Council Meeting Minutes

January 13th 2014 Minutes

Waters of Life

Church Council Meeting

January 13, 2014



The council meeting was called to order by President Roger Lindberg January 13, 2014 at 7 pm.  Council members present were Roger Lindberg, Deb Skoglund, Pastor Tim, Steve Hadley, Justin Dahl, and Linda Britton.  Also present were Ron Oswald and Dan Lewis.  Roger welcomed all to the meeting and had Pastor Tim lead us with devotions.



Motion and second to approve the December minutes was made.  Motion carried.



 Dan Lewis and Steve Hadley informed the council on the Narthex flooring. The Memorial Committee would like to start collecting donations for the remainder of the money needed to complete the project.  Motion by Steve Hadley, second by Pastor Tim for the Memorial Committee to begin collecting donations for the floor completion. 



Deb Skolund reports that the preliminary report shows a $498 loss for WOL and $3609 loss for BB.  There were fewer contributions last year and the wild game raffle income was down. 

Deb will be working with Bubbling Brook on setting up a budget and look for ways to have this year end with a positive number.

Motion by Deb Skolund, second by Justin Dahl to have five council members able to sign the new loan papers with only three signatures required.  Motion carried.

After a discussion on the balance to be maintained in the checking account a motion by Justine Dahl, second by Steve Hadley to keep $25,000 as the balance in the checking account with the goal of making $30,000 the balance if possible.  If there is any month when the balance drops below this amount the council will be informed of this.  Motion carried.

Deb Skoglund will give the financial information to church members on February after worship.





Following a discussion the council decided to recognize outstanding members of the church and will recognize Shannon Lucero and the Johnson family for the snow plowing for the church.

Roger reports he was contacted by Mille DeBolt about Skype services.  Pastor Tim reported that he had checked into this before and found the church would need to purchase a license. It was decided not to do this for now.  


The next monthly council meeting will be January 13, 2014 at 7 pm.


Being no further business, following the Lord’s Prayer the meeting was adjourned at 8:30 pm.


Respectfully submitted,

Linda Britton, Secretary