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Special Called Meeting of December 29, 2005

Janesville, Wisconsin with some members by conference call.

Prepared by Elder Jerry Clay

The American Presbytery convened on December 29th in Janesville, Wisconsin. Churches present consisted of elders from the Wisconsin churches of Manawa, Sheboygan, and Janesville, and Palm Bay, Florida via telephone. The Paramaribo Suriname church representatives were absent.

Reports from the churches and communications from the outside world were received.

The Presbytery received and accepted a report from the Ad Hoc Committee on the rewriting of our Directory of Worship along with other less significant changes to the Directory of Church Order and Directory of Church Discipline.

Received notice of intent from the Covenanted Reformed Presbyterian Church of Manawa, Wisconsin to withdraw from the American Presbytery and appointed Pastor Smith and Pastor Gibson to represent our Presbytery before the Manawa Congregational meeting.

The American Presbytery filed charges against Pastor Brian Schwertley of Manawa, Wisconsin.

Presbytery recessed to be recalled by the moderator when appropriate.