Associate Pastor’s Report- Pastor Pat wished the Consistory well. She submitted her visitation report and the visits made by the visitation team. Pat is looking for a few more members to join the visitation team.
Church and Ministry- The Consistory unanimously voted to appoint Matt Hildebrecht to the vacant position of Deacon effective immediately. Rev. Beynon will start his Interim position at Shiloh the beginning of September. Staff Evaluations- a few changes have been made to the scoring method. The Nominating Committee has developed a letter to go out to prospective candidates asking them to consider serving on Consistory. Finance- Natalie Fuhrman distributed copies of the budget report. She noted that the “Year To Date” and “Prior Year To Date” collected Current Funds and Benevolence Funds are about the same. The Building Loan balance stands at $141,102.92. (see enclosed report for further details) Property- The basement walls in the parsonage are peeling due to dampness. They are pursuing new signage for the church. The Consistory approved renewing the contract with Simply Clean to exclude the stripping and finishing of the floors. Columbia Gas is installing a new gas line and meter to the parsonage. Several property management companies are being considered for the parsonage. Several painting contractors will be submitting quotes for several areas needing painted in/around the church. Aging AC units continue to be a problem. Church Life- “Go Green” event will take place at Shiloh UCC on August 13th. They will be using the kitchen and parking lot areas. Outreach and Evangelism- The CREW X trip to Limon went well. Bonnie Bentzel and Amie Baker expressed thanks to Consistory for sponsoring the trip for Eli and Rebekah. Worship and Ministry- There has been a request for the return of the puppets. Stewardship- The Stewardship Challenge announcement will be made on August 27th.
New Business- The 2017/2018 Major Church Events Calendar was approved. There will be a trial table placement in room 100 for the rest of the summer to help eliminate the need for volunteers to set up and tear down. Respectfully submitted, Tim Bentzel, Consistory President