|Al Berquist opened the meeting with prayer.|
Mugsie West volunteered to take the minutes.
Minutes of the October 4 meeting were reviewed and approved.
Treasurer---Paula Merrick distributed the Treasurer's report. Discussion followed. We are ahead of budget through November--with some accounts over budget including insurance, building and grounds, heat and electricity.
Paula reviewed the AGE funds noting that some accounts were consolidated. It was moved and seconded to accept the report.
Stewardship---Dud Bickford sent an update of the Stewardship drive. The drive is progressing well, but for various reasons, the final results will be close to the 2007 pledge total. He also enclosed the latest 2008 budget projections.
Pastor's Report--- Ken announced service times for December as follows:
16th Children's Pageant
- 23rd at 9 and 11
- Christmas Eve at 5:30 and 9
- Thursdays at 6:30 a.m.
There will be a baptism and a wedding in December.
Technology issues will be discussed in January.
The parsonage porch has not been painted---this will be completed in the spring.
The Trustee's annual report is due January 11,2008.
Old Business---The proposed 2008 budget was discussed. It was suggested that the insurance request be raised to $13,000.00.
George Penniman, our Chairman, proposed that a committee be created to craft policy regarding the Endowment Fund. This would consist of 2 trustees, 1 council member, 1 investment committee member and 1 member at large.The Senior Pastor would be an ex-officio member. It was moved and seconded that the proposal be accepted. The motion passed.