PRUMC Church Council Meeting November 1st, 2016 Minutes


Opening: The meeting was called to order at 5:30 PM by John Wells and a prayer given by Pastor Anne Bridgers.


Minutes: The September 6th, 2016 meeting minutes were read and unanimously approved; (1st approval motion by Bill Strader, seconded by Venita Shetzer).


Old Business: Talked about chairs; Bill got three quotes – no fabric chairs. They will be vinyl chairs for $17. Gray/black/beige folding chairs with two carts at $439.98; per chair cost is $17.95/EA for a total of $2,334.98 — will purchase one chair for test. Trustees will need to decide what to do with old chairs (donate or sell). Ask for donation for chairs as a fundraising.


New Business: Pastor Anne reported that Vicki Young and Pat Strader will take over Worship; Kip unable to continue.   Rita mentioned about endowments for old members.


Treasurer’s Report: John O. provided group with report for period July 1, 2016 to October 31, 2016 (beginning balance is $44,145.19; ending balance is $46,046.35).


Finance Report: Tom and Delane will head up a new chair drive to purchase new chairs.


Financial Secretary: No report


Outreach/UMW: No report


UMM: No report


Trustees: No report


Worship: No report


Education: No report


Stewardship: No report


Older Adults: No report


Young Adults: Kim Bogan is getting free literature for kids; working on projects with kids.


Royal Spirits: No report


Communications: No report


Disaster Relief: No report


Membership/Historian: Venita reported that a new member joined the church Sunday.


PPRC: Rita is working to finalize Choir Director’s contract.

Lay Leadership: No report


Pastor’s Report: Pastor Anne reported that coming up will be a busy time for the church – All Saints Sunday for members that passed away this year, December 14th Kids for Christ service, Christmas Eve and Christmas Day services.


Pastor Anne went over the “CPTED – Crime Prevention through Environmental Design” form; will try to set up meeting for Trustees and Council to talk about this issue in a January meeting.


NEXT MEETING: Tuesday, January 3rd, 2017 at 5:30 PM in Fowler Hall; standing meeting every two months.


Closing: Pastor Anne led group in closing prayer; meeting adjourned at 6:30 PM.


Respectfully submitted,

Tammy M. Szucs

Recording Secretary

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