Ray Of Hope Church Of Our Lord Jesus Christ, Inc.
The LGBTQIS Pride Activities, and Social Events Center of Elmira NY
The only Church in Central New York founded and fostered by the GLBTQIS community for 38 years. October 31, 2020 - 37th Anniversary in our 38th year in Ministry.
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Welcome to the Ray Of Hope Church Of Our Lord Jesus Christ, Inc. Council Portal.  This is where the church Council will post information to be viewed by others.  We hope to take complete advantage of the digital age and eliminate the use of paper sometime in our near future.  Find meeting agendas, unapproved minutes, approved minutes, financial reports, announcements, etc. you are looking for in the side sub navigation bar link "The Council Minutes and Agendas."  Our meetings are public events. Anyone may join our meetings through Skype.  To read easy instructions on how to connect up with us on Skype click here or click on the Skype call button in the side menu bar.  Use your back arrow or click on the "Church Council Information Portal" link in the side navigation bar to return to this page.
                                         

Church Council
Information Portal

The Council Minutes
and Agendas

2017 Annual
Meeting       







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1/24/2021
4:21 p.m.
Semi-Annual Congregational Meeting September 16, 2018
Notice Of Congregational Meeting Click here
Agenda for the Congregational Meeting 9-16-18 Click here
Unapproved Minutes of the  34th Annual Meeting 1-28-18 Click here
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The Congregation held its 36th Annual Meeting on January 19, 2020 at 1:30 p.m..  Read the documents here to see first hand what it costs to keep this LGBTQIS organization alive and healthy.  Ray Of Hope does not receive any grants or funds other than the direct donations people make to the organization.  In 2020 it could cost as much as $101,797.00 to remain active.  Click on the documents below to study our proposed budgets (one for the operation of our building and the other for the total corporation budget), the notes from our last Congregational Meeting (held in September, 2019) and the Agenda for this one.

2020 Announcement of the Annual Meeting #36.  Click Here.
2020 Annual Meeting Agenda January 2020 Click Here.
2020 proposed corporation budget Ray Of Hope Church Click Here.
2020 proposed building budget Ray Of Hope Church Click Here.
2020 Pastoral Reports for 2019 Click Here.
2020 Moderator Reports for 2019 Click Here.

2019 End of the Year Income and Expense Report (Showing all income and expenses in 2019)  Click Here.
2019 End of the Year Balance Sheet Click Here.
2019 September 15 Congregational Minutes Click Here.


Semi-Annual Congregational Meeting September 20, 2020
Notice Of Congregational Meeting Click here
Agenda for the Congregational Meeting 9-20-20 Click here
Unapproved Minutes of the  36th Annual Meeting 1-19-20 Click here
The Congregation announces the 37th Annual Meeting on January 25, 2021 at 1:00 p.m..  Use this link to participate live through Skype.  You do not need a Skype account to participate.  Right Click Here. Read the documents here to see first hand what it costs to keep this LGBTQIS organization alive and healthy.  Ray Of Hope does not receive any grants or funds other than the direct donations people make to the organization.  In 2021 it could cost as much as $100,534.00 to remain active.  Click on the documents below to study our proposed budgets (one for the operation of our building and the other for the total corporation budget), the notes from our last Congregational Meeting (held in September, 2019) and the Agenda for this one.

2021 Announcement of the Annual Meeting #37.  Right Click Here.
2021 Annual Meeting Agenda January 2021 Right Click Here.
2021 proposed corporation budget Ray Of Hope Church Right Click Here.
2021 proposed building budget Ray Of Hope Church Right Click Here.
2021 REVISED 1-22-21 Pastoral Reports for 2020 Right Click Here.
2021 Moderator Reports for 2020 Right Click Here.

2020 End of the Year Income and Expense Report Right Click Here.
2020 End of the Year Balance Sheet Right Click Here.
2020 September 20 Congregational Minutes Right Click Here.