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.

April 2017 Church Council

April 4th, 7:00 pm – Marvin Lounge

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

Approved meeting minutes are available from the church administrator.

March 2017 Church Council

The Church Council meeting scheduled for March 7, 2017 has been cancelled.

February 2017 Church Council

February 7th, 7:00 pm – Marvin Lounge

  1. Opening prayer – Pastor Mark
  2. Changes to the agenda
  3. Approve January 3, 2017 Council Meeting minutes
  4. Approve January 29, 2017 Annual Meeting minutes
  5. Finalize Endowment Policy revisions – Jeff Nowell
  6. Communications Committee update – Judy McCullen
    1. Recommendation re: posting minutes on website, usernames & password, etc.
  7. Music Committee update – Judy Larrabee
    1. Plan of Organ Supply once Catherine leaves
    2. Hiring Committee for Music Director
  8. Human Resource Committee – Mark Mendes, Pastor
    1. Nursery
    2. Mid-year Evaluations
  9. Associate Pastor Search – Pastor Mark
  10. 150th Anniversary Committee update – Ann Gray, Church Historian
    1. Banner to be hung on the church
  11. Trustees update – Kevin Meilleur, Chair
    1. Projects for Capital Campaign priorities
    2. Capital Campaign Committee
    3. Water leek on third floor
  12. Agenda items for March Meeting
  13. Thank you to Council Members whose terms have ended
  14. Adjourn

Approved meeting minutes are available from the church administrator.

January 2017 Church Council

January 3rd, 7:00 pm – Marvin Lounge

  1. Opening prayer – Pastor Mark
  2. Changes to the agenda
  3. Approve December 6, 2016 minutes
  4. Proposed Endowment Policy revisions – Jeff Nowell
  5. Discussion of “Minutes” & “Notes” for the FCCEJ website
  6. Proposal for 150th Anniversary banner to be hung on the church – Beth Volker
  7. Status of committee members for 2017 – Carl Wermer, Nominating Committee
  8. Update regarding 2017 pledges – Pat Seaver, Finance Committee
  9. Budget discussion – Ann Gray, Finance Committee
  10. Agenda items for February meeting
  11. Adjourn

Approved meeting minutes are available from the church administrator.