Dear Timberlake Family,

Thank you to those members able to participate in the Straw Poll.

As our Timberlake members discern our church’s relationship with the United Methodist denomination, the Virginia Annual Conference requires a specific process for a church that may choose to disaffiliate.

Those required steps that Timberlake has completed are:

1. A Q/A with the District Superintendent
2. A minimum 30 days of prayerful discernment (Timberlake Church Council elected 40 days of Discernment).
3. A Straw Poll vote

The straw poll ballot was:

I am in favor of Timberlake’s DISAFFILIATION from the United Methodist denomination.
o Yes o No

The paper ballot was presented to members after the 9 AM and 10:30 AM services and by email to members (SurveyMonkey link) from 9 AM to 12 PM.

The results of the Straw Poll vote are:

Total paper ballots cast: 256

Total SuveryMonkey (electronic) ballots cast: 148

Total ballots cast: 404

Total YES votes: 324 Percent of total ballots: 80.2%

Total NO votes: 80 Percent of total ballots: 19.8%

Timberlake’s Church Council is meeting Tuesday evening to review the results and to discern the next steps for Timberlake. After this meeting, Council will communicate these plans to the Timberlake Family.


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