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Quorms

Discussion in 'General Baptist Discussions' started by Salty, Feb 26, 2014.

  1. Salty

    Salty 20,000 Posts Club
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    Does your church require a quorm for a business meeting?
    If so, what is the %
    Is it different for a special called business meeting?

    Does you church enforce the quorm?

    Other thoughts:
     
  2. Revmitchell

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    quorum.......................
     
  3. Salty

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    I suppose that Revmitchell does not worry about the number that show up or the lack thereof
     
  4. RIPP0NWV

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    Yes, we have a quorum at my small church. We feel a quorum is necessary to give an honest decision to important decisions. We have 102 members and require a quorum of 20 to transact business.
     
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    If he didn't correct it, I was gonna!

    Our last meeting, we had 92% of our membership present! For those who deal w/ quorum, you know that is almost nearly a miraculous sign gift present in the church ;). Great meeting!
     
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    its 51% to have a real meeting, and all approved itrems must have at least 2/3 vote yay!
     
  7. Salty

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    Just curious - how many members of your church?
     
  8. Yeshua1

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    Past year, been averaging around 260 attending, 102 members now!
     
  9. preachinjesus

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    At our annual business meeting only requires the senior ministry level staff and the chairpersons of our individual committees and lay ministry teams to be present for a quorum.
     
  10. JonC

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    Coven.....wait, no...that's not right. :smilewinkgrin:

    I have never thought about it. We've always had a fairly large crowd at business meetings, but I don't know if there is a minimum number. It is, however, a scheduled business meeting (can't just pop one on us).
     
  11. Dr. Bob

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    We are elder led (right now two of us). But we have 10 families and 4 single women. We seek 100% agreement by talking with each family and sharing plans, etc, privately. If ANY are hesitant, when elders meeting we agree to put off a decision and won't do it until the Body is in concord.
     
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    There are only a couple of times a year that we need to have a membership vote and most of the time it's just for new members (which has always been unanimous). But the one big time we need to make sure we have people there to vote is our annual meeting where we vote on the budget and the new deacons. In order to make sure we have enough people there, we make it our one and only pot-luck dinner. 600+ people come because we KNOW Donna will make her jerk chicken, Margaret makes her amazing eggplant with mozzarella dish and I make multiple trays of roasted veggies (just three of the very yummy, much sought after meals of the night). :D Nothing brings out a majority like a good pot-luck!
     
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