Dear CGS members,
I hope that you are well and staying healthy. As you are undoubtedly aware, the COVID-19 pandemic has required our church to change the way we do many things, including our Sunday worship services, Wednesday Bible study, our weekly offering, and more. At the CGS Council meeting on Tuesday, April 21, it was decided that we will not consider meeting in person to worship until after June 1 at the earliest. This decision is based on the current CDC and Santa Clara County public health guidelines and for the benefit of the most vulnerable in our congregation.
As a result of this decision, the in-person congregational meeting that was scheduled for May 31 will not take place. However, there is still business to conduct, including a vote for Treasurer and one Council Member. Therefore, we will be holding a mail-in election. Voting members should have received a letter along with ballots by mail. If you haven't received yours, contact Laura in the office. Thank you to the nominating committee for identifying and putting forth this slate of candidates. You may cast your vote for one of those people or write in the candidate of your choice.
Please complete your ballot and then return it by mail to the church office by Tuesday, May 26, 2020. After the ballots are received, two Council members will count the votes and the election results will be announced on Sunday, May 31, 2020, following our online worship service.
Thank you all for your continued presence in our virtual worship and other church activities. I miss seeing you all in person and hope that soon we will be able to worship together again!
God be with you all,
Christ the Good Shepherd
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