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Summary of the October 19, 2020 Session Meeting

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The Session supported the decision of the CMPC Reopening Task Force to review the building’s current closure status with Pastor Hoffman after he returns on Nov. 1. In other news: The Stewardship Committee is collecting adjectives that describe CMPC from the congregation in order to build a “word cloud” as a lead-in to this year’s […]

Ahli Hospital in Gaza

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Dear All, This is a short video about one of the global mission projects that we support in Gaza, one of the poorest and most under-served places in the world.  Life there is very difficult and Ahli is an expression of Christ’s love in a verychallenging place to live, Hope you enjoy.

BRIDGE OF HOPE IS ON THE MOVE IN HOWARD COUNTY!

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What has happened? In November 2017, the Women for Women group of Christ Memorial Presbyterian Church “adopted” a homeless mother and five children. By February 2018, the desire to assist this family evolved into CMPC partnering with the national Bridge of Hope program to help support the family in their journey to stability. At that […]

Summary of the Sept. 21, 2020 Session Meeting

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The Session supported the recommendation of the CMPC Reopening Task Force to continue the building closure until Dec. 1. The building status will be reviewed in the interim should any pertinent changes be made to task force recommendations or governmental policy. In other business: Citing coronavirus concerns, the Session voted down a request by the […]

Race & Racism in America Discussion

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Will you join us for our fourth and final conversation (Thursday, October 8 at 8:30pm) on this series of online gatherings on race and racism in America, hosted by the Christian Education Committee of CMPC? This has been a helpful forum to have an important discussion on what racism means to us on a personal […]

Summary of the Aug. 17, 2020 Session Meeting

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The Session voted to support the CMPC Reopening Task Force proposal to keep the building closed until Dec. 1 and to continue to permit sole use of the church grounds by CMPC groups. This decision will give Pastor Hoffman a month to prepare after he returns from sabbatical, and will be regularly revisited in the […]

Summary of the July 20, 2020 Session Meeting

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The Session reaffirmed that its prior decision to close the building until Sept. 12 will remain in place. The issue will be revisited again on or before the next meeting Aug. 17 to consider any changes in governmental policy or CMPC Reopening Task Force recommendations that may occur in the interim. Other announcements: The Christ […]

Letter from Personnel Committee About Sabbatical

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Sisters and Brothers of CMPC, As you are most likely aware, Pastor Hoffman will begin sabbatical on Wednesday, July 1.  He will be away for four months—returning November 1st.  We encourage you to continually pray for Scott and his family—that this time may be restful and rejuvenating.  Of course, we all look forward to his return, […]

Summary of the June 15, 2020 Session videoconference meeting

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Summary of the June 15, 2020 Session videoconference meeting A motion recommended by the CMPC Building Reopening Task Force to extend the closure of the church building through Sept. 12 amid stringent county and state coronavirus restrictions for holding in-person worship services was approved by a vote of 10 to 3. The Session will hold […]

Session Letter Regarding Building Closure Extension—June 2020

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Brothers and Sisters of CMPC, At its monthly meeting on Monday, June 15th, after much prayerful and careful consideration and conversation, the session voted to extend the closure of the church building until Saturday, September 12th. We can assure you that this decision was not an easy one to make, but we feel it is […]