Beaver Creek Church of the Brethren

Leadership Team Meeting

January 17, 2019

Present:  Chris Dastoli, Theresa Eckard, Deborah Hoover, Joe LaPrade, Amy Saum, Marlin Simmons, Zack Wampler, Kenny Wheelbarger, Bill Wood.  Ex-Officio:  Elaine McGann – Interim Pastor, Darlene LaPrade – Church Clerk.  Absent:  Donna Miller – Treasurer.

Chris called the meeting to order at 7:00 p.m. and opened the meeting with devotions.

The minutes from the December meeting were approved.

Calendar Roundtable:  February 3 – First Sunday Breakfast, March 10 – Deacon Meeting, All Church Birthday Party – TBA, April 27 – Chicken BBQ, May 11 – Mother/Daughter banquet, September 28 – Steak Dinner, October 26, Chicken BBQ

The Treasurer’s report was approved.

Matters for the Leadership Team:

Elaine reminded everyone to please keep Tess informed of all Focus Team matters.

Joe reported that the Finance Team is working on getting people to conduct the annual review.  They are also working to get different financial reports from the Treasurer for the Leadership Team.

Bill asked for items for the newsletter.  He reported that the church website was hacked.  The passwords have been changed and we may need to look into a safer server. He also reported that there will be three Lenten campfire services held at the church during Lent.

Pastor’s Report:  Elaine reported that she is back to visiting since being sick.  She has visited Dwight Miller and Steve Miller.  She stressed the importance of sending Focus Team minutes to Tess.

Search Committee Report:  A new profile is available for consideration.  The committee will meet to consider this profile.

Old Business:  There was no update on the change of carrier to Comcast.  The team is still gathering information needed.

New Business:  The agenda for the February 3rd Congregational Business Meeting was presented as follows: 

  • Opening and Devotions
  • Minutes of previous Council meeting
  • Treasurer’s report
  • Financial Secretary’s report
  • Focus Team’s reports
  • Leadership Team report
  • Pastor’s report
  • Acceptance of reports
  • New Business
  • Adjournment

Joe made a motion to approve the agenda.  Kenny seconded the motion and it was approved.

The meeting was adjourned at 7:40 p.m.

Next Meeting – February 21 at 7:00 p.m.

Devotions – Bill Wood

Darlene LaPrade – Church Clerk

January minutes posted