The following is an extract of the Church Council Meeting Minutes
held on Thursday 4th August 2016.

Finance report:

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.

Staff reports:

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.

Matt Cragg

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