THE 2019 ANNUAL GATHERING

WHEN Saturday, October 5, 2019
WHERE Abernethy Laurels Retirement CenterGoogle Maps
102 Leonard Avenue
Newton, NC
REGISTRATION TBD
AGENDA TBD

ABOUT THE ANNUAL GATHERING

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

2018 DOCUMENTS

Name Downloads Version Owner Last Modified Rating
Name Downloads Version Owner Last Modified Rating
AM18—Worship Program
78 downloads 1.0 revcheri 01-10-2018 12:33
AM18—Report—SOC Conference Minister
129 downloads 1.0 revcheri 24-09-2018 20:00
AM18—Report—President
199 downloads 1.0 revcheri 24-09-2018 20:00
77 downloads 1.0 revcheri 02-10-2018 11:32
AM18—Report—E&R Historical Society
82 downloads 1.0 revcheri 24-09-2018 20:00
AM18—Report—COM Statistics
91 downloads 1.0 revcheri 05-10-2018 10:47
AM18—Minutes–AM2017
66 downloads 1.0 revcheri 24-09-2018 20:00
AM18—Business—Proposed Bylaw Change
76 downloads 1.0 revcheri 24-09-2018 20:00
AM18—Business—Nominations+Bios
97 downloads 2.1 revcheri 05-10-2018 18:07
AM18—Business—Financials
209 downloads 1.0 revcheri 24-09-2018 20:00
AM18—Business—Dues Status
126 downloads 2.0 revcheri 04-10-2018 17:49
AM18—Business—Committee on Ministry
88 downloads 1.0 revcheri 24-09-2018 20:00
AM18 — Standing Rules
245 downloads 1.0 revcheri 05-10-2018 9:50
AM18 — Call Letter
93 downloads 1.0 Western NC Association 15-08-2018 0:01
AM18 — All Meeting Docs (one PDF)
62 downloads 5.0 revcheri 05-10-2018 18:08
AM18 — Agenda
84 downloads 3.0 revcheri 04-10-2018 17:45

ANNUAL MEETING 2017

Name Downloads Version Owner Last Modified Rating
Name Downloads Version Owner Last Modified Rating
WNCA17—Worship—New Leader Affirmation
272 downloads 1.0 Western NC Association 07-10-2017 7:16
WNCA17—Worship
177 downloads 1.0 Western NC Association 07-10-2017 7:17
WNCA17—Standing Rules
267 downloads 1.0 Western NC Association 05-10-2017 13:19
312 downloads 1.0 Western NC Association 06-10-2017 20:07
WNCA17—Report—Commission on Ministry
355 downloads 2.0 Western NC Association 05-10-2017 22:04
WNCA17—Report—COM Statistics
266 downloads 1.0 Western NC Association 07-10-2017 7:16
WNCA17—Nomination—Officers, Board of Directors & Nominating
274 downloads 1.0 Western NC Association 05-10-2017 13:19
WNCA17—Nomination—Commission on Ministry
317 downloads 1.0 Western NC Association 05-10-2017 13:19
WNCA17—Nomination—Bios
183 downloads 1.0 Western NC Association 07-10-2017 7:14
WNCA17—Minutes—2017 Annual Gathering
76 downloads 1.0 Western NC Association 14-08-2018 23:59
WNCA17—Minutes—2016 Annual Gathering
168 downloads 1.0 Western NC Association 05-10-2017 13:19
WNCA17—Budget—2018 Proposed Spending Plan
180 downloads 1.0 Western NC Association 05-10-2017 13:19
WNCA17—Budget—2018 Proposed Narrative
406 downloads 1.0 Western NC Association 05-10-2017 13:19
WNCA17—Budget—2017 Narrative
247 downloads 1.0 Western NC Association 05-10-2017 13:19
WNCA17—Budget—2017 Financial Report
272 downloads 2.0 Western NC Association 06-10-2017 20:05
WNCA17—Agenda
277 downloads 1.0 Western NC Association 05-10-2017 13:19
2017 All Annual Mtg Docs (one PDF)
364 downloads 4.0 Western NC Association 07-10-2017 20:34

