ABM BOT Church Report

FIRST PARISH CHURCH, CONGREGATIONAL United Church of Christ Manchester-by-the-Sea, Massachusetts


February 5, 2017

TO:  Active Members of the First Parish Church, Congregational, United Church of Christ, Manchester-by-the-Sea, Massachusetts

You are hereby notified to meet in the Church on Sunday, February 5, 2017 immediately following the Worship Service, for the following purposes:

To wit:

ARTICLE I: To accept the report of the Annual Business Meeting held on February 7, 2016

ARTICLE II: To see what action the Church will take in regard to the budget proposal for 2017 as submitted by the Board of Trustees.

ARTICLE III:   To hear and act upon the reports of  the Financial Secretary, the Board of Trustees, the Investment Committee, the Christian Education Committee, the Diaconate Board, the Missions Committee, the Music Committee, the Stewardship Committee, and the Vitality Committee.

ARTICLE IV: To authorize the Board of Trustees to borrow up to $10,000 from the Endowment Fund if needed to support the operations of the church and not as a permanent withdrawal if it becomes necessary during  2017 and until the 2018 Annual Business Meeting.

Article V: To hear and act upon any other business of a financial nature that may come before the meeting.

George A. Nickless, Clerk