Annual Meeting Minutes — Jan 26, 2014

ANNUAL CONGREGATIONAL MEETING MINUTES

Sunday, January 26, 2014

Shepherd of the Hills Lutheran Church

Quorum – A quorum of 32 members was met.

Pre-Meeting Items of Interest: Music by Sara Holton, special refreshments and “Who Moved My Cheese Video Presentation”

Call to Order – Diane Bursey called the meeting to order at 11:50am

Review of logistical arrangements for meeting – Pastor Nancy

Introduction of Staff Members – Diane Bursey introduced the staff.

Sara Holton – Choir Director

Gizella Guba – Bookkeeper

 

Introduction of Council Members – Diane Bursey introduced the 2014 Council Members:

Diane Bursey – President

Debbie Kiely – Vice President

Michelle Candage – Secretary

Nancy Etienne– Worship and Music

Pat Quelhorst – Treasurer

Judy Lojko – Finance

Ed Carroll – Evangelism/Stewardship

Opening Prayer – Pastor Nancy Vogel gave devotion “Hope” from the “Jesus Lives” Book by Sarah Young.

Pastor’s Update – Pastor Nancy Vogel:

Interim pastor review with power point slide presentation included:

New organizational council structure

Officers

President

Vice President

Secretary

Treasurer

Property

Worship and Music

Christian Formation

Small Groups

Part Time Staff Changes

New Program Coordinator added to office staff

Choir Director moves to Music Director

Pastoral Assistance to Pastor Nancy

Three (3) year becomes four (4) year plan (review on page seven of annual congregation meeting packet).

Mission Insight Project Overview – demographics presentation by Dan Candage.

Thank you to Council Members – Pastor Nancy Vogel thanked all council members for their service during this past year for their service. There were many leadership and organizational changes; everyone extended their time and efforts to make ministry happen.

Approval of 2013 Congregational Meeting Minutes

Motion to accept the 2013 meeting minutes – Ruth Monzillo

Second Motion – Susan Sherman

Diane Bursey – motion carries

Approval of Pastor’s Report

Motion to accept the Pastor’s report – Heather Faraci

Second Motion – Amy Markussen

Diane Bursey – motion carries

Approval of President’s Report

Motion to accept the President’s report – Amy Markussen

Second Motion – Ruth Monzillo

Diane Bursey – motion carries

 Approval of Christian Education/ Youth and Family Report

Motion to accept the Christian Education/ Youth and Family report – Dan Candage

Second Motion – Charlie Monzillo

Diane Bursey – motion carries

 Approval of Stewardship and Evangelism Report

Motion to accept the Stewardship and Evangelism report – Pat Quelhorst

Second Motion – Nanci Etienne

Diane Bursey – motion carries

Approval of Worship & Music Committee Report

Motion to accept the Worship & Music Committee report – Dan Candage

Second Motion – Joe Lojko

Diane Bursey – motion carries

 Approval of Service Board Report

Motion to accept the Service Board report – Dan Candage

Second Motion – Joe Lojko

Diane Bursey – motion carries

 Approval of Property Report

Motion to accept the Property report – Dan Candage

Second Motion – Joe Lojko

Diane Bursey – motion carries

 Approval of Thrivent Financial for Lutherans Report

Motion to accept the Thrivent Financial for Lutherans report – Lavonne Gysan

Second Motion – Nanci Etienne

Diane Bursey – motion carries

 Approval of Fellowship Report

Motion to accept the Fellowship report – Dan Candage

Second Motion – Joe Lojko

Diane Bursey – motion carries

 Approval of Memorial & Gifts Committee Report

Motion to accept the Memorial & Gifts Committee report – Susan Sherman

Second Motion – Joe Lojko

Diane Bursey – motion carries

Approval of Finance Report

Motion to accept the Finance report – Susan Sherman

Second Motion – Ruth Monzillo

Diane Bursey – motion carries

 Approval of Treasurer’s Report

Motion to accept the Treasurer’s report – Dan Candage

Second Motion – Joe Lojko

Diane Bursey – motion carries

 2014 Council Member Nominees

Debbie Kiely – President

Judy Lojko – Vice President

Pat Quelhorst – Treasurer

Nanci Etienne – Finance

Ed Carrol – Christian Formation

Diane Bursey – Small Groups

Property – position remains open

Worship & Music – position remains open

Motion to accept Council Member Nominees – Karissa Bursey

Second Motion – Joe Lojko

Diane Bursey – motion carries

Motion to accept new council members – Susan Sherman

Second Motion – Amy Markussen

Diane Bursey – motion carries

 Nomination Committee for 2015 Council Members

Susan Sherman

Amy Markussen

Marianne Larson

Heather Faraci

Motion to accept nominating committee members – Karissa Bursey

Second Motion – Nanci Etienne

Diane Bursey – motion carries

 Mission Insight Presentation by Pastor Jefferson Cox

 2013 Financial Report

Motion to accept nominating committee members – Ruth Monzillo

Second Motion – Joe Lojko

Diane Bursey – motion carries

 Proposed Spending Plan (Budget) 2014

Motion to accept the 2014 proposed budget – Dan Candage

Second Motion – Nanci Etienne

Diane Bursey – motion carries

Other Business

None

Hymn 369

 Adjournment

Ruth Monzillo made a motion to adjourn the meeting and it was seconded by Taylor Candage. The motion was passed unanimously and the meeting was adjourned at 1:27pm.

Respectfully Submitted,

Michelle Candage, Secretary

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