ANNUAL MEETING 2016

Name Downloads Version Owner Last Modified Rating
Name Downloads Version Owner Last Modified Rating
Report—WNCA Church & Ministry Commission 2016
586 downloads 1.0 Western NC Association 17-09-2016 17:49
Report—WNCA Associate Conference Minister 2016
389 downloads 1.0.1 Western NC Association 17-09-2016 17:49
Report—WNCA 2016 Financials: Income & Expense
483 downloads 1.0 Western NC Association 10-10-2016 9:30
496 downloads 1.0 Western NC Association 21-09-2016 12:17
Report—WNCA 2016 Financials
699 downloads 1.0 Western NC Association 17-09-2016 17:49
511 downloads 1.0 Western NC Association 05-10-2016 5:32
Report—SOC Conference Minister 2016
422 downloads 1.0 Western NC Association 22-09-2016 13:35
396 downloads 1.0 Western NC Association 17-09-2016 17:49
Proposed Budget Narrative 2017
358 downloads 1.0 Western NC Association 17-09-2016 17:49
Proposed Budget 2017
502 downloads 1.0 Western NC Association 17-09-2016 17:49
President's Letter WNCA 2016
572 downloads 1.0 Western NC Association 27-09-2016 6:25
Nominations—WNCA Officers & Board of Directors
644 downloads 1.0.1 Western NC Association 17-09-2016 17:49
491 downloads 1.0.1 Western NC Association 23-09-2016 10:09
Nominations—WNCA Church & Ministry Commission
483 downloads 1.0 Western NC Association 22-09-2016 12:05
Minutes—Annual Meeting October 2015
413 downloads 1.0 Western NC Association 17-09-2016 17:49
Budget—2017 Narrative Approved100116
462 downloads 1.0 Western NC Association 10-10-2016 9:30
Budget—2017 Ministry Plan Approved100116
455 downloads 1.0 Western NC Association 10-10-2016 9:30
2016 WNCA Annual Meeting Registration
393 downloads 1.0 Western NC Association 17-09-2016 17:49
2016 WNCA Annual Meeting Call Letter
440 downloads 1.0 Western NC Association 17-09-2016 17:49
399 downloads 1.0 Western NC Association 29-09-2016 13:53
2016 WNCA Annual Gathering Agenda
379 downloads 1.0 Western NC Association 29-09-2016 13:53
2016 WNCA AM Minutes (Approved)
293 downloads 1.0 Western NC Association 05-10-2017 13:25

ANNUAL MEETING 2015

Name Downloads Version Owner Last Modified Rating
Name Downloads Version Owner Last Modified Rating
Revisions to Constitution & Bylaws
654 downloads 1.0 revcheri 19-10-2015 16:59
Report: United Church Homes
644 downloads 1.0 revcheri 19-10-2015 16:58
Report: President
574 downloads 1.0 revcheri 19-10-2015 16:58
Report: Nominating Committee
1152 downloads 1.0 revcheri 19-10-2015 16:57
Report: Minister for Church Affairs
583 downloads 1.0 revcheri 19-10-2015 16:57
Report: E&R Historical Society
709 downloads 1.0 revcheri 19-10-2015 16:56
Report: Commission on Ministry — Statistics.pdf
1360 downloads 1.0 revcheri 19-10-2015 16:56
Report: Church Women of the Southern Conference
592 downloads 1.0 revcheri 19-10-2015 16:55
Constitution & Bylaws — Proposed Changes
426 downloads 1.0 revcheri 12-09-2015 10:28
Bio of Rev. Tamara Franks
996 downloads 1.0 revcheri 19-10-2015 16:52
Annual Gathering Registration Form
469 downloads 1.0 revcheri 12-09-2015 8:00
AG Standing Rules, Amended
684 downloads 1.0 revcheri 19-10-2015 16:51
AG Registration Form
654 downloads 1.0 revcheri 19-10-2015 16:51
AG Order & Agenda
647 downloads 1.0 revcheri 19-10-2015 16:50
AG Official Call Letter
716 downloads 1.0 revcheri 19-10-2015 16:51
AG Guests & Visitors
575 downloads 1.0 revcheri 19-10-2015 16:52
2016 Proposed Ministry Plan
704 downloads 1.0 revcheri 19-10-2015 17:00
2016 Final Budget Narrative
629 downloads 1.0 revcheri 19-10-2015 16:59
2015 YTD Financials
599 downloads 1.0 revcheri 19-10-2015 16:59
2015 Call Letter
426 downloads 1.0 revcheri 12-09-2015 10:26
903 downloads 1.0 revcheri 19-10-2015 16:44
2014 Annual Meeting Minutes.pdf
1090 downloads 1.0 revcheri 19-10-2015 16:46

