Meeting was called to order at 6:32 pm. by President, Jerry Gass.
Council members in attendance – Jerry Gass, Hal Switzer, Claudia Smith, Karen Wagner, Bobby Leggett,
Wayne Gosnell, Norm Eubank, Medora Beckmann, Sherri Riley, Penny Lieck and Tami Bigler.
Devotional: Bobby Leggett led devotional and opened with a prayer.
given to read over the minutes from the November 14th meeting.
Wayne made a motion to accept the minutes as recorded.
Karen seconded. Approved.
Financial Report – Penny presented her report. Treasurers Report – Medora presented her reports. Youth – Ron was not present but sent in that the Sunday School kids are making a Christmas video and enjoying Advent activities each Sunday. Stewardship – Wayne reported
he had a Stewardship Sermon on Nov 26th. Long Range plan is to
explore “Legacy Gifts”. We will discuss more at the Council Retreat
in March 2019. Evangelism – Karen said she had lots of salads for the Thanksgiving dinner. She said the women had their Christmas event and it was very well attended. Worship – Leta was
not present. Church Property – Norm reported
he repaired the faucet on the new sink. Tree was put up along with
the outside decorations. Parking lot plans are complete and have
been turned over to Steve Wagner. Fall Fundraiser – Tami reported that the Fall Fundraiser
will be at Albert Hall on Sept 14, 2019 from 5-9 pm. Norm made a motion to accept the committee reports.
Hal seconded. All approved.
“Thank You” letters – Wayne reported that several letters were received.
Communion Assistants – has been completed through March 2019
Appoint Members – the 2 positions that will become available in Jan will appoint their successors in Jan. and be installed during the Congregational Meeting.
Insurance – Jerry and Hal met with Brotherhood Insurance Agent and presented a proposal to proceed with the Brotherhood policy at a cost of $7,629/year (+/-) to include Workman’s Comp. Wayne made a motion to proceed with the new coverage as stated; Penny seconded. All approved.
Audit Committee – Medora presented her report, and all seems to be in order.
Nursery Update – Windows were installed.
Scholarship – will revisit in Feb.
2019 Budget – Hal gave out the spreadsheets for the Congregational Meeting on 1/20/19.
Bank Accounts – After discussion of options, Karen made a motion to move Super Star account balance into a 17-month CD at a 2.06% interest rate. Hal seconded. All approved. Additional discussions determined that in order to collect higher interest rates on the other accounts we should move them from BNB to TRB. Wayne made a motion to move all other accounts from BNB to TRB (keeping same account number; but gaining additional interest) Penny seconded. All approved.
Annual reports need to be submitted to Angie by Dec 31st.
Penny made a motion to adjourn the meeting at 8:25 pm, Karen seconded, all Approved. Closed with Lord’s Prayer.