Mission District Meeting
May 12, 2007
meeting was convened by Dennis Cocking and participants introduced
Average attendance at services.
in attendance at Easter.
education is ongoing.
education program is forming.
in bank and all bills current.
- Presbyterians active
in parish and contributing to stewardship.
office yet, still using cell phone and PO Box.
story regarding parish formation is upcoming.
parts are on site.
Elizabeth Tattersall will take a sabbatical this summer.
renovation is being planned and a grant has been applied for.
grant has been received for Ron Peterson/millennium goals.
Christian/Jewish Discussion will be held June 16 at the Incline
Village Public Library using “Gifts of the Jews” and “Desires
of the Everlasting Hills” by Tom Cahill.
had booth at Earth Day and signed up 23 people to be notified
of future activities.
8 families are participating in the Great Bain Food Basket
Hanson is leading a group exploring development of the unused
portion of the church site.
grant has been received to upgrade church facilities to conform
Diocesan mission statement, profile and Bishop search are all
available on the Diocesan web site.
calling of new rector is in January.
Church training was held in March and well attended. Diversity
training has not yet been scheduled.
Hopner will be hired jointly by Trinity/St. Paul's
finalist for new rector.
- Held “Taco
Fiesta” fund raiser day of meeting.
has been painted.
EPISCOPAL CAMP & CONFERENCE CENTER Status Report:
Campers last summer. 41 Adult/Child camps attended. 20
Inmate's children attended.
non-diocesan groups used camp.
for an executive director for this summer.
House to be completed and used as director's residence and
permits for house have been received workdays will be scheduled.
bequest was discussed.
Strategic Plan is under development to be used in directing
see the web site for the Diocesan
Measures are being developed.
Youth Budget/Youth Summit was discussed.
on the Council were discussed. The
application is on the web site and is due by June 30.
goals for web-enabled meetings with the anticipation of one
face to face meeting per year.
fall elections at convention.
of the Committee is acting in place of the bishop until a new
bishop is called.
Alban's, Yerington was sold to the Lutherans and is being rented
back for Episcopal services.
Committee will be making appointments usually made by the bishop. Please
let the Committee know of willing and able people for various
of 09 General Convention delegates was discussed.
appreciation for all the work of the Committee was expressed
by all the attendees.
and Call Protocol is now complete. A Mission District
Discernment Committee has been added to the process. Please
see the web site for details.
core curriculum for training is done and usable as OCW (open
course ware). See OCWconsortium.org for more information
grant is being worked on to fund obtaining the entire series
of training as OCW.
and Evangelism Conference Report.
Elizabeth Tattersall presented a
summary of concepts she learned at the conference
and provided handouts
(prepared by Mim Morgan & Elizabeth) expanding on concepts
of being a welcoming church, treating new-comers as honored
guests instead of visitors and how to take an inventory of
how we treat newcomers.
Also discussed was growth with vision and evangelism through
the telling of your own personal faith story.
applications are in and we have ample candidates to select
cut has been made and phone interviews will be done next.
will be selected in July
will be done September 15 to 23.
flyer will be modified to omit hours and add St Catherine's. A
new template will be distributed.
Gospel Book was presented to St
Catherine's by St John's.
reminder to delegates of the importance of attending Mission
District meetings in preparation for convention.
wish to extend special thanks to Phil for all his work for
the Mission District.
following items were requested to be added to the agenda for
the next Mission District meeting
to be held August 25, 2007 at St. Peter's:
Committee to plan and facilitate Mission District meetings.