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Church Council Minutes

5:30 PM Tuesday, April 10, 2018

Present:
Dennis
Aanenson,
John
Cook,
Tony
Kohrs,
Linda
Becker,
Pastor
Steve
Norby,
Dana
Kocka,
Laura
Kujawa,
Jamie
Linkowitz,
Kami
Johnson,
 Wayne
Pearson,
Harry
Wenner,
Kristi
York,
Mark
Harmon,
Tom
Van
Bruggen,
Jennifer
Michaelson.


Guests:

N/A

Devotion:
Dana
 

May
Devotions:
Family
Ministry

 
REPORTS:


Secretary
–
M/S/P
as
changed.
1st‐Linda.,
2nd‐
Tom

Treasurer
Report
and
Financial
Secretary
Report
–
M/S/P
to
approve
as
presented.
1st‐Linda,
2nd‐
Tom

 
BUSINESS:


1. Security System‐
would
like
to
put
in
cameras
on
both
entrance
doors
to
monitor
people
in
and
out
of
the
building,
Jerry
Bunting
is
 researching
options.

Motion‐To
approve
resource
committee
recommendation
up
to
$1500
to
put
a
security
system
(cameras)
in
the
church
 entrances.

1st‐
Tom,
2nd‐
Linda.


Motion
passed.


2. Office assistant
needed
for
8‐12
hours
per
week
(Wed
and
Thur)
at
starting
rate
of
pay
 $10/hour.

Job
duties
include
answer
phone,
greet
people,
take
messages,
operate
computer,
help
discretionary
fund
workers,
and
complete
 office
duties
as
assigned.

Motion‐
approve
the
hiring
of
a
second
office
assistant
as
outlined
in
the
job
description.
1st‐
John,
2nd‐
Jamie,
Motion
 passed.


3. Sound system update‐
Wayne
Pearson,
recommendation
from
resource
committee
to
replace
the
screens
for
half
price
because
they
 are
leaking
oil
and
the
warranty
is
expired.


Sound
system
is
being
changed
to
HDMI.


 
REPORTS:
Caring and Outreach
–
Pastor
Justin‐
Updating
the
Calvary
brochure
is
in
the
process.


Family Ministry
–
Jamie
Linkowitz,
Kami
Johnson‐
 holding
Holy
Week
Adventures
on
Wed
instead
of
Saturday
was
a
success,
Role
of
Pastor
Justin
on
the
committee
discussed,
Mothers’
Day
(May
 13)
bike
ride
scheduled
for
1:00
pm‐to
Dorset
and
back,
discussion
about
nursery
and/or
children’s
area
in
the
sanctuary
if
it
is
needed?

Finance Ministry
–
Harry
Wenner
–
General
fund
shortfall
is
happening,
there
need
to
support
present
operations
in
addition
to
the
building
fund
 and
mortgage
pay
off.

Building
campaign
is
doing
well
so
far.

158
pledges
for
$575,
000+.


Learning Ministry
–
Linda
Becker–
Last
day
of
Sunday
 school‐May
6,
Last
release
time‐
April
25,
After
school
program
ends
April
25,
Confirmation
ends
April
25,
VBS‐June
11‐14
at
Northern
Pines
 Campground
with
Riverside
Methodist,
19
students
received
1st
communion
on
Maundy
Thursday,
Core
members
would
like
Bibles
returned
to
 the
sanctuary
as
space
is
available
in
the
pews,
discussion
about
putting
the
contemporary
books
on
a
portal
cart
to
be
used
as
needed
in
other
 areas
of
the
church
also.

Resource
–
Tony
Kohrs–
See
above
regarding
security
system.


Worship
–
John
Cook
–
Reviewed
Holy
Week
worship
 schedule,
would
like
to
have
more
input
from
the
choirs
and
groups
that
are
affected
by
changes
in
schedule,
and
additional
worship
times
and
 so
will
schedule
meetings
including
these
groups,
looking
at
outdoor
worship
opportunities
during
the
summer,
plans
for
Pastor
Justin’s
 installation,
youth
praise
band‐will
have
a
need
for
equipment
at
some
time
in
the
future.


Youth
–
Jennifer‐
22
youth,
4
adults
slated
to
go
on
 mission
trip
to
Rockport,
TX,
Rummage
sale‐
May
9
and
10,
Pie
Auction‐May
13,
silent
auction
–
May
13‐21,
June‐
pink
flamingos,
Jr
and
Sr
 league
May
2
and
9
respectively,
Sr.
Recognition
Sunday‐
May
20‐
18
Seniors.


 
ANNOUNCEMENTS:

NW
MN
Synod
Assembly
June
8‐9,
2018,
Calvary
can
have
up
to
3
registered
voters
to
attend.

Zach
Johnson,
Kristi
York
has
 volunteered
to
attend
so
far.


 
Meeting adjourned: 6:52 PM
Minutes
by
Kristi
York

 
 
 

Calvary Council Members

Mark Harmon, President 317-796-8529
Thomas Van Bruggen, President Elect 612-850-7085
Dennis Aanenson, Past President 218-237-5863
Glenn Anderson, Caring & Outreach 218-699-3962
Jamie Linkowitz, Family Ministry 612-715-2541
Kami Johnson, Family Ministry 218-237-8812
Harry Wenner, Finance 218-564-5002
Linda Becker, Learning 218-573-2207
Tony Kohrs, Resource 218-732-8293
John Cook, Worship 218-232-5705
Jennifer Michaelson, Youth 218-616-2787
Laura Kujawa, Financial Secretary 218-732-8836
Kristi York, Secretary 218-301-6964
Wayne Pearson, Treasurer 651-206-3673