Council Notes News

Church Council News – May

Linda Duncan Rhodes

Council met on May 8th at 7:00 p.m. in the church library.

New council members were welcomed. Sue Huntington was elected Council President and Dan Horine Council Vice President. Council appointed Pete Shick Treasurer and Betty Holland Financial Secretary.

Council members spent the remainder of the meeting reviewing and discussing the Focus groups reports gathered from the congregational meeting. Pastor David told council it would be helpful to him to have someone who could assist him with pastoral care and possibly preach once a month. Several names were discussed by council. Council and Pastor David agreed this person could assist us in forming the vision for the staffing we need.

Pastor David had a recent meeting with Bishop Humphrey to discuss staffing needs.  Bishop Humphrey feels St Philip’s potential is off the charts. He did tell Pastor David there are not a lot of pastors looking for part time positions. Pastor David told council the cost for a full time pastor is around $75,000.

The next council meeting will be June 12th at 7:00 p.m. in the church library.  Anyone is welcome to attend.

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