Council meeting minutes from June and July, along with minutes from the special congregational meeting and the treasurer’s report, were reviewed and accepted.
Pastor Tina’s first report – a very busy first month – was reviewed and accepted.
The finance committee advised the council to approve a resolution allocating $1,333.33 of the Pastor’s monthly salary as a housing allowance for the remainder of 2013. The council approved the resolution.
The Parish Education committee reviewed their report. ‘Blessing of the Backpacks’ was scheduled for August 18 and Promotion Sunday is scheduled for September 8. $200 from the Sunday School treasury was sent to the Ryan Murphy Mission.
The Property committee reported that the church was cited by the state for the fire extinguisher system for the kitchen stove. Council encouraged the committee to address this issue quickly.
Council discussed the paid advertisement space available in Red Lion Borough’s newsletter. Available sources of free space will be considered first.