First Congregational Church of Norman, UCC
Meeting of Board
November 10, 2019
In attendance: David Wheeler, Steve Davis, Mary Carter, Ruth Blake, Louise Whitaker
The Board welcomed Ruth Blake to her first meeting as the newly elected Treasurer.
Meeting dates were set for 2020. These will be posted to the calendars on Breeze and the webpage.
Board Meeting January 5 5:15 – 6:45 Church
Board Meeting March 3 6:00 – 7:30 Church
Board Meeting May 5 6:00 – 7:30 TBD
Board Meeting August 2 5:15 – 6:45 Church
Board Meeting September 8 6:00 – 7:30 Church
Annual Meeting October 25 5:15 – 6:15 Church
The minutes from the Annual Meeting were approved.
$725.00 was collected and distributed to Shannon Fulton. The Benevolence Fund still has a balance of $780.00. David asked if $500 could be given to a member of the church who needs financial assistance. The Board approved the request.
Holocaust Remembrance Day Worship/Shared Meal:
We had a request to recognize Holocaust Remembrance Day on January 26, 2020. David will contact Hillel Foundation to see if they can provide any assistance on an appropriate way to honor this day of remembrance. We will have a shared meal after worship, with brisket provided.
Worship on December 1, 8, 15 and 22 will focus on Advent.
Paul Martin and Jordan Zuck have expressed interest in becoming UCC ministers. The Board will conduct an interview with them as part of the Members in Discernment process. These interviews will take place at the January 2020 Board meeting.