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Vienna SDA Church Board Meeting Minutes
October 31, 2014

 
On October 28, 2014 the Church Board did not have a quorum and therefore an email was sent on October 31, 2014 to all board members to address the two items below.
 
Members that replied agreeing to the two items: Pastor Garry Genser (Chair), Pastor Renee Stepp, Richard Lukens, Beno Rosa, Gary Lam, Matt Miller, Lisa Hamilton, Angie Hwang, Rick Memory, Kay Rosenquist, Novalina Kusdarman, Janice Henderson, Ehui Osei-Mensah, Benjamin Osei-Mensah, Ed Decker, Dwight Morgan.
 
Members that did not reply to the email request: Agnes Onyango-Abuje,
David Landgrover, Benilda Bonilla, Davona Rosa, Jim and Leila Zackrison.
 
1.  Motion: To approve the request for evangelism funds from the Potomac Conference for 2015 evangelism.
Vote: Approved
 
2.  Motion:  To approve the Clerk’s report of:
Membership Transfer in:
a.   Iris Miranda from the Vienna Spanish SDA Church, Vienna, VA
b.   Marvin & Ila Reyes from the San Antonio Scenic Hills SDA, San Antonio, TX
c.   Daniel Ruiz from the Culmore Spanish SDA Church, Falls Church, VA
d.   Bernadette Taitague from the Agana Heights Church, Agana Heights, GU
e.   James Willis from the Seabrook SDA Church, Seabrook, MD
(9 Pending transfers on the eAdventist System)
Vote: Approved
 
All email replies and discussion was completed on October 31, 2014


Vienna SDA Church Board Meeting Minutes
September 23, 2014


 
Present: Pastor Garry Genser (Chair), Pastor Renee Stepp, Gary Lam, Agnes Onyango-Abuje, Dwight Morgan, Matt Miller, Angie Hwang, Beno Rosa, Novalina Kusdarman, Rick Memory.
 
Not Present: Richard Lukens, Ed Decker, Benjamin Osei-Mensah, Janice Henderson, Kay Rosenquist, David Landgrover, Lisa Hamilton, Benilda Bonilla, Davona Rosa, Ehui Osei-Mensah, Jim and Leila Zackrison.
 
Church Member present: Steve Hollandsworth
 
Devotional: Dwight Morgan
Next Devotional: Pastor Garry Genser
 
1.  Motion: To approve August 26, 2014 Church Board Meeting Minutes
Vote: Approved
 
3.  Study Item: In consideration with the expenses associated with the annual International Sabbath, recommend that the finance committee consider adding a budget item to next year’s and following years budget, specifically for International Sabbath.
No vote taken
 
4.  Clerk’s report:  To approve the Clerk’s report of:
Membership Transfer in:
a.  Marvin and Ila Reyes from the San Antonio Scenic Hills SDA Church, San Antonio, TX
b.  Shernett Dixon-Dalhouse from the Trinity Temple Church, Newark, NJ
 (14 Pending: 13 transfers on the eAdventist System and 1 Baptism scheduled for October 4, 2014)
Vote: Approved
 
5.  For Information Only: An overview of the Evangelism Plan was presented with the upcoming Bible School Mail out to be linked with the Islam vs Christianity by Tim Roosenberg January 9-18, 2015 seminar event. No vote taken
 
6.  For Information Only: The concept of the “Outdoor Church” scheduled on October 11th was presented. No vote taken
 
7.  Motion: To approve the sale of the Church’s bus due to mechanical problems.  Empower Alan Parces to lead the sale of the bus with the proceeds going to cover the current bus deficit.
Vote: Approved
 
Meeting Adjourned


Vienna SDA Church Board Meeting Minutes
August 26, 2014

 
Present: Pastor Garry Genser (Chair), Richard Lukens, Ed Decker, Agnes Onyango-Abuje, Benjamin Osei-Mensah, Dwight Morgan, Angie Hwang, Rick Memory.
 
Not Present: Pastor Renee Stepp, Gary Lam, Janice Henderson, Matt Miller, Kay Rosenquist, David Landgrover, Beno Rosa, Lisa Hamilton, Novalina Kusdarman, Benilda Bonilla, Davona Rosa, Ehui Osei-Mensah, Jim and Leila Zackrison.
 
