The following is an extract of the Church Council Meeting Minutes
held on Thursday 4th August 2016.
Currently $18,000 below budget for the year. Discussion about need to identify where the drop in offering is occurring. Selected council members to follow up with Peter Whiting.
Rod and council will be reviewing our guiding mission statements in September. Rod has attended part of a Leadership Plus training intensive, he has found this rewarding and will attend the next part in September.
KCO – Lorraine has reported that preparations for KCO going well. More leaders are still needed in Kid’s space.
Young adults & Youth leader interviews:
Lauren Andris and Jack Harrington presented according to brief questions. Council made a decision to hire both for their respective roles. Jack as youth leader and Lauren as the young adults’ leader for a one year period.
‘Doing Life Together’ Small team to look at training options at AWUC.
Strategic Plan team concept was discussed again with reports/feedback received from the teams below:
1. CARE: Ali, Esmond, Dorothy, Ruth, Rod
2. STEWARDSHIP: Ruth, Matt
3. MISSION: Ruth, Esmond
4. EVANGELISM: Trevor, Ali
5. DISCIPLESHIP: Al, Trevor, Jack, Rod
6. STAFF & VOLUNTEERS: Matt, Dorothy
7. WORSHIP: Al, Rod
New reporting process working well with this team concept above thus far.