2017 Annual Meeting

Sunday, December 3, 2017

Officers

After completing our nomination process, the Nominating Committee has assembled the following slate of nominees for Board of Directors and Trustee:

Board of Directors
  • Chair (2 years): Lance Teitsworth
  • Vice-Chair (1 year): Mark Jackson
  • Clerk (1 year): Stacy Turowski
  • Treasurer (3 years): Mandy Burns
  • General Member (3 years): Open*
  • General Member (2 years): Open*
  • General Member (1 years): Open*

* The Nominating Committee proposes leaving the General Member positions open. The intention is to free as many people as possible to participate in the ministries of the church as opposed to administration.

Trustees
  • Eric Brown (3 years)

Budget

The proposed budget was presented on Sunday, November 12. It represents a significant move toward balancing our budget after three years of intentional investments in facility, staff, and materials. Major budget-line changes include:
  • ~5% increase in giving and rental income
  • ~50% reduction in pastor compensation
  • 30% reduction in Children's Director hours
  • 50% reduction in Children's Department spending
  • 45% reduction in Hospitality spending
  • 75% reduction in Cleaning Services spending
  • 65% reduction in Financial Services spending

Voting

At the Annual Meeting, members will have the opportunity to vote whether to adopt the proposed slate of nominees and budget. Members who cannot attend the meeting may submit an absentee ballot online.