5472 Adams Street, Mounds View MN 55112

September Council Minutes

September Council Minutes

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Treasurer’s Report See financial report for details. $12,000 or so from the Jumbo Sale. Since our balance is $11,619, it’s clear that the funds were needed to be used already. Memorial gift coming that will likely be designated for the roof. Mortgage/bills/salaries paid. Received a donation towards flower funds/Matt will receive. Pastor’s Report Lead worship
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Treasurer’s Report

See financial report for details. $12,000 or so from the Jumbo Sale. Since our balance is $11,619,
it’s clear that the funds were needed to be used already. Memorial gift coming that will likely be designated for the
roof. Mortgage/bills/salaries paid. Received a donation towards flower funds/Matt will receive.

Pastor’s Report

Lead worship services, made 7 visits with members, attended 2 continuing education classes,
Confirmation Orientation with Abiding Savior and Atonement, God’s Work, Our Hands service project, which raised
$1,230.46 between our three churches, for Ralph Reeder. Also coordinated food shelf donations with Dickie and Judy.
Once we have a new Interim Pastor, we need to decide on the future of our food shelf. Helped with Jumbo Sale and
taught one of the confirmation classes at Abiding Savior.

Council Member Reports

Branding/Website
Chris Van Ert – Working on the photography to add to the website.

Property

Tom Thomalla – Refer to Action Items below.

Youth

Rochelle Benson – We started!

Finance

Jill Thompson – Jumbo Sale gave us a huge boost that we really needed.

Worship

Matt Verkuilen – Worship plan is set for Thanksgiving/Advent.

11/22 Thanksgiving Eve Service at Abiding Savior

12/6 Hanging of the Greens Service (mid-week)

12/13 Christmas Cantata With choir and orchestra (mid-week)

12/20 Sunday School Christmas Program (mid-week)

Discussion about Christmas Eve morning/night services and Grow In Christ services. Wait for new Interim Pastor.

Discussion/Action Items

Old Business

Fire re-inspection complete. There have not been many issues with the fire panel lately.
Meeting with branch manager next week to coordinate safety deposit box transition.
Youth position on Council still in draft form.
Still need to remove Pastor Andrew’s name on signage.
Reviewing Counting Policies.
Discussion about painting, a new air conditioner and cleaning the carpet in Pastor’s office.
Women’s restroom wallpaper and new vacuum cleaner.
Continuing work on Mission Profile and possible candidates were discussed.
Pastor Julie purchased what was needed to use the projector.

Discussion/Action Items

New Business

Discussion about updating Stewardship materials. Need co-leaders (and child protection training) for Youth as Rochelle’s schedule is not compatible.
New Interim plan discussed.

Adjournment/Lord’s Prayer

Meeting adjourned at 8:17pm.

Respectfully Submitted,
Melissa Emerson, Council Secretary