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

The docket includes a sermon delivered by the Rev. Chris Roseland, PC(USA) Lead Mission Engagement Advisor for the North Region, and comments from the Rev. Chip Hardwick, transitional executive for the Synod of the Covenant.

Also during the meeting, presbytery members will celebrate the retirement of the Rev. Jeffrey Carlson from First Presbyterian Church in Battle Creek and examine three candidates for ordination. (Details about how the examinations will be conducted may be found below)

  • Everyone who registered to attend the meeting as a teaching elder, designated elder commissioner, or a ruling elder assigned voting rights to balance the rolls should have received an email with a unique code to access the Zoom webinar. If you did not receive this code, contact
  • Others who wish to view the meeting may watch a live-stream broadcast. The link will be posted on the website under the “Stated Meeting Details” tab.
  • 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 meeting docket, consent agenda and clerk’s report, and related materials are available on the presbytery website (or click below) so that participants may review the information and print copies for themselves. The presbytery will NOT provide any printed packets for this meeting.