Meeting was called to order at 6:37 pm. by President, Jerry Gass.
Council members in attendance – Tami Bigler, Medora Beckmann, Pastor Bobby Leggett, Dayna Leggett, Norm Eubank, Leta Garcia, Ron Bigler, Wayne Gosnell, Karen Wagner and Hal Switzer.
Devotional: Bobby Leggett gave a devotional on Romans 16:17-21 and opened with a prayer.
Time was given to read over the minutes from the Sept 19th meeting.
Leta made a motion to accept the minutes as corrected;
Medora seconded. Approved.
Financial Report – Penny was not
present. Treasurers Report – Medora
reported the balances of the church accounts.
Youth – Ron was not present.
Stewardship – Wayne reported that Connie
Cox is gathering stories about Benevolences that have been
distributed in the community and the impact it has had. He received
a “Thank you” from ETHOS for the donation.
Evangelism – Karen reported we had
a pot luck and it went very well. Nov 18th is the packing party for
OCC and there will be a soup challenge during that time.
Worship – Leta reported that Choir
will be signing some new songs for Processional and Recessional. She
reported she will meet with Bobby and Dayna for a worship meeting.
Church Property – Norm reported a
peep hole was installed in the Media Door and the hall doors were
rekeyed. Jim Raby is still working on the plans and Morn is still
working on the irrigation issue.
Fall Fundraiser – Tami reported
that the Fall Fundraiser will be held on Oct 20th and that planning
is going well. We sold just over 200 tickets and have some great
auction items for the evening. Karen made a motion to accept the committee reports.
Leta seconded. All approved.
Thank you letters – Wayne reported that he received Thank You
letter from ETHOS.
Communion Assistants: Completed the sign-up sheet through the end of
Council Retreat – Wayne needs all SWOT information by this Sat so
he can compile the results.
Nursery Renovations – A tentative price is about $15,000 to remove the load bearing wall and redo the floor to match – will discuss at retreat.
Nomination Committee – Ron was not present but will let the board know next week about the candidates.
Budget Committee – Hal presented a tentative budget and needs to have any updates by Oct 21st.
Benevolence – 3rd Quarter Amount to be distributed is $8500.00 to be
distributed to the following recipients: LCMC Texas Missions, Institute
of Lutheran Theology, Blanco County Child Protection; CASA, Blanco Good
Samaritan, Highland Lakes Family Crisis Center, Hill Country Children’s
Advocacy, LCMC Texas District and LCMC National.
Insurance – table discussion until next month.
Review Christmas Schedule
Wayne made a motion to adjourn the meeting at 8:30 pm,
Karen seconded, all Approved. Closed with Lord’s Prayer.
ANNUAL REPORTS FOR 2018 DUE BY DECEMBER 31st According to Trinity’s constitution, “All committees, ministries, and organizations within the Congregation shall submit reports to the church
office at least twenty-one (21) days prior to the Annual January Business Meeting. These reports shall be made available to the Congregation the Sunday prior to this annual meeting.” December 31
is the deadline to submit reports.