5472 Adams Street, Mounds View MN 55112

October Council Minutes

October Council Minutes

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Treasurer’s Report See financial report for details. Completed Pastor Julie’s exit paperwork and getting Pastor Karri set up. Mortgage/bills/salaries paid. Had over $11,000 in the Jumbo Sale reflecting in the larger balance. Our receipts are lower than our expenses so we’re using this money. Pastor’s Report We welcomed Pastor Karri to her first Council Meeting.
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Treasurer’s Report

See financial report for details. Completed Pastor Julie’s exit paperwork and getting Pastor Karri
set up. Mortgage/bills/salaries paid. Had over $11,000 in the Jumbo Sale reflecting in the larger balance. Our receipts
are lower than our expenses so we’re using this money.

Pastor’s Report

We welcomed Pastor Karri to her first Council Meeting. She has met with Pastor Ryan from Abiding
Savior. Will be attending a theological conference. Wants to sit down with each council member and any leaders in
the church to discuss the direction of COG. Pastor Karri is set up for 34 hours a week and we hope to overlap her
hours with Dawn’s for potential office hours. Will be discussing the future of the food shelf with Judy and Gladys.

Council Member Reports

Branding/Website
Chris Van Ert – Demonstrated the developing website and a countdown to special events.

Property
Tom Thomalla – No update.

Youth
Rochelle Benson – No update.

Finance
Jill Thompson – No update.

Worship

Matt Verkuilen – No update.

Discussion/Action Items

Old Business

Safety deposit box update, discussion about fire monitoring lines,in process of drafting youth council position guidelines, discussion of miscellaneous financial topics including counting protocol, credit card policy, waiting on quotes for carpet cleaning, no update on women’s restroom wallpapering.

Synod wants to test a new program for the Mission Profile with Pastor Karri. Also discussed whether we should consider a
part-time pastor and a part-time youth pastor that could better serve us?

Discussion/Action Items

New Business

Pastor Karri will move us forward with the Call Process
Quote for snow plowing
Girl Scouts wanting to use our space once a month, possible need for a coordinator to enforce permitting use
of our space.

Adjournment/Lord’s Prayer

Meeting adjourned at 8:52pm.
Respectfully Submitted,
Melissa Emerson, Council Secretary