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First Presbyterian Church of Ballston Spa Meeting Minutes

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April 2021

March 2021
SESSION  met 3/15/21. Session meeting minutes 2/15/21. Next meeting 4/19/21.
BUILDING AND GROUNDS  (Justina Danison, Temp Coordinator) – No report.
CHRISTIAN EDUCATION  (Sue Pangie, chair & liaison) – 3/7/21 meeting minutes.
DEACONS  (Akua Asamani, chair, Maureen O’Connor liaisons) – 2/14/21 meeting minutes & 3/14/21 meeting minutes.
MISSION/ LOVE IN ACTION (Ken Killian, moderator & Donna Martin liaison) – 3/9/21  meeting minutes.
NOMINATING COMMITTEE  (Maureen O’Connor, chair & liaison) – No report.
PANDEMIC TASK FORCE  (Meg Knight, chair) – 2/23/21, 3/2/21, 3/9/21 meeting minutes.
PERSONNEL  (Chuck Seifert, chair, Chris Hunter liaison) – No report.
SAFETY SECURITY TASK FORCE  (Dave Rezsnyak, chair and liaison) – No report.
STEWARDSHIP AND FINANCE (Debbie Seifert chair and liaison) –  3/10/21 meeting minutes.
WORSHIP PLANNING (Meg Knight, chair & liaison) –  3/3/21  meeting minutes.

February 2021
SESSION met 2/15/21. Session meeting minutes 1/18/21. Next meeting 3/15/21.
BUILDING AND GROUNDS (Justina Danison, Temp Coordinator) – No report.
CHRISTIAN EDUCATION (Sue Pangie, chair & liaison) – 2/7/21 meeting minutes.
DEACONS (Akua Asamani, chair, Maureen O’Connor liaisons) – No report.
MISSION/ LOVE IN ACTION (Ken Killian, moderator & Meg Knight liaison) – No report.
NOMINATING COMMITTEE (Maureen O’Connor, chair & liaison) – No report.
PANDEMIC TASK FORCE (Meg Knight, chair) – No report.
PERSONNEL (Chuck Seifert, chair, Chris Hunter liaison) – No report.
SAFETY SECURITY TASK FORCE (Meg Knight, chair and liaison) – No report.
STEWARDSHIP AND FINANCE (Debbie Seifert chair and liaison) – 1/25/21 meeting minutes.
WORSHIP PLANNING (Donna Martin, chair, Pastor Jenn liaison) – 2/3/21 meeting minutes.

January 2021
SESSION met 1/18/21. Session meeting minutes 12/7/20. Next meeting 2/15/21.

BUILDING AND GROUNDS (Justina Danison, Temp Coordinator; Peter Wilson liaison) – No report.

CHRISTIAN EDUCATION (Sue Pangie, chair & liaison) – 1/10/21 meeting minutes.

DEACONS (Becky Higley, chair, Marty Davis & Maureen O’Connor liaisons) – 12/13/20 meeting minutes and 1/10/21 meeting minutes. Next meeting 2/14/21.

MISSION/ LOVE IN ACTION (Ken Killian, moderator & Meg Knight liaison) – 12/17/20 meeting minutes. Next meeting 1/21/21.

NOMINATING COMMITTEE (Maureen O’Connor, chair & liaison) – No report.

PANDEMIC TASK FORCE (Meg Knight, chair) – No report.

PERSONNEL (Chuck Seifert, chair, Chris Hunter liaison) – 12/16/20 meeting minutes.

SAFETY SECURITY TASK FORCE (Meg Knight, chair and liaison) – No report.

STEWARDSHIP AND FINANCE (Debbie Seifert chair and liaison) – No report.

WORSHIP PLANNING (Donna Martin, chair, Pastor Jenn liaison) – 11/11/20 meeting minutes.

December 2020
SESSION met 12/7/20. Session Meeting Minutes 11/16/20. Next meeting 1/18/20.

BUILDING AND GROUNDS (Justina Danison, Temp Coordinator; Peter Wilson liaison) – No report.

CHRISTIAN EDUCATION (Sue Pangie, chair & liaison) – No report.

DEACONS (Becky Higley, chair, Marty Davis & Maureen O’Connor liaisons) – 11/8/20 meeting minutes. Next meeting 12/13/20.

