March 2022 Leadership Team Meeting Minutes

March 2022 Leadership Team Meeting Minutes

March 2022 Leadership Team Meeting

Date/Time: March 14, 2022, 6:30pm
Present: Pastor Bill, Pastor Ben, Jacob Guenther, Jim Vogel, Jason Seiberlich, Mike Shinners, Tim Orlowski, Ron Takacs, JoJo Moore, Mike Shinners

Victory Stories

  • In-person attendance has been increasing.
  • New and young couples are stepping into active roles and leadership positions at Victory.
  • We have new recurring givers online on  amonthly basis.



  • Digital Pastor/Position – Victory has extended a call to Michael Babler to be the Director of Digital/Online Ministries. Michael currently serves at Divine Savior Academy in Doral, FL.
  • Building Renovation/Remodel – Victory is working with Catalyst on a building renovation/remodel project. They are sending over proposals and working with us to develop blueprints. We are also applying for some grants to cover project costs.
  • Parking Lot – Approval has been granted by the City of Franklin for the parking lot expansion. We will keep moving forward with this project.


  • Hero on a Mission – Group started on March 16 with about 50 participants.
  • International Youth Rally – Victory is looking to send a group of students to this opportunity at the University of Tennessee (June 28-July 1). It costs $375 per student. Pastor Ben is working with leaders and parents to plan for this. Leadership Team discussed how we can sponsor and encourage students who are interested in attending this.
  • Life Group Launch – Pastor Ben will work with life group leaders in August and launch new/existing groups in September.  A new group for 20-somethings starts in April.


  • Financial Update – Jason presented a financial update for the Leadership Team.
  • Financial Manager position – Jayne Reuter has been offered and accepted the position of Financial Manager. She will start April 1.
  • Office Manager – Jill Seiberlich will be filling in for Kari Nimmer while she’s on maternity leave. Jill and Kari will train in July to prepare for this.


  • Personal Growth – Leadership Team members discussed how they are each growing in faith personally.
  • Current Support Programs for Faith – Pastor Ben continues to promote the Your Daily Victory app and the Daily Bible Reading plan on YouVersion.
  • Pastor Ben – He will attend the Grow in Grace conference at the end of April in San Antonio. He also continues his work with Crosstrain to grow in faith with other pastors.
  • Pastor Bill – He continues his work with Carey Nieuwhof to connect with other church leaders and pastors to learn how to grow our ministry.


  • Easter Egg Hunt – Over 300 people have signed up, with dozens of them being new families.
  • Discover – Several families who are new to Victory have registered for Discover to learn more about what we do and how they can get involved!
  • Country Dale – On April 14, Victory will sponsor a visit from the Better Together Mobile Cafe to Country Dale to treat and encourage the staff there.


Next meeting is scheduled for April 18, 2022 at 6:30 pm.