Redding Pilgrim
Congregational Church, UCC

October 2017 Council Meeting Minutes

October 3, 2017

The meeting was called to order at noon by Moderator Tere Hancock.

The opening prayer was given by Senior Minister Ann Corrin.

Those present included: Tere Hancock, Ann Corrin, Glenn and Sarah Hoxie, Barbara and Bob Cross, John Egolf, Kathleen Foley, Andrea Gibbons, Heather Hennessey, Tyler Shuster, Larry Solberg, Dan Scollon, Cajun James and Lu Trullinger.

Unable to attend: Elizabeth Betancourt, Paula and Dick Kahler, Karen Lawrence

Moved, seconded and passed to accept minutes of August 16, 2017 meeting.

Consent Items:

An email vote was taken to change the Council Meeting dates to the first Sunday in October and December. Unanimously approved on 9/14/2017.

An email vote was taken to approve Dan Scollon as our new At-Large Member. Unanimously approved on 9/25/2017.

Worship Co-Co’s Quarterly Report

Learning Co-Co’s Quarterly Report

Serving Co-Co’s Quarterly Report

Building Update Quarterly Report

Connecting Co-Co’s Quarterly Report

Glenn Hoxie moved and John Egolf seconded the approval of the consent items.

Note: Reports were emailed to all Council members and are filed at the back of the Clerk’s minutes.

Agenda Items:
Bob Cross, Financial Secretary, distributed reports of income for September and the first nine months of 2017. He also presented overviews of income for August and September.

Cajun James, Treasurer, reported that the church has not had to resort to transferring money from Restricted Accounts and is doing well.

(Council Minutes of October 3, 2017 continued.)

Ann Corrin Senior Minister, reported on plans for the 60th anniversary party to be held following church services on October 15th. It will be a potluck luncheon celebrating ‘the family’. There will be docents offering tours of the church before and after the lunch. A documentary video of the church will be shown in the Fireside Room following lunch.

Ann also reported that our Stewardship Drive will begin on October 22nd and will run for two weeks in October and two weeks in November.

Cajun mentioned that she hoped there would be some information presented to the Finance Committee regarding the costs of bringing in an Interim Minister so they would know how to proceed in establishing a budget for the coming year.

Future Items for Discussion – The Madrigal Presentation

Next Meeting – December 3, 2017 – Fireside Room at noon.

Closing Prayer – Ann Corrin ended the meeting with a closing prayer

Adjournment – The meeting was adjourned at 12:55 p.m.

Respectfully submitted

Lu Trullinger, Clerk