Devotional: Benjamin Osei-Mensah
Next Devotional: Dwight Morgan
 
1.  Motion: To approve July 22, 2014 Church Board Meeting Minutes
Vote: Approved
 
2.  Motion: To approve June & July treasurer’s report. 
Vote: Approved
 
3.  Clerk’s report:  To approve the Clerk’s report of:
Membership Transfer in:
a.  Vita Digamo from the Cornerstone SDA Church, Chantilly, VA
b.  William Taitague from the Agana Heights Church, Agana Heights, Guam
 (11 Pending: 7 transfers/POF on the eAdventist System 4 Baptism scheduled for September 6, 2014)
Membership Transfer Out:
a.  Marc Matthie to the Community Praise Center, Alexandria, VA
b.  Stephen Matthie to the Community Praise Center, Alexandria, VA
c.  Joseph Ryan Fishel to the Community Praise Center, Alexandria, VA
Vote: Approved
 
4.  Motion: To approve the positions to be added to the Nominating Committee List:
   a.  Membership Engagement Coordinator
   b.  Shut-in Ministry Coordinator
Vote:  Approved
 
5.  For Information Only: Tax credit scholarships program video:  http://youtu.be/ladHWrbBJ9M was presented. No vote taken
 
6.  For Information Only: An International Sabbath Update was presented and noted that the speaker is lined up and the outside potluck is coming together. No vote taken
 
7.  For Information Only: Vienna Stars Pathfinders thank the Board and Church for the support for their Oshkosh trip.  The Club did well in events. No vote taken
 
Meeting Adjourned


Vienna SDA Church Board Meeting Minutes
July 22, 2014

 
Present: Pastor Garry Genser, Pastor Renee Stepp, Richard Lukens, Ed Decker, Gary Lam, Agnes Onyango-Abuje, Benjamin Osei-Mensah, Matt Miller, Beno Rosa, Novalina Kusdarman, Rick Memory
 
Not Present: Janice Henderson, Dwight Morgan, Kay Rosenquist, Angie Hwang, David Landgrover, Lisa Hamilton, Benilda Bonilla, Davona Rosa, Ehui Osei-Mensah, Jim and Leila Zackrison.
 
Guest: Pablo Rodriguez, Patty Memory
 
Devotional: Richard Lukens
Next Devotional: Benjamin Osei-Mensah
 
1.  Motion: To approve March 25, 2014 Church Board Meeting Minutes
Vote: Approved
 
2.  Motion: To approve April & May treasurer’s report. 
Vote: Approved
 
5.  Motion: To approve finance committee recommendations to have parking lot repair, recoating and repainting pavement markings contract awarded to Acme Paving Inc.
 
3.  Clerk’s report:  No Membership Transfer in but here are 8 pending on the eAdventist System.
Membership Transfer Out:
  a.  Pat Hickerson to the Manassas SDA Church, Manassas, VA
  b.  Sandra Kidd to the Patmos SDA Church, Farmville, VA
      c.  Toula Mitrakas to the Community Praise Center, Alexandria, VA
Vote: Approved
 
4.  Motion: To approve JM Film Ministries as an official Ministry of the Vienna SDA Church Youth Department with Lindsay Bonilla as Youth Director and Pablo Rodriguez as the Adult Advisor and would be a official members of the youth council.
Vote:  Approved
 
5.  Motion: To approve “Family First” concept of having time for families.  Implement no potluck or other activity on Communion Sabbath starting in January 2015 and coincide with Communion Sabbaths, which will be on the 1st Sabbath of each quarter, rather than the last.
Vote:  Approved
 
8.  For Information Only:  An Evangelism Update/Church Growth was presented. No vote taken
 
7. Tabled Item: Expanding the Prayer Room will be address on the next board meeting.
 
Meeting Adjourned



Vienna SDA Church Board Meeting Minutes
April 22, 2014

 
Present: Pastor Garry Genser, Richard Lukens, Agnes Onyango-Abuje, Benjamin Osei-Mensah, Hugo Retana, Dwight Morgan, Angie Hwang, Novalina Kusdarman, Kullike Maradiaga, Rick Memory.
 
