Beaver Creek Church of the Brethren
Leadership Team Meeting
June 22, 2017
Present: Brad Eckard, Joe LaPrade, Darlene LaPrade, Diane Miller, Bill Eckard, Theresa Eckard, Jeanette Hess. Ex-officio: Elaine McGann, Dana Suter – Church Clerk. Absent: Ann Healy, Deborah Hoover, Reba Kline, and Donna Miller – Treasurer.
Brad Eckard called the meeting to order at 7:02 pm.
Diane Miller led the group in devotions and a prayer.
The minutes from last month’s meeting were approved with an addition. The LT voted to move the monthly LT meeting back to the third Thursday of each month.
Calendar Update: First Sunday Offering in July – Gideon’s International, Bread and Cup Communion –
July 2, Outdoor Worship and Carry – In Meal – July 23.
The Treasurer’s Report was approved.
Focus Team Reports:
Finance: Joe reported that the money from a CD that was due in June has been moved to a Vanguard Account. The Finance Team will be discussing possibilities for another CD that is coming due in July.
Facilities: Bill Eckard reported that the new directorial signs to the church are now in place.
Theresa Eckard gave an update from the Search Committee. There were 42 surveys turned in to the committee. The information has been compiled into a church profile and will be available to prospective pastors. The Search Committee wanted to have the profile complete prior to Annual Conference.
The salary and benefits agreement between Elaine McGann, Interim Pastor, and Beaver Creek COB has been finalized. (Editor’s note: Details of the agreement are on file with official minutes in the church office.) The minister requests that one half of this amount be designated as a “housing allowance” for tax planning purposes.
New Business: Brad reported that Glenn and Debbie will be requesting to move their membership to Mill Creek COB in the near future.
The next LT meeting will be July 20, 2017 at 7:00 pm.
The meeting was adjourned at 7:50 pm.
Dana Suter – Church Clerk