Reports Submitted to Council for the October 13, 2020 Meeting

By | October 13, 2020 Council Reports

Pres/Building Project — updated Report – Submitted by charles suhr Next meeting on n/a. Updated numbers. The updated scope and costing of the Phase 2 project is $852,084.49. Campbell contract price now totals $989,698.13 ($137,613.64 for phase 1, and $852,084.49 for phase 2). We will go over these numbers during the meeting. Sorry for the confusion in this. CMS

By | October 13, 2020 Council Reports

Strategic Planning Committee Report – Submitted by Bob Frymoyer Next meeting on tbd. We plan to request your report on the status of your goal attainment at the end of 2020 and overall for the three year plan in November. We will request that you submit by mid-December so that we can compile a report for Council and the congregation in early January. Thanks for your support and cooperation.

By | October 13, 2020 Council Reports

President/Building Project Report – Submitted by charles suhr Next meeting on n/a. The building permit for Phase 2 has been issued. Work is anticipated to start by the week of October 26th. Please review the updated scope and costing of the Phase 2 project. Campbell contract price now totals $1,010,925 ($137,613.64 for phase 1, and $873,312.00 for phase 2). We will go over these numbers during the meeting. CMS

Reports Submitted to Council for the September 8, 2020 Meeting

By | September 8, 2020 Council Reports

Strategic Planning Committee Report – Submitted by Bob Frymoyer,Chair Next meeting on tbd. Please reflect on and review your particular goals/action steps related to Trinity's Stategic Plan and suggest any changes you may deem important at this time. Otherwise any changes, goal adjustments/additions we can do at year's end. Request for year end repots will be made in November to be submitted bhy mid-December. Thanks.

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Capital Appeal Financial Advisory Report – Submitted by Bob Frymoyer Next meeting on TBD. There is nothing significant to report since last month. revenues last month were $12,000 whereas the monthly average year to date is $20,000. We will be closely monitoring the upcoming months accordingly.
The Appeal Status Report and update to our Plan of Finance as presented and discussed at last month's Council meeting was distributed through our WEB and various other TLC media outlets.

By | September 8, 2020 Council Reports

President/Building Project Report – Submitted by charles suhr Next meeting on n/a. Phase 1 improvements for the second floor-preschool area are nearly complete. Phase 2 plans have been submitted to Camp Hill Boro for code review and are still under review. Hope to have comments back from codes in the next week or so.

Reports Submitted to Council for the August 11, 2020 Meeting

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Chair, Capital Development Financial Advisory Task Force Report – Submitted by Bob Frymoyer Next meeting on To be determined. As indicated in my report of last month, the two reports that I am submitting provide updated information on the status of our capital development project, especially how we are doing financially with respect to expected costs and available and anticipated revenues. The Plan of Finance that I am submitting today, August 10, 2020, is an update to the Plan of Finance document associated with the congregational approval of the project in September 2019.

Both documents show that our project, although beginning later than expected, appears on sound financial health. We suggest we proceed with cautious optimism.

We would like the opportunity to review the documents for discussion and comment at our Council meeting via Zoom tomorrow evening (Tuesday, August 11, 2020). They are planned for distribution to the congregation through our web and various media later this week.

Thank you.

Bob Frymoyer, Chair
Capital Development Financial Advisory Task Force

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Community Outreach Ministries Report – Submitted by Mitzi Jones Next meeting on 8/18/20. Zoom meeting to discuss designated gift distribution

Pastor Liz, missions and community outreach zoom meeting to discuss feasibility of Fall "God's work, Our Hands" campaign – TBD

Super response from congregation in support of the July Giving Tree Parking Lot Collections, many donations, trunks were full AND over $2,000 in monetary contributions have been received! Trinity members are the best!

