Council minutes Sept. 17, 2015


Mora United Methodist Church
Administrative Council Meeting – September 17, 2015

Present: Betty White, Fran Anderson, Ruth Smith, Melanie Halverson, Carmel Gorham, Dick Smith, Robin
Priebe, Janell Anderson, Jan Anderson, Edna Cole, Valerie Prax.

Meeting called to order by Chairman, Robin at 7 p.m. Minutes of meeting reviewed and upon motion by Janell/Dick carried and approved. Ruth led prayer.

Pastor: In Pastor Rob’s absence, Robin gave brief report. New Bible Study starting Sunday, Oct. 4, confirmation starting Monday, Oct 5, 5:30 to 7, Funeral service for Everett Nordenstrom Saturday, Sept. 26, baptism for Jaylah Maree Printon on Oct. 11, 2 attendees interested in becoming members.

Financial: Financial Secretary’s report given by Jan. Upon motion by Melanie/Janell report approved.

Treasurer’s report given by Janell and upon motion by Carmel/Betty report approved.

Membership: Discussion held on challenges existing with keeping accurate membership records in both membership book and Shepherd’s Staff computer program. Committee will continue to pursue better communication and establish a procedure for future use.

Trustees: Discussion on replacement of kitchen flooring and the wish to redo social hall carpet at the same time.

Hospitality Committee: Letters have been sent to membership regarding the need for each family to assist in serving coffee and snacks before Sunday services. Scheduling has been completed for approximately a year and a half.

Christian Education: Youth will be attending a retreat in November, garage sale scheduled for Oct. 24 with set-up the day before, mission trip in 2016.

Worship: Working on plans for Sept/Oct, discussions on fellowship responsibility of greeters.

WICS: Chili Supper on Oct. 22, Everett Nordenstrom’s Celebration of Life lunch.

Missions: Feed My Starving Children, Oct 10 – still room for 15 more to attend.

Men’s Club: Thursday, October 1, clean up at church. Volunteers offered to furnish meal for group.

Other: Highway Clean up scheduled for Sunday, October 4, following church.

Meeting Adjourned at 8:10 pm. Next meeting to be held on October 8, 2015

Respectfully Submitted: Edna Cole, Council Secretary

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