Parish Council Meeting Summary April 7, 2020

Old North Abbey, Knoxville, TN
Parish Council Meeting Summary, meeting of April 7, 2020 (by Zoom)
Minutes prepared by Amber Ford, summary by Daniel Yoder

Attendees: Aaron, Amber, Brent, Charleen, Daniel, Gregg, Mary, Spencer, Rusty
Clergy attending: Joy

Financial Report:

  • for March expenses exceeded giving by roughly $1k, due in large part to a large partial payment for the new HVAC
  • Tithely has become the primary source of giving
  • it was agreed to make giving by mail easier by including the Burwell mailing address on the website Giving page


  • installation of the new HVAC unit for the upstairs has been completed under Russ’ supervision
  • mowing has begun, with Aaron handling most of that
  • the basketball goal has been placed
  • volunteers have helped with planting and weeding
  • Aaron plans to purchase mulch and a few more shrubs
  • Joy will get a quote on carpeting from Fraizers, as discussions with Home Depot have fallen through


  • the online church directory will begin sometime soon after Easter
  • after much thought and discussion, Aaron has decided to postpone his sabbatical until the July-Sept 2021

Next meeting 7:30 pm Tuesday May 5 in the Commons or by Zoom.

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