COUNCIL HIGHLIGHTS for January 8 & 15, 2018


January 8, 2018 Meeting:

Action Items

  • Approved the 2018 proposed budget to be voted on at the Part II Congregational Annual Meeting.
  • Approved the Job Description for the Parish Administrator that will begin April 1, 2018.


January 15, 2018 Meeting:

Announced Congregational Resourcing Event at Kishwaukee College on March 10 and Northern Illinois Synod Assembly

will be June 15-16, 2018 at Augustana College. Reviewed the thoughts that were presented at the January 14 Budget

Forum. Discussion held about Parish Administrator job description.


Action Items

  • Approved 14 new members transferring into our congregation.

  • Approved the request of the family to transfer $2,290 in Memorial money to the Capital Campaign Fund.

Financial Report

General Fund Offering:
   December actual                 $66,688
   December budget    

   YTD actual                          $435,908

   YTD budget                         $430,600

Net Income Over Expenses:
   December actual                 $23,490 surplus
   December budget     
          $5,570 surplus

   YTD actual                          $27,929 deficit

   YTD budget                         $91,402 deficit


Please feel free to contact any council member with concerns or questions you may have. The Council meets the third Monday of every month at 7 p.m. and the meetings are open to the congregation.


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