. . In Monthly Council Minutes . . .

IMMANUEL LUTHERAN CHURCH
Council Meeting 
Tuesday, June 9, 2020, 6:30 p.m.

CALL TO ORDER

ACCEPTANCE OF AGENDA

 Nancy asked to add Youth Safety at Church (NB-3). Peter moved to accept the amended agenda, Dan seconded, motion carried unanimously. 

READING OF THE VISION STATEMENT & MISSION STATEMENT

CELEBRATING THE JOYS OF IMMANUEL-

 We are preparing to return to in-person church services. There was an outdoor baptism last week. We have no news of any parishioners who are sick with COVID-19 

PRAYERS
COUNCIL BUSINESS

 REVIEW & ACCEPTANCE OF FINANCIAL REPORTS FROM APRIL14– Nancy moved that we accept the reports from April 14, 2020 and table the finacial report acceptance from May until we learn more about the report from the new financial secretary. Sue seconded; motion carried unanimously. 

DISCUSSION/QUESTIONS ON THE MINUTES FROM MAY 12, 2020. The minutes were approved through e-mail on May 18, 2020. 

OLD BUSINESS

1.COMMITTEE REPORTS:                                                                                                                  

COMMITTEE REPORTS-tabled due to the extensive discussion on re-opening 

NEW BUSINESS

1. REOPENING PLAN/DISCUSSION- A plan was reviewed for discussion and revision. A final draft will be sent out this week to council members by email for approval. Once it is approved the plan will be distributed to all members by mail and by email. 

2. OPTIONS FOR FINANCIAL SECRETERY/TREASURER- The personnel committee recommended that the church hire Tom Bedard for this position. Casey moved that we hire Tom Bedard as the financial secretary/treasurer on a contract basis for $1200 a month starting June 10, 2020. Karen seconded; motion carried unanimously. 

3. YOUTH SAFETY AT CHURCH- Discussion was held about looking at liability with driving and working with youth. Nancy has gathered information on what other churches are doing and will share the information with the council, the youth ministry and children ministry coordinators for review. Discussion will be taken up again at the next council meeting.

ADJOURNMENT AT 8:15 PM 

Next meeting set for July 14, 2020, at 6:30 p.m.