ANNUAL MEETING 2014

Name Downloads Version Owner Last Modified Rating
Name Downloads Version Owner Last Modified Rating
Table of Contents
595 downloads 1.0 revcheri 12-09-2015 11:54
So Region E&R Historical Society Report
578 downloads 1.0 revcheri 12-09-2015 11:46
Rev. Eddie Weathers Bio
682 downloads 1.0 revcheri 12-09-2015 11:47
Registration Form
550 downloads 1.0 revcheri 12-09-2015 11:51
President's Report
569 downloads 1.0 revcheri 12-09-2015 11:47
Order & Agenda
666 downloads 1.0 revcheri 12-09-2015 11:46
Officers Installation
490 downloads 1.0 revcheri 12-09-2015 11:51
Nominee Bios
940 downloads 1.0 revcheri 12-09-2015 11:52
Nominating Report
579 downloads 1.0 revcheri 12-09-2015 11:48
MCA Report
447 downloads 1.0 revcheri 12-09-2015 11:49
Guests & Visitors
553 downloads 1.0 revcheri 12-09-2015 11:49
Elon Homes Annual Report
657 downloads 1.0 revcheri 12-09-2015 11:50
Comm on Ministry Report
1091 downloads 1.0 revcheri 12-09-2015 11:50
Church Women Report
623 downloads 1.0 revcheri 12-09-2015 11:55
Bless You Churches
629 downloads 1.0 revcheri 12-09-2015 11:50
5 for 5 Giving
683 downloads 1.0 revcheri 12-09-2015 11:52
2015 Proposed Budget & Plan
526 downloads 1.0 revcheri 12-09-2015 11:52
2015 Narrative Ministry Plan
626 downloads 1.0 revcheri 12-09-2015 11:53
2014 YTD Financials
443 downloads 1.0 revcheri 12-09-2015 11:53
2014 Standing Rules
476 downloads 1.0 revcheri 12-09-2015 11:45
2014 Report Cover
504 downloads 1.0 revcheri 12-09-2015 11:54
2014 Call Letter
524 downloads 1.0 revcheri 12-09-2015 11:44
2014 Annual Gathering Minutes
624 downloads 1.0 revcheri 19-10-2015 16:45
2013 Annual Gathering Minutes
557 downloads 1.0 revcheri 12-09-2015 11:48

ANNUAL MEETING 2013

Name Downloads Version Owner Last Modified Rating
Name Downloads Version Owner Last Modified Rating
UCHS Brief History
879 downloads 1.0 revcheri 12-09-2015 11:58
UCCOSSN Save the Date
586 downloads 1.0 revcheri 12-09-2015 11:59
So Region E&R Historical Society Report
603 downloads 1.0 revcheri 12-09-2015 11:59
President's Report
497 downloads 1.0 revcheri 12-09-2015 12:00
Nominating Report
602 downloads 1.0 revcheri 12-09-2015 12:00
MCA Report
582 downloads 1.0 revcheri 12-09-2015 12:02
David Schoen Bio
553 downloads 1.0 revcheri 12-09-2015 12:03
Conference Minister's Letter
447 downloads 1.0 revcheri 12-09-2015 12:03
Church Women Report
532 downloads 1.0 revcheri 12-09-2015 11:57
Agenda & Worship
580 downloads 1.0 revcheri 12-09-2015 12:00
2014 Proposed Ministry Plan
579 downloads 1.0 revcheri 12-09-2015 12:01
2014 Narrative Ministry Plan
599 downloads 1.0 revcheri 12-09-2015 12:01
2013 YTD Financials
646 downloads 1.0 revcheri 12-09-2015 11:58
2013 Statistical Report
965 downloads 1.0 revcheri 12-09-2015 11:58
2013 Annual Gathering Minutes
475 downloads 1.0 revcheri 12-09-2015 12:02