Ray Of Hope Church Of Our Lord Jesus Christ, Inc.
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  Ray Of Hope Church Of Our Lord Jesus Christ, Inc.
MONTHLY MEETING OF THE COUNCIL           

Agenda

November 24th, 2017

380 W. First Street Elmira NY

7:00 p.m.

All are welcome

 

 

OPENING AND QUORUM:

Council Members present were:

           Rev. Shawn F. Benedict - Appointed Pastor        

           Veronica Floyd - Moderator(1/2019)

           Lisa Frost- Corp.Treasurer (1/2018)

                               

Council Members absent were:  

 

Ray of Hope Church Members and Friends present:  

            

Meeting called to order at     pm by       


Opening Prayer offered by                

1.  AGENDA REVIEW & APPROVAL
Motion to approve:           second       

Vote:       in favor-0 against-    0- abstain        

2.  REVIEW & APPROVE Minutes of October 20th, 2017 Council Meeting
Motion to approve:           second    

Vote:      in favor- 0 against  0-abstain.   

 
II.
OFFICER REPORTS:

1. MODERATOR'S REPORT:  
(Veronica Floyd)-   

 

 

2. VICE MODERATOR’S REPORT:  No Vice Moderator at this time           

 

3. TREASURER'S  REPORT:  (Lisa Frost)—    

 

4. CLERK'S REPORT: ( )  

 

5. APPOINTED PASTOR REPORT: (Rev. Benedict)—    

 

 

6. VOCATIONAL MINSTRY TRAINING PROGRAM-(Rev. Benedict)—   

 

 

MOTION TO APPROVE OFFICER’S REPORT’S :        Second                                                                                                                              

              

Vote:        in favor-0  against- 0 abstain   

 

 

III. LOCATION UPDATES:
1. Ithaca Bible Study- 
     Inactive status

 

2. Syracuse  -     

 

 

3.  Southern Tier Extension

                                                                                                                                                                                                    

 

IV. Committee Reports of Ray of Hope Church:

 

1. St. Benedict of Nursia Memorial Library Committee:                 

      


2.  Pride Month Committee (June 2018) –

          

 

3. Building Reports:  

          Elmira Building:  

                

 

4. Corporation Fundraising:   

 

 

5.. Westcott Street Fair:   

 

6. 501(c)(3):   

 

7. Technology Report: 

 

 

8. Pastoral Search Committee:

 

Motion to approve the committee reports:                  Second

Vote:   in favor, 0 – against, 0 - abstain

                                   


V:  OLD BUSINESS:  

Motions 6,8 were tabled at 4/26/2013 meeting due to time constraints.

 

MOTION # 6 -

MOTION: I, Michael Quinnell, move that a new outdoor faucet be installed on the east side of the building at 380 W 1st Street, Elmira.

 

RATIONALE: Currently the exterior faucet is located on the west (Davis Street) side of the building. Placing a faucet on the opposite side of the building would decrease the possibility of vandalism (water being turned on) and would facilitate outdoor activities by being located closer to where the activities would be occurring (i.e. watering gardens).

 

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION: I spoke with John McGee who, as I understood him to say, was not necessarily interested in bidding on this project but felt that it would be easier and less expensive for us to install a new faucet and disable the old one (remove faucet knob, shut off that pipe’s water).

 

Respectfully submitted, Michael Quinnell

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MOTION # 8 -

MOTION: I, Michael Quinnell, move that carpet be removed and the flooring repaired in the Frasier Fellowship Room in the building on the 380 W 1st Street, Elmira.

 

RATIONALE: The carpet, in its current condition, is unsafe. It has bare spots, in which some of the nails underneath stick upward; and it frequently unravels, creating a tripping hazard.

 

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION: none at this time

 

Respectfully submitted, Michael Quinnell

 

 

VI: NEW BUSINESS: 

Motion 1.  

.

Second:

Vote:        in favor-   against-   abstain   

 

VII. Comments/Remarks from those in attendance: 

 

 

VIII. Prayer  - offered by  

 

 

IX. Meeting adjourned  -     

 

 

Respectfully submitted to Historical Record. 

,          _____ , 2017