First Jefferson Unitarian Universalist Church

May 2015 Congregational Meeting minutes

First Jefferson Unitarian Universalist Church
1959 Sandy Lane
Fort Worth, Texas 76123
Mid-year Congregational Meeting
May 17, 2015
Meeting Minutes

Michael Zepeda called the meeting to order at 1:00 p.m.

Tasha Morris certified that a quorum was present.

Rev. Jennifer Innis offered opening words, and the chalice was lit.

Michael Zepeda reviewed the congregation’s relational covenant.

Minutes from previous meetings were reviewed.  David Binde, acting parliamentarian, advised that motions to accept the minutes were unnecessary unless a correction was noted.  The minutes from the May 18, 2014 mid-year congregational meeting were accepted and approved as written.  The minutes from the November 16, 2014 annual congregational meeting were accepted and approved as written.  The minutes from the December 7, 2014 special congregational meeting were accepted and approved as written.  The minutes from the March 29, 2015 special congregational meeting were accepted and approved as written.

Michael Zepeda presented oral remarks on the president’s report provided in the meeting packet.

Rev. Jennifer Innis presented oral remarks on the minister’s report provided in the meeting packet.

Michael Zepeda added an oral report from Worship Arts to the agenda.  Julie Hevelone delivered a verbal report for the Worship Arts committee.

Tina Harmuth presented a verbal report of the vision and strategic planning process and current status.

Dan Sexton presented the finance report on behalf of the Finance Committee. Discussion.

Michael Zepeda presented the 2014-2015 Thomas Jefferson Award to Julie Hevelone.

Michael Zepeda presented information on the Outreach Coordinator position on the Board.  Roy Brake made the motion to affirm the Board’s appointment of Sheryl Abrahams as the Outreach Coordinator for the remainder of the calendar year.  Seconded.  Michael Zepeda called for a vote.  Motion carried 37-0; Sheryl Abrahams abstained.

Michael Zepeda presented the proposed budget for the 2015-2016 fiscal year.  Lewis Morris made the motion to accept the budget as proposed. Seconded.  Discussion.  Michael Zepeda called for a vote. Motion carried 37-0; Rosalind Dugan abstained.

Michael Zepeda called for new business.  No new business was brought forward.

Rev. Jennifer Innis offered closing words, and the chalice was extinguished.

The meeting was adjourned at 1:42 p.m.

Recorded and submitted:
Tasha Morris
Board Secretary, 2015

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