16-01-27 Executive Conference Call

January 27, 2016 2016-8

Lambton Presbytery Executive

The United Church of Canada



The Lambton Presbytery Executive held a Conference Call on January 27, 2016 at the call of the 


chair, with a quorum present. The meeting was constituted at 1:04 p.m. when Carolyn Wilson 


Wynne stated, “In the name of Jesus, the one true head of the Church, and in the authority vested 


in me as acting chair, I declare the meeting constituted for the transaction of such business as 


may properly come before it.” Carolyn Wilson Wynne began the meeting with prayer.




Carolyn Wilson Wynne, Jim Louks, Louise Hall, Carey Wagner, Pat Whitton, Nancy Andrews


Regrets: Sandra Fogarty, Pete Brennan




Carolyn Wilson Wynne expressed appreciation for the leadership provided by Adam Kilner as 


chair. Due to his resignation, Carolyn Wilson Wynne assumed the position of acting chair and 


Louise Hall will become past chair.


Moved by Pat Whitton, seconded by Louise Hall and carried that Carolyn Wilson Wynne 


be recognized as acting chair until the rise of Conference.




Following the Executive meeting of January 20, 2016, discussions took place with Grace United 


Church regarding the Refugee Fund. It was agreed that Grace United would hold the bank 


account on behalf of the Lambton Presbytery.


Moved by Pat Whitton, seconded by Carey Wagner and carried that Lambton Presbytery 


accept the offer of Grace United Church to manage the Lambton Refugee Committee bank 


account and that funds be disbursed as per the Lambton Presbytery Refugee Committee 


with two signatures – one from Grace United and one from the Lambton Presbytery, with 


Lambton Presbytery co-signers being: Connie Ellis, treasurer; Nancy Andrews, secretary;


and Louise Hall.


Pat Whitton, committee chair, assured the Executive that disbursements would be handled 


through motions by the Lambton Presbytery Refugee Committee.


Carolyn Wilson Wynne was thanked by an Executive member for assuming the responsibilities 


of chair once again.




Moved by Louise Hall, seconded by Carey Wagner and carried that the Conference Call 


meeting be adjourned. Meeting was adjourned at 1:20 p.m.



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