TRINITY LUTHERAN CHURCH
REGULAR CHURCH COUNCIL MEETING – Dec. 13, 2018
Present: Pastor Megan Preston, Greg Jans, Dennis Brown, Mardelle Crist, Jeff Niedenthal, Sonia Liedman, Richard Larson, and Sharon Smith.
Greg called the meeting to order at 7:00. Mardelle shared an article from God Pause about John the Baptist’s call to repent in this Advent season. Jeff moved to approve the agenda, seconded by Richard. Motion carried.
tion of $5876 covered all but $119 of the cost, paid by the building fund.
Consecration Sunday yielded a 9.34% increase in giving over the present year, with an anticipated income for 2019 of $182,114.38. Richard moved to approve the report, seconded by Mardelle. Motion carried.
Because Operation Christmas Child (Samaritan’s Purse) was such a success,
additional money is needed to pay for shipping. Dennis moved that Thrivent Choice money be used, seconded by Jeff. Motion carried.
Executive Session – there was no executive session.
Adjournment and Lord’s Prayer – Greg adjourned the meeting at 9:23, and we closed with the Lord’s Prayer.
Sharon Smith, Secretary
Next meeting is January 10, 2019
December Council Assistant is Greg Jans
**Minutes Approved at January 10, 2019 Meeting**