I.C. Lansing Pastoral Council Minutes

I.C. Lansing Pastoral Council Minutes

 

Immaculate Conception Parish Pastoral Council Minutes

Lansing, Iowa

Monday, November 27, 2017 at 7:00pm

  1. Prayer: Rita Heim
  2. Roll Call:

Members Present: Father Moser, Rita Heim (Chair & Stewardship), Don Peters (Vice-Chair & Building & Grounds), Bill O’Connor (Finance Council), Stan Crees (Building & Grounds), Erica Krause-Wagner (Parish Life), Mary Palmborg (Deanery Council/Parish Life), Kay Mettille (Social Justice), Nancy Hosch (Social Justice), Dan Mattson (Faith Formation).

Absent & Excused: All members were present.

 Minutes from the previous meeting of October 23, 2017.

Don Peters motioned to approve minutes as written, Mary Palmborg seconded the motion. Motion carried.

 Reports:

  1. Spiritual/Administrative: Father Moser
  • Lots of Masses because Christmas falls on Monday.
  • Outreach to marginalized Catholics.
  • Family of Ernie Luster has given memorial gift.
  1. Faith Formation Commission: Dan Mattson
  • Advent program on December 13.
  • January 10 will be First Reconciliation.
  1. Social Justice: Nancy Hosch & Kay Mettille
  2. Parish Life: Erica Krause-Wagner & Mary Palmborg
  • 19 people for lunch at Nutmeg’s last month.
  • Call number and get meals.
  1. Stewardship: Rita Heim
  • Looking into having Mary Pedersen as a speaker.
  1. Building & Grounds: Don Peters & Stan Crees
  • Carpet in lower entry way is completed.
  • Double doors on east side of church are fixed.
  1. Finance Council: Bill O’Connor
  • In fiscal year income is 9% over budget producing $5,800 surplus in income over expenditures.
  • January 8, 2018 is next finance council meeting.

 Old Business:

  1. Final tally for fall festival is total income of $5,322.45.
  2. Landscaping: someone wanted done differently but left as is.
  3. WeShare: people excited about it!

 New Business:

  1. Discussed side doors into church – Is there a need for glass in them for visibility? Yes!
  2. Visits by retired priests – going okay.
  3. Possible 2018 projects discussed: New faucets in kitchen for 2018, WIFI for the church, pave or black top parking lot, remove carpet in all of basement.
  4. Joint Pastoral Council meeting will be on December 4.

 Adjournment:

Meeting adjourned with Father Moser leading the closing prayer.

 

Next meeting is scheduled for Monday, January 22, 2017 at 7:00pm in Immaculate Conception Parish Hall.

Submitted by Stan Crees

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Immaculate Conception Parish Pastoral Council Minutes

                                Lansing, Iowa

                  Monday, October 23, 2017 at 7:00pm

Prayer: Rita Heim

Roll Call:

Members Present: Rita Heim (Chair & Stewardship), Don Peters (Vice-Chair & Building & Grounds), Bill O’Connor (Finance Council),

Stan Crees (Building & Grounds), Erica Krause-Wagner (Parish Life), Mary Palmborg (Deanery Council/Parish Life).

Absent and Excused: Father Moser, Kay Mettille (Social Justice), Nancy Hosch (Social Justice), Dan Mattson (Faith Formation).

Minutes from the previous meeting of September 18, 2017.

Don Peters motioned to approve minutes as written, Mary Palmborg seconded the motion. Motion carried.

 Reports:

  1. Spiritual/Administrative: Father Moser

                         No report. Father Moser was on retreat.

  1. Faith Formation Commission: Dan Mattson
  2. Social Justice: Nancy Hosch & Kay Mettille
  3. Parish Life: Erica Krause-Wagner & Mary Palmborg
  • Rita Heim gave us a run down on Fall Festival.
  1. Stewardship: Rita Heim
  2. Building & Grounds: Don Peters & Stan Crees
  • Tom Garrett constructed steps on west side of garage.
  • AED is installed in back of church proper left of doors.
  • Railing to be painted black.
  • Bid for carpet coming into church basement from street.
  1. Finance Council: Bill O’Connor
  • Monthly reports show parish went from $230.00 surplus to $1,700.00 deficit. Next meeting is on November 13.
  1. Deanery Council: Mary Palmborg

Old Business:

  • Went over fall festival.

New Business:

  • Need to have a list of how, when, and where to set up for fall festival.
  • Dumpster for fall festival.
  • Beverages on counter by hot dogs would be better for fall festival.

Adjournment:

Don Peters made a motion to adjourn; Erica Krause-Wagner seconded the motion. Motion carried. Meeting was adjourned.

 

Next meeting is scheduled for Monday, November 27, 2017 at 7:00pm in the Immaculate Conception Parish Hall.

Submitted by Stan Crees