St. John Lutheran Church Council Meeting
October 13, 2015
Present: Todd Duckworth, Pastor Bond, Scott Myers, Shirley Myers, Ted Grund, Judi Magnus, Kathy Severson, Lorrie Craig, Greg Griffith, Tim Banwell. Absent: Cathy Prusansky, Ron Hornsey, Melanie Morgan, Tammy Albrecht. Meeting was called to order at 6: 35p.m. Devotions: Todd led the opening devotions. Approval of Agenda: Greg Griffith made a motion to approve the agenda, seconded by Tim Banwell. Motion passed unanimously. Reports: Secretary – The minutes from September 8, 2015, were approved as written on a motion by Todd seconded by Greg . The motion passed unanimously. Treasurer – Todd Duckworth – Todd presented the financial report for the month of September. A motion to accept the Treasurer’s Report was made by Greg and seconded by Judi. The motion passed unanimously. Pastors Report – Pastor Bond – Pastor Dave will be done next week due to his new position starting. Council Concerns and Matters:
October Devotions – Judi Magnus First Sunday Feedback – next one November 1st.
Discussed outdoor worship survey results, 80 surveys returned.
Confirmands named and presented the Faith Essays: Courtney Pennycook, Kolden Severson, Karina DeWitt, Ashlyn Burdick, and Jack Toberman.
A motion to confirm the students was made by Tim and seconded by Shirley. Motion passed unanimously.
Insurance plans for 2016 were presented for staff. A motion by Judi to approve was seconded by Lorrie. Motion passed unanimously.
Dishwasher update: the new one is installed and grease trap work is done. A teaching session is planned for later in the week.
Roof fund update: announcements will be made each Sunday. Greg will head up this project.
Celebration and Plans Youth and Education: SS is going well though attendance varies. Looking for SS alternative ideas. Worship/Evangelism: No report, new accompanist starts this week. Building and Grounds: Clean up this weekend 9:00 am to 12:00 pm. Social Ministry: Shoeboxes for ECHO, Pans/recipes for ECHO meal, boots/snow pants for Jackson school, 1649, GIFTS, and Heifer project, World Vision all projects in project. Stewardship/Leadership: No report. Foundation: No report. Congregational contacts were discussed, communion issues discussed. Adjournment: Shirley made a motion to adjourn. The motion was seconded by Scott. The motion passed unanimously. The meeting closed with a prayer and adjourned at 8:40 p.m.
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