Church Council Minutes

August 2021

Jeremy Caudillo called to order the Church Council of Calvary Lutheran Church at 5:30 PM on 8/10/2021.
ROLL CALL: The following members were present: Pastor Steve Norby, Wayne Pearson, Harry Wenner, Stuart Larson, Dana Kocka, John Cook, Jeremy Caudillo, Al Judson, Mandy Runyan, Bob Berdahl, Sonda Tolle.
Guests: Tony Platz
DEVOTIONS and PRAYER: Pastor Steve
a) Secretary Minutes-July Meeting Minutes 1st Harry, 2nd Al, motion passed.
b) Treasurer Report for July-Motion to approve as presented. 1st Dennis, 2nd Al, motion passed.
a) Roofing Project-heard a presentation from APR Roofing Company. Motion to approve the contract for the insurance replacement bid with APR subject to a review of the contract, 1st John, 2nd Dennis, motion passed. Motion to approve Jeremy as the person to sign the contract for Calvary. 1st John, 2nd Brandi, motion passed. Motion to approve 35,953.41 for the roofing project as indicated. 1st Stuart, 2nd Harry, motion passed.
b) Special Congregational Meeting-September 19th at 9:30 AM, agenda-skylight replacement. 1st Glenn, 2nd John, motion passed.
c) COVID-19- no updates, continue to promote measures to prevent transmission of the disease; face masks, social distancing, hand hygiene, and staying home when ill.
a) Caring and Outreach-Glenn Anderson-Wheels Ministry donated their first vehicle. The committee would like ‘Hard Hat Ministry’ painted on their trailer. Would like Calvary to consider increasing our Synod benevolence in 2022 since this is a budgetary item. Also consider having someone come from the Synod to present how those dollars are used.
b) Family Ministry-Brandi McMahon-Suds of Service this weekend. Mini golf was a success, great family activity. Planning for Rally Sunday. Pikes Corn Maze in October and Giving Thanks in November.
c) Finance Ministry-Harry Wenner-discussed the roofing project with the Resource Core.
d) Learning Ministry-Dana Kocka-planning for Sunday School, discussing Release Time options with other churches. Rally Sunday is set for Sept 12, planning a meal and activities.
  1. Family and Youth Cores-games and activities.
  2. Worship Core-plan a dynamic Rally Sunday service.
  3. Caring & Outreach and Finance Cores-meal.
  4. Learning, Resources, and Innovation Cores-plan topics of conversations for the adults.
e) Resource Ministry-Dennis Aanenson-ready to demo the rental house, will occur this fall. Roofing project discussions.
f) Worship Ministry-John Cook-Holy Communion to resume on Rally Sunday, will continue to offer the individual Fellowship Cups if worshipers prefer that option. Will advertise for a Choir Director. Dorothy Meyer working on worship volunteers; ushers, lectors, greeters, etc.
g) Youth Ministry-Dana Kocka-Youth completed one of their service projects which was painting the exterior of the food shelf. 11 kids participated.
h) Innovation-Bob Berdahl-working on small group discussions starting in October.
Motion to adjourn at 7:35 PM by Jeremy. Followed by the Lord’s Prayer.
Minutes submitted by: Sonda Tolle

Calvary Council Members

Jeremy Caudillo, President 720-437-0489
Al Judson, President Elect 218-699-3204
Stuart Larson, Past President 701-430-7466
Sonda Tolle, Secretary 218-252-4318
Wayne Pearson, Treasurer 651-206-3673
David Simmons, Caring & Outreach 218-255-1522
Glenn Anderson, Caring & Outreach 218-699-3962
Brandi McMahon, Family Ministry 218-252-7206
Harry Wenner, Finance 218-564-5002
Bob Berdahl, Innovation 218-255-1944
Linda Becker, Learning 218-573-2207
Dennis Aanenson, Resource 218-237-5863
John Cook, Worship 218-232-5705
Mandy Runyan, Youth 218-255-1642  

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