Feb 3rd Minutes & Report / by David Flowers

Ad Council Minutes – February 3rd, 2015

Treasurer’s Report – Average giving for 2014 was $1545; Compassion Fund has about $6500 – Conrad to take money with him when he travels in late February.
Annual Financial Report shows only increase worth noting is the budget for Facilities Supplies to accommodate the landscape maintenance.

Old Business:

a. Church maintenance/improvements – Sunday School room still in progress; toilet leaks – Lyle to check it out; Foyer needs new coat of paint (possibly a Spring project) but we should bring it up at March meeting.
b. Church constitution and bylaws – David will check back in next meeting after he talks to other churches.
c. Decision re computer for AV?

New Business:
a. Microphone other new equipment for worship – adding a speaker to kitchen (all agreed hardwire is preferred, if possible); ear piece and accessories for David is $200 (approved)
b. Shelf in men's bathroom – all agreed wherever the preschool wants to put it is fine
c. Labels for shelving – done

Reporting from Ministry Teams

a. Worship – All agreed to move forward with Denton purchasing and building                                the AV computer; to install Microsoft
b. Nurture – Beth (absent), mulch will be added to muddy patches until Spring
c. Community Life – Akers need support
d. Outreach – TOH waiting to hear back to see if we are signed up for a week in February; David is preaching at IV sometime soon; college kids need rides so we need to provide them with contact info of families who would be able to pick them up
e. Facilities – Preschool still needs the slide covered and the playground stained

Preschool update – N/A

Report from PLT –  J. Mark Frederick (interim District Minister) will be at next meeting as it is pastor David’s mid-term evaluation.

Next meeting date: March 17th @ 6:30 PM

Closing Prayer

2014 Year at a Glance Summary

Beginning Operating Balance: $53,188.67
January Operating Balance: $51,171.79
Jan Average Offering: $1,425
February Operating Balance: $49,183.04
Feb Average Offering: $1,247
March Operating Balance: $49,521.22
Mar Average Offering: $1,547
April Operating Balance: $48,998.48
Apr Average Offering: $1,454
May Operating Balance: $48,172.07
May Average Offering: $1,395
June Operating Balance: $45,896.63
Jun Average Offering: $1,157
July Operating Balance: $45,431.66
Jul Average Offering: $1,518
Aug Operating Balance: $46,667.86
Aug Average Offering: $1,445
Sept Operating Balance: $43,984.68
Sept Average Offering: $1,332
Oct Operating Balance: $42,820.12
Oct Average Offering: $1,352
Nov Operating Balance: $43,721.12
Nov Average Offering: $1,525
Dec Operating Balance: $42,245.34
Dec Average Offering: $1,532

YTD Decrease: $10,943.32
YTD offering average: $1,427

Designated funds at the end of December 31, 2014:
CC Offering is $512.24; VBS is $885.47; College Ed Fund is $0.00; Cedarwood Preschool Fund is $7, 784.82; Cedarwood Preschool Scholarship fund is $617.50; Capital Improvement Fund is $8,797.56; Tax fund is $0.00; Mutual Care Fund is $148.99; CMF Retreat Fund is $472.19; Compasssion Fund $200 (additional $5000 given but not deposited until needed),Youth Fund is $556.22; Piano Fund is $1,202.60; and Audio Visual Fund is $67.75.

The forwarding balance of all funds is $63,734.34.


The average offering for January 2015 was $1,545. Expenditures exceeded income, resulting in an operating balance of $41,670.70. (YTD decrease of $574.64)

Designated funds at the end of January 31, 2015:
CC Offering is $547.24; VBS is $885.47; College Ed Fund is $0.00; Cedarwood Preschool Fund is $7, 668.06; Cedarwood Preschool Scholarship fund is $637.50; Capital Improvement Fund is $8,947.56; Tax fund is $0.00; Mutual Care Fund is $148.99; CMF Retreat Fund is $472.19; Compasssion Fund $200 (additional $6300 given but not deposited until needed),Youth Fund is $556.22; Piano Fund is $1,202.60; and Audio Visual Fund is $67.75.

The forwarding balance of all funds is $63,004.28.

Minutes taken by Kristina Kolodner