ANNUAL CONGREGATIONAL MEETING, TUESDAY, FEB. 5, 2019

The Annual Meeting of North Lake Presbyterian Church was called to order by the Moderator, Dr. Jeff Hosmer at 6:00 p.m. in the Fellowship Hall. The Moderator declared a quorum to be present.

Associate Pastor Mike Smith was called upon by the Moderator to lead the congregation in prayer.

The Moderator indicated in the absence of the Clerk of Session, Jim Crutchfield, that Elder Tom Ledoux was selected by the Session to record the actions taken on matters to come before the Congregation at the meeting.

The Moderator noted that there had been two congregational meetings held over the past year. Last year’s Annual Meeting on February 6, 2018 and a Special Congregational Meeting held on August 7, 2018. The minutes from both meetings were included with the annual report. The Moderator inquired if there were any corrections or additions to the minutes. One member pointed out a spelling error but otherwise there were no material changes to the minutes. A motion was made and seconded to approve both sets of minutes. The motion was unanimously approved with the spelling change.

The Moderator next called upon Wayne Butler, Chair of the Nominating Committee, to present the report of the Nominating Committee.

Elder Wayne Butler made a motion to approve the following for the position of Elder.

Ken Knipe, Class of 2022

Tom Ledoux, Class of 2022

Dottie Wise, Class of 2022

The motion was seconded. The Moderator called for further nominations from the floor and there being none, called for a vote. The nominations were unanimously approved by those members present.

Elder Wayne Butler made a motion to approve the following for the position of Deacon.

Kathy Anderson, Class of 2022

Joe Fortenbaugh, Class of 2022

Randy Kresley, Class of 2022

Pat Harrell, Class of 2023

The motion was seconded. The Moderator called for further nominations from the floor and there being none, called for a vote. The nominations were unanimously approved by those members present.

Elder Wayne Butler made a motion to approve the following to serve as members of the 2019 Nominating Committee.

Ralph Corso, Garth Price, Linda Williams and Char Zientara

The motion was seconded. The Moderator called for further nominations from the floor and there being none, called for a vote. The nominations were unanimously approved by those members present.

Elder Wayne Butler thanked all of those who served on the 2018 Nominating Committee.

The Moderator next called the members attention to the 2018 Annual Report and highlighted some of the most noteworthy items including the purchase of the Teague Road property, the continuing search for a new Children’s Director and the Body Builders Team report. Jeff also reflected upon the challenges faced by Little Blessings during 2018 and the ongoing study and reflection as to the ministry’s long-term options.

The Moderator next called upon Dennis Heasty, the Church Administrator to present the financial report. Dennis reviewed the 2018 financials as well as the 2019 budget as approved by the Session. He noted that the revenue budget for 2019 was the same as the revenue received in 2018 and that the budget included a 2% increase in compensation. Dennis responded to several questions and agreed to post a corrected 2019 budget as well as additional detailed information to the church’s website.

At this point in the meeting, the Moderator asked Judy Etheridge to come up and moderate the meeting. Both pastors as well as family members present were excused to leave the meeting so that the Terms of Call could be presented to the members for their approval.

Dennis presented an outline of the various components included in each of the pastor’s terms of call and noted that the overall increase in compensation was 2% over 2018. After responding to a few questions, a motion and a second were made to approve the pastor’s terms of call as presented. The motion was unanimously approved by all of those present.

The pastors returned to the meeting and the Moderator led a time for Questions and Answers.

The Moderator then asked for a motion and second to adjourn the meeting. The motion was approved by all present. The Moderator requested that everyone stand and join him in prayer.

Tom Ledoux, Elder