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Leadership Council Minutes- January 22, 2024

Leadership Council Minutes
1/22/24
Members Present: Mike Alexa, Rick Allison, Denny Blessing, Kathy Heistand, Phil Howard, Kim Peters, John Thompson, Melissa Truelove, Jeff Wright
1. Denny Blessing opened the meeting with prayer.
2. Pastor’s Report (given by Denny Blessing in absence of Pastor Jeff)
• Denny Blessing introduced the new Leadership Council Members (Kim Peters and Denny Blessing).
• The Lay Leadership Movement is in process. The council is encouraged to attend the Leadership Training Meeting on January 27 at 9am.
• Discussion is underway regarding the plan for Scouts and Daycare for the Eclipse in April. Safety is a priority so more information is to come in next month’s meeting.
• MAMM will be suspended on February 1 unless leadership steps up to lead this ministry. Larry and La Theda Noonan will be honored in the January 28th worship service.

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Leadership Council Minutes- November 27, 2023

Leadership Council Meeting

11/27/23

Members Present: Mike Alexa, Rick Allison, Anne Atzinger, Denny Blessing, Valerie Blessing, Phil Brewer, Jeff Buck, Kathy Heistand, Phil Howard, Audrey Miller, Kim Peters, John Thompson, Melissa Truelove, Jeff Wright, Mike Womack

1. Mike Womack opened the meeting with prayer.

2. Pastor’s Report

a. Stones Crossing

· October average attendance: 216 in worship (153-9am, 63-10:30am), FB Live 46, 158 in Life Groups/Sunday School (17 children, 7 youth).

· 4 first time visitors, 2 second time visitors in October.

· Pastor Jeff gives thanks for the Mizo Church, Trinity Hall updates, new guests, and Youth Alpha.

· Update on the 3 goals set by the Consultation: Our marketing and communication is continuing, the database search is narrowed to two databases, staff job descriptions are complete and lay leadership job descriptions continue to be worked on.

· 2024 Goals: Develop and Advent Charge with an invitation atmosphere, develop lay leadership and how they relate to staff, evaluate the church building, and bring in an architect to address security, a sanctuary, and church layout.

· January 27, 2024 will be a Leadership Retreat and new leaders will be trained.

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Leadership Council Minutes- October 23, 2023

Leadership Council Meeting

10/23/23

Members Present: Mike Alexa, Rick Allison, Denny Blessing, Valerie Blessing, Phil Brewer, Jeff Buck, Kathy Heistand, Audrey Miller, Kim Peters, John Thompson, Melissa Truelove, Mark Weatherman, Mike Womack, Jeff Wright

1. Mike Womack opened the meeting with prayer.

2. Pastor’s Report

· Pastor Jeff expressed thanks for Pastor Appreciation Month and for the great staff that support the ministries.

· The Celebration of Life for Miss Marie (daycare staff) was a blessing to the family, and they showed much gratitude for how they were cared for by Mount Auburn.

· The consultation process is moving forward. The communication plan is in place, internet updates and the new sound board are complete, and the first phase of staff changes have been implemented.

· The Convening Conference is this weekend and Pastor Jeff, Mike Womack, Kathy Heistand and John Thompson will be attending. The conference will be live streamed.

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Leadership Council Minutes- September 25, 2023

Leadership Council Minutes
9/25/23
Members Present: Mike Alexa, Rick Allison, Anne Atzinger, Valerie Blessing, Phil Brewer, Jeff
Buck, Kathy Heistand, Phil Howard, John Thompson, Melissa Truelove, Mark Weatherman, Jeff
Wright
Special Guest: Denny Blessing (2024 Chair)
1. John Thompson opened the meetng with prayer and led the meetng in Mike Womack’s
absence.
2. Pastor Report

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Leadership Council Minutes- August 28, 2023

Members Present: Mike Alexa, Rick Allison, Anne Atzinger, Valerie Blessing, Phil Brewer, Jeff Buck, Kathy Heistand, Phil Howard, Audrey Miller, John Thompson (by zoom), Melissa Truelove, Mark Weatherman, Jeff Wright, Mike Womack

Special Guests from the Trafalgar Campus: Marilyn Kidwell and Paul Sturgell

1. Mike Womack opened the meeting with prayer.

2. GMC Update

· Things are going well but there is much work to be done when beginning a new church.
· The GMC is rapidly growing and there are currently 210 churches in our annual conference.

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