West Congregational Church
Church Council Meeting
June 3, 2021
Present: Pastor Rhonda, Carolyn Stiles, Moderator, Brian Wheeler, Trustees, Joy Potter, Diaconate, Donna Scarsilloni, Missions, Charlene Cutting, Treasurer, Pam Sheldon, Assistant Financial Secretary
Members of the Congregation: Darcy Mantel
Absent: Barbara Moulton, Religious Education
Meeting started at 6:05 pm
Quorum of 7 established.
Opening Prayer: Pastor Rhonda
Business of the Day:
Clerk: Notes from 5/ 6 were approved with edits. Clerk position vacant.
Financial Secretary: Financial Secretary position is vacant. Pam Sheldon as the assistant Financial Secretary collects and deposits donations. The Treasurer, Charlene Cutting enters the deposit into Power Church.
Treasurer: See financial statements for detail of account status.
Boy Scouts: additional billings have been received from Peter Tamposi Law Firm, Charlene feels that some of the payments she has made may not be reflected. She will call him after talking to the church’s insurance company. Carolyn will let Peter Tamposi know to expect her call, probably next week.
Christian Education: no report
Missions: The Missions Board has not met. The mask mandate from the food pantry staff and patrons has been dropped based on changes introduced by the CDC, state and city mandates, and indoor church services introduced on Sunday 6/6. Carolyn will change the language in the Concord Monitor Church Directory to reflect the change.
Trustees: Brian is working on planning a meeting with the Trustees. The new date is 6/10 at 5:30. The sound system will be on the agenda. Eric Bilodeau of Strings and Things will be invited to join the meeting at 6:00 to talk to the Trustees Board about what exactly is needed and the cost.
Diaconate: There are two people wishing to join the church. One has transferred from another church, and another will be joining after a long association with West Church. There is a meeting planned on Sunday, 6/6 following services.
Christian Education: There was no report; the Board Chair absent and has not had an opportunity to develop a board.
Closing pray: Pastor Rhonda
Meeting adjourned at 7:20pm.
Respectfully Submitted, Carolyn Stiles, Moderator and note taker
Attachments: Cash Accounts, UC Funds chart, and May income and expense.