Savannah River Presbytery (PCA)
William L. Hatcher
2704 Hillside Lane
Augusta, Georgia 30909
email - [email protected]
Ministers and Clerks of Session
Savannah River Presbytery
July 10, 2007
The Fifteenth Stated Meeting of the Savannah River Presbytery will be held at
Providence Presbyterian Church, Savannah, starting at 7:00 PM Friday July 20,
2007. Please see the included proposed docket for the meeting.
There will NOT be a meeting of Presbyterial (WIC).
I also enclose a letter from TE David Bradford as well as other information
concerning the church. Please call the church at 912-927-1117 in order to reserve
lunch on Saturday.
The following churches are requested to present their 2006 calendar year
Sessional records ( BCO 12-7 ) for examination at this meeting of Presbytery:
First Request: Providence (Sav),Redeemer (Evans); S Liberty; Sparta; Trinity;
Second Request: Golden Isles, Grace Church O/T Islands, Kirk, Lakemont;
Penfield, Providence (Harlem)
Third Request: Bethany, Crawford, FPC-Sandersville
In His Service,
SAVANNAH RIVER PRESBYTERY ( PCA )
RE William L. Hatcher
Dear fathers and brothers,
It gives me great pleasure to extend to you a warm invitation to Savannah River
Presbyteryís summer meeting in Savannah. Our members have been anticipating
your visit and now look forward to pouring out our hospitality.
Presbytery will begin Friday with a worship service at 7:00 p.m. The Lordís Supper
will be observed. No evening meal is provided, so make plans accordingly. The
Savannah Mallís food court (directly across the street from the church) offers a
wide variety of options.
A continental breakfast will provided on Saturday morning at 8:00 a.m. A catered
lunch will be served at $5.00 per person. Please make reservations by Wednesday,
July 18, by calling Providence at 912 927-1117 or by email to
[email protected] Rooms for committee meetings are available and a
copier and FAX will be available at your request. Wireless internet service is
available on the church campus.
Savannah has a wonderful historic district to visit, should you bring your family.
The website below is ideal for discovering opportunities in the district. This site
will also help you locate hotels and restaurants in the area. Under
Accommodations our neighborhood is considered "Southside".
There are fourteen motels at Exit 94 on I-95. This is called Savannah Gateway and
is eight miles South of the Churchís location. From the Gateway, follow Route 204
North into Southside Savannah. Route 204 becomes Abercorn Street, the main
Providence Church is located directly behind Savannah Mall (Target) on the corner
of Shawnee and Rio Road, across from the Rio Gate at Hunter Army Air Field. The
address is 11111 Rio Road Savannah, GA 31419. Directions and a map can be
printed using http://www.mapquest.com or http://www.maps.google.com.
If we can be of any other assistance, please email us at the above address.
Your brother in Christ,
David J. Bradford
The Fifteenth Stated Meeting, Savannah River Presbytery
July 20 & 21, 2007
Providence P. C., Savannah, Georgia
a. Period of worship and prayer.
b. Introduction and seating of corresponding members and visiting brethren. Roll
Call and Letters of excuse. Determination of a quorum.
c. Representative of the host church.
d. Election of Moderator for year 2007: RE Robert Lowe was elected in January
2007 as the Moderator.
e. Moderator in Nomination for the year starting January, 2008: TE Brannon
Bowman was elected at the January 2007 Stated Meeting.
f. Adoption of the Docket.
g. Reading and assignment of communications.
1. Letter from TE Ivey. Referred to Shepherding.
2. Letter of Call to Mr. Foster. Referred to C & C.
3. Email from IPC concerning Mr. Foster. Referred to C & C.
4. Letter from TE Haslet. Referred to Shepherding.
5. Minutes from Golden Isle P. C. Referred to Shepherding.
6. Letter from TE Van Hoogen. Referred to Shepherding.
7. Letter from Cloverdale URC. Referred to Shepherding.
8. Waller Installation Commission Report.
h. Appointment of standing committees.
1. Bills and Overtures. ( 2 TEís and 2 REís)
2. Sessional Records. ( 3 TEís and 3 REís)
3. Resolutions. ( 2 TEís and 2 REís)
i. Examination of Sessional Records:
The Sessional Records Committee will convene, elect a Chairman,
return to the Court and examine the records while monitoring the
business of the meeting, reconvene, and prepare their report to
be presented at the docketed time for the report.
j. Reports of permanent committees:
1. Candidates and Credentials Committee.
A. Examination for candidacy: Mr. Waller.
B. Internship Report:
C. Candidates Under Care Report
D. Annual Reports
2. Shepherding Committee Report:
3. Christian Education Report:
4. MNA Committee Report:
5. Mission To The World Report:
6. Administration Committee Report:
7. Joint Committee on Campus Ministry
k. Unfinished Business.
1. Special Orders Of the Day
A. 11:00 AM: MTW Committee
B. 12:00 Noon: Lunch
C. 1:00 PM: Reconvene after lunch.
l. New Business:
m. Reports of Standing Committees:
1. Bills and Overtures.
2. Sessional Records.
n. Reports of Officers:
1. Stated Clerk
2. Treasurer's Report
3. Trustees Report:
o. Reports of Commissions and Ad Interim Committees.
1. Commission to Install TE Waller.
2. Commission to Install TE Beane.
3. Commission to install TE Franks
4. Commission to install TE Florence
5. Commission to install TE Rowe
p. Approval of Minutes: January 18 & 19, 2007 - Stated Meeting January 18 & 19,
2007 - Executive Session
April 17, 2007 - Stated Meeting
q. Time and place of the next meeting: Presbytery has the following
1. October 16, 2007 - Westminster, Martinez
2. January 18 & 19, 2008 - Cliffwood, Augusta
r. Adjournment with Prayer.