Beaver Creek Church of the Brethren
Leadership Team Meeting
November 16, 2017
Present: Brad Eckard, Bill Eckard, Reba Kline, Jeanette Hess, Darlene LaPrade, Joe LaPrade, Elaine McGann – Interim Pastor, Dana Suter – Church Clerk. Absent: Diane Miller, Ann Healy, Theresa Eckard, Deborah Hoover, and Donna Miller – Treasurer.
Brad Eckard called the meeting to order at 7:00 pm. Elaine led the group in prayer.
The minutes from last month’s meeting and the Treasurer’s report were accepted.
Calendar Update: Nov. 25 – pick out a Chrismon Tree, Dec. 3 – First Sunday Offering designated for the Salvation Army, Dec. 18 – Christmas Caroling
Focus Team Reports:
Facilities: Bill reported that the church windows and doors were painted, a rusty place on the roof was power washed and a new exterior light above the front door of the church was installed.
Finance: Joe reported that the commitment cards will be collected this Sunday.
Worship: Reba inquired as to who was responsible for hanging the four banners in the sanctuary. The Facilities Team will take care of getting the banners hung upstairs. Elaine reported that the selection of hymns has included some unfamiliar to many in the congregation but one hymn a month is selected as a new hymn to sing. Elaine is also more familiar with the old red hymnal than the blue hymnal used at Beaver Creek.
Pastor’s Report: Elaine stated that after the first of the year, she would like to meet with the new LT Chair and Chair-Elect and discuss possible changes to office hours and making some changes to the bulletin format.
New Business: Brad stated the need for deacons. A plea for deacon units will be placed in the bulletin and newsletter. The opening on the Christian Education and Discipleship and Gifts & Calling Team has been filled.
The next Leadership Team Meeting will be held on December 21, 2017 at 7:00 pm.
The meeting was adjourned at 7:42 pm.
Dana Suter – Church Clerk