Not Present: Pastor Renee Stepp, Ed Decker, Gary Lam, Janice Henderson, Matt Miller, Kay Rosenquist, Andrew Chung, Beno Rosa, Lisa Hamilton, Davona Rosa, Ehui Osei-Mensah, Jim and Leila Zackrison.
 
Devotional: Pastor Garry Genser
Next Devotional: Richard Lukens
 
1.  Motion: To approve March 25, 2014 Church Board Meeting Minutes
Vote: Approved
 
2.  Motion: To approve treasurer’s report. 
Vote: Tabled until next meeting.
 
3.  Clerk’s report:
Membership Transfer In:
  a.  Charles and Lola Jones from the Woodbridge SDA Church (Woodbridge, VA)
No Membership Transfer Out this month.
Vote: Approved
 
4.  Motion: To approve the nomination for Pathfinders’ director of Novalina Kusdarman and to approve Benilda Bonnilla as Adventurers’ director, if she declines then Nancy Smith will be asked by Agnes Onyango-Abuje to serve as Adventurers’ director.  The position starting after the International Camporee in Oshkosh for the Pathfinders’ and Adventurers’ years being September 1, 2014 to June 30, 2015.
Vote:  Approved
 
5.  Motion: To approve the nomination of Benjamin Osei-Mensah as and additional Assistant Treasurer.
Vote:  Approved
 
6.  Motion: To make JM Film Ministries a ministry of Vienna SDA Church.
Vote:  Tabled to May Board.
 
7.  Motion: To affirm support of JM Film Ministry.
Vote: Approved
 
7.  Motion: To approve a fundraiser for the Pathfinders to conduct a car wash at the Exxon station in Vienna.
Vote:  Approved
 
8.  Item Tabled: To consider new possible elders.
 
Meeting Adjourned



Vienna SDA Church Board Meeting Minutes
March 25, 2014

 
Present: Pastor Garry Genser, Richard Lukens, Ed Decker, Gary Lam, Dwight Morgan, Matt Miller, Rick Memory
 
Not Present: Pastor Renee Stepp, Agnes Onyango-Abuje, Benjamin Osei-Mensah, Hugo Retana, Janice Henderson, Beno Rosa, Novalina Kusdarman, Kullike Maradiaga, Kay Rosenquist, Andrew Chung, Lisa Hamilton, Davona Rosa, Ehui Osei-Mensah, Angie Hwang Jim and Leila Zackrison.
 
Devotional: Pastor Garry Genser
Next Devotional: Beno Rosa
 
1.  Motion: To approve February 25, 2014 Church Board Meeting Minutes
Vote: Approved
 
2.  Motion: To approve treasurer’s report. 
Vote: Approved
 
3.  Clerk’s report:  No Membership Transfer in but here are 13 pending on the eAdventist System.
Membership Transfer Out:
  a.  Stefanie Harding to the Arlington SDA Church (Arlington, VA)
  b. Yvonne Taylor to the Spartanburg SDA Church (Spartanburg, SC)
Vote: Approved
 
4.  Motion: To approve the International Christian Believers Fellowship (ICBF) rental over July 4th weekend of the Gym.
Vote:  Approved
 
5.  Motion: To approve that the Pathfinders and Adventurers Director position to start in September, after Oshkosh.  To nominate at the April Board candidates for the director position.
Vote:  Approved
 
6.  Motion: To approve the Board affirmation of the importance of attendance at Sabbath worship service by all ministries.
Vote:  Approved
 
7. Motion: To approve the Church Community Builder agreement and implementation to start within our church.  Pastor Garry Genser, Pastor Renee Stepp and Alan Parces will be part of the implementation team. 
Vote:  Approved
 
8.  For Information Only:  The director of the Men’s Choir will implement a full choir adding women with rehearsals beginning as soon as possible.
 
Meeting Adjourned



Vienna SDA Church Board Meeting Minutes
February 25, 2014

 
Present: Pastor Garry Genser, Richard Lukens, Agnes Onyango-Abuje, Hugo Retana, Janice Henderson, Dwight Morgan, Matt Miller, Beno Rosa, Novalina Kusdarman, Kullike Maradiaga, Rick Memory, Angie Hwang
 
Not Present: Pastor Renee Stepp, Ed Decker, Gary Lam, Benjamin Osei-Mensah, Pastor Maria Ovando-Gibson, Kay Rosenquist, Andrew Chung, Lisa Hamilton, Davona Rosa, Ehui Osei-Mensah, Jim and Leila Zackrison.
 
