To the clergy, lay leadership, and delegates of the Windham Association in the Southern New England Conference of the United Church of Christ, greetings:
You are hereby notified and called to gather as an Ecclesiastical Council for the purpose of determining the fitness of Kate Alexander for ordination to the Christian ministry in and on behalf of the United Church of Christ.
Said Council will convene at 6:30 PM on Thursday, June 25th, 2020 via Zoom on behalf of the Storrs Congregational Church.
For the purpose of gathering as an ecclesiastical council, each member church is represented by its minister(s) and up to two other delegates. A quorum, defined as the presence of ten or more of the member churches, must be present. In addition to those serving as representatives of member churches, voting members also include all authorized ministers who hold standing in the Association.
Documents needed for this ecclesiastical council are attached.
Attendees must register here prior to the meeting in order to receive the Zoom link:
This Ecclesiastical Council is called by order of the Windham Association Council by vote at its regular meeting on May 28, 2020.
Rev. Richard Haverly, Association Moderator
Deborah Hubbell, Association Registrar
Documents for Kate Alexander Ecclesiastical Council:
- Call to an Ecclesiastical Council
- Agenda for the Ecclesiastical Council
- The Ecclesiastical Council (explanation/definition)
- The Marks of Faithful and Effective Ministers in the United Church of Christ
- Kate Alexander Ordination Paper
While only authorized ministers and SCC’s official wider church delegates are eligible to vote at an Ecclesiastical Council, other interested persons are able to register to attend as “guests” Us the SurveyMonkey link above to register as a guest in order to receive the Zoom Meeting information to attend.