July 19, 2016

VCC Board Meeting Agenda

July 19, 2016

Attendees:  Pastor Nick Dimmick, David Loewer, Tim Brandt, Christina Riffell, Amy Brandt, and Rick Fennell.

  1. The Mission Team Leads (MTL) monthly reports are included Atch 1.
  2. After consulting with Pastor Nick, the Elders approached a gentleman from the congregation to fill the vacant Organization MTL position.  He is praying about it and would be letting them know soonest on whether he feels led to do that.
  3. Pastor Nick demonstrated a new software product for small churches called “Breeze Church Management Software” which if implemented would provide an on-line church directory, could securely track giving, establish email groups, provide a sort capability by various criteria, etc.  He asked to board to evaluate it and provide a recommendation on whether to proceed.

Next Board Mtg: Tues, 20 Sep 16

 

ATTACHMENT 1

Organizational Team (MTL – Vacant)

30 Days Past Accomplishments

  • Gas meter in the auxiliary garage (former food pantry) has been removed.
  • Section of the paneling in the parsonage basement south wall was removed to inspect for mold due to water damage. Was determined that there is mold there and that all of the paneling should be removed to check for cracks in the wall as to treat the mold.

Three Month Look-Ahead

  • Install wired doorbell?
  • Work on some of the requests that Pastor Nick wishes to add to parsonage such as a washer/dryer hook up in basement.
  • Check to see if the roof above the gym is leaking.
  • Replace missing tile on gym roof to keep birds from building nests and keep water out of gym.
  • The chimney in the Youth Pastor’s Office has been a conduit for bats to get in. The chimney was closed off but need to determine if the bats are still getting in.
  • Repair roof leak above The Gathering Place.

 

Worship Team (MTL – Trudy Koverman)

30 Day Past Accomplishments

  • Removed dimmer switches from the stage lighting to reduce the interference in the sound system; replaced w/standard on/off switches.
  • Replaced dimmer switches for the sanctuary lighting; replaced with standard on/off switches.
  • Synced the television in The Gathering Place w/the computer so it’s cycling same announcements as the monitors in the front of the sanctuary.

Three Month Look-Ahead

  • Research how other churches treat new visitors; consider having the board members take turns manning the information table before each service.
  • Assemble a plan to upgrade audio/visual equipment as necessary, i.e. project words on the back wall vs. installing a TV above the sound booth.

 

Adult Ministries Team (MTL – Christina Riffell)

30 Day Past Accomplishments

  • ‘The Armor of God’ study began on June 23.
  • Met with Pastor Nick to discuss the future structure of Adult Ministry.

Three Month Look-Ahead

  • Planning women’s trip to “Abundance” conference in Fort Wayne in October.

 

Youth Team (MTL – Amy Brandt)

30 Day Past Accomplishments

  • Started Kids Club Summer Curriculum on Sunday, 6/19 – We will dive into 13 weeks of the Old Testament.
  • A donation of Children’s Bibles was given to the Children’s Ministry and Bibles are handed out as needed.
  • 180 Bonfire-June 25th, 7:00pm to 10:00 pm @ Russell’s house.

Three Month Look-Ahead

  • 180 will be on a break through the Summer – It resumes on 8/31.
  • 180 Paintball-July 23rd, 4:00pm to 7:00pm @ Russell’s house (hot dogs will be provided).
  • Start planning for the Summer 2017 Versailles Vacation Bible School.
  • Order Children’s Story Book Bibles for the 3yr – Preschool age Children.

 

Outreach Team (MTL – JJ Riffell)

30 Day Past Accomplishments

  • Nothing.

Three Month Look-Ahead

  • July 28th – 30th Garage sale in the gym.
  • August Back to school lunch.
  • Sept 11th, Church Picnic and the Serraino’s.