Building Relationships with People in Christ
September 7, 2018 - Finance Committee Meeting (H)
Items to be included in Session's consent agenda -none
Items to be voted upon or needing discussion by Session –- none
Items for information only -see below – especially note: DEADLINE for 2019 budget amounts to be given to the Finance Committee is October 7th
Members present Ed Ingram, Bill Melewski, Sandy Moore, Don Pine, Linda Schumacher, Barry Holmes & Paul Luce in person:)
Also present: Pastor Ron
Members absent: Don Young
Pastor Ron opened with a prayer.
1. Financial Secretary Report
o Envelopes were ordered and received from Hubbard Press for 2019 weekly & monthly offerings, special envelopes and pew envelopes. Because we haven’t ordered monthly and pew envelopes for several years, the bill this year of $243.43 is more than usual exceeds the budgeted amount in 54502.
2. Treasurer's Report (see August 2018 reports in Drop Box)
o Paul reviewed the July financial reports with the committee
o So far, with the transfer of $15,000.00 from savings earlier in the year, our finances are OK.
3. Capitol Campaign for New Roof
o Don Pine made a motion to ask Property Committee to design a written proposal to mail to the congregation along with this year’s Stewardship Campaign letter to explain the need for replacing the entire roof of the church. Ed seconded. Motion passed.
4. Stewardship Campaign
· 10/7 – From the Heart Talk by Bill Melewski
· 10/14 – From the Heart Talk by ????
· 10/21 – From the Heart Talk by ???
· 10/22 – mail out Stewardship Letter
· 10/28 – Skit by Finance Committee
· 11/4 -Stewardship Sunday
o In addition, we will have someone from Property Committee give a talk about the Capital Campaign for a new roof on one of these Sundays
o Don Pine will draft this year’s Stewardship Letter and email it to Linda for editing. Then a draft will be sent to the committee
o The suggestions of folks to ask to give a “From the Heart Talk were discussed and a Finance Committee person volunteered to contact each one (Bob Fray – Ed Ingram; Manns-Linda Schumacher; Urriola boy(s)-Sandy Moore)
o Skit – will be based on last year’s with the addition of some fun additions about the need for a roof – e.g. umbrellas, cardboard church with leaky roof, misters; thunderstorm on screen – details will be worked out in the future
The Finance Committee needs requests from other Committee’s BEFORE their next meeting on October 8th.
7. Yearly Financial Review -Ed made a motion that Paul Luce will do a review of BRPC finances each year. Paul is now allowed to do this because he is no longer a member of BRPC. Passed
Next meeting 630 p.m. on October 8, 2018
Don Pine ended our meeting with a prayer.