Next Meeting 8/18/20

Reports Submitted to Council for the July 14, 2020 Meeting

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Mission Report – Submitted by Mary Ellen Hettinger Next meeting on 7/15/2020. Good day,

Missions met 6/16/20 and regrouped on Zoom for mtg, Discussed some basic plans for rest of year. Meeting again 7/15/20 and will have better idea for plans for next few months-Watch for August virtual 'Bread Sale' for World Hunger in August- Thanks

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Administration and Personnel Report – Submitted by Peter Glenn Next meeting on August 3. Nothing new to report this month. Expect some activity at the August Council meeting

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Faith Formation Committee Report – Submitted by Serena Fedor Next meeting on September 10: 6:30-7:30 PM. Committee has not met since our May meeting. Kelly, Amy and Danelle have been hard at work to launch our virtual VBS. VBS kicks-off on Monday, July 13th, but the program is designed for families to do at their own pace and when it works best for their schedules. We are so grateful for these leaders and their dedication to bringing Gods teachings and love to our children. Our next meeting is scheduled for September 10: 6:30-7:30 PM.

By | July 14, 2020 Council Reports

Community Outreach Ministries Report – Submitted by Mitzi Jones Next meeting on 8/18/20. July Giving Tree Sunday July 26 10:30 -12:00 Trinity Parking Lot.
Trinity Tutors
This group of volunteers tutors first and second graders for about an hour weekly in three schools in the Harrisburg School District.
Needs: composition books, pencil boxes, packs of tissues, #2 pencils, erasers

Camp Curtin YMCA
Camp Curtin believes that “communities are only successful if they give everyone the opportunity to be healthy, confident, connected and secure.” Membership rates are based on household income with a goal that no one is turned away due to inability to pay.
Needs: Pampers and baby wipes, deodorant, dish soap, laundry detergent, feminine products, paper products

Ecumenical Food Pantry
Housed at Messiah Lutheran Church, Harrisburg, this food distribution program has served the community for more than 40 years.
Needs: non-perishable food items including canned fruits, vegetables, beans, chicken, tuna, rice, macaroni and cheese, dried pasta, pasta sauce, peanut butter, baby food/formula

Christ Lutheran Medical Mission
Located in the facilities of Allison Hill’s Christ Lutheran Church, this assistance program provides prenatal, medical and dental care to more than 800 local residents each month.
Needs: honey, small toothpaste tubes, bars of soap, plastic rain ponchos

Reports Submitted to Council for the June 9, 2020 Meeting

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Mission Report – Submitted by Mary Ellen Hettinger Next meeting on 6/16/20 7 pm. Since it doesn't seem that we will be able to return to church in near future- we have set a zoom meeting for June 16 to discuss plans for rest of the year and some changes with the YAGM and new Missionary sponsorship to discuss

By | June 9, 2020 Council Reports

Strategic Planning Committee Report – Submitted by Bob Frymoyer Next meeting on TBD. No updates to last month's report. Please continue to further define and act on plan Goals/Action Steps in your ministry area.

By | June 9, 2020 Council Reports

Capital Development Financial Advisory Report – Submitted by Bob Frymoyer Next meeting on tbd. Giving to "Honor Our Past, Plan Our Future" continues despite shutdown, although noticeably at reduced levels. April realized $16,300 (slightly more than half of first quarter monthly giving).
Total pledges $1,284,000 have increased only incidentally in 2020; non-pledged giving of $97,000 continues in a slow but steady fashion. To date we have receipted $869,000 from all giving to the campaign. Fund balance stands at $531,000 as of May 31, with $12,000 in disbursements (architect) for the month.
Giving performance compared to our adopted "Plan of Finance" appears cautiously optimistic; our budgeted contingency is now down to $33,000.
A full report of giving by category against the Plan of Finance budget will be developed through June 30 and reported next month.

Reports Submitted to Council for the May 12, 2020 Meeting

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Missions Report – Submitted by Mary Ellen Hettinger Next meeting on unsure at this poit. I will be reaching out to members to determine plans during Covid situation to make plans for Summer into fall and hoping we can return to church soon

By | May 12, 2020 Council Reports

Appeal Finance Subcommittee Report – Submitted by Bob Frymoyer Next meeting on TBD. Giving to our "Honor Our Past, Plan Our Future" has continued despite our current shutdown of facilities for worship and ministries, although noticeably at reduced receipts for April. April realized a total of $14,700 or approximately only one half the monthly average for the first quarter of 2020.
Total pledges (currently at $1,284,000) have increased only incidentally since the beginning of the year, although non-pledged giving ($96,000), including several larger contributions during the first quarter, continues in a relatively steady fashion. Therefore, we have received a total of $853,000, including receipts from pledging. Fund balance as of April 30 stands at $526,400.
Comparing this performance against our adopted "Plan of Finance" appears favorable with caution: our budget contingency now is $73,000. Updated projections on anticipated other revenues will be reported in June or July. We plan to develop a report to the congregation on how we are doing financially for the Appeal in the near future as the project moves forward.

By | May 12, 2020 Council Reports

Strategic Planning Committee Report – Submitted by Bob Frymoyer Next meeting on ???. There have been no new initiatives or edits to this year's plan and no meetings scheduled.
Please pay attention to the goals/action steps in the plan related to your areas of ministry. Please ask yourself the question: What is the status of their being accomplished? Please also consider any adjustments or additions that would be good especially given our "current" situation. Thanks.

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Community Outreach Ministries Report – Submitted by Mitzi Jones Next meeting on 5-19-20. Planning to have a serious discussion via ZOOM next week regarding the current state of the Trinity Supported ministries and what support looks like going forward. Stay safe.

By | May 12, 2020 Council Reports

Faith Formation Committee Report – Submitted by Serena Fedor Next meeting on May 14th @ 6:30PM. Our committee has not met since March. Our next meeting is scheduled for this Thursday, May 14th. Will provide an update at the next council meeting.

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Worship Team Facilitator Report – Submitted by Jane Lechner Killian Next meeting on May 20, 2020. During our May 20 meeting we will address altar care and communion concerns for when TLC will reopen for worship. We will also discuss greeters and ushers for the future.

Reports Submitted to Council for the April 14, 2020 Meeting

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Mission Report – Submitted by Mary Ellen Hettinger Next meeting on TBD- Hopefulyl remote this month or by email. Meeting in March did not occur due to Covid issue. Hope to connect soon this month with team pending updates with virus situation. Due to work from home I have been between computers. Blessings all!

By | April 14, 2020 Council Reports

Property Committee Report – Submitted by Jon Andrews Next meeting on April 28 (tentative). We did not meet in March due to the COVID-19 pandemic and related closure of the Church. We remain below budget for the year.

By | April 14, 2020 Council Reports

Community Outreach Ministries Report – Submitted by Mitzi Jones Next meeting on 5/19/20. Our Community Outreach Ministries are all hanging in there doing the best they can under these unique COVID 19 circumstances. The need for Food is now even greater than before!

Reports Submitted to Council for the March 10, 2020 Meeting

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Chair, Strategic Planning Committee Report – Submitted by Bob Frymoyer Next meeting on April 2020. I refer you to the February report. No updates to that report at this time. Yours on Christ. Bob Frymoyer

By | March 10, 2020 Council Report

Capital Development Financial Advisory Group Report – Submitted by Bob Frymoyer Next meeting on April. We are continuing to track and note performance and receipts from our capital pledges (and non pledges). We will report in more detail at end of first quarter 2020. Certain initiatives are planned in concert with the Appeal Outreach Team.

As of February 21st we have received contributions from the capital appeal: Pledged $710,461; Nonpledged $90,041; Total $800,502.
Pledges total $1,124,720 plus $152,500.
At the end of February the Fund balance was $492,098.

By | March 10, 2020 Council Report

President Report – Submitted by charles suhr Next meeting on n/a. Check your email for a copy of the draft Architect's AIA contract for the building project. We will be discussing this at the meeting, along with the project schedule previously circulated. CMS

By | March 10, 2020 Council Report

Give, Serve, Lead Report – Submitted by Mike and Jennifer Schwalm Next meeting on March 25, 2020. The Give, Serve, Lead Committee did not meet in February. Our next meeting is Wednesday, March 25th.

Peace

By | March 10, 2020 Council Report

Faith Formation Report – Submitted by Serena Fedor Next meeting on March 12th, 6:30-7:30PM Room 227. Will report after our next meeting on March 12th. Committee meets quarterly. We have not met since January meeting.

February 11, 2020 Congregation Council Meeting

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Strategic Planning Committee Report – Submitted by Bob Frymoyer Next meeting on March 2020. Thanks to all, the end of year status report on goal attainment from our strategic plan was completed and shared with all leadership and placed on our website.
Please share our progress in the various various area with others and remember this is a dynamic document which can be updated and goals added as you may wish throughout the year. Let’s celebrate Dii g God’s thing here at Trinity!!!

January 14, 2020 Congregation Council Meeting

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Missions Report – Submitted by Mary Ellen Hettinger Next meeting on 1/22/2020. Next meeting is 1/22/2020. Team will need to discuss budget cuts and how this impacts everyone and what changes have and need to be made.

By | January 14, 2020 Council Reports

Chair, Strategic Planning Committee Report – Submitted by Bob Frymoyer Next meeting on February 2020. Thanks to all who have submitted their end of year strategic planning committee report. The couple of non-reponders please do so.
Trinity's 2019 status report on our strategic plan will be completed and forwarded to Council and made available thorough our media by next week. It is exciting and good news about how we are doing in our focussed goals and ministries. As a note, please feel free to adjust or even add a goal/action step as you may wish in your area of ministry.
Great month and year in Christ!!

December 10, 2019 Congregation Council Meeting

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Community Outreach Ministries Report – Submitted by Mitzi Jones Next meeting on 2/18/20. The Giving Tree is really working and our members have been very generous! We have a new and improved tree and a great location!
Thank you to everyone.

November 12, 2019 Congregation Council Meeting

October 8, 2019 Congregation Council Meeting

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Missions Report – Submitted by Mary Ellen Hettinger Next meeting on 09/16/19. Next meeting is 9/16/19. We will be discussing budget and plans for the later year and future goals of the Mission team for 2020.

By | October 8, 2019 Council Reports

Worship Team Facilitator Report – Submitted by Jane Lechner Killian Next meeting on October 16, 2019. Worship Team next meets on October 20 to evaluate aspects of our worship life together.

September 10, 2019 Congregation Council Meeting

July 9, 2019 Congregation Council Meeting

June 11, 2019 Congregation Council Meeting

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P&C Team Report – Submitted by Danelle Andrews Next meeting on TBD. The P&C Committee has not had a formal meeting since the last council meeting. Stephanie Maurer and I meet regularly to discuss P&C concerns. Our biggest challenge ahead of us is finding a new Webmaster, as Jeff Weaver plans on retiring at the end of this year. If you know of anyone who may be interested in this volunteer position, please contact me.

May 14, 2019 Congregation Council Meeting

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Missions Report – Submitted by Mary Ellen Hettinger Next meeting on 5/29/19. Mission team has not met since last month. Meeting this month. Barbara Krieble informed team that Pastor Hand's from Eagles Wings Ministry will be doing talks at Trinity on May 18/19. Will be planning on visit from missionaries/Troesters in early August 3/4th Next meeting will set plans for their visit as well as calendar for rest of 2019 and into 2020.

By | May 14, 2019 Council Reports

Chair, Strategic Planning Committee Report – Submitted by Bob Frymoyer Next meeting on tbd after first half of year review of progress on plan. We will review the status of progress on the various plan goals/action steps in July/August. Please review your areas and advise of any issues you may be facing in their completion. There will be no mid-year formal report this year and we will wait until the end of year report to be undertaking.
The capital and financial development portions of the plan will are proceeding with additional project specification and proposed plan of finance.

By | May 14, 2019 Council Reports

Appeal AwarenessTeam Report – Submitted by Rick Sten Next meeting on TBA. Next meeting pending council decision on appeal building plan and it’s financing of that plan

April 9, 2019 Congregation Council Meeting

By | April 9, 2019 Council Reports

Chair, Srtrategic Planning Committee Report – Submitted by Bob Frymoyer Next meeting on June 2019. Our Committee continues to monitor and review the various goals/action steps in Trinity's strategic plan for 2018-2020, the second phase of our overall planning process.
Please take a look again at others' areas of action steps, especially in relation to your goal areas.
We are progressing with certain of our steps; others not as much in the various ministerial goals. The capital development, appeal, and financial analyses are now advancing again, and reports on these areas of the plan are available, including building projects and preliminary draft financials.

