Here is a quick look at issues and actions addressed by the Congregational Council on June 9:

Preparations for the semiannual meeting of the congregation on June 27.

  • Approved a draft annual operating budget to be presented for review and approval as required by our bylaws.
  • Approved a draft motion to repair the roof. The motion, which will be presented to the congregation for action on June 27, would authorize spending up to $304,000 for the purpose of repairing designated areas of the church roof, installation of required safety rooftop safety barriers, and installation of interior stair access to the roof.
  • Appointed a team to plan how the congregational meeting will be conducted.
  • Discussed the need to provide background information on the proposed roof project and recommended holding a Zoom Q & A session prior to the congregational meeting. This meeting will take place on Wednesday, June 23 at 7:00pm. Zoom link coming soon.

Discussed next steps in the “Liberating Structures”, St. Paul Area Synod project. The initial training session for the project will be on June 19.