We are a Pastoral Charge in Transition
please hang in with us .......
Just a note of reminder that the new amalgamated congregation will be worshiping at Sarawak UC for the months of January and March and at Kemble UC for the months of February and April
Thanks to all for keeping me informed of the church and community events for On The Horizon and the Website. i have enjoyed doing this job for the past few months. I now pass it on to Sabine Roberts who is our new Communicator. Connie
Oversight Working Group has been meeting almost weekly. Here are
highlights of the congregations' work:
Rev. Neil Parker has been appointed as our Interim Minister from January 2015 to June 2016. Glad to know you are going to be with us for the duration!!
Joint Worship Services will
take place for the winter:
January and March at Sarawak and February and April at Kemble
(Kemble Stewards are constructing a ramp to
ensure accessibility for all to the basement room at Kemble,
where we will worship). The Music Directors from Kemble and Sarawak
are planning together for Joint Worship
Real Estate Sub Group are gathering preliminary
information to allow us to make thoughtful, conscientious decisions towards the
amalgamated congregation's place of worship and fellowship.
Joint Elders have been making arrangements to store the historical
rolls from the churches and have ordered a book which
will combine records of marriage, funeral and baptisms.
Joint Elders, in collaboration with Stewards and Trustees,
an inventory of personal assets (all
things not attached to floors, walls and ceilings) in Kemble and
Sarawak Church Buildings. Three categories are Memorial Gifts,Items
used in Worship,Other - office/kitchen items. The inventory will be
completed by March 31 after which they will be making recommendations to
AWOG and the Official Board.
After the Annual General Meetings in the new year, the
financial records of Sarawak and Kemble will be closed. Assets will
be amalgamated and a new
set of financial records will be started in the name of the new
Your Ministry and Personnel Committee are working hard
to obtain Interim
Minister for Jan. 2015-June 2016.
A major part of the job description includes guiding us through
the process for drafting Ministry and Mission Profile and vision and
Fred Parsons has agreed to be the Trustee Representative on our Committee
Questions about our Amalgamation Journey?
Official Board Co-chairs John Beckett and/or Don Daley, AOWG
Chair Connie Morris or other AWOG members