November 28, 2018

CONGREGATION COUNCIL MINUTES

Date: 12/5/18

The November Congregation Council Meeting was held on 11/28/18

Council Members Present: Pastor Eric Reimer, Pat Beadling, Denise Betz, Walter Braithwaite, Joycelynn Canselo, Patty Cawthorne, Wil Fritz, Allison Hudson, David Kroth, Linda Morrison, Michelle Pisanick, Barbara Quinn, Bruce Roper, Trish Strauss, and Ken Woods

Absent: Karen Kearns

The meeting was called to order by President Wil Fritz at 7:01 p.m. The scripture was read by Ken Woods and the prayer was offered by Linda Morrison.

PERSONS WISHING TO ADDRESS COUNCIL:

None

MINUTES OF PREVIOUS MEETING:

Date: 10/17/18

*The minutes from October were approved without changes. The motion was made and seconded by Ken Woods / Barbara Quinn.  MOTION CARRIED

REPORTS:

President, Wil Fritz –Attached

Pastor Reimer – Attached

Finance Director, Joycelynn Canselo  – Attached

Financial Secretary, Patty Cawthorne – Attached

*It was moved and seconded to accept the Treasurer’s report and the Financial Secretary’s report as presented. (Barbara Quinn / Allison Hudson)  MOTION CARRIED

OLD BUSINESS:

None

NEW BUSINESS:

  • Motion to grant Susan Cupid a one-time $500 bonus in recognition of her extra time and effort during interim while new Office Administrator is hired.
    *It was moved and seconded by Pat Beadling / Denise Betz.  MOTION CARRIED
  • Motion to extend offer of employment to Kristi Schmidt for the position of Office Adminisstrator.  Hours to be 9:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m.  Monday through Friday, initial salary not to exceed $25,000, and to include 40 hrs Personal Time Off
    *It was moved and seconded by Pastor Reimer /Trish Strauss.  MOTION CARRIED
  • David Kroth gave a verbal update regarding Tithe.ly
  • Dave also gave a verbal recap on St John’s social media presence, email, etc.

COMMITTEE REPORTS:

  • Constitution and Bylaws – No report
  • Christian Education – Verbal report given by Pastor Reimer
  • Fellowship – No report
  • Finance – See Financial Secretary’s report
  • Food Pantry Report – See report
  • Memorials – No report
  • Mutual Ministry –See report
  • Pre-K Board – No report
  • Property – See report
  • Reach Team – No report
  • Renovation Committee – No report
  • Social Ministry –See report
  • Stewardship – No report
  • Women’s Ministry – No report
  • Worship & Music –See report

CORRESPONDENCE:

None

CARES AND CONCERNS:

Pastor Reimer and council members shared their cares and concerns.

NEXT MEETING: Date: 12/19/18

Scripture: Bruce Roper

Prayer: Trish Strauss

Refreshments: Bruce Roper

*It was moved and seconded by Pat Beadling / David Kroth to adjourn the meeting at 9:12 p.m.  MOTION CARRIED

Respectfully submitted,

Bruce Roper