MISSION/ LOVE IN ACTION (Ken Killian, moderator & Meg Knight liaison) – 11/19/20 meeting minutes. Next meeting 12/17/20.

NOMINATING COMMITTEE (Maureen O’Connor, chair & liaison) – No report.

PANDEMIC TASK FORCE (Meg Knight, chair) – 12/1/20 meeting minutes.

PERSONNEL (Chuck Seifert, chair, Chris Hunter liaison) – No report.

SAFETY SECURITY TASK FORCE (Meg Knight, chair and liaison) – No report.

STEWARDSHIP AND FINANCE (Debbie Seifert chair and liaison) –11/12/20 meeting minutes.

WORSHIP PLANNING (Donna Martin, chair, Pastor Jenn liaison) – No report.


October & November 2020
SESSION met 11/16/20. Session Meeting Minutes 9/21/20. (No October meeting). Next meeting 12/21/20.

BUILDING AND GROUNDS (Justina Danison, Temp Coordinator; Peter Wilson liaison) – No report.

CHRISTIAN EDUCATION (Sue Pangie, chair & liaison) – 10/4/20 & 11/1/20 meeting minutes. Next meeting 12/6/20.

DEACONS (Becky Higley, chair, Marty Davis & Maureen O’Connor liaisons) – 9/20/20 & 11/8/20 meeting minutes. Next meeting 12/13/20 

MISSION/ LOVE IN ACTION (Ken Killian, moderator & Meg Knight liaison) – 10/15/20 meeting minutes. 

NOMINATING COMMITTEE (Maureen O’Connor, chair & liaison) – report.

PANDEMIC TASK FORCE (Meg Knight, chair) – 9/21/20 meeting minutes and update for session 11/11/20.

PERSONNEL (Chuck Seifert, chair, Chris Hunter liaison) – 10/19/20 meeting minutes.

SAFETY SECURITY TASK FORCE (Meg Knight, chair and liaison) – no written report.

STEWARDSHIP AND FINANCE (Debbie Seifert chair and liaison) – October Financial reports sent out. 10/26/20 meeting minutes.

WORSHIP PLANNING (Donna Martin, chair, Pastor Jenn liaison) – 10/14/20 meeting minutes. 

September2020
SESSION met 9/21/20 in Fellowship Hall. Session Meeting Minutes 8/17/20. Next meeting 10/19/20.
BUILDING AND GROUNDS (Justina Danison, Team Coordinator; Peter Wilson liaison) – 8/27/20 Report.
CHRISTIAN EDUCATION (Sue Pangie, chair & liaison) – 9/13/20 meeting minutes. Next meeting 10/4/20.
DEACONS (Becky Higley, chair, Marty Davis & Maureen O’Connor liaisons) – Met 9/20/20. No written report yet.
MISSION/ LOVE IN ACTION (Ken Killian, moderator & Meg Knight liaison) – no meeting/ report.
NOMINATING COMMITTEE (Maureen O’Connor, chair & liaison) – no written report.
PANDEMIC TASK FORCE (Meg Knight, chair) – Meets every Tuesday evening.
PERSONNEL (Chuck Seifert, chair, Chris Hunter liaison) – 9/2/20 meeting minutes. Next meeting 10/16/20.
SAFETY SECURITY TASK FORCE (Meg Knight, chair and liaison) – no written report.
STEWARDSHIP AND FINANCE (Debbie Seifert chair and liaison) – August Financial reports sent out. Next meeting 9/28/20.
WORSHIP PLANNING (Donna Martin, chair, Pastor Jenn liaison) – no meeting/ report.