By | April 9, 2019 Council Reports

APPEAL AWARENESS TEAM Report – Submitted by RICK STEN Next meeting on TBD. We will meet immediately following the reveal of the plan presented by the appeal property advisory team headed by Charlie Suhr…at that time we will plan the means to provide information and promotion of the plan as well as generating additional pledging.

By | April 9, 2019 Council Reports

building committee Report – Submitted by charles suhr Next meeting on none scheduled. At the council meeting, I will be making a presentation along with Todd Bowser from Campbell Associates about the proposed building renovations and projected costs, as recommended by the committee.

March 12, 2019 Congregation Council Meeting

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Missions Report – Submitted by Mary Ellen Hettinger Next meeting on 3/27/19. Happy March ! The Missions team did not meet in February, but will meet again in March. We are continuing to work with the others in the planning for the Mardi Gras Fundraiser this May 5th. Lenten Boxes are in various areas around the church and we continue to promote. We also had our monthly coffee sale on March 3rd ! Bulletin boards promoting our fundraiser in May as well as information on mission partners continue to be updated.

By | March 12 2019 Council Reports

Building Committee Report – Submitted by charles suhr Next meeting on 3/13/19. Our last meeting was held on 2/19/19 where we received a detailed breakdown of the Phase 1 improvements with cost estimates. Our consultant has broken Phase 1 into two sub-phases which could be constructed separately, and to allow for flexibility in budgeting. Some minor changes to the plans were suggested at the 2/19 meeting, and revised drawings are being developed and will be reviewed at our upcoming meeting. If all goes well, I will be in a position to report all of this directly to council at its April meeting.

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APPEAL AWARENESS TEAM Report – Submitted by RICK STEN Next meeting on 3/11/2019. We have a meeting 3/11/19 at 7pm…including Charlie Suhr, Rev. Driver-Bishop(Kairos) and Council President Dan Drury…we will get the minutes to you as soon as possible.

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APPEAL AWARENESS TEAM Report – Submitted by RICK STEN Next meeting on 3/11/2019. We have a meeting 3/11/19 at 7pm…including Charlie Suhr, Rev. Driver-Bishop(Kairos) and Council President Dan Drury…we will get the minutes to you as soon as possible.

February 12, 2019 Congregation Council Meeting

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Fellowship Report – Submitted by Rick Sten Next meeting on February 28, 2019. As of January 1, 2019…Kathy Holmes steps down as Fellowship Committee Chairperson and Rick Sten will be the new chairperson. First official meeting for 2019 will take place on February 28. A tentative timeline for benchmark fellowship events for 2019 will be mapped out at the meeting along with looking into new possibilities for the year as well.

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Capital Appeal Awareness Team Report – Submitted by Jay Killian (administrative assistant) Next meeting on not scheduled. The team is awaiting input from Charlie Shur's "Next Steps" recommendations.

January 14, 2019 Congregation Council Meeting

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Worship Team Facilitator Report – Submitted by Jane Killian Next meeting on February 2019. Pastor Horner keeps me updated on discussions related to Worship. At our next meeting we will review Christmas Eve worship times and Advent to Christmas decorations.

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P&C Report – Submitted by Danelle Andrews Next meeting on February, Date TBD. P&C has not met since the last council meeting. We are currently working on wrapping up the Annual Report which will be printed ahead of the Annual Meeting. Thank you to all who submitted their individual reports.

By | January 2019 Council Reports

Property Report – Submitted by charles suhr Next meeting on 1/29/19. I will not be at the council meeting on 1/14/19, as I will be on vacation in Singapore. Property Committee did not meet in December. As for the building improvements team, our designing/contractor partner is working through what improvements are feasible given the budget we provided ($2,000,000) for what we set out as phase 1 improvements. We were to meet on