Annual Reports

(Covering the period from January 1-December 31, 2014)

The 250th Annual Meeting

of the First Congregational Church, UCC

Williamstown, MA

Editor’s Note

Individual reports are organized alphabetically under each Ministry Team, following the report of the Team Chair(s), if s/he/they write one.

The reports of the Moderator, the Treasurer, the Nominating Committee, and the Clerk’s Report (which is actually compiled and submitted by the Office Administrator), precede the Team-related materials.

Table of Contents

Agenda 1
Minutes of the 249th Annual Meeting 2
Minutes of the Special Meeting of Sunday, December 14, 2014 3
Minutes of the Special Meeting of Sunday, January 4, 2014 4
Moderator’s Report 5
Clerk’s Report 7
Office Administrator’s Report 8
Building Manager’s Report 8
Nominating Committee Report 9
Habitat Covenant 11
Reports from the Deacons’ Ministry Team 13
Committee on Pastoral Ministries (COPM) Report 14
Deacons’ Report 14
Flower Committee Report 15
Koinonia Report 16
Minister of Music’s Report 17
Pastor’s Report – Reverend Mark Longhurst 19
Reports from the Education & Fellowship Ministry Team 21
Christian Education – Sunday School & Youth Groups Report 23
Fellowship Report 25
Second Hour Report 25
Reports from the Outreach Ministry Team 27
Angel Tree Report 29
Just Peace Coordinator’s Report 29
Meals-On-Wheels Report 30
Shawl Ministry Report 31
Reports from the Stewardship Ministry Team 33
Organization 34
Donations & Income 34
Personnel & Legal Matters 35
Meetinghouse, Maint., Repair, Capital Improv. 36
Building Use & Community Engagement 38
Observations 38

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