Minutes from August 22, 2019

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

Members present
Bert Ackermann n
Larry Beach
Roy Biberdorf
Larry Crowson
Rick Deaderick
Allen Douglass
Les Hargrove
Monty Harris
Jim Hodge
Joe Johnston
Tom Ladd
Ed Lester
Danny Maddox
Donald McGavin
Greg O’Connor
Jim Phillips
John Robertson
Bob Sowell ,
Alexander Thomas, alexandergregorythomas@gmai!.com
Johns Threadgill
Royd Walker
Ron Wells
Terry Wertz
Allan Willoughby
Bill Wood
Larry Beach will open the church and make the coffee on September 12 and 26. We need someone to open the church and make the coffee on the 19th. I’ll be out of town during September.
Bill Perry asked if there is interest in carpooling or maybe taking the van to Mary Lee’s funeral to support Paul.
Greg expressed Thanks for all the help with Family Promise. Ann sent us a cake to express her thanks.
Family Promise and Bluegrass Festival is this Saturday. Monty needs help moving the tables. Meet at the church at 11:00 AM and at Sacred Heart at 7:30 PM if you can help.
Smokin Brothers: meet at the church at 4 PM on Friday, 8/30 to season the meat. Andrew will open the Church at 7 AM for Danny to get the meat and smoke it; Danny could use some help. He passed around a sheet to sign up. We need help wrapping the tenderloins about 12 PM. We will take donations for the tenderloins from 1 – 3 PM on Saturday and after each of the services on Sunday, 9/1. $15.00 each
St Paul Episcopal church will have their annual picnic on Sept 19. We will provide the pull pork and cook the pork butt on Friday Sept 17. Details will follow in later weeks.
KMA opens the Whistler & Company exhibit on Thursday, August 22. There is a reception from 5:30-7:30, cash bar.
We made a donation to  ST LUKES of $2,500 donation. Monty read a letter from Mother Gail thanking us for our donation and help.
The Episcopal Men’s Conference was a great success. We had 5 men’s attend from Ascension and hope to have at least 10 men attend next year. Over 250 men attended from throughout the state. The high point was Bishop Cole’s sermon on Sunday morning
Program: Roy Biberdorf
Program next week: Gerald Hodges, NCAA football rules for 2019
Breakfast next week: Curtis Tipton
Prayer requests
Paul and Mary Lee Bergeron
Jim Brock
Joe and Suellen
Danny Maddox and his mother
Thankgiving for Mary Lee, her life and ministry
Dalton and Caolyn Townsend
Jan Deaderick and her mother
Thanksgiving for the volunteers who helped with Family Promise last week
Family of Justin Price and his son
Thanksgiving for the brotherhood and its ministry
We closed with the Prayer of St Andrews