Outreach & Service Commission
(Education, Justice, & Action)
Monday, October 24, 2016 - 3:00 p.m.
Attendees: John Creager, Andrea Davis, Bill Dornbush, Jennifer Dornbush, Diane Jackson, Dian Jorgensen, Lindsey Kerr
Opening Devotion: Bill opened the meeting with a reading from Romans 5
Fair Trade Products - Bill
- Oct. 30 – Linda Morrissey
- Nov. 6 - Dian
- Nov. 13 – Andrea, Carmen
- Nov. 20 – Marsha, Jack
- Nov. 27 – Diane, Linda
[ED: Revised as of 11-3-2016]
Homeless Ministries Taskforce Update - Bill, Jennifer and John
There is a meeting planned for November 9 at 6:30 pm with neighbors and RL Stevens families.
There was a meeting with the Wright School Board with broad support
Grants are being explored to fund the practical aspects of a community
There is a HUTS (tiny housing space) build going on at Stony Point which needs some construction knowledge help
VIM Update – Diane Jackson
The Lake County trips were very successful. A wrapup meeting is planned with more planning for next year.
Thanksgiving Offering – Jennifer
The offering will be for FISH on 11/20, the same Sunday as Consecration Sunday
Greeting Card Ministry – Bill
Bill has changed the web site page to reflect the desire to have people contribute locally. He will send information from Ruth to Mary for possible office volunteer help.
Socks, underwear collection – Diane Jackson
We will do this again. Andrea will organize the collection boxes and prepare the bulletin board. Diane will write a Roseleaf article.
SHIFT planning – Bill
Bill reviewed the SHIFT planning documents for Service, attached.
OUTREACH AND SERVICE PLANNING:
Calendar and Plan for 2017
We reviewed and agreed on the planning calendar for 2017, attached.
November - Thanksgiving Offering for F.I.S.H. – Andrea
December – Socks and Underwear - Andrea
Roseleaf Articles for December, (due November 5)
Christmas offering - Diane
Socks, Underwear collection - Diane
Next Meeting – November 28 at 3 PM location Carriage House