March 12, 2020
Dear Fathers and Brothers:
On March 6, 2020, in accordance with BCO 13-12, a notice was sent out to the Presbytery regarding a Called Meeting of the Presbytery of Southwest Florida that will take place on Monday, March 16, 2020 at 7:00 p.m. at Redeemer Presbyterian Church in Riverview, FL (12404 Boyette Road, Riverview, FL 33569; 813-741-1776).
Registration begins at 6:30 p.m., and the meeting at 7:00 p.m. The purposes of this meeting shall be:
- To have the Investigative Committee appointed at the February 2020 stated meeting give apreliminary or final report.
- To consider, and if necessary act upon, the reports from members of Holy TrinityPresbyterian Church who have been removed from the rolls of their church in ways which may have violated the Book of Church Order, and/or believe their membership status, and therefore, their ability to vote at the March 29th congregational meeting, has been put into confusion apart from their will.
- ToconsiderwhethertoimmediatelyreleasetheentirereportofSWFLPresbytery’snow- approved Commission Report which gives answer to David Kronenfeld’s Complaint to the Presbytery regarding the actions of Holy Trinity’s Session in the judicial case against him.
- To consider and act on whether to end immediately Southwest Florida Presbytery’s suspension of the judgment from the November 2019 Stated Meeting which has resulted in keeping David Kronenfeld in abeyance, Presbytery already having approved the removal of his suspension from the sacraments and his excommunication.
The docket for the meeting, along with various attachments (including the Report of the Committee to Investigate Holy Trinity Presbyterian Church), is included with this letter. They will also be available at our Presbytery website at: http://swfpresbytery.org/news/. If additional reports become available, they will be added to the website prior to the Called Meeting on March 16. Please check the website before coming to the Called Meeting to download all the reports and documents, as they will not be provided at the meeting.
Finally, please pray that the Lord will bless the work of the Presbytery as we meet on March 16. Grace and peace,
Stated Clerk, Presbytery of Southwest Florida