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- Clerks of session may enter 2019 year-end statistical reports online and and find answers to frequently-asked questions at http://oga.pcusa.org/section/churchwide-ministries/stats/statistical-reporting-faq/. For your church PIN and password, contact the Presbytery office at office@presbyteryofflorida.com or 850-535-2335, ext. 0. For other assistance, contact the presbytery office or email statedclerk@presbyteryofflorida.com.

   You have until Thursday, Feb. 20, to enter the statistics for 2019, but please do not wait until the last minute. At a minimum, please enter your membership numbers, as this will affect the amount of shared support/per capita your congregation will be asked to pay in 2021.The session needs to approve the report as soon as possible after December 31, 2019. This is a session report and DOES NOT require approval at a congregational meeting.

- The Committee on Presbytery Administration has asked the Stated Clerk to gather information from each congregation on insurance coverage. A Google Form for submitting that information can be found at http://bit.ly/pofins. You may either complete the form online OR email the requested information to statedclerk@presbyteryofflorida.com.The requested information includes type(s) of insurance, coverage amount, deductible. Please include the name of the church (including city), name of the person submitting the information and your position at the church. Please complete the requested information as soon as possible.

 

- To facilitate the submission of names for the annual Necrology report, an online form has been created.  Information may be submitted throughout the year.  Please go to form http://bit.ly/pofnecro to complete the information. The receipt of the information via email in October will be requested for those not submitting via the form. 

 

- The Presbytery is seeking a host church in the East District for the 2020 Fall Stated Meeting Tuesday, Oct. 27. Please email sstatedclerk@presbyteryofflorida.com if your congregation might be willing to host. Other 2020 meetings are Saturday, Jan. 25, at First, Pensacola, and Tuesday, May 19, at First, DeFuniak Springs.