The purpose of Ministry Matters is to provide an opportunity for the leaders of Timothy to share what is happening in their ministry areas. Each Friday, Ministry Matters is emailed to Timothy’s executive board, elder, staff, commission leaders and other lay leaders. If you wish to include something, please email it to Diane Mayfield (dianem@timothylutheran.com) by 6am Thursday. Feel free to share this document as you wish.

From Executive Board—Charlie Johnson, Congregational Secretary

Minutes of Special Voters’ Assembly Meeting

June 30, 2019   11:45am   Wyatt Rd. Campus

The meeting was called to order by Acting President Diane Mayfield at 11:55am. One hundred six members registered, which exceeded the required quorum of 40 members. This special meeting and topic were properly announced in advance as required by Timothy’s by-laws. Members received a packet of information upon entering the meeting, which included the meeting agenda, brief biography of the candidate for Senior Pastor, and Call Committee Summary Report. Pastor Rod led the Assembly in opening prayer.

 

Call for Senior Pastor—Steve Schild, Call Committee Chair

After reviewing the most recent Call Committee Summary Report, Steve read the following motion:

The Call Committee, with affirmation votes from the Executive Board an Elected Elders, moves that the Voters’ Assembly of Timothy Lutheran Ministry extends a divine call to Pastor Martin A. Hasz as Timothy’s next Senior Pastor.

The motion was seconded by Terry Calvin. There were no discussion. By unanimous show of hands, the Assembly approved to extend this call to Pastor Hasz. Pastor Rod closed the meeting with prayer at 12:01pm.

From Executive Board—Charlie Johnson, Congregational Secretary

Executive Board met on June 10 with Ben Ryan, Diane Mayfield, Joe Sauter, Carol Cronkhite, Sandy Bahrenburg, Louie Wilbers, Charlie Johnson, Gary Flandermeyer and Pastor John attending. Meeting was opened with prayer.

It was moved, seconded and carried to approve the May 13 meeting minutes.

Reports:

  • Financial: Treasurer Gary Flandermeyer reported that all current bills and expenses are being paid. LCEF loan principal balance decreased by $10,552 in April. It was moved, seconded and carried to approve the April 2019 financials as presented by Gary. He is authorized to publish the information.
  • Senior Pastor’s/President’s Report: Call Committee is preparing for second round of video interviews with remaining candidates. Preparations are progressing for National Youth Gathering; fundraising goal was met. Pastor John is working on new Confirmation videos. Ben and Pastor have been discussing Restore programs.

Business:

  • Property Board Report: Louie presented several bids:
  1. Correcting long-term drainage problems at R.D. Mize (Nabholz Company)
  2. Replace ECC playground’s current surface with cushioning and artificial turf (SYNlawn)
  3. Replace parking lot at R.D. Mize (Max Paving)
  4. Preliminary study to examine security issues at R.D. Mize and ECC (WNB Architects)
  5. Cleaning, stripping & waxing hallway floors at both campuses (City Wide Company)
  6. Card reader and re-keying at R.D. Mize
  7. New safe for Wyatt (Costco)
  • TLC Technology Assessment Report: Louie and Joe summarized discussions with various employees about the Shelby software program, time-keeping system, security cameras, credit card availability for tuition/other payments, and TLC website.
  • Insurance: Joe presented report on comparing previous policy to new policy. The report included an action plan for implementation at renewal date.
  • Next and Future Meetings: Monday, July 8, 6pm, Room 302, R.D. Mize.  Future meetings will occur on second Monday each month.

Upcoming Dates to Remember:

July 6-7—Pick-up dates for Faith & Family Night at the K, weekend services, both campuses

July 8—Executive Board meeting, 6pm, Room 302, R.D. Mize

July 11-15—National Youth Gathering, Minneapolis, MN

July 14—School Board meeting, 10:45am, Room 302, R.D. Mize

July 14—VBS Kickoff, 4:30-6pm, R.D.  Mize

July 15-19—VBS Week, 9am-noon, R.D. Mize

July 21—VBS Celebration Service, 10:30am, Wyatt

July 22—GATHER Commission meeting, 6pm, Fellowship Hall, R.D. Mize

July 22—GIVE Commission meeting, 6pm, Room 303, R.D. Mize

July 22—GROW Commission meeting, 7pm, Room 302, R.D. Mize

July 24—Care 101 Tools for Caring training, 6:30-8:30pm, Room 302, R.D. Mize

July 27—Care 101 Tools for Caring training, 10am-noon, Room 302, R.D. Mize

July 27—Faith & Family Night at the K, 6:15pm, Kauffman Stadium

July 28-30—Rummage Sale Drop-off, 8am-7pm, Family Life Center, R.D. Mize

Aug. 1-3—Rummage Sale, 8am-6pm Thurs. & Fri., 8am-noon Sat., Family Life Center, R.D. Mize

Aug. 5—GO Commission meeting, 6pm, Room 103, R.D. Mize

Aug. 6-27 (Tuesdays)—Care 201 Congregational Care Ministry, 6:30-8:30pm, Room 501, R.D. Mize

Aug. 12—Executive Board meeting, 6pm, Room 302, R.D. Mize

Aug. 12—TLS New Student Orientation, 7pm, Wyatt

Aug. 19—TLS Back-to-School Night, 6:30pm, Wyatt

Aug. 19—GO Commission meeting, 6pm, Room 103, R.D. Mize

Aug. 19—GIVE Commission meeting, 6pm, Room 303, R.D. Mize

Aug.. 19—GATHER Commission meeting, 6pm, Fellowship Hall, R.D. Mize

Aug. 19—GROW Commission meeting, 7pm, Room 302, R.D. Mize

Aug. 20—TLS First Day of School, Wyatt

Aug. 22—Hillcrest Gala & Auction

Aug. 24-25—Kindergarten Blessing, all services

Sept. 3-Nov. 19 (Tuesdays)—Care 301 Stephen Ministry training