Category: Board Blog

Budget Planning FAQ

Annual Budget Planning 2020 – 2021

Frequently Asked Questions

What is the purpose of the limited budget?

The purpose of the limited budget at this early stage is to understand several different elements related to next year:

The minimum required to ‘keep the lights on’ at St. Johns … read more.

Congregational Meeting and Vote on Sunday, 4/19

From Matthew Cowperthwait

Dear St. John’s Members and Friends,

In this unparalleled time in our lives of self-quarantine, physical distancing and virtual services, we still count our blessings for the new systems that allow us to talk, see each other’s faces and offer care, words of wisdom … read more.

Because we care about your health…

On Wednesday night the St John’s board voted to suspend all church
activities and all uses of the church building at least until April 2nd.
This decision was made after lengthy deliberations focused on the heath
and well-being of St John’s members, friends and guests … read more.

Annual Congregational Meeting Results

Thank you to the membership for participating in our democratic process! We had 66 members sign in to the meeting, and 63 cast paper ballots for new officers.  

In the elections, new board members who were elected are:

Melissa Rowland as Program Director Linda Heath as … read more.

Results from the Special Congregational Meeting

We had 73 members sign in for the Special Congregational Meeting Sunday, March 10, after service. Thank you to everyone for participating in our democratic process! The proposal for changes to board structure bylaws,  and the proposal for changes to membership bylaws both passed.

The … read more.

Proposed Updates to Congregation’s Bylaws

Two teams have been working to review and update St. John’s
bylaws. After careful consideration, St. John’s board has approved proposed
changes to two sections of our bylaws. One proposal addresses board structure
and governance. The second proposal concerns membership. There will be a
special congregational meeting after service … read more.