Executive council minutes


  • Central united methodist church

    executive board

    March 17, 2019

     

     

    Members Present:  Susan Ledbetter, Sherry Howell, Paul Goldman, Mary Johnson, Tim Allred, Kevin Ward, Lindsey Prewitt, Matt Cassell, Danny Broadfoot, John McRae, Kevin Hatch, David Barr.  Staff members: Jan Hitt, John Branning, Matt Farmer

     

     

    Rev. John Branning lead the members in a brief worship time with holy communion.

     

    Susan Ledbetter, Chair, presented the minutes from the January meeting for approval. There being no changes/additions, the minutes stand approved.

     

    February financial report:  It was noted that at the end of February to be on track we should be at 16.67% received in receipts, and we are at 17%. There being no questions concerning the report, Tim Allred made the motion that the finance report be approved as presented, Kevin Ward seconded, motion carried.

     

    Trustee Report:  An update was given on the two issues that were emailed to the members for a vote. Regarding the mounting of the televisions on 22nd Ave. and the one on 3rd floor, there were 9 responses, 8 in favor, one was seeking additional information. The 22nd. Ave. project was fully funded by a church member and is complete. Regarding the request to use CUMC vans from EMBDC to transport their Leadership Lauderdale group to the base, 9 individuals responded, 6 against and 3 in favor.

     

     Members were made aware of changing the security lights around the church to LED lighting for an additional $50.00 per month. This change has brightened the area around the church making for a safer surrounding. 

     

    Jan mentioned that CSPIRE reached out asking to come pitch to the church about changing from our current phones/internet to their system due to fiber optic cables surrounding the church. Jan and Bob met with the reps and will get back to the committee when they submit quotes to see if we desire to make a change from Comcast. CSPIRE will also present a quote on security cameras.

     

    An update was given on the insurance claim damage in the sanctuary. The remaining work on the wood floors should be completed this week which will finish out the project. The insurance company covered the entire claim less the $1000.00 deductible.

     

    Update was given on the Johnson Home. The house is on the market and has been shown several times.

     

    Staffing Report:  Kevin Hatch, SPRC Chair, briefed the members on recent SPRC meeting.

     

    Lead Pastor Report: John Branning gave a brief update on the recent GC2019 decision concerning the Traditional Plan and the Exit Plan for churches desiring to leave the UMC.

     

    There being no new business, the meeting was adjourned. Next meeting will be May 18. 2019 at 5:00pm.

     

     

    Respectfully submitted,

    Jan Hitt

     

     



     


     


     





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