Present: 21 persons, 3 persons attended via Zoom
Co-Chairs: David Clifford and Richard Dalton
Jana Blair, Margaret Fittler, Bev Haggins, Linda Hamilton, Phyllis Hicks,
Tyler Hicks, Brenda Jones, Paul Jones, John Krey, Mary Maedel,
Margaret Pare, Rob Pare, Marie Santos, Doug Scott, Karen Scott,
Lottie Sharp, Dick Sharp, Barbara Whittle,
Rev. Olav Kitchen (Minister)
On zoom: Barbara Keyes, Nancy Nelson, Rob Pettepiece
Excused/Regrets: Brenda Miller, Bill & Carolyn Kelly, Bonnie Monminie
Call to Order Co-Chair, Richard Dalton called the meeting together
with a prayer and devotion 7:30 p.m.
Motion: It was moved and seconded that Brenda Jones be Appointed Minute
Secretary for the Meeting. Carried.
Motion: M/S that the Draft Agenda be approved. Carried.
Motion: M/S Richard Dalton and Lottie Sharp be our representatives for the
Annual Meeting of the Windsor-Essex United Church Development
Fund, on Thursday April 27th at Glenwood United Church.
Pastoral Charge Reports:
Financial Report: Tyler Hicks
Tyler reported that his report was not comparable to last year because Bev Haggins
applied for a grant to help with both churches´ utilities.
Our Annual Assessment ($ 5,488.00) came out in January.
Motion: Moved and Seconded that the Financial Report be accepted as presented. Carried
Motion: M/S That whenever there is more than $10,000.00 is in the
Charge Account, that the excess be returned to both churches
using the 60/40 split. Defeated
Discussion followed and the motion was defeated.
It was agreed that there would be more discussion for November budget.
Tyler explained that ADP takes Rev. Olav’s wages and benefits out of
the Charge Account around the middle of each month and he is requesting
that the two treasures deposit money on the first day of each month.
Ministry & Personnel Barb Whittle
Barbara reported that the M & P Committee had an emergency meeting on
Friday, February 24th to discuss a letter of Request for Retirement from
Brenda Miller. Barbara read the letter and the M & P accepted her resignation.
Brenda handed in a list of her duties which was handed out to those present at
the M & P Meeting. Barbara noted the date of retirement as June 2, 2023.
Thank you to Brenda Miller for here 34 years of dedicated service.
Motion: M/S to approve the list of Office Administrators duties. Carried
Discussion followed on a replacement for secretary/office administrator,
Motion: M/S that the M & P Committee be made the Search Committee and
anyone else that wished to be on the Search Committee could be appointed.
Barbara Reported on the dates of Olav´s vacation.
Worship Committee Karen Scott
Karen reported on the Worship Committee Meeting.
1. Retirement Acknowledgement ¬ There was a discussion on a Retirement
party for Brenda Miller.
Brenda Jones was asked to be the convener. She accepted.
Motion: M/S that $1,000.00 from the charge be given for the party and
one big gift. Carried
Next Regular Meeting: TBA
Motion to Adjourn: M/S that the meeting be adjourned, about 8:45 pm. CarriedBlessing ¬ Olav