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
110 downloads 1.0 revcheri 01-10-2018 12:33
AM18—Report—SOC Conference Minister
188 downloads 1.0 revcheri 24-09-2018 20:00
AM18—Report—President
303 downloads 1.0 revcheri 24-09-2018 20:00
117 downloads 1.0 revcheri 02-10-2018 11:32
AM18—Report—E&R Historical Society
116 downloads 1.0 revcheri 24-09-2018 20:00
AM18—Report—COM Statistics
133 downloads 1.0 revcheri 05-10-2018 10:47
AM18—Minutes–AM2017
100 downloads 1.0 revcheri 24-09-2018 20:00
AM18—Business—Proposed Bylaw Change
126 downloads 1.0 revcheri 24-09-2018 20:00
AM18—Business—Nominations+Bios
130 downloads 2.1 revcheri 05-10-2018 18:07
AM18—Business—Financials
347 downloads 1.0 revcheri 24-09-2018 20:00
AM18—Business—Dues Status
201 downloads 2.0 revcheri 04-10-2018 17:49
AM18—Business—Committee on Ministry
127 downloads 1.0 revcheri 24-09-2018 20:00
AM18 — Standing Rules
347 downloads 1.0 revcheri 05-10-2018 9:50
AM18 — Call Letter
136 downloads 1.0 Western NC Association 15-08-2018 0:01
AM18 — All Meeting Docs (one PDF)
93 downloads 5.0 revcheri 05-10-2018 18:08
AM18 — Agenda
144 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
294 downloads 1.0 Western NC Association 07-10-2017 7:16
WNCA17—Worship
215 downloads 1.0 Western NC Association 07-10-2017 7:17
WNCA17—Standing Rules
363 downloads 1.0 Western NC Association 05-10-2017 13:19
379 downloads 1.0 Western NC Association 06-10-2017 20:07
WNCA17—Report—Commission on Ministry
433 downloads 2.0 Western NC Association 05-10-2017 22:04
WNCA17—Report—COM Statistics
309 downloads 1.0 Western NC Association 07-10-2017 7:16
WNCA17—Nomination—Officers, Board of Directors & Nominating
298 downloads 1.0 Western NC Association 05-10-2017 13:19
WNCA17—Nomination—Commission on Ministry
372 downloads 1.0 Western NC Association 05-10-2017 13:19
WNCA17—Nomination—Bios
215 downloads 1.0 Western NC Association 07-10-2017 7:14
WNCA17—Minutes—2017 Annual Gathering
104 downloads 1.0 Western NC Association 14-08-2018 23:59
WNCA17—Minutes—2016 Annual Gathering
201 downloads 1.0 Western NC Association 05-10-2017 13:19
WNCA17—Budget—2018 Proposed Spending Plan
213 downloads 1.0 Western NC Association 05-10-2017 13:19
WNCA17—Budget—2018 Proposed Narrative
517 downloads 1.0 Western NC Association 05-10-2017 13:19
WNCA17—Budget—2017 Narrative
272 downloads 1.0 Western NC Association 05-10-2017 13:19
WNCA17—Budget—2017 Financial Report
330 downloads 2.0 Western NC Association 06-10-2017 20:05
WNCA17—Agenda
313 downloads 1.0 Western NC Association 05-10-2017 13:19
2017 All Annual Mtg Docs (one PDF)
406 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
663 downloads 1.0 Western NC Association 17-09-2016 17:49
Report—WNCA Associate Conference Minister 2016
422 downloads 1.0.1 Western NC Association 17-09-2016 17:49
Report—WNCA 2016 Financials: Income & Expense
543 downloads 1.0 Western NC Association 10-10-2016 9:30
534 downloads 1.0 Western NC Association 21-09-2016 12:17
Report—WNCA 2016 Financials
798 downloads 1.0 Western NC Association 17-09-2016 17:49
549 downloads 1.0 Western NC Association 05-10-2016 5:32
Report—SOC Conference Minister 2016
482 downloads 1.0 Western NC Association 22-09-2016 13:35
431 downloads 1.0 Western NC Association 17-09-2016 17:49
Proposed Budget Narrative 2017
396 downloads 1.0 Western NC Association 17-09-2016 17:49
Proposed Budget 2017
569 downloads 1.0 Western NC Association 17-09-2016 17:49
President's Letter WNCA 2016
616 downloads 1.0 Western NC Association 27-09-2016 6:25
Nominations—WNCA Officers & Board of Directors
751 downloads 1.0.1 Western NC Association 17-09-2016 17:49
584 downloads 1.0.1 Western NC Association 23-09-2016 10:09
Nominations—WNCA Church & Ministry Commission
534 downloads 1.0 Western NC Association 22-09-2016 12:05
Minutes—Annual Meeting October 2015
492 downloads 1.0 Western NC Association 17-09-2016 17:49
Budget—2017 Narrative Approved100116
522 downloads 1.0 Western NC Association 10-10-2016 9:30
Budget—2017 Ministry Plan Approved100116
527 downloads 1.0 Western NC Association 10-10-2016 9:30
2016 WNCA Annual Meeting Registration
474 downloads 1.0 Western NC Association 17-09-2016 17:49
2016 WNCA Annual Meeting Call Letter
473 downloads 1.0 Western NC Association 17-09-2016 17:49
423 downloads 1.0 Western NC Association 29-09-2016 13:53
