January News from Kirk Session

  • The Governor General will be attending the 11:00 service at St. Andrew’s on February 12th, 2017, as part of the 150th celebration.
  • General Assembly is seeking nominations from members of the PCC for 12 of their committees.  Deadline for application is February 28th.  If you are interested, please speak to the Minister, Rob R. or Heather P.
  • A capital-region wide interdenominational use of the Alpha Course is being planned for September 2017.  Alpha Canada is providing financial support and the Capital Region Alpha is looking to raise $125,000 to help bring Alpha to Ottawa.  There will be an information session January 20th and a training opportunity January 21st at the Vineyard Ottawa location – 51 Greenbank Rd.
  • The Minister will be taking study leave the last week of January to attend the Reformed Worship Symposium at the Calvin Institute in Grand Rapids Michigan.
  • Kids Church and Mission Possible Kids will take place on Saturday, January 21st at 4:30.
  • The fair trade booth will be open every second Sunday this year.  Its next date is January 22nd.
  • Our annual Burns Supper is January 28th, 6 p.m.
  • On January 15th there will be a lunch and learn to hear more about Rob Robertson’s trip to Malawi.
  • KS considered in-camera budgetary matters for presentation to the annual meeting.
  • KS received a report from the Personnel Committee on staff security that will be the subject of discussion with staff.