Congregational Council Members & Council Highlights
The Congregational Council meets the second Monday of each month. If you have a concern or question, please feel free to contact
a Council member.
The Church Council had a busy summer and met on June 11, July 9, and August 13. Below are some highlights of those meetings.
It was reported that the SAW Rummage Sale raised approximately $7,400 for outreach programs. Congratulations to SAW and thank you for all of your hard work.
The Treasurer reported that expenses were higher than expected due to higher than anticipated pastoral and administrative costs. The 2020 budget report will be completed once the pastoral benefits and salary are finalized.
The property team reports that roof repairs were completed over the organ and the carpets were cleaned in the Sanctuary, Narthex, Choir Room, Church-Time Nursery Room, and hallway areas. SANS will cover a portion of the cost.
Work is continuing on updating the membership roster.
Short Term Disability Insurance is now available for members of staff .
Stones Crossing Swim Club was given approval to use the parking lot on the day of a swim competition. Liability Insurance was provided by the Club.
Approval was given for our administrators to attend a two day seminar in Lancaster for parish administrators in October.
Nanci Oakley has stepped down as volunteer coordinator of lectors and assisting ministers. Her service has been appreciated. Sharon Bleice will be taking her place.
There was discussion regarding the call process and meetings that the Call Committee have had with the candidates.
Reimbursement for additional services from Pastor Neel, i.e. funerals, home visitations, etc. was approved.
Faith Builders leaders will be installed September 8th, and Confirmation leaders will be installed soon.
If you are interested in serving on the 2020 Church Council, please speak with any member of Council.
(as of July 31, 2019)
General Fund Financial Position:
July 31 Year to Date
Jonathan Bleice (VP)
Marjorie Drake, Secretary
John Costanzo (President)
(610) 905-8332 (cell)