PRESBYTERY OF THE EAST
123RD STATED MEETING
SEPTEMBER 24-25, 2021

ADVANCED MEETING INFORMATION

The 123rd Stated Meeting of the Presbytery of the East will take place on September 24-25, 2021, and is hosted by Route One Ministry, Boston, Massachusetts.  This meeting is solely in-person; there is no Zoom capability,  Additional information will be provided on the website as it is available.

MEETING DATES/TIME

Pre-Presbytery Prayer Gathering:  On Friday September 24, 2021, at 12:00-12:30 p.m., there will be a pre-Presbytery prayer gathering which will be held at the church shown below and will be led for TE Brad Moger. Room will be identified upon arrival.

Friday, September 24, 2021. Check-in/registration begins at 12:00 p.m.  The business meeting will start at 1:00 p.m. on Friday, September 24, 2021.  Friday includes the Business Meeting, Moderator’s Dinner, and Worship Service. The Worship Service includes an offering for the Seminarian Fund.

Saturday September 25, 2021.  Saturday includes breakfast, a hymn-sing, the Business Meeting, and lunch.  The hymn sing is from 8:30-8:45 a.m.  The Business Meeting will begin at 9:00 a.m. 

MEETING LOCATION

COVID SECURITY:

Route One is working hard for your arrival and are excited to welcome everyone to the POTE’s 123rd Stated Meeting on September 24 and 25, 2021. Due to Covid 19 and the delta variant the following safety procedures are in place:  

  1. We ask everyone who is not vaccinated to be tested for Covid 24 to 72 hours before arrival. 
  2. While the Sanctuary seats 1,500 people, we will still be wearing masks for the entire POTE meeting (except for meals and outdoor gatherings). 
  3. Before attending the meeting you will be sent a form with a series of questions (related to Covid health and safety) and your temperature will be taken on both days. Anyone who is unwilling to complete the form prior to attending will not be able to attend the meeting. 
  4. We strongly suggest everyone be tested for Covid immediately following the event. 
  5. As an extra support, Route One volunteers will clean and sanitize the bathrooms and high touch areas both mornings, prior to our time together. 
  6. Extra forms and masks will be available at the meeting. 

Pre-Presbytery Prayer Gathering:  On Friday September 24, 2021, at 12:00-12:30 p.m., there will be a pre-Presbytery prayer gathering which will be held at the church shown below and will be led for TE Brad Moger. Room will be identified upon arrival.

Friday, September 24, 2021. Check-in/registration begins at 12:00 p.m.  The business meeting will start at 1:00 p.m. on Friday, September 24, 2021.  Friday includes the Business Meeting, Moderator’s Dinner, and Worship Service. The Worship Service includes an offering for the Seminarian Fund.

Saturday September 25, 2021.  Saturday includes breakfast, a hymn-sing, the Business Meeting, and lunch.  The hymn sing is from 8:30-8:45 a.m.  The Business Meeting will begin at 9:00 a.m. 

HOTEL RESERVATIONS

A block of rooms have been set aside as shown below. 

Hotel:

Courtyard Marriott on Tremont Street
275 Tremont Street
Boston, Massachusetts 02116

Note: The hotel is 5 miles from the Second Church of the Nazarene.

Parking: There is no parking at the hotel. 

Parking garage across the street from the hotel:  $40 per 24 hours; no in and out available.

Parking 2 blocks from the:  $35 per day; in and out service available.

MEALS

All meals will be held at the church.  Details on meal content, prices, and making reservations will be added when finalized.   

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

EQUIPITRY TRAINING. Two breakout sessions on Friday – reservations not required.  Additional details will be added when finalized. 

AUDIO/VISUAL REQUIREMENTS. Anyone making a presentation at the meeting and requiring audio/visual assistance, MUST contact the host church not later than September 14, 2021, to obtain assistance for video links/connections for their presentations.

MEETINGS AND EXHIBITS PRIOR TO OR DURING MEETING

Six (6) exhibit tables are available at the church.  Contact Ellie Kastelein at Ellie@lovedbyrouteone.org not later than September 14, 2021, to schedule table space.

POTE AUTHOR’S TABLE.  This is a new feature that is available at the meeting for published POTE authors to display their publications.  Contact Ellie at the host church to schedule space for this table not later than September 14, 2021.