Business Meeting Mar 2017

Business Meeting

March 12, 2017


Pastor James Butterfield opened in prayer.

Dyan Dunsworth made a motion to accept the minutes; Darron Locke made a second.  Passed

As the Treasurer, Bradley Davis, was not here to answer any questions, Lyle Jones made a motion to accept the treasurer’s report as written; John Stewart made a second.  Passed

Committee Reports:

Trustees:  Two doorknobs were repaired.  Lyle Jones

Deacon:  Met with the Pastor three times on Sunday morning; wemet once for the monthly meeting.  Lyle Jones

Audio/Visual:  We are trying to provide sound reinforcement for the morning services and uploading sermons to the web site.  Audrey Shewmaker is learning the computer part of the services.  The donated laptop has been loaded with drivers and virus protection and is in the Pastor’s office.  The desktop is yet to be che3cked out.  Will get to when time permits.  John Stewart

Baptism:  No activity

Children’s Church:  No report

Constitution & Bylaws:  No activity.  John Stewart

Evangelism:  We are meeting next week.  Dorothy Dille

Visitation:  Dorothy Dille will be the interim chairmen and her committee members are Cheryl & Lyle Jones, Jenny Riggs and Karen Moore.

Fellowship:  No activity.  Karen Moore

Music:  Four Sundays in February.  One was a country Sunday; had one special by Crystal .  Karen Moore Council:  Met February 26th.  Discussed the timeline and wanted it to be on the wall by March 12th.  Discussed our vision and five purposes of the church, which Pastor James will be preaching about. Talked about Easter services.  James Butterfield

Floral & Decorating:  Changed flowers on the altar.  Carol Firestone

Kitchen:  Had our monthly fellowship dinner February 19th.  Talked about ordering chicken.  Carol Firestone

Historian:  Updated a few things and worked on the timeline.  Carol Firestone

Nominating:  After church on February 26th, I met with Michele Chorpening and Robbin Snyder to discuss the chairperson positions still open until the new year starts in July.  The chairperson needed is for the

Nursery.  We discussed about talking to all current chairpersons to see if they are interested in keeping that position.  The following agreed:  John Stewart, Audio/Visual; Dorothy Dille, Visitation; Dorothy Dille,

Evangelism; Bradley Davis, Budget & Finance.

Sunday School:  Enrollment is 44; average visitors 2; average members 20; average attendance 22.   Darron Locke

Ushers:  4 Sundays; average visitors 3; average members 40; average attendance 43.    Darron Locke

Old Business:

Lyle is still working on the pizza warmer for the shack.

New Business:

Lyle Jones stated the trustees will get with Bradley regarding CO-MO internet.

Karen has some people interested in doing music for the worship service.  Should they be members? How is their spiritual condition?  Some discussion.  Dorothy thought they should be members.  Pastor James suggested perhaps we should table this and pray. We certainly don’t want people to “perform”.  He assured Karen that he was at her disposal.  John Stewart suggested Karen screen the songs to be sung.  Some discussion on singing is to worship God.

Karen brought up a ministry to addicts.  Michele mentioned there is a recovery organization.  Pastor asked, “What does God want?  We don’t need to do a lot of things, we need to do a few things well.”

Floy Beard asked if there had been an assessment on a weekend VBS.  Pastor mentioned this would be discussed at the next church council meeting.

Carol asked about chicken for the fellowship dinner.

Dyan asked if we wanted to continue with the Girl Scouts using our facilities next year.  Pastor said he would like us to.  Discussed giving the leader a key so Dyan wouldn’t have to continue to unlock and lock for them.

Darron Locke made a motion to adjourn.  Seconded by all.

Respectfully submitted,

Dyan Dunsworth


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