for the 2017 Annual Meeting
of Follen Church
To the members of Follen Church:
You are requested to assemble in the Community Center of the Follen Church,
755 Massachusetts Avenue, Lexington, MA,
at 7:30 p.m., on Wednesday, May 24, 2017
ARTICLE I To receive and act on the report of the Parish Minister.
ARTICLE II To receive and act on the reports of the Officers, Staff, Trustees, Auditor and Action Teams.
ARTICLE III To act on the report of the Nominating Committee and to elect the required Program Council members, Parish Board members, Nominating Committee members, Trustees and Auditor for the coming fiscal year beginning July 1, 2017.
ARTICLE IV To receive and act on the Annual Plan and Budget.
ARTICLE VI To appoint delegates to vote on Follen Church’s behalf at the UU General Assembly in New Orleans, Louisiana, on June 21-25, 2017.
ARTICLE VII To receive and act upon the congregational resolution, “Advancing Follen Church as an Anti-Racist Congregation.”
ARTICLE VIII To transact any other business that may properly come before the Society.
By the Program Council Secretary, Harriet Peterson
Note 1: Qualifications to vote: According to the By-laws, a member may vote if he or she has been a member for at least 30 days before the meeting. For this Annual Meeting, that would mean by April 24, 2017.
Note 2: How to vote by proxy: The By-laws state that any voting member whose attendance at any meeting is inhibited may deposit a written proxy authorizing one or more members to vote on any or all warrant articles with the Secretary or Program Council President prior to the meeting.
A proxy form is available here: Download the Proxy Form for Follen Annual Meeting 2017