August 2020
SESSION met 8/17/20 via Zoom. Session Meeting Minutes 7/20/20. Next meeting 9/21/20.
BUILDING AND GROUNDS (Peter Wilson liaison) – no written report.
CHRISTIAN EDUCATION (Sue Pangie, chair & liaison) – 8/11/20 meeting minutes. Next meeting 9/6/20.
DEACONS (Becky Higley, chair, Marty Davis liaison) – no written report.
MISSION/ LOVE IN ACTION (Ken Killian, moderator & Meg Knight liaison) – 8/13/20 meeting minutes. Next meeting 9/17/20.
NOMINATING COMMITTEE (Maureen O’Connor, chair & liaison) – no written report.
PANDEMIC TASK FORCE (Meg Knight, chair) – 8/11/20 report to Session. Meets every Tuesday evening.
PERSONNEL (Chris Hunter liaison) – 7/21/20 meeting minutes. Next meeting 9/18/20.
SAFETY SECURITY TASK FORCE (Meg Knight, chair and liaison) – no written report.
STEWARDSHIP AND FINANCE (Debbie Seifert chair; Eve Kenyon, liaison) – July Financial reports sent out. Next meeting 8/31/20.
WORSHIP PLANNING (Eve Kenyon & Peg Thompson co-chairs; Eve Kenyon liaison) – 8/5/20 meeting minutes.  


July 26, 2020
SESSION met 7/20/20. Session Meeting Minutes 6/15/20 and 6/29/20. Next meeting 8/17/20.
BUILDING AND GROUNDS (Norman Young, chair; Peter Wilson liaison) – 6/25/20 meeting minutes. Next meeting 8/27/20.
CHRISTIAN EDUCATION (Sue Pangie, chair & liaison) – No written report. Next meeting 8/2/20.
DEACONS (Becky Higley, chair, Marty Davis liaison) – 7/12/20 meeting minutes.
MISSION/ LOVE IN ACTION (Ken Killian, moderator & Meg Knight liaison) – 7/15/20 meeting minutes. Next meeting 8/13/20.
NOMINATING COMMITTEE (Maureen O’Connor, chair & liaison) – no written report.
PANDEMIC TASK FORCE (Meg Knight, chair)- no written report. Meets every Tuesday evening.
PERSONNEL (Jenny Killian, chair; Chris Hunter liaison) – 7/16/20 meeting minutes. Next meeting 9/18/20.
SAFETY SECURITY TASK FORCE (Meg Knight, chair and liaison) – no written report.
STEWARDSHIP AND FINANCE (Debbie Seifert chair; Eve Kenyon, liaison) – June Financial reports sent out. 6/22/20 meeting minutes. Next meeting 7/27/20
WORSHIP PLANNING (Eve Kenyon & Peg Thompson co-chairs; Eve Kenyon liaison) – no written report. 

June 21, 2020
SESSION met 6/15/20 via Zoom. Session Meeting Minutes 5/18/20. Next meeting 7/20/20.
BUILDING AND GROUNDS (Norman Young, chair; Peter Wilson liaison) – no written report.
CHRISTIAN EDUCATION (Sue Pangie, chair & liaison) – 6/14/20 meeting minutes. Next meeting 8/2/20.
DEACONS (Becky Higley, chair, Marty Davis liaison) – no written report.
MISSION/ LOVE IN ACTION (Ken Killian, moderator & Meg Knight liaison) – 6/8/20 meeting minutes. Next meeting 7/15/20.
NOMINATING COMMITTEE (Maureen O’Connor, chair & liaison) – no written report.
PANDEMIC TASK FORCE (Meg Knight, chair)- no written report. Meets every Tuesday evening.
PERSONNEL (Jenny Killian, chair; Chris Hunter liaison) – 5/21/20 meeting minutes. Next meeting 7/16/20.
SAFETY SECURITY TASK FORCE (Meg Knight, chair and liaison) – no written report.
STEWARDSHIP AND FINANCE (Debbie Seifert chair; Eve Kenyon, liaison) – May Financial reports sent out. 5/28/20 meeting minutes. Next meeting 6/22/20.
WORSHIP PLANNING (Eve Kenyon & Peg Thompson co-chairs; Eve Kenyon liaison) – no written report.  


