Beaver Creek Church of the Brethren
Leadership Team Meeting
May 21, 2015

Present: Evy Kaye Sandin, Bill Wood, Deborah Hoover, Candy Hulvey, Jane Cyzick, Charles Wright. Exofficio: Glenn Bollinger – Pastor, Donna Miller – Treasurer, Dana Suter – Church Clerk. Absent: Bill Eckard, Theresa Eckard, Sean Dunn, and Jeanette Hess.

Evy Kaye called the meeting to order at 7:02 pm. Evy Kaye led the group in devotions and a prayer. The minutes from last month’s meeting and the Treasurer’s report were approved. The master calendar was updated.

Focus Team Reports:

Christian Ed. & Discipleship: Jane Cyzick reported that Brad Eckard, Deborah Hoover, Michael Jordan, and Glenn will serve on the Youth Advisory Team. The youth representatives will be Will Eckard and Daniel Over. Jane Wood and Debbie Bollinger will be responsible for Bible Academy this summer. There has been interest shown for starting a new Bible study in the fall. The team is continuing to work on graduate recognition and securing a representative for Brethren Woods.

Congregational Connection: No report.

Facilities: Evy Kaye gave the report in Bill Eckard’s absence. The following items have been completed: Ceiling repaired in Pathfinder Sunday School room, a non-skid rug placed in the vestibule, a crash bar installed on the door in the basement, 2 church pews repaired, metal trim over the new entrance in the basement repaired, all locks in the church have been keyed the same, cracks in the wall in the master bathroom of the parsonage fixed, and the picture window in the parsonage has been replaced.

Fellowship: No report.

Finance: Charles Wright reported that the Finance Team would like to change a line item name in the budget from External Audit to Financial Resource Fund. The change would allow for flexibility, seeing that the monies are used for other items as well as the audit. The vote will be tabled until there is a quorum present. Charles communicated that another person is in training for the teller system.

Worship: Candy Hulvey reported that summer hours will begin on June 7 and graduate recognition will be on that Sunday also. Vacation Bible School begins on June 21 – 25. A combined retreat with Montezuma COB will be held at Brethren Woods on August 23.

Deacon’s Report: Donna Miller reported that a Bread and Cup Communion will be held on July 5.

Pastor’s Report: Glenn reported that on May 25, Goldie Miller will have her 107th birthday.

Unfinished Business: Evy Kaye handed out copies of the results of the LT/FT Assessments and the Congregational Assessments and encouraged members to study them prior to a specially called meeting on June 30 at 7:00. The facilities needs /vision will be discussed at next month’s meeting.

Outreach and Missions: No Report.

Ministry: Glenn gave the report in Theresa Eckard’s absence. Glenn shared that housing for Zander Willoughby is needed for the week of June 28 and a week in August. Zander will be arriving in 2 weeks on June 3. The denomination will not pay for Glenn’s airline ticket as thought previously. Charles moved that Glenn’s ticket be paid out of the general fund and Deborah Hoover seconded the motion and it was passed. During Fellowship Time on June 7, the congregation is invited to come and meet Zander.

New Business: None.

Evy Kaye led the group in a prayer.

The meeting was adjourned at 8:34 pm.

The next Leadership Team meeting is June 18, 2015 at 7:00 pm.

Respectfully submitted, Dana Suter, Church Clerk

May minutes approved