Blackhawk Presbytery
Tuesday, October 19, 2021
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Blackhawk Presbytery
1922 N. IL Rte. 2
P.O. Box 476
Oregon, IL 61061
779.771.2088 (general inquires)
779.771.1896 (Transformational General Presbyter / Stated Clerk)



2020 November Presbytery Meeting

The Stated Meeting of the Presbytery of Blackhawk was held on November 10, 2020 via a Zoom video conference. The Presbytery welcomed incoming Moderator, Rev. Dr. Anita Stuart-Steva and Vice Moderator Rev. Dr. Skip Shaffer. Thanks were given to our outgoing Moderator Elder Chuck Johnson and all those who have served on Presbytery Commissions and Committees and are now completing their service. 
MEETING DOCUMENTS (in alphabetical order)
For All Documents in Docket Order in a single pdf, CLICK HERE
Minutes -- November 10, 2020 Stated Meeting (approved February 9, 2021)    
Information to guide meetings:
    SEEKING TO BE FAITHFUL TOGETHERGuidelines for Presbyterians in Times of Disagreement
          Presbytery Minimum Terms of Call 2021 (corrected and revised 2/17/21)
          Proposed Minimum Terms of Call for 2021 summary (11/6/20 revision) - approved 11/10/20
          Covenant of Closure for Pastors who Retire - for first reading
          Covenant of Closure for Pastors who Resign - for first reading
Council Report - no written report   
Finance and Property Committee Report
          2021 Budget Assumptions
Nominating Committee Report
          Mission Committee: Bev Mellskog, Galena Westminster, class of 2022, cong. member
            Permanent Judicial Commission, Gail Dancey, Sterling First, class of 2025, ruling elder 
Trustee's Report:
          Yorkville Au Sable Grove requests approval for the sale of their farmland
          Treasurer's Report: