865-588-0589

Minutes from January 10, 2019

Minutes

Thursday, January 10, 2019 7:00 am

We opened with the Bonhoeffer reading and Allan led us in a prayer.

Members present
Bert Ackermann
Kit Barrett
Larry Beach
Roy Biberdorf
Jim Brock
Larry Crowson
Rick Deaderick
Jon Dittrich
Allen Douglass
Les Hargrove
Eric Harrelson
Monty Harris
Jim Hodge
Emmitt Howard
Joe Johnston
Tom Ladd
Ed Lester
Danny Maddox
Aron Mast
Donald McGavin
Andrew Morehead
Greg O’Connor
Herky Payne
Jim Phillips
John Robertson
Sam Rotolo
Bob Sowell
John Threadgill
Bob Wadley
Royd Walker
Terry Wertz
Allan Willoughby
Bill Wood
Announcementstr
Retreat: Lake Logan, May 10 – 12, 25 men have made a deposit and 3 men have saud they will go.
Family Promise: January 13 – 20, Set up is at 3:00 PM on 1/13 and take down is at 7:00 AM on 1/20
Chris Canada is playing at “Alive After Five”
Ann O’Connor is retiring as Director of “Family Promise.” Give Ann your appreciation for all her hard work. Barbara Cory is taking the position.
We’re expandign the Circle of Friends and need volunteers. Volunteers will take the men to lunch every 8 weeks and take them to the grocery store while they are out to lunch. Three men will be from Minvilla and one will be a homeless man. We need 3 volunteers to join our mission to servve these men
Homelessness is at a critical state in Knoxville. There is no available housing
Program: Programs and Misssion for 2019
Mission:
Recruit new members. Have a social: Danny, Joe, and Rick will work on that.
Put an announcement in the Parish Paper
Develop a list of prospects to send the minutes.
Programs
Committee: Greg, Andrew, Monty, Ron, Allen, Les will be emeritus member
Topics
Bios by new member and old members
Lenten series
Bishop’s prepatation for the retreat
Missions; Restorative Justice, Veteran Issue, Racial Reconciliation, Mentor Young Men, Addictionn Recovery, Human Trafficing
Program next week: Video and discussion of Presiding Bishop Curry’s sermon at the Royal Wedding
Breakfast next week: Bob Wadley
Prayer requests
Paul and Mary Lee Bergeron
Carol Miner, widow of Al Miner
Thanksgiving for Ann’s successful  eye surgery
Linda Hawley
Jim and Pam Brock
Suellen and Joe
Dick and Barbara Straylow
Pamela Reevesf who had surgery for coln cancer and friend of Greg
Bob Barnes
Jim Bowers
We closed with the Prayer of St Andrews