Call Process Task Force Draft Timeline
Begin to identify, solicit and train cottage meeting facilitators.
Select dates and times for first and second cottage meetings.
Feb. 28, March 7 or March 14th
Call Sermon - special guest minister
Prepare materials for mailings
Mail letter to each member, explaining process, assigned days and times of first and second cottage meetings, and how to re-schedule if needed.
March 16 -April 23
Round 1 of Cottage Meetings
Facilitators send email reminders to participants asking for RSVP’s (and/or possible re-schedules) 1-2 days before each meeting. At the end of the meeting, participants are reminded of round 2 dates.
Last Week of April
Committee meets to summarize input from Round 1 meetings. (How should we share input with congregation? At round 2 meetings? Beforehand?)
May-June Round 2 of cottage meetings Facilitators send email reminders to participants asking for RSVP’s (and/or possible re-schedules) 1-2 days before each meeting.
Committee meets to summarize input from Round 2 of Cottage Meetings; plans details of fall meeting; how to best communicate results of Round 2 summary.
Committee Presents Findings to Congregation, conduct straw vote
Vote to Call