2016 WNCA Annual Gathering Agenda
401 downloads 1.0 Western NC Association 29-09-2016 13:53
2016 WNCA AM Minutes (Approved)
339 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
694 downloads 1.0 revcheri 19-10-2015 16:59
Report: United Church Homes
692 downloads 1.0 revcheri 19-10-2015 16:58
Report: President
606 downloads 1.0 revcheri 19-10-2015 16:58
Report: Nominating Committee
1190 downloads 1.0 revcheri 19-10-2015 16:57
Report: Minister for Church Affairs
622 downloads 1.0 revcheri 19-10-2015 16:57
Report: E&R Historical Society
750 downloads 1.0 revcheri 19-10-2015 16:56
Report: Commission on Ministry — Statistics.pdf
1396 downloads 1.0 revcheri 19-10-2015 16:56
Report: Church Women of the Southern Conference
644 downloads 1.0 revcheri 19-10-2015 16:55
Constitution & Bylaws — Proposed Changes
485 downloads 1.0 revcheri 12-09-2015 10:28
Bio of Rev. Tamara Franks
1041 downloads 1.0 revcheri 19-10-2015 16:52
Annual Gathering Registration Form
578 downloads 1.0 revcheri 12-09-2015 8:00
AG Standing Rules, Amended
812 downloads 1.0 revcheri 19-10-2015 16:51
AG Registration Form
730 downloads 1.0 revcheri 19-10-2015 16:51
AG Order & Agenda
724 downloads 1.0 revcheri 19-10-2015 16:50
AG Official Call Letter
815 downloads 1.0 revcheri 19-10-2015 16:51
AG Guests & Visitors
609 downloads 1.0 revcheri 19-10-2015 16:52
2016 Proposed Ministry Plan
764 downloads 1.0 revcheri 19-10-2015 17:00
2016 Final Budget Narrative
713 downloads 1.0 revcheri 19-10-2015 16:59
2015 YTD Financials
703 downloads 1.0 revcheri 19-10-2015 16:59
2015 Call Letter
489 downloads 1.0 revcheri 12-09-2015 10:26
982 downloads 1.0 revcheri 19-10-2015 16:44
2014 Annual Meeting Minutes.pdf
1135 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
684 downloads 1.0 revcheri 12-09-2015 11:54
So Region E&R Historical Society Report
619 downloads 1.0 revcheri 12-09-2015 11:46
Rev. Eddie Weathers Bio
774 downloads 1.0 revcheri 12-09-2015 11:47
Registration Form
593 downloads 1.0 revcheri 12-09-2015 11:51
President's Report
607 downloads 1.0 revcheri 12-09-2015 11:47
Order & Agenda
711 downloads 1.0 revcheri 12-09-2015 11:46
Officers Installation
533 downloads 1.0 revcheri 12-09-2015 11:51
Nominee Bios
961 downloads 1.0 revcheri 12-09-2015 11:52
Nominating Report
605 downloads 1.0 revcheri 12-09-2015 11:48
MCA Report
454 downloads 1.0 revcheri 12-09-2015 11:49
Guests & Visitors
591 downloads 1.0 revcheri 12-09-2015 11:49
Elon Homes Annual Report
709 downloads 1.0 revcheri 12-09-2015 11:50
Comm on Ministry Report
1140 downloads 1.0 revcheri 12-09-2015 11:50
Church Women Report
651 downloads 1.0 revcheri 12-09-2015 11:55
Bless You Churches
662 downloads 1.0 revcheri 12-09-2015 11:50
5 for 5 Giving
774 downloads 1.0 revcheri 12-09-2015 11:52
2015 Proposed Budget & Plan
599 downloads 1.0 revcheri 12-09-2015 11:52
2015 Narrative Ministry Plan
687 downloads 1.0 revcheri 12-09-2015 11:53
2014 YTD Financials
482 downloads 1.0 revcheri 12-09-2015 11:53
2014 Standing Rules
504 downloads 1.0 revcheri 12-09-2015 11:45
2014 Report Cover
536 downloads 1.0 revcheri 12-09-2015 11:54
2014 Call Letter
597 downloads 1.0 revcheri 12-09-2015 11:44
2014 Annual Gathering Minutes
709 downloads 1.0 revcheri 19-10-2015 16:45
2013 Annual Gathering Minutes
648 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
911 downloads 1.0 revcheri 12-09-2015 11:58
UCCOSSN Save the Date
620 downloads 1.0 revcheri 12-09-2015 11:59
So Region E&R Historical Society Report
666 downloads 1.0 revcheri 12-09-2015 11:59
President's Report
533 downloads 1.0 revcheri 12-09-2015 12:00
Nominating Report
697 downloads 1.0 revcheri 12-09-2015 12:00
MCA Report
601 downloads 1.0 revcheri 12-09-2015 12:02
David Schoen Bio
594 downloads 1.0 revcheri 12-09-2015 12:03
Conference Minister's Letter
475 downloads 1.0 revcheri 12-09-2015 12:03
Church Women Report
572 downloads 1.0 revcheri 12-09-2015 11:57
Agenda & Worship
628 downloads 1.0 revcheri 12-09-2015 12:00
2014 Proposed Ministry Plan
617 downloads 1.0 revcheri 12-09-2015 12:01
2014 Narrative Ministry Plan
679 downloads 1.0 revcheri 12-09-2015 12:01
2013 YTD Financials
739 downloads 1.0 revcheri 12-09-2015 11:58
2013 Statistical Report
1010 downloads 1.0 revcheri 12-09-2015 11:58
2013 Annual Gathering Minutes
508 downloads 1.0 revcheri 12-09-2015 12:02