COUNCIL HIGHLIGHTS for March 19, 2018

Old Business

  • Discussed the Personnel Handbook and referred a few questions back to the Personnel Committee.
  • Discussed the Ministry Celebrations of Sherry Dickens and Pastor Lynn Bergren and Pastor Virgil Juliot.


New Business

  • Discussed options for summer worship times and decided unanimously to keep the Sunday 8:30 Traditional and 10:00 Contemporary times rather than 1 worship service.
  • Discussed going back to a Sunday School format later in 2018 or early 2019. The staff will work with Children's Church teachers and look at formats and curriculum in the coming months. This would not affect Faithtime.


Action Item
Approved Mission Endowment's request of $500 for Dominican Republic mission work.


Social Ministry Benevolence Requests
Gave approval to Social Ministry as a part of its Benevolence Policy, granting $600 to Geneseo Kiwanis to assist with the Spring Chicken Feast to defer costs of this event to allow more profits to go to eliminate Maternal Neonatal Tetanus; and $500 to Royal Family Kids Camp to serve abused and neglected children in Henry County, primarily in the foster care system. This gives the children a week of positive memories in a Christian camp environment.

Financial Report

General Fund Offering:
   February actual                 $32,528
   February budget    

   YTD actual                        $90,950

   YTD budget                       $88,733

Net Income Over Expenses:
   February actual                 $6,301 deficit
   February budget     
          $5,684 deficit

   YTD actual                        $1,499 surplus

   YTD budget                       $2,708 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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