Ministers, Educators, Administrators and Clerks, please share this information with your congregation. 
Nov. 12, 2020
Supplemental Report for November Meeting
The Committee on Ministry approved presenting ruling elder Peggy Fox to be commissioned as a Commissioned Pastor at the Woodville Church, Richmond. The commissioning will take place during the COM report at the called presbytery meeting on November 21. Review the supplemental report containing information about Peggy.

Commissioners and guests are reminded to register for the meeting following the instructions on the amended agenda.
Invite Cindy Corell to Your Worship
Mission co-worker Cindy Corell is eager to connect with POJ churches to share information about her ministry in Haiti. There are a variety of ways Cindy can interact with your church: by preaching on Sunday via Zoom, through giving a minute for mission during your worship, or via meeting with sessions or mission committees. Contact Cindy by email to coordinate.
Disaster Relief Projects Continue at Camp Hanover
Disaster Relief Ministry continues valuable service to Camp Hanover with two more work days on November 18 and 19. Coordinator Brown Pearson is particularly in need of volunteers with tractors and ATVs that can haul trees. He also requests volunteers bring chainsaws, rope, and chain. Contact Brown by email or by phone at 804-347-8895 to sign up.
Other News
Deadline Approaches for Boy Scouts Bankruptcy Claims
Insurance Board has a factsheet regarding claims against the Boy Scouts of America (BSA), which is filing for bankruptcy. The deadline for claims is November 16 at 5 p.m. While Insurance Board recommends ministries consult legal counsel for guidance, they note that organizations who are owed debt by BSA or who might be included in a complaint can file a contingent General Proof of Claim to protect their rights. 
Older Adults Network Seeks Articles
Presbyterian Older Adult Ministries Network seeks articles for its 2021 planning guide. Submit a story from your congregation to help others implement programs for older adults. In particular, the network seeks submissions that emphasize multicultural outreach and intergenerational engagement. The deadline for submissions is December 15. Email your 500- to 2,000-word article and a short bio to Ginny Nyhuis.
NEXT Church Plans Free, Virtual 2021 National Gathering
The 2021 NEXT Church national gathering will address the common good in a free, virtual event. With challenges including COVID-19, a pandemic of racism in the United States, and economic distress, we know that things need to change. Despite the physical space that separates us these days, our virtual togetherness can make all the difference. Register now for the event in March.
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Stated Meetings
November 21
Called Meeting
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February 20, 2021
107th Stated Meeting
Second PC, Richmond
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Packet online: February 4
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