DELEGATES TO ANNUAL MEETING

 

 

FROM THE BY-LAWS

 

The Maine Conference is governed through Annual and Special Meetings, whose voting members shall consist of:

    1. Two (2) lay delegates and a delegate who is under 20 years of age, chosen by and from each local church with standing in an association of Maine Conference, plus one additional delegate for each additional hundred members in excess of 151, all to be elected annually by the local church to serve for a period of one year or until their successors are elected;
    2. All ministers, active or retired, holding authorized ministerial standing in an association of Maine Conference;
    3. All members of the Coordinating Council, commissions and Standing Committees of the Maine Conference (Nominations Committee and Committee on Credentials);
    4. The Moderator, Vice Moderator, Scribe/Clerk and Treasurer of each association of the Maine Conference;
    5. All members in discernment or in care with any association of the Maine Conference; and,
    6. All members of the Executive Committee of the State Youth Council.

 

 

NUMBER OF DELEGATES FROM YOUR CHURCH

 

According to the Maine Conference UCC By-Laws, all churches, with a membership of 151 or less, may send 2 lay delegates plus 1 delegate under the age of 20 with voting privileges to a Meeting of the Maine Conference. 

 

Additional voting delegates may be sent if your membership figures are above 251 members. Membership figures are taken from the National Yearbook form as of 12/31/11. The number below represents the allowable number of delegates from your Church, in addition to the youth delegate. 

 

The following churches have reported more than 251 members:

 

            Church                                               Members               Delegates

Bangor, All Souls

433

4

Blue Hill

273

3

Brunswick, First Parish

817

7

Boothbay Harbor

265

3

Camden

352

4

Cumberland

456

5

Falmouth

381

4

Falmouth, Foreside Community

261

3

Kennebunkport, South

368

4

Kittery Point

267

3

Portland, Woodfords

433

4

Saco, First Parish

480

5

Scarborough, First

261

3

South Portland, First

711

6

Waterville, First

287

3

Wells

253

3

North Windham

285

3

Yarmouth

487

5

York

684

6