Council Minutes 12-13-2010

First United Methodist Church of Baldwin City

Church Council Minutes

December 13, 2010


The Home of Dan and Connie Neuenswander


Dan called the meeting to order at 6:45 p.m.


Martha Harris moved and Bill Clement seconded the motion to approve the minutes of the previous council meeting.  The motion passed unanimously.


Bill Clement moved and Adam Hazelwood seconded the motion to approve the budget for 2011.  The motion passed unanimously.  Pastor Connie recommended that in the future we include a line item in the budget for evangelism.


Martha Harris moved and Donna Curran seconded the motion that since our income for 2010 exceeded our budget, we pay an additional $5,000 of our apportionments for 2010.  The motion passed.


Walt Bailey moved and Donna Curran seconded the motion that since our income exceeded our budget for 2010, we pay $1,000 on the parsonage account by December 31st   in accordance with the previous agreement.  The motion passed.


Pastor Connie offered her gratitude to each person on the council for sharing their talents, and expressed a special acknowledgment to Dan Neuenswander for his gifts of leadership and management.  She presented an opportunity for others to share what the church means to them.


Pastor Connie offered a closing prayer at 7:00 p.m., and the meeting was adjourned.


Respectfully submitted,

Katherine Cook


News Flash

Last Sunday of the Month


One worship service only

10:45 a.m. Blended Worship

Traditional Service at 8:30

We have added a traditional worship service at 8:30 on Sunday mornings. Our 10:45 service is still a contemporary/blended service. Come and join us for worship!

Food Pantry
A reminder that there is an increasing need for donations to the Food Pantry.  We are serving 100-plus persons each week.

Contact Information


704 8th St.
PO Box 25
Baldwin City, KS 66006




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