Service next Sunday will be conducted by Rev Stewart Glendinning
Election of elders, in preparation for this a list of voting members has been prepared by the Kirk Session. This list will be displayed on the noticeboard in the porch for two weeks. However, if there are any errors or corrections to be made please provide them to Rev Stewart Glendinning in writing on or before next Sunday, 10th September 2017.
Blood Donors needed in Carndonagh. The Irish Blood Transfusion Service will be at Carndonagh Community School next Wednesday 6th and Thursday 7th September from 2:30 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. and 7:00 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.
The Code (2017) Paragraph 175
(1) Voting members in the Church are communicants on the roll of the congregation who are listed, whether by name or number, as having contributed to the stipend or weekly freewill offering of the congregation in the last financial year.
(2) In addition to those so listed the following shall also be qualified, if themselves communicants on the roll –
(a) A wife shall be qualified on a husband’s contribution, and vice versa, where both are communicants. This shall also apply should the contributor himself or herself not be a communicant. If neither husband nor wife in such circumstances is a communicant, then their contribution shall qualify the eldest child, residing in the family, who is on the communicants’ roll.
(b) Should a contributor, who is not a communicant, be a member of a family residing together, then his contribution shall qualify the eldest member residing in the family who is on the communicants’ roll.
(c) Those who have been added to the communicants’ roll of the congregation since the close of the last financial year, upon confirmation by the treasurer that they have contributed during the current year, shall also be qualified voters.
The Code (2017) Paragraph 176
(c) Should any member of the congregation who claims to be a voting member desire to make an objection regarding any name on the list, or omitted from the list, he shall lodge his objections, with his reasons in writing, with the Moderator of Kirk Session within a week of the first publication of the lists by any of the prescribed methods; and the Kirk Session shall give its decision thereon or refer the matter for decision by Presbytery.
(d) Should any member objecting be dissatisfied with the decision of the Kirk Session with respect to his own or another’s qualifications he shall have the right of appeal to Presbytery within seven days. The same right belongs in such cases to any member of the Kirk Session, including any assessors that may have been app
|3rd Sept||Gordon||David Mc K & Norman|
|10th Sept||Mary||Carol & Julie|
|17th Sept||Jane||Gordon & Kenneth|
Thank you to all the volunteers for your faithful service. If you are not available please arrange to swap with someone or contact the rota organiser
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