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Wednesday, May 6, 2009

Mt. Olive Counsel Meeting April 19

In Attendance: Rex Pagani, Matt McCauley, Vicar Zach, Pastor Pingel, Helen Gillingham, Janet Frisch, Ann Emge and Marilyn Huber

1. Rex thanked Pastor for the wonderful services and events of Easter week.
2. Pastor discussed the work ahead for installing 3 showers in the area of an old closet downstairs. The showers will be used when the servant event is held here this summer. The trustees have approved this decision. A plumber is needed to help complete the work. Four new outdoor table and chairs have been purchased to be used for events held at the hall. Hall rentals are beginning to pick up. Pastor also stated that Confirmation Sunday is May 31, 2009. Pastor also reported the Bronco with a plow have been purchased for snow removal beginning next winter.
3. Helen spoke on behalf of the Publicity Committee. New business cards including photos and information on hall rental have been completed and will begin to be distributed to various businesses. The committee has a list of caterers, florists, funeral homes, chair rentals, linen services, etc. for those renting that need assistance in completing their event.
4. Vicar spoke for the Evangelism Board on how well the blood pressure screenings went at the Maple Syrup Festival. The Junior Youth group will be holding monthly fundraisers to defray the cost of their upcoming trip. The Vicar also noted that he has been meeting with students from Geneva a couple times a week and several students are attending services on Sundays.
5. Ann reported the Easter Egg Hunt went very well. Also, the Mothers of Preschoolers (MOPS) will be serving as Readers, Ushers and Greeters at the services on Mothers Day.
6. Matt reminded all that the Sundae Social will be held in the hall on June 7, after second service.