents listed below. ?Click on the name of the document and the information will be displayed?in a separate browser window. ?These are PDF documents that can be downloaded to your personal computer for reading or printing if you wish. Printed copies also are available in the church office – please call Lucy Emerson (563-3379 ext 10) if you need printed materials.

Annual Report for Meeting 1/29/2017

Draft Budget for 2017

Slate – 2017 Officers & Boards/Committees


Governance Documents

Second Congregational is governed by the Church Council, comprised of a Moderator and Vice Moderator as well as representatives of the various boards and committees. Links are provided below?to the Constitution and Bylaws, and to our Safe Church Policy (revision approved 1/25/2015).

Constitution

Click on the link above to open a PDF document of our Constitution, which describes our purpose, covenant, and doctrine, as well as the structure of the Church and how it is governed.?The Constitution?was updated most recently on March 26, 2017.

Bylaws

Click on the link above to?open a PDF document of our?Bylaws, which are complimentary to the Constitution and outline how the Church conducts its business. ?The Bylaws were updated most recently on March 26, 2017.

Safe Church Policy (Revised) Approved 1/25/2015

The Safe Church Policy has been expanded to address participation of a Registered Sex Offender in the life of Second Congregational Church.