THE 2017 ANNUAL MEETING HAS ENDED

WHEN Saturday, October 7
WHERE Abernethy Laurels Retirement CenterGoogle Maps
102 Leonard Avenue
Newton, NC
REGISTRATION COST: $30 per person at the door (Credit/debit cards accepted)

The Annual Gathering provides a unique opportunity to worship and learn together, and to conduct the annual business of the Western North Carolina Association. The meeting is generally held on a Saturday in early October, and a call letter with specifics is issued in late summer to all WNCA churches, organizations and clergy with Association standing. Documents for the meeting are posted on this page — you can download previous’ years documents and minutes as well.

DELEGATES & VISITORS
According to WNCA Bylaws Article I — Membership, Section 3 — Voting Delegates
The voting delegates of the Association shall consist of: the ordained, licensed, and commissioned ministers,and directors of religious education certified by the Worship and Education Ministry Team of Local Church Ministries of the United Church of Christ holding standing in the Association, and two lay delegates selected by and representing each local church within the Association. (Number of members for determination of lay delegates for a church is based upon the church membership reported in the national UCC Yearbook.) also states that Members of the Board of Directors shall be voting members of the Association. Visitors are welcome to attend the Annual Gathering.

The Bylaws also establish the number of lay delegates from each church eligible to attend the Annual Gathering —

  • Churches with up to 300 members shall be entitled to have 2 lay delegates
  • Churches with 301 to 500 member s shall be entitled to have 3 lay delegates
  • Churches with 501 to 700 members shall be entitl ed to have 4 lay delegates
  • Churches with 701 to 900 members shall be entitled to have 5 lay delegates
  • Churches with over 900 members shall be entitled to one additional lay delegate per each additional 200 members or fraction thereof

ANNUAL MEETING 2016

ANNUAL MEETING
   AM 2017
   AM 2016
   AM 2015
   AM 2014
   AM 2013

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ANNUAL MEETING 2015

ANNUAL MEETING
   AM 2015
Revisions to Constitution & Bylaws
Report: United Church Homes
Report: President
Report: Nominating Committee
Report: Minister for Church Affairs
Report: E&R Historical Society
Report: Commission on Ministry — Statistics.pdf
Report: Church Women of the Southern Conference
Constitution & Bylaws — Proposed Changes
Bio of Rev. Tamara Franks
Annual Gathering Registration Form
AG Standing Rules, Amended
AG Registration Form
AG Order & Agenda
AG Official Call Letter
AG Guests & Visitors
2016 Proposed Ministry Plan
2016 Final Budget Narrative
2015 YTD Financials
2015 Call Letter
2014 Annual Meeting Minutes.pdf

ANNUAL MEETING 2014

ANNUAL MEETING
   AM 2014
Table of Contents
So Region E&R Historical Society Report
Rev. Eddie Weathers Bio
Registration Form
President's Report
Order & Agenda
Officers Installation
Nominee Bios
Nominating Report
MCA Report
Guests & Visitors
Elon Homes Annual Report
Comm on Ministry Report
Church Women Report
Bless You Churches
5 for 5 Giving
2015 Proposed Budget & Plan
2015 Narrative Ministry Plan
2014 YTD Financials
2014 Standing Rules
2014 Report Cover
2014 Call Letter
2014 Annual Gathering Minutes
2013 Annual Gathering Minutes

ANNUAL MEETING 2013

ANNUAL MEETING
   AM 2013
UCHS Brief History
UCCOSSN Save the Date
So Region E&R Historical Society Report
President's Report
Nominating Report
MCA Report
David Schoen Bio
Conference Minister's Letter
Church Women Report
Agenda & Worship
2014 Proposed Ministry Plan
2014 Narrative Ministry Plan
2013 YTD Financials
2013 Statistical Report
2013 Annual Gathering Minutes

2017 DOCUMENTS

ANNUAL MEETING
   AM 2017
WNCA17—Worship—New Leader Affirmation
WNCA17—Worship
WNCA17—Standing Rules
WNCA17—Report—Commission on Ministry
WNCA17—Report—COM Statistics
WNCA17—Nomination—Officers, Board of Directors & Nominating
WNCA17—Nomination—Commission on Ministry
WNCA17—Nomination—Bios
WNCA17—Minutes—2016 Annual Gathering
WNCA17—Budget—2018 Proposed Spending Plan
WNCA17—Budget—2018 Proposed Narrative
WNCA17—Budget—2017 Narrative
WNCA17—Budget—2017 Financial Report
WNCA17—Agenda
2017 All Annual Mtg Docs (one PDF)