Stewardship Council Meeting Minutes

Stewardship Council meeting Minutes April 10, 2015 The Stewardship Council met at the home of Alan and Bekki Pribil at 6:30 pm April 11, 2015. Present were Ed and Sharon Barrett, David and Glenna Borho, Blake Himmelwright, , Alan and Bekki Pribil and Jerry and Jeanette Siemens. The minutes of the previous meeting were accepted as written. Old business Jeanette reported that she would like to see a “Did You Know” section in the bulletin. She will try to get that started. Glenna has presented 6 welcome baskets, but need someone who speaks Spanish to present the others. Sharon has made card for each of the recent confirmandi. David received good feedback on our Lenten speakers. Ed suggested that we have one or two speakers every other month. New Business Various ideas and/or topics were discussed for speakers in the future. David suggested asking one of the neophytes to speak. Jeanette asked the question, ‘what do we do now’? There was brief discussion about the Wichita Diocese program about which Father sent an email. Discussion about catholic education, catechesis and the need for accountable catechists. How do we encourage new altar servers?. Next meeting June 12, 2015 at the home of Ed and Sharon Barrett. Respectfully submitted by, Chris Himmelwright

Stewardship Council Meeting Minutes

Stewardship Council meeting Minutes March 13, 2015 The Stewardship Council met at the home of Blake and Chris Himmelwright at 6:30 pm March 13, 2015. Present were David Borho, Blake and Chris Himmelwright, Father McKinney, Alan and Bekki Pribil and Jerry and Jeanette Siemens. Father opened the meeting with prayer. The minutes of the previous meeting were accepted as written. Old business Jeanette reported that Sharon has contacted the card writing group and they have met. Chris reported that all of the new ministers have been contacted and are in the process of being trained and/or put on the schedule, David will contact all new ministers that fall under ‘social activities’. It was further decided that Jeanette will post people’s hobbies in the bulletin from time to time. As per Father’s request David will also contact those who signed up for Coffee and Rolls and the T&T form to see if the would become a committee to organize that event. Blake reported that two speakers have agreed to speak at mass. Chris has sent a ‘thank you’ to each on behalf of the Council. Other Jeanette recommended the podcasts on Stewardship that Eric Hazelhorst does. They can be found on the diocesan website. The Bishop will be celebrating mass with the Sacred Heart students on March 31. There will be a recognition of Sacred Heart School on May 16. Stewardship Council will offer to help. Chris will contact Rhonda W. In reviewing the Time and Talent form responses there was discussion on how to use the information. Names from the Prayer Chain sign up will be given to Tina to see if she knows how that is handled.(Jeanette) Jeanette will contact Tom Garland about the Social Justice committee and Chris, Rochelle W. Jeanette will share the names from Ministry of Praise sign up sheet with Cecelia. She will also give names for Bulletin/Newsletter stuffers to Tina, Bulletin/Production/Design to Christine Brenner and ask Deb Roberts to oversee the student names that volunteered for snow removal. She will give Wanda Voss’ name to Deb for church cleaning. Interest in funeral dinners will go to Jan Merz, Gift Card sale names to Kelly McDermeit. There was discussion about names that are willing to help with events that will be kept for reference as events occur. The next meeting will be April 17 at 6:30 pm at the home of Alan and Bekki Pribil. Respectfully, submitted by, Chris Himmelwright

Stewardship Council Meeting Minutes

Stewardship Council Meeting Minutes February 13, 2015 The Stewardship Council met at the home of David and Glenna Borho at 6:30 pm on February 13, 2015. Present were Ed and Sharon Barrett, David and Glenna Borho, Blake and Chris Himmelwright and Jerry and Jeanette Siemens. Father opened the meeting with prayer. The minutes of the previous meeting were approved as written. Old Business Thank you notes were written and sent to each parishioner who returned a survey. It was decided that next year the card would be more personal. Sharon will organize a group who is interested in writing cards to parishioners for various occasions. Chris gave an update on the Liturgy Commission’s progress in contacting new ministers. She also reported that a thank you to those who returned their survey was published in the newsletter, bulletin and website. David will get in touch with parishioners who are interested in new (not previously on survey)ministries. Jeanette will contact parishioners interested in “social activities”. It was decided that the ‘treasure’ letter will be sent this fall, in accord with the diocesan stewardship calendar. New Business Lenten speakers are Lowell Brenner February 28, March 1 and Kim Evert on March 7,8. Each will be asked to speak for 5 minutes. Blake will contact them. The next meeting will be Friday, March 13, 2015 at 6:30 at the home of Blake and Chris Himmelwright. Respectfully submitted, Chris Himmelwright

Stewardship Council Meeting Minutes

Stewardship Council Meeting January 18, 2015 The Stewardship Council met at the home of Jerry and Jeanette Siemens at 5:00 pm on January 18, 2015. Present were Sharon Barrett, David and Glenna Borho, Chris Himmelwright, Father McKinney and Jerry and Jeanette Siemens. Father opened the meeting with prayer. The minutes of the last meeting were approved as written. Old Business Jeanette reported that 122 Time and Talent forms were returned. 104 forms included responses and 8 included contact information. It was decided that the Council would meet and write personal ‘thank you’ notes to each person who returned a stewardship form. This meeting will be Wednesday, January 21 at 7:00 at the Borho’s residence. Chris will publish the names of those who returned forms in the bulletin and newsletter. David will contact committee chairpersons and Chris will contact Liturgy Commission with results of survey. A discussion of Mark Roth’s presentation took place and it was decided not to plan additional events with him. New Business Jeanette encourage everyone to look at Eric’s article on the diocesan website, “101 Ways to Make your parish a place people can fall in love with Jesus”. The next meeting will be February 13 at 7:00 pm at the home of David and Glenna Borho.

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