2018/19 Annual General Meeting

Sunday, September 29, 3–4:30pm
(check-in begins at 2:15pm)

We look forward to celebrating what God has done and making key decisions for the next season of ministry at our 2018/19 Annual General Meeting. Members, please come prepared, having reviewed the following documents related to the six motions (noted below):

Annual Report
Financial Report
Discernment Committee Report
Report to Members – By-law Amendment


PROXY VOTING

Members who are unable to attend the meeting may vote by proxy (another member may vote on your behalf) by submitting a proxy form to the church office no later than 4pm on Friday, September 27. Proxy forms are available at the Info Desk on Sunday mornings, through the church office during the week or online:


INFO SESSIONS

Please note the following opportunities to ask questions about the finance report on Sunday, September 22:

WATERLOO SITE – FINANCE Q&A: 10:15-11am, in the Portable
The Finance Committee will be available to answer your questions about the Financial Report during this Q&A session between services.

KITCHENER SITE – FINANCE Q&A: 11:20am-12pm, in the Family Room
The Finance Committee will be available to answer your questions about the Financial Report during this Q&A session after the service.


Motions

Motion #1: Audited Financial Statements
Be it resolved that the audited financial statements for WMB Church for the year ended July 31, 2019 be approved.

Motion #2: Budget for August 1, 2019-July 31, 2020
Be it resolved that the WMB Church operating budget for the fiscal year August 1, 2019 to July 31, 2020 be approved.

Motion #3: Appointment of Auditor
Be it resolved that MA|C LLP be appointed as auditors for WMB Church for the 2019-20 fiscal year.

Motion #4: Affirmation of the Leadership Board Members
Be it resolved that the following slate of the Leadership Board members be affirmed for the 2019-20 fiscal year: Paul Atkinson, Anita Boles, Doug Dedman, Harvey Goossen, Jeff Horst, Connie Maier, Tammy Miller, Chad Roes, Lynn Roy, Terry Shuh, Stephen Spenler, and Paul Thompson.

Motion #5: WMB General Operating By-law Amendment
Be it resolved that WMB’s General Operating By-Law #1 shall be and the same is hereby amended as follows: 13.01 Annual General Meeting – “There shall be an annual general Meeting at such time and place in Ontario as determined by the Leadership Board, to be not later than 4 calendar months following the end of the fiscal year.”

Motion #6: WMB General Operating By-law Amendment
Be it resolved that WMB’s General Operating By-Law #1 shall be and the same is hereby amended by deleting the following clause from Article 42.02 of General Operating By-Law #1: “and provided further that the repeal or amendment of such By-laws shall not be enforced or acted upon until the approval of the Ontario Ministry of Consumer and Commercial Relations, Companies Branch, has been obtained.”

Further Information:

WMB Church General Operating Bylaw (2004)

WMB Church Covenant

WMB Church Mission & Vision