Parish Council Minutes

ST JOSEPH PARISH COUNCIL MEETING

NOVEMBER 28, 2017

PRESENT:  KATHY HOLLAND, BARBARA ALLMAN, MARGARET VAILE, MARY MAHONEY, JANE GARVEY, KATHY MUDD, VIRGINIA VAIL, MIKE CACI, GREG GIBBONS, AMANDA MCGUIRE, FATHER DAVID, THERESA BANTA, CLAUDIA MUDD

PRAYER

MINUTES:  THE MINUTES OF THE LAST MEETING, OCTOBER 30, 2017 WERE APPROVED.  JANE MADE MOTION, BARBARA SECOND.

PARISH FAITH:  GREG NOTED THAT THE COMMITTEE MET NOVEMBER 14TH.  HE REPORTED THEY ARE RECRUITING PEOPLE TO HELP WITH RELIGIOUS ED CLASSES AND STILL NEED VOLUNTEERS.  THEY HAD EUCHARISTIC MINISTER TRAINING ON NOVEMBER 15TH AND WILL HAVE LECTOR TRAINING ON NOVEMBER 29TH.  THEY TALKED ABOUT DECORATING FOR ADVENT AND CHRISTMAS AND FATHER DAVID WILL SEND A FLOCK NOTE WITH DATES AND TIMES ASKING FOR VOLUNTEERS.

PARISH LIFE:  MARY NOTED THEY MET AT 5:30.  SHE REPORTED ON THE UNITED CRESCENT HILL ANGEL TREE AND REMINDED EVERYONE ABOUT THE PARISH CHRISTMAS PARTY ON THE 9TH.  THE COMMITTEE WILL BE SURVEYING THE PARISHONERS ABOUT ALL THE ACTIVITIES/EVENTS IN THE NEAR FUTURE.  THEIR NEXT MEETING WILL BE JANUARY 9TH AT 5:30.

ADMINISTRATION:  FATHER DAVID GAVE AN UPDATE ON THE STEEPLES CAMPAIGN.  ONLY 90+ PARISHONERS HAVE RESPONDED SO FAR.  THE COMMITTEE IS ALSO APPEALING TO THE COMMUNITY AND SO FAR, THE RESPONSE HAS BEEN GOOD.  FATHER DAVID WILL MEET DECEMBER 5TH WITH COOPERS & KING FOR A POSSIBLE FUNDRAISER.  THERE WAS DISCUSSION ON HOW TO REACH/APPROACH MEMBERS AND COMMUNITY.  FATHER DAVID ASKED FOR TWO VOLUNTEERS FROM THE PARISH COUNCIL TO LOOK AT THE WEDDING REGISTER AND SEND LETTERS.  FATHER DAVID ALSO ASKED THE PARISH COUNCIL TO PASS OUT THE STEEPLE CAMPAIGN ENVELOPES AT MASS.  IT WAS NOTED THAT THREE PEOPLE FROM THE COMMITTEE WERE HAND WRITING THANK YOU NOTES TO ALL WHO HAVE PLEDGED.

OLD BUSINESS/NEW BUSINESS:  FATHER DAVID ASKED THAT THE PARISH COUNCIL MEMBERS SEND HIM NOTES/THOUGHTS/IDEAS ON THE PASTORAL PLAN WITHIN TWO WEEKS.

THE NEXT PARISH COUNCIL MEETING WILL BE TUESDAY, JANUARY 30TH AT 7:00.

CLOSING PRAYER

 

 
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