March 2017 Stated Meeting Hi-Lites


Sue Rutford
 Vice Moderator
The Rev. T.J. Parlette
 PLT Chair
The Rev. Denise Dunbar-Perkins



The Rev. William Chadwick
Oak Grove Presbyterian Church
The Rev. J. Herbert Nelson
Stated Clerk of PC(USA) delivered the sermon, presented a workshop and served on a panel.
Kelley Jepsen was presented for Candidacy by the Committee on Preparation for Ministry


 Ken Latham from the Committee on Congregational Vitality announced
"Bucket 1" grants for 2017.
The Rev. Brenda Alexander reported on grants available through the Mission and Witness
The Rev. Heidi Bolt was introduced as the new COM Coordinator

 A wonderful time of fellowship.


Meeting Information for May 9, 2017:
Call to Meeting

Presbytery Meetings:

Stated Meetings of the Presbytery consists of the teaching elder members of the Presbytery of the Twin Cities Area and ruling elders who are commissioners. The purpose of the Stated Meetings is to oversee the mission and governance of the Presbytery of Twin Cities Area. The PTCA gathers in stated meetings at least twice and normally hold up to six meetings per year, in January, March, May, September and November, and whenever called into special session.  The May meeting is the Annual Meeting.

The Officers for 2016-17 are:
  • Rev. Bill Davnie, Stated Clerk
  • Ruling Elder, Sue Rutford, Moderator
  • Rev. T. J. Parlette, Vice-Moderator
  • Rev. Denise Dunbar-Perkins, Chair - Presbytery Leadership Team
  • Rev. Steve Robertson, Treasurer

The Dates and Venues for Upcoming Regular Stated Meetings are:

 Tuesday, May 9, 2017 4:00 p.m.
 First, Rochester, MN
 Tuesday, July 11, 2017 4:00 p.m.
 Tuesday, September 12, 2017
 First, Red Wing, MN
 Tuesday, November 14, 2017
 Church of the Way, Shoreview
 Saturday, January 20, 2018
 Saturday, March 10, 2018
 Tuesday, May 8, 2018
 Tuesday, September 11, 2018
 Tuesday, November 13, 2018

Presbytery Meeting Minutes:

Please contact Stated Clerk Bill Davnie concerning questions or for earlier Meeting Minutes. Below are the meeting minutes from the most recent Presbytery Meetings.

January 21, 2017
March 11, 2017

January 23, 2016
March 12, 2016
May 10, 2016
July 12, 2016
September 13, 2016
November 15, 2016

2015 Stated Meeting Minutes

2014 Stated Meeting Minutes

Below are packets from recent Presbytery Meetings.
Please note that Presbytery Packets are archived for one (1) year after the Presbytery meeting.

January 21, 2017 Presbytery Packet
March 11, 2017 Presbytery Packet

January 23, 2016 Presbytery Packet
     Faith, Minnetonka Separation Agreement - as of 
     Transitional Executive Presbyter Report
March 12, 2016 Presbytery Packet
May 10, 2016 Presbytery Packet
July 12, 2016 Presbytery Packet
September 13, 2016 Presbytery Packet
November 15, 2016 Presbytery Packet

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