April, 2018 Ministrt Table Minutes

April 10, 2018 Meeting Minutes Members in attendance : Marv Brickner, Patti Stout, Jeremy Banning, Shiloh Banning, Pastor David Banning, Steve Gierke, Becky Gierke, Matt McGinley, Debbie Kane, Kit Runion, Les Buchanan, and Jackie Banning Call to prayer and praise by Pastor David and Marv. Radical Hospitality​: Fun Committee, Congregation care, UMR, Building and Grounds

  • Congregation care (Patti): Shut-in List current :No shut ins currently, helping Ed H and Jack C to church
  • UMW (Patti): Currently enough money has been raised for the freezer in the basement, women are going to Plymouth for the spring district meeting this Saturday, will be having guest speaker April 17, Mother Daughter banquet May 15
  • Fun Committee (Debbie): Meeting next Sunday at Tate’s in Portage, Spring clean up day May 19th
  • Building and Grounds (Jeremy and Steve): Church Van in the shop (new tires this week and body repairs will be done at a later time), sanctuary ceiling, outside light at NW corner needs repaired, gravel needs to be raked back into parking lot from plowing, front steps are tilting may need to be repaired, front lawn has sunk next to sidewalk needs to be filled with dirt, boiler repaired this week

  Passionate Worship​: Worship Team

  • Worship (Steve): Still working on greeter teams and liturgist for month long commitment

  Intentional Faith Development​: Adult Education Team, Children Ministries Team

  • Adult Education (Matt and Pastor Dave): Invitation to the New Testament is all finished, will start Invitation to John on the 15th materials are ordered
  • Children’s Ministries (Pastor Dave):VBS theme Shipwrecked- Rescued by Jesus, Ryan and Katie still deciding on dates

  Risk-taking Mission and Service​: Mission Team

  • Missions (Patti): discuss smart 911 with congregation and community

  Extravagant Generosity​: Treasurer’s Report, Staff Parish Relations, Memorial Report, Lay Leader Report

  • Treasurer’s Report(Les, Becky, Pastor Dave): report discussed and introduction of church monthly budget
  • Staff Parish Relations(Kit): none
  • Lay Leader Report (Matt): Matt, Kit, Patti attending Lay Servant academy in Michigan City, Annual Conference is June 7-9
  • Memorial Report: none

  Date for next meeting May 8th, at 7:00 pm