Business Meeting Aug 2017

September 10, 2017

Pastor opened by asking for any additional nominations for Pastor Search Committee.  There are two corrections on last month’s minutes; a typo on Butterfield spelling on first page and Darron ‘Jones’ (should be Darron Locke) on second page.

Pastor James Butterfield had prayer before we started old business.

Old Business:

John Stewart indicated he has had a couple calls on the shack and has a meeting with someone tomorrow morning.

Lyle said he had gotten the wrong parts for the pizza warmer and would have to manually do it.

Dyan Dunsworth made a motion to accept the financial reports; Marie Mead seconded.  Passed

Committee Reports:

Trustees:  Mowed the church yard three times; attempted to fix the pizza warmer, fixed piano light.     Lyle Jones

Deacons:  Met with the pastor four times on Sunday morning for prayer.  Met one time for monthly meeting.  Helped one person with phone bill.   Lyle Jones

Audio/Visual:  No activity to report at this time.    John Stewart

Fellowship:  On August 12th we had an ice cream social/game night.  On August 18th several of us went on the celebration cruise.         Karen Moore

Music:  Four Sundays in September and we had one special.     Karen Moore

Floral:  Changed flowers in front of the church.  Sent flowers to Dyan Dunsworth in the hospital.    Carol Firestone

Kitchen:  There was a fellowship dinner on August 20th.      Carol Firestone

Historian:  No activity.    Carol Firestone

Telephone:  Two prayer-chain calls that I did.  I wasn’t available the end August.  Dyan Dunsworth

Constitution & Bylaws:  There was no activity to report.    John Stewart

Evangelism:  No Report

Visitation:  There was one visit and seven cards sent.   Dorothy Dille

Usher:  There were four Sundays.  Average was 38 and 5 visitors.

Baptism:  There was one baptism, Quinton Delp.     Bradley Davis

New Business:  We discussed paying Karen for preparing and printing the bulletin while Dyan was in the hospital.  Lyle Jones made a motion to pay Karen $500.00; Dorothy Dille seconded.  Passed

Pastor asked if we should put a sign stating ‘free parking’ during the Hillbilly Fair.  Some discussion.  We decided to leave as is.

Karen Moore said she sent in a request for a new computer for our church secretary through the Lamine Association.  Brent McCune called and asked how much the church would be willing to put towards it.  Pastor James mentioned we could probably come up with approximately $250-$300.  Marie Mead made a motion to call Brent and agree to pay up to $350. and charge line item #503.  Dororthy made a second.  Passed

Dorothy Dille made a motion to change the Awana line item to children’s ministries.  Jenny Riggs seconded.  Passed

Carol Firestone mentioned parking at the Hillbilly Fair.

The results of the Pastor Search Committee vote:  Floy Beard, Dorothy Dille, Elaine Graham, Lyle Jones, Jenny Riggs.  The two alternates are Darron Locke and John Mead.

Bradley Davis stated that the only change on the new budget is the transitional pastor’s salary; everything else the same as last year.  Karen asked about Music $.  CCLI comes out of audio/visual, per Bradley.  Karen Moore made a motion to accept the new budget, seconded by Marie Mead.  Passed.

Carol asked about the Deacon’s fund, if taken care of at the bank.  Dyan signed minutes and gave to Lyle.

Carol asked about the carpet.  John mentioned he has never heard back from Elaine’s son.

Floy Beard made a motion to adjourn.  Lyle Jones made a second.  Adjourned.

Respectfully Submitted,

Dyan Dunsworth


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