May 24, 2020
SESSION met 5/18/20. Meeting Minutes 4/20/20 and 5/4/20. Next meeting 6/1/20.
BUILDING AND GROUNDS (Norman Young, chair; Peter Wilson liaison) – no written report.
CHRISTIAN EDUCATION (Sue Pangie, chair & liaison) – 5/3/20 meeting minutes. Next meeting 6/7/20.
DEACONS (Becky Higley, chair, Marty Davis liaison) – met 5/17/20. No written report.
MISSION/ LOVE IN ACTION (Ken Killian, moderator & Meg Knight liaison) – 5/11/20 meeting minutes. Next meeting 6/8/20.
NOMINATING COMMITTEE (Maureen O’Connor, chair & liaison) – no written report.
PANDEMIC TASK FORCE (Meg Knight, chair)- no written report. Will be meeting 5/26/20.
PERSONNEL (Jenny Killian, chair; Chris Hunter liaison) – 3/26/20 meeting minutes. Next meeting 5/21/20.
SAFETY SECURITY TASK FORCE (Meg Knight, chair and liaison) – no written report.
STEWARDSHIP AND FINANCE (Debbie Seifert chair; Eve Kenyon, liaison) – April Financial reports sent out. 4/6/20 and 4/21/20 meeting minutes. Next meeting 5/28/20.
WORSHIP PLANNING (Eve Kenyon & Peg Thompson co-chairs; Eve Kenyon liaison) – 4/27/20 meeting minutes.


April 23, 2020
SESSION met 4/20/20 via Zoom. Session Meeting Minutes 3/16/20, 3/25/20 and 4/6/20. Next meeting 5/4/20.
BUILDING AND GROUNDS (Norman Young, chair; Peter Wilson liaison) – no report.
CHRISTIAN EDUCATOIN (Sue Pangie, chair & liaison) – 4/5/20 meeting minutes. Next meeting 5/3/20.
DEACONS (Becky Higley, chair, Marty Davis liaison) – 3/29/20 meeting minutes. Next meeting 4/19/20.
MISSION/ LOVE IN ACTION (Ken Killian, moderator & Meg Knight liaison) – 4/13/20 meeting minutes. Next meeting 5/11/20.
NOMINATING COMMITTEE (Maureen O’Connor, chair & liaison) – no meeting.
PERSONNEL (Jenny Killian, chair; Chris Hunter liaison) – 3/26/20 meeting minutes. Next meeting 5/21/20.
SAFETY SECURITY TASK FORCE (Meg Knight, chair and liaison) – no meeting.
STEWARDSHIP AND FINANCE (Debbie Seifert chair; Eve Kenyon, liaison) – March Financial reports sent out. 3/24/20 and 4/6/20 meeting minutes. Next meeting is 4/21/20 via Zoom.
WORSHIP PLANNING (Eve Kenyon & Peg Thompson co-chairs; Eve Kenyon liaison) – no report.  Next meeting 4/27/20.

SESSION met 2/17/20. Next meeting 3/16/20Session Meeting Minutes 1/20/20.
BUILDING AND GROUNDS (Norman Young, chair; Peter Wilson liaison) – no written report. New keys are currently being distributed by Pastor Jenn. The lock will be changed, and new keys are to be used starting Feb. 28. Pastor Jenn has an excel sheet with who is assigned a key (the keys are all numbered). Follow up on next B&G project to be completed. Need help recruiting people for the building and grounds team.
CHRISTIAN EDUCATION (Sue Pangie, chair & liaison) – 2/9/20 meeting minutes. Next meeting 3/1/20 after church.
DEACONS (Becky Higley, chair, Marty Davis & Maureen O’Connor liaison) – 2/9/20 meeting minutes. Next meeting 3/8/20 after church.
MISSION/ LOVE IN ACTION (Sue Getsch, chair & Meg Knight liaison) – no written report. Sue Getsch requested to resign as chairperson. Next meeting 3/9/20.
NOMINATING COMMITTEE (Maureen O’Connor, chair & liaison) – no meeting.
PERSONNEL (Jenny Killian, chair; Chris Hunter liaison) – 1/30/20 meeting minutes. Next meeting 2/20/20.
SAFETY SECURITY TASK FORCE (Meg Knight, chair and liaison) – no meeting.
STEWARDSHIP AND FINANCE (Debbie Seifert chair; Eve Kenyon, liaison) – January Financial reports sent out. Meeting minutes 1/20/20. Next meeting is 3/17/20.
WORSHIP PLANNING (Eve Kenyon & Peg Thompson co-chairs; Eve Kenyon liaison) – meeting minutes 2/4/20. Ash Wednesday Service- Pastor Jenn will be in the parlor on Wed. 2/26 from 7am-9am to distribute ashes to people and then will hold an informal Ash Wednesday worship service from 6pm-6:45pm in the sanctuary. Next meeting is 3/10/20.