115th Stated Meeting
April 26-27, 2019
Argyle EPC

Advance Meeting Information

The 115th Stated Meeting of the Presbytery of the East that will take place on April 26-27, 2019, at Argyle EPC, Argyle, New York.  Meeting dates, location, hotels, meal details, and meal reservations are the focus of this page.  Further notifications will be posted as plans for the meeting are developed and finalized

MEETING DATES/TIME

Friday, April 26, 2019.  The business meeting will start at 1:00 p.m. on Friday, April 26, 2019.   Friday includes the Business Meeting, Moderator’s Dinner, and Worship Service. The Worship Service includes an offering for the Seminarian Fund.

Saturday, April 27, 2019 – 8:45 a.m.-1:30 p.m. (approximate) and includes morning worship and the business meeting.

MEETING LOCATION

ARGYLE EPC

48 Main Street
P.O. Box 66
Argyle, NY  12809
Tel:  518-638-8072
Email:  office@argylepresbyterian.org
Pastor:  Rev. Stephen McLean
Clerk of Session:  Jennifer Flower
Web:  www.argylepresbyterian.org

HOTEL RESERVATIONS

HOME2 SUITES BY HILTON:  Double Queen and King Studio rooms have been set aside at the following hotel for the night of April 26, 2019.

(Deadline for room reservations at the POTE rate is March 26, 2019. (After this date, reservations are on a space/price available basis only.)

524 Aviation Road
(Exit 19 off I-87N)
Queensbury, New York  12804
Tel:  518-741-7600
Use Code:  Argyle Pres.

Prices:  $123 for King Studio; $130 for Double Queen (both non-smoking)

Amenities:  Breakfast included in price; pool, spa, fitness room, and wi-fi.

Note:  The Home2 Suites hotel is 20 miles from the church (30-minute drive)

ALTERNATIVE HOTEL:

HOLIDAY IN EXPRESS:  Standard rooms with king bed have been set aside at the following hotel for the night of April 26, 2019.

(Deadline for room reservations at the POTE rate is March 26, 2019. (After this date, reservations are on a space/price available basis only.)

216 Corinth Road
(Exit 18 off I-87N)
Queensbury, New York  12804
Tel:  518-415-1888
Use Code:  Argyle Pres.

Prices:  $109 for standard room, king bed (non-smoking)

Amenities:  Breakfast included in price; pool, spa, fitness room, and wi-fi.

Note:  The Holiday Inn Express hotel is 20 miles from the church (30-minute drive)

MEALS

Deadline for meal reservations is 5:00 p.m. on April 10, 2019.  Please respect the need to make reservations by this deadline so the host church can accommodate everyone.

Everyone attending, who wishes to have dinner, breakfast, and/or lunch at the church, MUST make meal reservations in advance of the deadline.  The website for meal reservations will be disabled at 5:00 p.m. on April 10, 2018, and no further reservations will be taken.  Reservations cancelled after this date must be paid to the church by the person making the reservation.

On-Line Meal Registration.

The Moderator’s Dinner will consist of BBQ chicken and pulled pork; baked potatoes; cole slaw; vegetable medley casserole, rolls, and cake.  Saturday breakfast is provided by Argyle EPC at no charge and will consist of yogurt, muffins, and fruit; however, click on the breakfast selection if you want breakfast at the church to assist the church in its planning.  For Lunch on Saturday, click one of three Subway lunch box options available:  ham, turkey, or veggie.  Use “Continue Shopping” until you have selected all of the meals that you want.  {Note:  Don’t click on “Proceed to Checkout” until you have selected all of your meals.} The meal registrations are set up so that only one reservation per individual can be made at a time—do not try to reserve meals for more than one person at a time.  To make a reservation for meals, enter your name, church/organization, email address, etc. as requested, and click on the meal(s) (Add to Cart) you want.  Cash or checks will be accepted when you check in at the church for the meeting.  Credit card payment at the church and on-line payment are not available.

Cost/Location of Meals 

Friday, April 26, 2019 – Moderator’s Dinner will be provided at Argyle EPC.

Price:  $25.00 per person.

BBQ chicken and pulled pork; baked potatoes; cole slaw; vegetable medley casserole, rolls, and cake.

Saturday, April 27, 2019

Breakfast:  Saturday morning breakfast is complimentary from Argyle EPC and consists of yogurt, muffins, and fruit.

Lunch: $10.00 per person.  Subway box lunch is available to eat in or to go.  Please make your selection per the options below on line at the POTE website.

  • Option 1:  Ham
  • Option 2:  Turkey
  • Option 3:  Veggie
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

PRE-PRESBYTERY PRAYER MEETING.  The pre-Presbytery prayer time will be held between 12:15 and 12:45 p.m. on Friday.  The room number will be provided later.

AUDIO/VISUAL REQUIREMENTS.  Anyone making a presentation at the meeting and requiring audio/visual assistance, MUST contact Louis Hoffis at rescuelou@aol.com not than April 12, 2019, to work with him and provide any video links/connections that are needed.

MEETINGS AND EXHIBITS PRIOR TO OR DURING MEETING
Meeting and exhibit space is available at the church. Contact Bob Black at mcstew424@gmail.com to schedule space for meetings and/or exhibits prior to or during the POTE meeting.

DOCKET The Docket for the meeting is being developed by the Executive Council and will be provided when finalized.

Additional information for the meeting will be provided as it becomes available.

Remembering Hebrews 10:25 as we prepare to meet.