Parish Council Meeting Summary Dec. 3, 2019

Old North Abbey, Knoxville, TN
Parish Council Meeting Summary, meeting of December 3, 2019
Minutes prepared by Amber Ford, summary by Daniel Yoder

Attendees: Aaron, Amber, Brent, Daniel, Deborah, Gregg, Mary, Rusty
Absent: Charleen
Clergy attending: Nick

Financial Report:

  • November giving exceeded expenditures by about $1000
  • Year-to-date giving is currently above budget, and spending is under budget
  • Deborah will continue to serve as Treasurer and attend the meetings

Recent Activities

  • the PC was generally pleased by the new Covenant Journey process, and feels it is important to continue that. There were just under 100 signatures on the Covenant
  • the potluck and Parish Meeting ran smoothly and efficiently


  • Lessons and Carols will take place on 12/11, and there will be a Christmas Eve service
  • Epiphany will include house blessings and there will be several baptisms
  • The PC approved a special clergy Christmas dinner


  • need a paper towel dispenser in the Nursery bathroom
  • need to mount the Covenants
  • Aaron and Nick will be working on the offices
  • work on the front door lights is ongoing
  • Lloyd’s electric will give Gregg quotes for outdoor lighting
  • timing of pre-approved expenditures (flooring and carpet) will be explored by the Budget Committee


  • Aaron is still exploring options for laminated bulletins. The current idea is to have paper bulletins for Lent and Easter and special events, but a single laminated bulletin for all other seasons.
  • we will likely have missionaries speak on Jan 15 and 22
  • Gregg is suggesting a Men’s Retreat for May 16.

Next meeting 7:30 pm Tuesday January 7 in the upper meeting room.

Comments ( 0 )

    Leave A Comment

    Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *