News From Your Council of Ministries
|Jerry Gass - President||Leta
Garcia - Worship|
|Hal Switzer - Vice President||Karen Wagner - Evangelism|
|Tami Bigler - Secretary||Norman
Eubank - Property|
|Medora Beckmann - Treasurer||Ron Bigler - Education / Youth|
|Penny Lieck - Financial Secretary||
Wayne Gosnell - Stewardship|
COUNCIL NEWS -From the April 11, 2018 Meeting
Meeting was called to order at 6:33 pm. by President, Jerry Gass. Council members in attendance – Jerry Gass, Karen Wagner, Tami Bigler, Penny Lieck, Medora Beckmann, Norm Eubank, Hal Switzer, Leta
Garcia and Wayne Gosnell. Devotional: Jerry Gass gave a devotional on the Book of Matthew. Member Input: None Time was given to read over the minutes from last meeting.
Leta made a motion to accept
the minutes as corrected, Wayne seconded. Approved.
Financial Report – Penny presented the
Treasurer’s Report – Medora presented the Treasurer's report.
Youth – Ron was not present but sent in that the Pancake Breakfast at Easter was enjoyed by all and well attended.
Stewardship – Wayne reported he will give a Temple Talk on the 1st Quarter Benevolence this Sunday, April 15th, along with additional info on giving and tithing.
Evangelism – Karen reported that it was suggested to move the morning snacks to the back into the fellowship hall; to limit the disruption to service. It was suggested to make a sign for now and leave refreshments where they are. Karen mentioned her and Leta had a meeting to discuss the Women’s Group and Women of Trinity. Leta gave an update as to what transpired. Hal gave a report on Stephen Ministry for the month of March and will include this report monthly in the agenda packets. It was suggested that we include a line item on the budget for 2019 for flowers. For the time being and flowers needed will be allocated out of Altar Maintenance. Teen challenge will be here April 29th and we will have a Potluck lunch.
Worship – Leta’s report is included in Evangelism.
Church Property – Norm reported he did normal maintenance – roller door was fixed. Palm Sunday clean-up went well and the new sink in the kitchen has been installed.
Fall Fundraiser – Tami has nothing to report.
Leta made a motion to accept the committee reports. Karen seconded. All approved.
Old Business --
* Thank you letters - none
Review of Council Retreat – A motion was made during the retreat to
change Contract Employees to Salaried Employees and issue them a W2
* Communion Assistants list was reviewed.
* Reunion 2020 – tabled
for a later date
* Congregational Meeting – April 15
Security – Hal reported it would cost $11.22 per hour to have (1)
guard on duty through the Gate Keepers Plan. It is a series of (2)
courses (3 day / 4 day). It was brought up to install bulletproof
glass and doorway in the nursery – costs are being obtained. Penny
made a motion to move forward to find out additional cost and
information. Leta second. All approved.
* Scholarship Report
* Closing of the Building procedures
Benevolence for 1st Quarter of 2018. A total of $8,000 was
distributed among the following recipients: Blanco County Child
Protection and Advocacy, Blanco FFA, CASA of the Highland Lakes,
Blanco Good Samaritan Center, Highland Lakes Family Crisis Center,
Hill Country Children’s Advocacy Center, Adult and Teen Challenge,
UpBring, and Lutherans for Life.
Leta made a motion to adjourn
the meeting at 9:13 pm, Karen seconded, all Approved. Closed with