Meeting was called to order at 6:28 pm. Council members in attendance – Bobby Leggett, Wayne Gosnell, Leta Garcia, Jerry Gass, Hal Switzer, Claudia Smith,
Norman Eubank, Medora Beckmann, Sheri Riley, Alexis Wagner and Karen Wagner. Devotional: sang “Ebenezer, Come Thou Be My Ebenezer,” “God is Our Help,” and
Bobby Leggett led devotional and opened with a prayer. Member Input: none. Time was given to read over the minutes from the
January 9th meeting. Norman made a motion to accept the minutes as recorded. Leta seconded. Approved.
Financial Report – Sheri presented her report and noted there was a corrected copy of her report. One include in the packet was from 2018. Treasurers Report – Medora gave her Treasurer’s report. Jerry discussed further about earning interest in superstar account. Pastor's Report – Bobby Leggett Youth – Alexis reported that VBS planning has begun, the Enchilada Appreciation Lunch is Feb 17th and Sunday School studies Jacob & Esau. Summer Youth Camp set for July 15-19. Stewardship – Wayne
reported he will give a Benevolence report at services on Feb. 17th.
Discussed plans for Council Retreat on Mar. 9th and shared thank you
letters from EthnoMedia and the Deditos. Evangelism – Karen reported
no new business. Worship – Leta
reported on Lenten themes, liturgy and welcome greeting cards for
visitors. Church Property – Norm reported he completed routine maintenance around the property;
worked on pulling plants out, and parking lot development slowed due
to rain. Fall Fundraiser – Date set for the Fall Fundraiser at Albert Hall on Sept 14, 2019 from 5-9 pm. Hal made a motion to accept the committee reports.
Medora seconded. All approved.
“Thank You” letters –several letters were received.
Acknowledged appreciation of Angie Daniels with donated B&B stay by Bob & Sheri Riley
Nursery Update – Hal Switzer
Scholarship Committee – thinking of appointing committee members from community
Increase Worship attendance – as an outreach, TLC will provide bulletins for various school events
Council Retreat – March 9, 2019 at home of Leta Garcia, please bring side dishes
Pilgrim’s Progress movie showing will be March 31st after potluck lunch
Review Lenten Services - Leta, Jerry, and Bobby will get with Angie on pushing attendance for services
Date set for Thanksgiving Fundraiser for Blanco Ministerial Alliance, at Trinity on Sunday, Nov. 24th
Stewardship Fair – schedule for Fall
Denied request for use of space by Johns & Council for pipeline landowner meeting
Searching for new Youth Pastor: Jerry, Pastor, Alexis, Ashley Finch & Kathy Kersten will be an exploratory committee to draft job description for new youth coordinator
Leta made a motion to adjourn the meeting at 8:26 pm, Sheri seconded, all Approved. Closed with Lord’s Prayer.