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November 2020 Leadership Team Minutes

November 2020 Leadership Team Minutes

November 2020 Leadership Team Meeting

Date/Time/Location: November 9, 2020, 6:30pm

Present: Pastor Bill, Pastor Ben, Jacob Guenther, Jim Vogel, Ronald Takacs, Jason Seiberlich, JoJo Moore, Kevin Rasmussen, Jeff Guenther

Devotion

Pastor Bill opened the meeting with prayer and a devotion on Acts 1:8. We have a God-sized mission. Jesus is calling us to be His witnesses by the power of the Holy Spirit. Pastor Bill encouraged the Leadership Team to be on mission and keep the mission in mind.

Victory Stories

  • Pastor Ben has received emails from people that watch online, and we’ve received several connection cards from people viewing out-of-state.
  • Men’s and Women’s Mentoring Groups feedback is that people are re-engaging with others.
  • Several new people have joined in for the year-long reading plan since the New Testament reading began.

DISCUSSION

Worship

  • Saturday service attendance has been declining. The decision was made to suspend Saturday worship services after the November 21 worship service.
  • For Thanksgiving Eve, the Leadership Team will choose 3 charities to which we will make donations. Online and in-person donations given on Thanksgiving Eve and Thanksgiving Day will be matched by the LINKED campaign.

Facilities

Parking lot expansion is still under way. Jim will contact contractors to determine how long plans are good for and will report back.

Financial Updates

  • We have $126,000 in Growth/Debt Retirement Fund. We will pay $100,000 as a mortgage reduction payment.
  • The Leadership Team is looking into possible changes for the pastors’ health insurance plans.

Training Opportunity

Stadia-Phygital Church

  • Physical and digital spots available
  • 12 -week training program to expand our ministry both digitally and physically.

Additional Announcements

  • Window Cleaning happening in the next week.
  • Thanksgiving Meals to be donated to families in need at Country Dale.
  • Thanksgiving Kids gift to be handed out before Thanksgiving. Liz is coordinating.
  • We’re partnering with Mobilize MKE for 12 Days of Christmas food drive.
  • We’re partnering again with Friends of Jesus for their annual Toy Drive.

LOOKING AHEAD

Next meeting is scheduled for December 14, 2020 at 6:30 pm.

Any questions or concerns, please contact anyone on the Leadership Team:

Jim Vogel 414-975-0844                     Jake Guenther 858-373-7816
Ron Takacs 414-510-4805                  Jeff Guenther 414-313-0805
Kevin Rasmussen 262-332-1184       Jason Seiberlich 920-420-5192
Jojo Moore 414-839-8946                  Pastor Bill Limmer 608-556-1757
Pastor Ben Sadler 414-380-2090