Notes from the Council of Ministries Meeting Council of August 14, 2019
Meeting was called to order by Hal Switzer, in Jerry Gass’ absence, at 6:31 pm. Pastor led a devotion on 2 Timothy. Council members in
attendance –Alexis Wagner, Karen Wagner, Bobby Leggett, Hal Switzer, Claudia Smith, Medora Beckmann, Sheri Riley, Leta Garcia and Wayne
Gosnell. Member Input: none. Time was given to read over the previous meeting minutes. Wayne made a motion to accept the minutes as
corrected. Sheri seconded. Approved.
Financial Report - Sheri noted $619 deposited
to building fund and $25,891 deposited to general fund. Treasurers Report - Medora gave her report. Pastor's Report - Bobby Leggett's
report included in council packet. Youth/Education - Alexis reported looking into
new website by Kathy Kersten; Blessing of the Backpacks set for Aug.
18th; Barnabas Pals begins; Young Women’s Retreat set for August
23-25; and VBS 2020, Serengeti Safari will be June 8-12, 2020.
Sunday School for children begins Sept. 8th. Stewardship - Wayne reported his
Benevolence/Temple Talk will be about Good Samaritan Center. Evangelism - Karen reported on hospitality,
Meals on Wheels, and Stephen Ministry Training. Also the retreat is
ready to go. Worship - Leta reported she is sending out
choir schedule. “Now the Feast and Celebration” will be new Liturgy. Church Property - Norm absent, but Hal reported
on the new vacume cleaner purchased for custodian. Fall Fundraiser - No fundraiser until 2020 Karen made a motion to accept the committee reports.
Medora seconded. All approved.
“Thank You” letters –several letters were shared by Wayne and
Claudia reported Bulverde/Spring Branch Pregnancy Care Center’s card
thanking Trinity for donations of $1,513.
Temple Talks begin Sept. 8th and continue on non-communion
Youth Minister search - Alexis to put together description and
Chimes Report – Wayne reported on meeting with
representative on August 13
Memorial Committee, Doris Phipps, Marie Anna Lindeman,
Bonnie Palmer agreed on chimes
Alexis motioned to approve expenditure for chimes from
Memorial Funds, Leta seconded. Amended original $10K amount to
$11K for unforeseen expenses. Motion carried. Will announce to
congregation the chimes project at a temple talk on Aug. 18th
Tabled next Council Retreat date.
Appoint Budget Committee: Stan Steiger, Arlene Hamlin and Medora
Council Nominating Committee: Wayne, Karen and Alexis staying on
for second term
Congregational Meeting for Elections set for second Sunday in
Alexis made a motion to adjourn the meeting at 7:25 pm.
seconded. All approved. Closed with the Lord’s Prayer.
Notice: The Annual Congregational Meeting for Election for Officers
in 2020 will be held on November 10th immediately following the late
worship service at 11:45a.m. Officers up for re-election include
Youth, Stewardship and Evangelism.