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Church Council Meeting Minutes - February 9, 2011

posted Feb 23, 2011, 6:37 AM by Pastor Trinity   [ updated Feb 23, 2011, 6:46 AM ]
Trinity Lutheran Church
Church Council Meeting Minutes
February 9, 2011

Present: Pastor Watt, Bill Magers, Jim Nelson, Byron Bilderback, Kevin Kruse, Tom Braymen and Waunita Watt. 
Vice President Bill Magers called the meeting to order at 7:35 p.m.
Pastor Watt led the opening devotion.
There were no minutes from the previous meeting.

Pastor’s Report
Pastor Watt reported that were 12 persons in the Pastor’s information class with 3 prospective new members. They are meeting on Thursday evenings at 7:00 p.m.
Pastor reported that the average weekly attendance in 2010 was 92,  and the  average communion attendance was 65.  In 2009 the average weekly attendance  was 94, while the average communion attendance was 64.  In 2008 the average weekly attendance was 90, and the average communion attendance was 66.
On March 27th, Pastor Tom Baker, Concordia Mission Society, will be at Trinity.

Reports of Officer and Boards
Tom Braymen gave the Treasurer's Report.  The Treasurer's report was approved.

Kevin Kruse gave the Financial Secretary's report.

Jim Nelson gave the Elder's report.  Jim said that the Elders did not meet in February due to the snow storm.

Waunita that the youth groups did not meet in January.  There will be a family game day with pizza provided on February 27th after Bible Class.

Byron Bilderback gave the Trustee's report.  He said that he has installed some shelves in the Preschool kitchen area.  He will replace the faucets in the Preschool and in the
Fellowship Hall kitchens.  There has been some furnace work done.  The Trustees will be measuring for new windows in the Fellowship Hall after the weather warms up.

Pastor gave the report for the building committee.  He said that a straw poll will be taken of the congregation to determine if the people would like to add on/ remodel to the church building or if they would like to change the fellowship hall into a new sanctuary.

There were no reports given by Preschool Board, Worship/Alter Committee, Missions, or Stewardship.

Bill Magers led the closing prayer.

The meeting was adjourned at 8:35 p.m.

Respectfully submitted
Kevin Kruse
Acting Secretary

Pastor Trinity,
Feb 23, 2011, 6:45 AM