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May 15, 2020
Phase I in Reopening Process Begins May 15 for Most of Virginia
On May 9, Governor Northam signed Executive Order 61 (PDF) outlining Phase I in the easing of temporary restrictions due to COVID-19. For most of the state, this begins May 15. For northern Virginia, City of Richmond, and Accomack County, Phase I is delayed to May 29 via Executive Order 62 (PDF) .
Check with Insurer Carrier Before Reopening
Before reopening your church building, check with your insurance carrier to make certain that insurance will protect the church should some unanticipated health crisis occur that is traced to the reopened church building.
Zoom Experts Wanted for Help Preparing for Virtual Meeting
The POJ Stated Meeting Planning Task Force is looking for people with Zoom expertise to provide one-on-one training to new Zoom users prior to the June 16 stated meeting. Contact Barbara Espigh to volunteer.
Into the Church Triumphant
Rev. Dr. Tim Hoyt Duncan
August 12, 1957 - May 7, 2020
Associate for Leadership Development, Presbytery of the James (2003-2006)

Other News
Omaha Seminary Offers Scholarships for Leadership Series
Omaha Presbyterian Seminary is offering fully paid scholarships for their upcoming Adaptive Leadership series. The theme for June is Leading Adaptively in Tumultuous Times.
Musician Association Moves Conference Online
The Presbyterian Association of Musicians will hold their 2020 music and worship conference online. Join a Great Cloud of Witnesses June 21-26 or view recordings anytime after the event. 
Stated Meetings
June 16
Presbytery of the James Stated Meeting
Overture deadline: April 21 at noon
Packet online: June 2
Oct 17
Presbytery of the James Stated Meeting
Orange PC, Orange
Overture deadline: Aug 20 at noon
Packet online: Oct 1
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