Council of Stewards
March 15, 2012 Meeting Minutes
Council Members In Attendance: John Ogle, Pastor Cox, John McNeley, Christie
Beisner, Kent Engelbrecht, Lex Blue, Donna Darnold, Other attendees, Judie Sliffe,
Administrator, Delores Hovey, Global Missions Coordinator
Call to Order: The meeting was called to order and opened with a devotional
presented by Pastor Cox, John McNeely opened the meeting in prayer at 7:10 pm.
Approval of Meeting Minutes: Lex Blue moved to accept the February Council of
Stewards Meeting minutes as published. John Ogle seconded the motion. The motion
Church HVAC Repairs: This matter was tabled until the April meeting.
Parking Lot Repairs: We are still waiting on a bid from one contractor.
Audio/Visual Position: Bryan Townsend has taken over the duties of
this position as of March 15, 2012.
Church Secretary: Tracy Borders has taken over the duties of Office
Secretary as of February 15, 2012
Finance: No update
Personnel: No update
Building and Grounds: No update
A motion was made by Lex Blue to accept the firm of Wilson and McNee to
conduct a church compliance check in the coming year. A second was
was made by Kent Englebrecht . After discussion it was decided to do
background checks on the company. This will be done and presented at
the April Council meeting.
Worship Minister Search Team - A short discussion was held and
Pastor Cox asked the Council to recommend persons for this team.
Lay Renewal Ministry – Planned with small groups for the time period of
Nov. 2nd – 4th.
Strategic Long Range Planning – Pastor Cox and Steve Russ met with
Jerry Fields, from the Missouri Baptist Convention, to begin establishing a
process for developing a Strategic Planning Team. The goal of this team
would be to establish clarity of direction of our church’s future ministry.
March 27th will be the kick-off meeting for this development process.
Global Missions Impact – Evaluation questions were given the Missionaries
that participated in the GMI at FBC. John Duncan will be meeting with the
missions team to evaluate the impact of GMI. The missionary’s evaluations will
be handed out at the April Council meeting.
Next Meeting: April 12th, 2012 at 7:00 pm