Parish Council Meeting Summary, Feb. 2, 2021

Old North Abbey, Knoxville, TN
Parish Council Meeting Summary, meeting of February 2, 2021 (by Zoom)
Minutes prepared by Amber Ford, summary by Daniel Yoder

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

Business carried out via email between meetings (requires unanimous approval)

  • on 1/10/21 the PC approved expenditure for $1500 for a ONA family in need

Financial Report

  • None: Deborah was unable to attend


  • with the new flooring in place some of the classroom doors will not close. Daniel will look at these. The ideal would eb to replace them with half-doors
  • the toilet in the kids room needs a new tank seal
  • the toilets in the upstairs and downstairs east bathrooms need to be replaced
  • the door in the shared bathroom was discarded so needs to be replaced
  • the stain on the sanctuary sealing appears to be form a static one-time event, so should be painted
  • the windows in the Office will need to be replaced

Worship Services

  • there was agreement to stream the 9:00 am service rather than the 11:00, and this will likely start in Lent

Childcare restart

  • Joy submitted a proposal to start a very limited childcare for 2-4-year-olds during the 9:00 am service through lent, which was approved by the PC. Joy will be the point person on this, and was authorized to modify or cancel specific Sundays if necessary. Priority in service sign-up will be given to families with children in this age range

Other items

Next meeting 7:30 pm Tuesday March 2 in the Commons or by Zoom.

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