The next Stated Meeting of the Presbytery of Lake Michigan will be held at 9:30 a.m. Saturday, September 19, via electronic meeting technology.

Meeting Registration now open

 Teaching elders, designated elder commissioners and ruling elders assigned voting rights to balance the rolls need to register for the Zoom webinar session by clicking below between now and Friday, September 12. After that date, registered participants will be sent a unique link that must be used to access the meeting space where dialogue and voting will happen.

Everyone else who wishes to view the meeting will be asked to watch via a live-stream broadcast. Details about how to access that link will be distributed by September 12.

Teaching elders who are unable to attend the September 19 virtual meeting should remember to request an excused absence by using the link below.


The preliminary meeting docket and packet materials will be available on the presbytery website and in the Presbytery Records folder by Saturday, September 5, so that participants may review the information and print copies for themselves. The final docket and materials will be available by Saturday, September 12.  The presbytery will NOT provide any printed packets for this meeting.

 Orientation for new designated commissioners

Orientation for any new designated commissioners – both ruling elders and teaching elders – will be held at 9 a.m. Thursday, September 17, via a Zoom meeting. Registration information for this session will be sent directly to these individuals.

 Meeting Practice Sessions

 To help the meeting run as smoothly as possible, a training for commissioners is scheduled for 2:30 p.m. Monday, September 14.  Participants will have a chance to see how Zoom Webinar functions AND become familiar with specific protocols that will be used during the presbytery’s Stated Meeting. Watch for details about how to register for this session.