February 2018 Church Council

February 6th, 7:00 pm – Marvin Lounge

  1. Opening prayer – Rev. Simon
  2. Changes to the agenda
  3. Approve January 2, 2018 Council Meeting minutes
  4. Capital Campaign Update – Dave Johnson
    1. “Regarding Memorial Gifts, how long should the church be obliged to memorialize a gift”
  5. Food Pantry feedback on council request they vote on contributing to cover costs.
  6. Committee sign-ups for Ushering (*) and managing Sign-up Genius for this.
  7. Farmer’s market feedback – Mark to share.
  8. Scheduling Congregational Meeting for by-law changes (After Single service starts?)
    1. Do we need to schedule review for any additional edits.
  9. Nominating Committee Update
  10. Member in Discernment Status for Josh Sharp
  11. TD Bank Meeting
  12. Which committees will be getting new chairs? (Deacons, …..)
  13. Adjourn

*Committee sign ups for Ushering:

  • Ushering Month
  • January
  • February
  • March
  • April
  • May
  • June
  • July
  • August
  • September
  • October
  • November
  • December
  • Committee
  • Church Council for Annual Meeting
  • Christian Education
  • Deacons
  • TBD
  • Ushering
  • Hospitality
  • Music
  • Pastoral Relations
  • Stewardship
  • Missions
  • Nominating
  • Trustees

Approved meeting minutes are available from the church administrator.

January 2018 Church Council

January 2nd, 7:00 pm – Marvin Lounge

  1. Opening prayer – Rev. Mendes or Rev. Simon
  2. Changes to the agenda
  3. Approve December 5, 2017 Council Meeting minutes
  4. Capital Campaign Update – Kaki McGeary
  5. Organist/Choir Director/Coordinator search update –  Judy Pomainville
  6. Budget Discussion
  7. Nominating Committee Update – Carl Wermer
  8. Adjourn

Approved meeting minutes are available from the church administrator.

December 2017 Church Council

December 5th, 7:00 pm – Marvin Lounge

  1. Opening prayer – Rev. Mendes
  2. Changes to the agenda
  3. Approve November 7, 2017 Council Meeting minutes
  4. Approve November 19, 2017 Special Church-wide Meeting minutes
  5. Budget discussion – finance committee
    1. Reaffirm balanced budget
    2. Status of the budget
    3. Budget surplus
  6. Capital Campaign Update – Dave Johnson
  7. Organist/Choir Director/Coordinator search update –  Judy Pomainville
  8. Annual Meeting – proposed By-Law change
    1. Article III: Membership, Section 1, Category A: add the following text at the end of the paragraph “Under special circumstances, the Deacons, by majority vote, can waive the New Member’s Class requirement.”
  9. Nominating Committee Update – Carl Wermer
  10. Agenda items for January Meeting
  11. Adjourn

Approved meeting minutes are available from the church administrator.

November 2017 Church Council

November 7th, 7:00 pm – Marvin Lounge

  1. Opening prayer – Rev. Mendes
  2. Changes to the agenda
  3. Approve October 3, 2017 Council Meeting minutes
  4. Approve October 22, 2017 Special Council Meeting minutes
  5. Capital Campaign Update – Dave Johnson
  6. Organist/Choir Director/Coordinator search update – Rev. Mendes
  7. Associate Pastor Hiring Update – Joanne Irwin and Rev. Mendes
  8. Nominating Committee Update – Carl Wermer
  9. Agenda items for December Meeting
  10. Adjourn

Approved meeting minutes are available from the church administrator.

October 2017 Church Council

October 3rd, 7:00 pm – Marvin Lounge

  1. Opening prayer – Rev. Mendes
  2. Changes to the agenda
  3. Approve September 5, 2017 Council Meeting minutes
  4. 150th Anniversary Committee update – Beth Volker
  5. Organist/Choir Director/Coordinator search update – Judy Larrabee
  6. Associate Pastor Search – Committee representative or Rev. Mendes
  7. Capital Campaign Update – Kevin Meilleur
  8. Agenda items for November Meeting
  9. Adjourn

Approved meeting minutes are available from the church administrator.

September 2017 Church Council

September 5th, 7:00 pm – Marvin Lounge

  1. Opening prayer – Rev. Mendes
  2. Changes to the agenda
  3. Approve August 1, 2017 Council Meeting minutes
  4. Architect information/discussion – John Alden
  5. Member in Discernment process – Josh Sharp
  6. 150th Anniversary Committee update – Ann Gray, Church Historian
  7. Organist/Choir Director/Coordinator search update – Judy Larrabee
  8. Associate Pastor Search – Committee representative or Rev. Mendes
  9. Capital Campaign Update – Kevin Meilleur
  10. Agenda items for October Meeting
  11. Adjourn

Approved meeting minutes are available from the church administrator.

August 2017 Church Council

August 1st, 7:00 pm – Marvin Lounge

  1. Opening prayer – a volunteer at the meeting will lead
  2. Changes to the agenda
  3. Approve June 6, 2017 Council Meeting minutes
  4. 150th Anniversary Committee update – Ann Gray, Church Historian
  5. Jamaica Trip – Sharon Dettenrieder
  6. Organist/Choir Director/Coordinator search update – Judy Larrabee
  7. Associate Pastor Search – Joanne Irwin
  8. Finance Committee updates regarding Endowment requests
  9. Food Pantry – Val Gabert
  10. Capital Campaign Update – Kevin Meilleur
  11. Agenda items for September Meeting
  12. Adjourn

Approved meeting minutes are available from the church administrator.

June 2017 Church Council

June 6th, 7:00 pm – Marvin Lounge

  1. Opening prayer – Pastor Mark
  2. Approve May 2, 2017 Council Meeting minutes
  3. 150th Anniversary Committee update – Ann Gray, Church Historian
  4. Organist/Choir Director/Coordinator search update – Judy Larrabee
  5. Associate Pastor Search – Joanne Irwin
  6. Finance Committee updates regarding Endowment requests
    1. Christian Education
    2. Jamaica Mission Trip
  7. Capital Campaign Update – Kevin Meilleur
  8. Agenda items for August Meeting (there is no meeting in July)
  9. Adjourn

Approved meeting minutes are available from the church administrator.

May 2017 Church Council

May 2nd, 7:00 pm – Marvin Lounge

  1. Opening prayer – Pastor Mark
  2. Approve April 4, 2017 Council Meeting minutes
  3. 150th Anniversary Committee update – Ann Gray, Church Historian
  4. Organist/Choir Director/Coordinator search update – Judy Larrabee
  5. Associate Pastor Search – Joanne Irwin
  6. Capital Campaign Update – Kevin Meilleur
  7. Nominating Committee update – Carl Wermer
  8. Agenda items for June Meeting
  9. Adjourn

Approved meeting minutes are available from the church administrator.