Present: Richard Larson, Jeff Niedenthal, Kyle Larsen, Jake Boonstra, Chris Slinden, Megan Preston.
Richard Larson called the meeting to order at 7:10 p.m.
Approval of Agenda:
-Motion made by Jeff Niedenthal, seconded by Kyle Larsen to approve agenda. Motion carried.
-Motion made by Jeff Niedenthal, seconded by Jake Boonstra to approve April 21st, 2022, council minutes. Motion carried.
-No quorum for May 12th, 2022, meeting. Informational meeting only, no approval.
-No Report due to system errors. Report will be distributed later.
-Intern Pastor Sarah Graduated Seminary.
-No Quorum at Synod Assembly. Synod council will handle voting measures.
-Meeker Area Ministries- Organization had been renting house, owner decided to sell. Attempt was made to receive a grant to purchase house. Grant was denied. Individual donated $210,000 to purchase house and do renovations.
-Pastor will travel to Beckville to meet with coop churches, to discuss past and future plans.
-Pastor Megan’s summer goals are to do in-person visits with people have not seen in a while.
-Pastor will be gone July 5th to 11th for continuing education.
Christian Education and Youth:
Organizations and Activities:
-In need of more volunteers for Coffee and Fellowship
-Tables of 6. Will consult with Greg Jans
Finance and Stewardship:
-1st of 5 phases for SALT program will go out end of the week. They will be distributed both electronically and printed copies.
Mission and Outreach:
-Will discuss a date for Mission BBQ
Worship, Music, and Art’s:
-July 3rd worship service will be held at Beckville picnic grounds.
-Extermination bid - $65.00/trip. There will be 4 trips made throughout the spring/summer/fall.
-Motion made by Kyle Larsen, seconded by Jeff Niedenthal to accept and move forward with extermination bid. Motion carried.
-Kyle will take care of tree trimming.
-Claim has been made on roof due to hail. Waiting for Assessment, assessors are backlogged.
-Received 2 bids for LED conversion for lights in church. Move to old business.
-Membership Records are still being worked on.
-Emergency Plan is still being attended to by Joe Jans.
-Evangelism Task Force. Good to see increased attendance to church.
- Will follow up after SALT program.
-Outdoor Signage. Locate wall mounted sign. Move to next month’s old business.
-Committee Members. Continuing to contact possible future committee members.
-Internet was down for a week last month. Upgraded wiring and modem.
-Community Garden Proposal.
Community Garden made possible by a grant for the synod
Ask Council to use church fridges for food after harvested, until food can be delivered.
-Motion made by Kyle Larsen, seconded by Jeff Niedenthal to advertise Trinity Lutheran on FFA t-shirts for $279. Motion carried.
Richard Larson adjourned meeting at 9:2 p.m. and closed with the Lord’s Prayer.
Chris Slinden, Secretary
Next Meeting date July 14th, 2022
May Council Assistant: Jeff Niedenthal
**Minutes approved on July 15, 2022 - Regular Council Meeting**