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JCPC elder commissioners to the recent Presbytery meeting shared about the new initiative - “7 Marks of a Vital Congregation."
July operating revenue totaled $79,261. July operating expenses were $89,405. Year to date operating revenue totaled $592,796. Year to date operating expenses were $576,910. This is a positive difference of $15,886.
The Session approved the recommendations of the Health Team which included requiring masks for all indoor activities. There is also an in-depth discussion of whether anyone singing in worship should wear a mask, including the upcoming Timothy Miller concert. After much discussion, it was decided that everyone singing in worship indoors must wear a mask for now.
Third quarter financial support of JCPC missions will be sent to our mission partners, as well as one half of the JCPC per capita commitment to the ongoing work of Presbytery.
$15,000 had been raised toward the retaining wall Sprinter Campaign.
Roy Davey has been hired as the new JCPC bookkeeper affective August 17th.
Video conferencing technology has been purchased to facilitate hybrid meetings.
The Blood Drive was successful with 15 donors.
The Preschool is considering moving the start of preschool back one week due to new COVID-19 considerations.
The Connecting Ministry Team is investigating a “digital directory” for church members. There will be a survey inviting input from the congregation about this.
Gray is serving on the board of CanCare. There is a search for a part-time Executive Director and partnership churches are being asked to help fund CanCare in 2022.
Prayer for Today
Gracious God, we thank you that we can come together as brothers and sisters in Christ and do your work in our church, our community, and around the world. Bless the efforts of our ministry teams as we seek to serve you and share the love of Christ. We pray this in the strong name of Jesus our Lord and savior. Amen.