Minutes from August 1, 2019

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

Members present
Bert Ackermann
Larry Beach
Roy Biberdorf
Jim Brock
Jon Dittrich
Les Hargrove
Monty Harris
Jim Hodge
Joe Johnston
Tom Ladd
Ed Lester
Danny Maddox
Andrew Morehead
Herky Payne
Jeremy Richard
John Robertson
Bob Sowell
John Threadgill
Curtis Tipton
Ron Wells
Terry Wertz
Allan Willoughby
Bill Wood
Announcements
Social this Friday, tomorrow. Set up at 5:30, Happy hour at 6:00 and dinner at 6:30. $8.00/person, BYOB. Bring chips, finger food or a dessert. We have 38 signed up currently. Danny passed around the sign up sheet one last time.
Roy asked that we read the introduction, section one and two
Aron Mast is OK. He will attend when he can.
Les moved that we offer a scholarships up to $200 per individual for those who want to attend the Men’s conference and cannot afford the cost of attending. The motion passed.
John Robertson suggested that we place a row boat somewhere around the church to attract attention to the brotherhood.
Terry suggested we continue our discussion on racism next week and push back the list of programs. We will.
If you are interested in attending the men’s conference and need a scholarship, please contact Les at (865) 919-0935 or John Robertson at (865) 805-2412.
Program: Ron Wells, Ten Myths White People  Believe About Racism
Program next week: Roy Bieberdorf, “When Society Becomes Addicted” by Ann Wilson Shaef
Breakfast next week: Ed Lester
Prayer requests
Danny’y and his  mother
Rob Geiselmann
Richard and Sandy Bender
Sam and Sherry Swan
Justice Knox and our participation in it
St Luke’s and our relationship with their congregation
Michael Brenner
Allan’s mother
Bob Barnes
Larry Crowson
Paul and Mary Lee Bergeron
Joe and Suellen
Jim Brock
Jill Monroe
We closed with the Prayer of St Andrews