Church Council Minutes

February 2021

Stuart Larson called to order the Church Council of Calvary Lutheran Church at 6:01 PM on 2/09/21.
The following members were present: Pastor Steve Norby, Pastor Justin Fenger, Wayne Pearson, Harry Wenner, Stuart Larson, Dana Kocka, Jeremy Caudillo, Tom Van Bruggen, Kami Johnson, Dave Simmons, Bob Berdahl, Jamie Linkowitz and Sonda Tolle. 
Guest: Roger Olson
a) Secretary Minutes-January Meeting Minutes. M/S/P 1st Linda, 2nd Glenn. 
b) Treasure Report for January. M/S/P to approve as presented. 1st Davis, 2nd Linda.
a) Nomination Committee-motion to appoint Wayne Koop to the Nominations Committee. 1st Al, 2nd John, motion passed.
b) Housing Allowance-motion for an $8000 housing allowance adjustment, moving from salary to housing on the budget for Pastor Norby. 1st
Stuart, 2nd Harry, motion passed.
c) Syntonical Authorized Minister (SAMS)-the Executive Council recommends Dana Kocka. Motion to support Dana Kocka in the pursuit of the
SAMS ministry. 1st Harry, 2nd David, motion passed.
d) Installation of Officers-Motion to install new council officers on the 1st Sunday in March at both services. 1st Glenn, 2nd John, motion passed.
e) Synod Conference Assembly-Motion to appoint congregational members to attend by President Jeremy. 1st John, 2nd Al, motion passed.
a) Caring and Outreach-Glenn Anderson-Keeping In Touch is going well with our members. Hard Hat services are available, completed 15 projects last year. Wheels Ministry has paused, need to explore further.
b) Family Ministry-Brandi McMahon-virtual Bingo went well, 16 people participated virtually. Exploring Easter options for families.
c) Finance Ministry-Harry Wenner-refinancing our mortgage is in process, receiving bids to tear down the rental property and working with the
Resource Core on this.
d) Learning Ministry-Dana Kocka-March 21 is the date scheduled for 3rd graders to receive their bibles, 5th graders to start first communion
classes in March, and 6th graders to have their first communion this Sunday.
e) Resource Ministry-Dennis Aanenson-getting bids for the removal of the rental property. Discussing bell tower options and a sign option for that
corner of our property.
f) Worship Ministry-John Cook- Lenten services are scheduled. There will be distribution of ashes on Ash Wednesday.
g) Youth Ministry-Mandy Runyan-youth groups are going well. Planning a virtual March youth conducted worship service. Mission trips on hold
due to COVID. Exploring fund raising options.
h) Innovation-Bob Berdahl-working on Small Groups and Love Inc.
Motion to accept written core ministry reports. 1st Linda, 2nd Al, motion passed.
a) March Devotions-Al
Motion to adjourn, 1st John, 2nd Glenn, meeting adjourned at 7:18 PM by Jeremy.
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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