Annual Meeting Minutes
(NOTE: These minutes have not been approved. They are presented for informational purposes only.)
EMMANUEL BAPTIST ANNUAL BUSINESS January 20, 2019
The meeting was called to order by Moderator Pastor Brett Best. A quorum of 30 was present. Present were: Clayton Olson, Sharon Lindstrom, Val Thompson, Shelly Stutson, Karen Van Der Vliet, Wayne Van Der Vliet, Steve Stutson, Marlene Kriech, Al Parliament, Brett Best, Duane Carlson, Doris Carlson, Sharon Hoover, Carole Mathieu, Joanne Lindstrom, Joan Cleveland, Betty Coffey, Jake Hawkins, Mavis Hawkins, Marcella Cummings, Iona Flaskey, Helen Peters, Millie Kilborn, Bob Kilborn, Roger Best, Skip Sherman, Sandy Sherman, Gary O’Connell, Nancy O’Connell, and Rich Rose.
The Agenda was reviewed. Joan Cleveland moved to approve, Gary O’Connell seconded. Motion carried
Devotions: Mavis Hawkins led devotions titled “God Our Creator”, she read from Psalm 56-3, and Philippians 4-6 and followed with prayer.
Pastor Brett Best led us in reciting the Church Covenant.
Special Business: Clayton Olson made the motion that the clerk cast a unanimous vote for the slate of officers named in the Amended Nominating Committee’s report. Betty Coffey seconded. Motion carried.
4th Quarter Business Meeting minutes (December 16th, 2018) Carole Mathieu moved to accept, Sharon Lindstrom seconded. Motion carried.
Treasurer’s Report: Richard Rose made the motion to accept, Joanne Lindstrom seconded. Motion carried. Sandy Sherman made the suggestion to try to replace monies taken from savings when we have a surplus. Betty Coffey questioned the possibility of adjusting the RMMO offering.
Unfinished Business: None
New Business: Joanne Lindstrom made the motion to accept Skyler Rea into membership by means of believer’s baptism, Sharon Hoover seconded. Motion carried.
Financial Secretary’s Report: Carole Mathieu made the motion to accept, Roger Best seconded. Motion carried.
Deacon’s Report: Sharon Lindstrom made the motion to accept, Sandy Sherman seconded. Motion carried. Carole Mathieu reported the beginning balance was $746.60 and the ending balance is $315.40.
Memorial Fund: Betty Coffey made the motion to accept, Sandy Sherman seconded. Motion carried.
Worship, Music, Ordinance, Pulpit Supply: None
Christian Education: Reviewed.
Fellowship: Reviewed. Doris Carlson thanked everyone for their help and encouraged sign-up for February.
Evangelism and Missions: Reviewed.
Sharon Lindstrom moved to accept the Deacons’ reports, Rich Rose seconded. Motion carried.
Outdoor Property: Reviewed.
Indoor Property: Reviewed. Skip Sherman advised we need to start a fund raising for a new furnace. He estimates anew furnace will cost $25,000.
Finance and Audit: Reviewed
Budget and Memorials: Reviewed
Joan Cleveland made the motion to accept the reports and Clayton Olson seconded. Motion carried.
STANDING COMMITTEE REORTS: None
Outdoor Sign: Jake Hawkins reports will review at March Quarterly Business Meeting.
Worship Technology: Steve Stutson reports the new pulpit microphone cost $249.00.
Constitution: Sandy Sherman reports the review is ongoing.
Joanne Lindstrom made the motion to accept the reports, Sandy Sherman seconded. Motion carried.
CLERK REPORT: Reviewed
MODERATOR REPORT: None
PASTOR REPORT: Reviewed.
WOMEN OF EMMANUEL: Reviewed
Clayton Olson made the motion to accept the reports, Shelly Stutson seconded. Motion carried.
Steve Stutson made the motion to adjourn, Shelly Stutson seconded. Adjourned at 12:20
Respectfully Val Thompson, Clerk