Hope Lutheran Church Council

Council Minutes for June 20, 2014


          Meeting called to order @ 1:30

1.   Members in attendance: Ray, Doug, Janice, Al Pastor Terry, David, & Carolyn.


2.   Members excused: Gary, Curt,   Absent: Janet;


3.   Opening Prayer led by Pastor Terry


4.   Pastor’s Report

M/S/C to receive the pastor’s Report


5.   Minutes of previous meeting

M/S/C to approve the minutes (as amended/circulated)


     6.   Future Directions

Report received   Discussion


7.   Executive Report

Summer meeting schedule discussed; no meeting in July;

Decision to go will current Insurance policy;

Approval  $1250 for Property appraisal M/S/C

Vancouver Island Conference committee formed: Gary Schenk, Julie Koenig, Carolyn Iles, Alice Heiman, Janice Vosper, Ray Schultz    Representatives will meet with the steering committee when it meets here at Hope in August.


8.   Committee Reports

·        Finance



·        Learning and Youth

Report received


·        Membership- Fellowship


·        Property

-Moved that the staircase be removed and retaining wall will be built when funds are available    M/S/C

Action: Garry   (Greg V. has volunteered to dismantle staircase)


·        Stewardship


·        Witness and Mission

Report received


·        Worship

Report received

Executive will consider creating a policy on accepting major gifts (procedure, etc)


Move to accept committee reports   M/S/C

9.   New Business

Synod convention report

Synod elections report   

Will be added to the next newsletter 


10.               Next meeting dates

·        Executive:    August 8 @ 10:30    Friday

·        Council:              August 15 @ 1:15


11.               Closing prayer Pastor Terry


12.               Adjourned at 2:30

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