886th Gathering: February 13, 2020
Alert: if you are driving from the north — heading southbound — on 695, The westbound exit to Frederick Road is closed. People should exit on Edmondson Avenue and proceed west to Beechwood Ave. Then take a left, and then make a right onto Frederick Road. (There is no trouble with going west on Frederick Road if one is coming from the south — heading northbound — on 695.)
The meeting will feature an evening worship service with communion, with a focus on the theme “This is Our Story: Celebrating Black History in the Presbytery of Baltimore.” The service will also include the reading of the necrology of Ministers of Word and Sacrament and Ruling Elders who have passed away in the past year. Items for Discernment and Decision will include consideration of possible support for two overtures to the 224 th General Assembly. Commissioners.
Registration 2:30; Meeting starts at 3:30; dinner 6; worship 7 to 8:15.
+ Overview of the Day
+ Support for concurrence of OV-1, Dismantling Racism Team
+ Minutes from 885th Gathering, November 16, 2019
+ Indigenous People’s Day letter
Note: Some of you may have heard that we had planned to welcome John Bell, noted Scottish hymn writer and member of the Iona Community, but unfortunately he will not be able to be with us due to the death of his friend and colleague, Graham Maule.