Business Meeting Jan 2017

Business Meeting

January 8, 2017


Lyle Jones opened in prayer.

Karen Moore made a motion to accept the minutes; Dorothy Dille made a second.  Passed. 

Dyan Dunsworth made a motion to accept the treasurer’s report; Hazel made a second.  Karen Moore asked if we could afford Pastor James; Bradley went through several months bottom lines and indicated we are better financially this January compared to January 2016.  Karen asked about paying for Main Street Music Hall; Brad explained the line item under ‘sales of product –income’.  Also, in the future we won’t make payments to the church.  Carol Firestone asked about SS literature debit or credit.  Karen asked about the benevolence fund; Brad said will be mentioned in new business.  Original motion passed.

Committee Reports:

Trustees:  Lyle is checking on the pizza warmer.  Helped decorate the church. Also, additional decorations were put on the shack and bought timers.   Lyle Jones

Deacons:  We had three Sunday morning prayer meetings.  We had one Lord’s Supper.  We took a lady to the store and to the doctor.      Lyle Jones

Audio/Visual:  Trying to refresh myself on how to use different programs and work the sound board.  Also, working on how to record morning messages onto computer without burning a CD.  We have received a donated laptop and a donated desktop for use.  Still working on getting them checked out and functional.       John Stewart

Awana:  No report; no Awana this year.

Baptism:  No activity      Bradley Davis

Children’s Church:  No report

Constitution & Bylaws:  No activity to report     John Stewart

Evangelism:  No report, but we will have a meeting in the near future.    Dorothy Dille

Fellowship:  20 of us went to the Main Street Music Hall December 4th.  Went Christmas Caroling December 22nd.      Karen Moore

Music:  Four Sundays, sang Christmas songs all month; no church the 18th because of bad weather.      Karen Moore

Church Council:  December meeting cancelled because of bad weather.  Next meeting is January 22nd @ 4:30.

Floral:  Decorated church for Christmas on December 3rd.       Carol Firestone

Kitchen:  No fellowship dinner on December 18th due to bad weather.     Carol Firestone

Historian:  No activity.    Carol Firestone

Nominating:  Need chairpersons for audio, nursery, usher and visitation.   Vickie Locke

Telephone:  6 calls in the month of December.       Dyan Dunsworth

Usher:  No report

Youth:  No report

Sunday School:   52 enrolled; average visitors .65; average members 18

Old Business:

Lyle Jones mentioned he’s getting the run-around from himself regarding the pizza oven warmer.  Still working on it.

Hazel said the church signs have been ordered and it will take two to three weeks to finish.

Dyan Dunsworth read letters from Scott Fahrer resigning from the audio/visual chairperson; Shawna Ketcham resigning as janitor effective January 15, 2017; a thank you from Dorothy Dille for flowers and memories at Glenn’s funeral; a thank you from Franklin Graham for our shoebox postage donation.

Vickie Locke wants the custodial job; discussed $400 month; will talk with Lyle.

Brad brought up negative balances on the designated funds sheet. Karen asked if we could zero out the benevolence fund and made a motion to do so; John seconded. Passed.  Bradley Davis said we need about $100.00 a month toward insurance reserve.  John mentioned this is for budget and finance committee to increase.  Karen made a motion to take $1,675.50 from the emergency fund and put into insurance to zero out.  Dorothy made a second.  Passed.  Dorothy asked about which account to take memorial flowers from; some discussion.  This is directed to the budget and finance committee.

Karen Moore made a motion to adjourn; Cheryl Jones made a second.  Adjourned.


Respectfully Submitted,


Dyan Dunsworth


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