The 2021 Annual Meeting will be virtual this year! (You saw that coming, right?) Save the date for Sunday, February 28, at 2:00 p.m. As always, the annual meeting will be a good and important opportunity to both review the business of the church and build community with one another.
The expected January schedule was postponed by one month to allow us to prepare better for this new meeting format. Here’s what you can expect:
The meeting will be hosted on Zoom, an online video meeting platform. You can join the meeting from a smartphone, tablet or desktop computer. You will be able to see Fr. Christopher and other ministry team leaders make their reports while you follow along on the packet you received via email or mail. There will be an opportunity for you to turn on your camera or webcam too, to see and be seen, if you like! If you do not have access to these tech tools, you can easily dial in from any phone to the meeting and listen, instead of watch.
It’s our expectation that there will be a wide variety in parishioner comfort level for an online business meeting. More directions about how to use Zoom and the dates and times of the practice sessions will be shared in the annual meeting packet, during Sunday announcements, and in the newsletter. If you would like to get started learning about Zoom, they have an excellent online help center. A Zoom account is not required if you are joining Zoom meetings as a participant.
We are committed to helping everyone join the meeting. If you have questions or concerns, please contact the church office; the Vestry and the Online Ministry Team will find a way to help you connect.