November Council Minutes

Messiah Lutheran Church Council Minutes

(these minutes will be approved at the December Council meeting)

November 3, 2019

Council Members present: Pastor Amy Truhe, President Pari Ford, Becky Anderson, Kirsten Bruce, Lois Carlson, Gavin Doughty, Chock Hefner, Linda Lewis, Muriel Gentine, Warren Olson, Ingrid Pohl, Anya Pohl. Absent: Ted Kessinger.

Opening Prayer: Pastor Amy Truhe Reports:

Secretary: Approval of minutes of the October 6, 2019 meeting M/S/C. Treasurer: Report M/S/C.

Pastor: Ask for support of Karol Carr as a PMA candidate. Bible study going well with 10 – 15 participants. Office manager still pending.
President’s report: No report.

Old Business: An on-demand hot water heater for under the sink is still recommended. We will next check with the KDHE requirements for our needs.

2020 Council Members: Chock Hefner will not be returning in January. Names are being submitted for next year.

Pastor Amy, Becky Anderson and Kirsten Bruce will check the list of inactive members to receive a letter.

Smoky Valley Community Foundation and the David Nutt Foundation grants have been submitted.

New Business:

One HVAC unit will be purchased and installed by Mark Flynn

MELC’s annual Thanksgiving dinner will be November 17 at 5:30. A midweek Advent will begin the first week of December.

We are looking at a long term vision for interior and exterior repairs.

Committee Reports:

Property – Chock submitted a written report. Devotions: Linda Lewis – Blessed to Follow, Chapter 6

Next MELC Council Meeting: Sunday, December 8 at 11:00 am. Devotions for December: Becky Anderson

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