Outreach and Service, May 30, 2017

Outreach and Service Commission

Tuesday, May 30, 2017


Present:  Bill Dornbush, Jennifer Dornbush, Diane Jackson, Andrea Davis, Carmen Rapp

Opening Devotion: Bill read excerpts of Hebrews 13 and the lyrics of Bob Dylan’s “The Times They are a-Changin’.”


Correspondence:  There was no correspondence.


Minutes:  The minutes were approved as written. 



Fair Trade Products – Bill 

Selling assignments:

June 4:  Diane, Andrea

June 11:  Carmen, Linda

June 18:  Marsha and Jack

June 25:  Bill and Jennifer


Homeless Ministries Taskforce Update- Bill

The Taskforce is waiting for Catholic Charities working with the City of Santa Rosa to decide about a $20,000 budget item. The Taskforce is trying to put together things at Stony Point, hoping they will receive the $20,000 from the City of Santa Rosa. 


Church Council Report – Andrea

Pastor Jim Current was present.  The Finance Committee presented a report on the current deficit.    

The church’s neighbors are concerned about who to contact in case of problems with people from Spirit Café coming early and hanging around afterward.   Andrea’s O&S report to the Council is on the church’s website under News/Meeting Minutes/Church Council Minutes May 13.


VIM Update – Diane

Nineteen people including 4 youth have signed up for the VIM four day trip, June 11-16. Sonoma Chanson Concert benefitting VIM is Sunday, June 4th at 4:00 p.m.


Community Garden – Jennifer

Master Gardener’s Food Gardening Workshop is Saturday, June 3, the regular garden workday.

One remaining bed will be planted and used for food donations.



There was no New Business.


Bulletin Board:

June – VIM photos and June 25 VIM offering information, Diane


Roseleaf Articles for July:  (Checking to see if Roseleaf will be July/August edition).

Back to School Supplies – Andrea; UM Student Offering, Native American Offering, Bill


The next meeting will be Tuesday, June 27, 4:00 p.m., in the Carriage House.

The meeting was adjourned at 5:00 p.m.


Respectfully submitted,

Carmen Rapp



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