Homeless Ministries Task Force

Homeless Ministries Task Force, Feb 16, 2017

Thu, 02/16/2017 - 11:00

February16th HMTF


Mike, Peg, Richard, Norm, Bob, Shirley, Doug, Mary, Bill,



Meeting with David Gouin, Jennielynn 

  • Coffee/Lunch conversation about next steps.
  • City and C.C. gathering thought as to how best to proceed.
  • Discussion related to Homeless Conference
  • Discussed HOST and Housing First Strategies
  • Scheduled next meeting


Homeless Sub Committee:  City Hall Bob, Shirley and Richard

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Homeless Ministries Task Force, February 2, 2017

Thu, 02/02/2017 - 11:00


Homeless Ministries Task Force Thursday @nd February

Present: John, Jennie H., Jennifer, Bob, Shirley, Blake, Mary, Bill, Doug, Norm, Peg, Richard. Paul. Blake. Lindsey


Meeting Reports


  • HUTS: need a moving date
  • MOU discussed, needs minimal changes. Will then be circulated for email approval. Richard

Housing Summit

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Homeless Ministries Task Force, January 26, 2017

Thu, 01/26/2017 - 11:00

Homeless Ministries Task Force       January 26th 2017


Present: Doug, Peg, Mike, Shirley, Bob, Jennifer, Jenny H., John, Richard, Lindsey, Bill and Mary


***Received wonderful mail from children praising our efforts, to be posted on website.



 Mike Neil

  • County Program, ‘Sober Sonoma’ selects folks who have frequent emergency room visits, follow up until housed. Support for us

 Jillian Squirrell

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Homeless Ministries Task Force, January 18, 2017

Wed, 01/18/2017 - 13:30

Homeless Ministries Task Force Wed. January 18th

Present: Richard, Bob, Shirley, Peg, Mike, John, Jennifer, Paul, Norm, Mary and Doug




Update from Meetings:

 Jack Tibbetts- Bob and Shirley

  • Jack, Julie and David Gouin feel HUTS are aesthetically pleasing and would be a better choice for the neighbors. Much discussion
  • Fundraising through Indigogo – Paul to follow up



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Homeless Ministries Task Force, January 11, 2017

Wed, 01/11/2017 - 13:30

Homeless Ministries Task Force January 11th

Present: Doug, Lindsey, Jennifer, Norm, Richard, Peg, Mike, Mary

Pastor Lindsey opened with prayer.

Lindsey reported on Outreach Team progress.  John working on meeting with apartment residents, no progress yet.  Lindsey has contacted a neighbor east of Stony Point Road who is willing to have a meeting in her home Wed, Jan 25 at 6:30 p.m.  Discussion on how best to populate, but not over-populate the meeting.  We were reminded that Julie Combs recommends targeting “persuadables”.

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Homeless Ministries Task Force, January 4, 2017

Wed, 01/04/2017 - 13:30

 Homeless Ministries Task Force January 4th 2017


Present: Bill, Richard, Jennifer, Doug, Bob, Shirley, Paul, Peg, Norm and Mike


MOU Group

  • meeting with Jennielynn work on draft. Richard, Mary and Paul
  • Governing body/council will make binding decisions on how communitywill be managed.
  • Participation Agreement form signed with CC
  • Outline who will provide what
  • Legal

Rules Group

  • Shared a ‘Mature draft’: reviewed by all- few revisions

Physical Group

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Homeless Ministries Task Force, December 21, 2016

Wed, 12/21/2016 - 13:30

Homeless Ministries Task Force December 21st


Present: Doug, Lindsey, Jennifer, Doug, Norm, Richard, John, Bill,  Jenny, Peg, Mike, Mary


Pastor Lindsey opened with prayer and led the meeting


Gratitude for HMTF from the staff and pastors – always remember those out on the street.



  • Meeting with Julie Combs
  • Meeting with Tom Schwedhelm



Discussion items included:

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Homeless Ministries Task Force, Dec 14, 2016

Wed, 12/14/2016 - 13:30

Wednesday December 14th HMTF gathering

Present: Norm, Richard, Jennifer, Bill, John, Jennifer, Shirley, Bob, Doug


Support from: Resurrection Parrish- Catholic Church

Good response to KSRO radio    - 220 hits on Facebook


Sunday  December 11th Gathering at FUMC (minutes posted)

  • good questions.
  • Guests Ka’ Lane Raposa, Jack Tibbetts and Julie Combs great addition
  • Small table format worked well


Ka'Lane  suggested:

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Homeless Ministries Task Force, December 7, 2016

Wed, 12/07/2016 - 13:30

Homeless Ministries Task Force Wednesday December 7th.

Present: Bob, Shirley, Bill, Jennifer, Mike, Doug, Peg, John, Jennie


Meeting Reports

Sunday with Julie Combs and Jennielynn Holmes support gathering.

  • Talked about a managed program for those experiencing homelessness, not asoup kitchen, tent city or encampment


Jim Leddy Conversation

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Homeless Ministries Task Force, Nov 23, 2016

Wed, 11/23/2016 - 13:30

HMTF Wednesday 23rd November

Present: John, Doug, Bill, Jennie, Richard, Shirley, Bob, Peg, Mike


 R L Stevens School Teachers Meeting

  • Opportunity to talk, and ask questions. 
  • Showed care for children.
  • Crossing of field by children.
  • Supporters, looking at potential of teaching children. 
  • Follow up questions coming in to principal and office.


Sonoma County Housing for all Summit - Sonoma County

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