Pastors, Communications, CFO’s:
Greetings, all. Here’s an update on on the conference and various other items.
Conference sustained all MC positions. Dianne Lawson Smith was elected Secretary; Becky Schneider Dern was appointed to a three year term on the CB Board; Joe Glandon was elected to the board through 2019 and Tim Kunzweiler was elected to board alternate through 2019.
The budget of $38,100 was approved for 2017. The conference did not suggest any revisions to the assessments that were previously provided to each of you. I’ve attached a copy for your congregation budget planning purposes.
Also, for planning purposes, the camp fees for 2017 are:
Jr & Sr Hi camp – $275 (up from $250 in 2016)
Junior Camp – $160 (up from $150)
Weekend retreat fees remain at $60 for the weekend.
Fees for reunion have not yet been established but expect both the daily fee and family maximum to increase. This information will come from Connie Altman when the registration forms are completed.
Congregation Officers for 2017 so far are:
Beavercreek – Tim Kunzweiler, Pastor
Columbus – Matt Jeffers, Pastor
Grove City – Don Reese, Lead Pastor
Sylvania – John & Rae Jean Bolster, Co-Pastors
Toledo – Van Husted III, Pastor
Worthington – Stan Moss, Pastor
If your congregation has had its election, please advise me of the results and also confirm the names of your counselors, if known.
Scheduled Temple School classes are on the attached calendar. The Introduction to Scripture class is being offered January 21 and February 4 in the Columbus area. Does any congregation want to host this class? It will be 9:00 to 5:00 each day and the hosting congregation should also have some students in the class.
We had a mini version (1 hour) of the Latter-day Seekers workshop at MC conference. There was a great deal of interest expressed to have the full, eight hour, version with Keith McMillan next year. We’re looking at some dates in April and May and I’ll advise as soon as it’s confirmed. It will be in the Columbus area.