Monthly Archives: March 2015

March 2015 Preschool Council Report

I am continuing to work on the license renewal for the preschool, which occurs every 2 years.

The preschool students have been busy learning about Palm Sunday, The Last Supper, and Jesus in Gethsemane. Our upcoming Bible stories will be Jesus on trial, Jesus Suffers and Dies, and Easter Morning.  Continue reading

March 2015 School Board Council Report

Our regular meeting was held on March 10, 2015, with 6 board members present and 1 absent. Also attending were Pastor Nuttmann and Tina Gust.

It was affirmed that all school board meetings are open to the public, with the exception of discussing personnel issues of which the board would hold a closed session. Continue reading

March 2015 Sunday School Council Report

Sunday school spring session is going well. The students are having a great time growing in Christ and journeying through Lent season. We are preparing for Easter to celebrate Jesus and the ultimate sacrifice He made for our sins.

As we look ahead to the summer season of Sunday school, we will have a different  program. Our materials and activities will be a little more casual. We are asking for  your help in reading or crafting with the children only 1 or 2 times during the summer  months. “Many hands really do make light work.” Continue reading

March 2015 Christian Education Council Report

Women’s retreat- 3 Ladies – Diane Thurston, Jeanette Mehney, and Judy Boettger have formed a committee to plan the next women’s retreat. I want to thank them for their service. The retreat will probably in the early part of next year, but look for further information as plans develop.

VBS- Continued working on VBS and started looking at leaders for the different activities. We will be hosting VBS on Aug 3-7th from 9-11:30 am. We are in need of crew leaders and helpers, snack leader, games leader, storyteller, decorators, crafts leader, cleanup crew, and registration people. Please pray about joining us as we host the Camp Discovery VBS. The event will culminate with a float in the Mint Festival parade featuring our Camping expedition. Work is also being done to create a link on the webpage for VBS registration. Continue reading

March 2015 Principal’s Council Report

Fingerprint audit from the Michigan State Police: I have been working hard on getting the fingerprint audit deficiencies corrected and have been spending many hours on the needed documentation requirements as well as taking the necessary trainings to be able to be in compliance. I will be submitting everything tomorrow.

Preschool License Renewal: I have also been working on the required documentation for the Preschool license renewal. Everything has been submitted and I am just waiting for our consultant to make her unscheduled visit. It could happen any day now. Continue reading

March 2015 Pastor’s Council Report

This month has been a month of maintenance and counseling.

Working Items

  • Nominations Committee
  • Internet and Video Committee
  • Circuit Support: Circuit meeting, congregational visits (to gain support for church and school)
  • Shut-in visits
  • Hospital Calls
  • Personal & Family Counseling Sessions
  • Lenten Services

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