Beaver Creek Church of the Brethren
Leadership Team Meeting
July 20, 2017
Present: Brad Eckard, Theresa Eckard, Joe LaPrade, Darlene LaPrade, Roger Simmons, Ann Healy, Diane Miller, Reba Kline, Deborah Hoover, Jeanette Hess, Elaine McGann – Interim Pastor, Dana Suter – Church Clerk. Absent: Bill Eckard, Donna Miller – Treasurer.
Brad Eckard called the meeting to order at 7:00 pm.
Joe LaPrade led the group in devotions and a prayer.
The minutes from last month’s meeting and the treasurer’s report were approved.
Calendar Update: July 29 – Men’s Fellowship Breakfast at the Thomas House Restaurant, July 30 – Annual Conference Report during the Sunday School hour, Aug. 6 – First Sunday Offering dedicated to World Hunger, Aug. 11, 12 – Church Retreat at Natural Chimneys, Sept. 3 – Teacher Recognition and return to normal hours, Oct. 8 – Pulpit Supply during Elaine’s absence.
Facilities Team: Roger reported that the Facilities Team had met recently. The FT discussed the possible extra expenditures that will occur at the parsonage after the Bollinger’s move out at the end of this month. Roger stated that the church will have to take over payment of the utilities beginning in
August. The LT discussed raising Tess’s salary due to extra duties she is taking care of at the parsonage during this transition period.
Worship: Ann reported a need for children’s story tellers. The Caregivers Circle is continuing to meet and are opening their group up to others in the community that may have an interest.
Fellowship: Deb Hoover reported that plans are being made for the All-Church Retreat. The Fellowship Team is looking at having the meal on Saturday night catered.
Christian Education & Discipleship: Darlene reported that their team is working on securing Sunday school teachers for next year.
Pastor’s Report: Elaine gave members a list of the things she has been doing since she started as the interim pastor in June.
The next Leadership Team meeting is August 17 at 7:00 pm.
There being no new business, the meeting was adjourned at 7:55 pm.
Dana Suter – Church Clerk