2016 February Presbytery Meeting
The Presbytery of Blackhawk met on February 9, 2016 at Rockford Third Presbyterian Church.
Worship at Presbytery was led by teaching and ruling elders from the Greater Rockford area, celebrating the occasion of Shrove Tuesday (Mardi Gras) and The Lord's Supper. Music in worship reflected this context of celebration in the form of The Mardi Gras Ensemble featuring Mr. Leon Whittington, (vocals) Mr. Harlan Jefferson (soprano and alto saxophone), Ms. Elaine Jacoby (piano), Mr. Joseph Leber (percussion), Mr. Don Vandercreek (washboard), and Mr. Stephen Bowie (clarinet and rhythm guitar). In addition, Lu Willsey, long-time organist at Third Presbyterian Church provided accompaniment. The Lord's Supper was celebrated by intinction.
Administrative Commission for Aurora Westminster Report
Overture to GA222: On Clarifying Titles to Ordered Ministry
Committee on Preparation for Ministry Report (no report)
Personnel Committee Report (no report)
Stated Clerk's Report:
Board of Trustee's (no report)