Church Board Notes

CHURCH BOARD NOTES FEBRUARY 2020

Spring is on its way. Let’s spring our new Vision and Mission statement into the life of our church. Vision: A world where God’s inclusive love embraces and empowers all. Mission: Together, we respond to the call of the Spirit and the teachings of Jesus to learn, love, serve, and seek justice and joy for…

CHURCH BOARD NOTES JANUARY 2020

A new year! A new beginning! A new month! Good News! At FBC we are constantly journeying on roads less traveled. We “look behind so we can see ahead.” Doing just that, I want to bring everyone up-to-date on the results of the Semi-Annual Congregational meeting held Sunday, Jan. 12. We gathered for soup, bread,…

Church Board Notes December 2019

Your Leadership Team chairs reported the following, Building and Grounds: the new security system and details about whole building internet access is in discussion Missions: a film and discussion by N. Kristof and his wife in partnership with First Presbyterian is being considered. Faith Formations: A pot-luck and film are coming in January Membership: a…

Church Board Notes NOVEMBER 2019

Expressions of Community & Friendship filled the November meeting. Your Board demonstrates compassion and care in your name each time we meet. The Matthew 25 group reported that our Social Hall was open as an emergency warming shelter from Oct. 28-Nov. 2. This action was taken as a result of temperatures in the 20’s and…

Church Board Notes JULY 2019

Ice Cream Socials, Barbecues, and FBC’s Future! The future has begun for the new and continuing members of your FBC Church Board. Your new Church Board (CB) met on July 10. All Leadership Teams were represented with a special thanks to those who stepped forward after our June 30 Semi-Annual Program & congregational meeting. Our…

Church Board Notes JUNE 2019

Celebrations Around! The 150th Maintenance loan is paid off! A meeting was held with the Chief Credit Officer at First Federal bank. We mutually expressed appreciation, FBC to First Federal for granting the loan, and First Federal to FBC for our contributions to the McMinnville community and for paying the loan balance so quickly. The…

Church Board Notes MARCH 2019

Good News, Challenges, and Spring are in the air. Part of representing you at the Church Board, all the Board members are devoted to the area of their responsibility. They gather their committee members, plan and carry out activities to create community, and to provide a variety of choice activities for your enlightenment, fun, and…