Council Meeting Minutes

Council Minutes October 14th, 2014

The church council meeting was called to order by President Eric Kaiser at 6:30 pm October 14, 2014.  Members present were Eric Kaiser, Pastor Tim, Deb Skoglund, Sally Halvorson, and Linda Britton.  Also present was Linda Bergstrand.

Eric led us in devotions.

Motion by Deb Skoglund, second by Sally Halvorson to approve minutes from the September council meeting.  Motion carried.

Treasurer’s Report

Deb Skoglund reported on the monthly totals and receivables that show receivables are still falling short to pay the expenses.  Eric will explain about pledge cards on Sunday and explain why these pledges will give an estimate of monies available for paying the church expenditures.  October 26th Deb will give the quarterly report to church members.  There is still the ongoing problem of the expenditures for Bubbling Brook so Eric will speak with Danielle.    Motion by Pastor Tim, second by Sally Halvorson to approve the treasurer’s report as presented.   Motion carried. 

Bubbling Brook Child Care Center

Linda Bergstrand reports they are reviewing the food costs to see what the per child cost is.  November 1 there will be an increase in tuition cost.  The council would like to see the budget that the center will be using.


The work on evangelism and outreach continues to be done.

Facility Update

Eric Kaiser reports that the playground has been extended and winterizing completed. 

Tactical Plan Update

Eric Kaiser reminded members of the strategic meeting October 25th from 9-12.   A signup sheet will be out for members who are interested to attend. 

The next meeting will be November 11 at 6:30 pm.

Following the Lord’s Prayer the meeting was adjourned at 8:25 pm.

Respectfully submitted,

Linda Britton