Guest: Warren Wilbur, Kerry Pryor
 
Devotional: Prayer Circle
Next Devotional: Beno Rosa
 
1.  Motion: To approve January 28, 2014 Church Board Meeting Minutes
Vote: Approved
 
2.  Motion: To approve treasurer’s report. 
Vote: Approved
 
3.  Finance Committee Recommendations: To approve the $4,500 annually, Grounds Maintenance Contract from Matt Miller, Inc.
Vote: Approved
 
4.  Clerk’s report:  No Membership Transfer in or out for the month of February.
 
5.  Motion: To cancel the Church Assessment scheduled in May 2014.
Vote:  Approved
 
6.  For Information Only:  An engineering company made a proposal for the contract of plans to change out the chiller and boiler and it will not be considered at this time.  Under a new change to the Potomac Conference insurance coverage, a new church’s climate control systems would be covered with a $1,500 deductible.
 
7. For Information Only:  The Pathfinders requested funding assistance for the trip to Ohio to compete in the Columbia Union Bible Bowl Experience.  Board recommendation to have the funds come out of their own budget.  No vote taken.
 
Meeting Adjourned



Vienna SDA Church Board Meeting Minutes
January 28, 2014


Present: Pastor Garry Genser, Pastor Renee Stepp, Ed Decker, Janice Henderson, Dwight Morgan, Matt Miller, Novalina Kusdarman,
 
Not Present: Richard Lukens, Gary Lam, Agnes Onyango-Abuje, Benjamin Osei-Mensah, Pastor Maria Ovando-Gibson, Hugo Retana, Kay Rosenquist, Andrew Chung, Beno Rosa, Lisa Hamilton, Kullike Maradiaga, Rick Memory, Davona Rosa, Ehui Osei-Mensah, Jim and Leila Zackrison.
 
Special Guest/Presenter: Karen Cress
 
Devotional: Matt Miller
Next Devotional: Beno Rosa
 
1.  Motion: To approve December 17, 2013 Church Board Meeting Minutes
Vote: Approved
 
2.  Motion: To approve treasurer’s report. 
Vote: Approved
 
3.  Motion: To approve the Church Assessment, presented by Karen Cress, to be conducted on May 8-10, 2014.
Vote: Approved
 
4.  Motion: To approve the clerk’s report.
a.  No Membership Transfer in or out for the month of January.
b.  Approve the membership removal request by letter of Nobumi Takagi
Vote: Approved
 
5.  Motion: To approve that the Pathfinders have a monthly offering designated for and until the International Camporee in Oshkosh during the summer of 2014.
Vote: Approved
 
Meeting Adjourned



Vienna SDA Church Board Meeting Minutes
December 17, 2013

 
Present: Pastor Garry Genser, Pastor Renee Stepp, Patty Memory, Janice Henderson, Dwight Morgan, Matt Miller, Beno Rosa, Novalina Kusdarman,
 
Not Present: Richard Lukens, Ed Decker, Patrick Msipa, Agnes Onynago-Abuje, Benjamin Osei-Mensah, Marvin Quintero, Hugo Retana, Kay Rosenquist, Andrew Chung, Lisa Hamilton, Kullike Maradiaga, Rick Memory, Davona Rosa, Ehui Nyatepe-Co, Jim and Leila Zackrison.
 
Devotional: Matt Miller
Next Devotional: Beno Rosa
 
1.  Motion: To approve November 19, 2013 Church Board Meeting Minutes
Vote: Approved
 
2.  Motion: To approve treasurer’s report.  Actual deficit of $61,000.
Vote: Approved
 
3.  Motion: To approve the clerk’s report.
a.  Membership Transfer in of:
            Cecilia Mancini from the Metro No VA Spanish SDA Church (Arlington, VA)
            Rachel Nicic from the Capital Memorial SDA Church (Washington, DC)
b.  Membership Transfer Out of:
            Jorge Campos to the Community Praise Center (CPC) SDA Church (Alexandria, VA)
            Julie Garman to the CPC SDA Church (Alexandria, VA)
            Stephanie Landau to the CPC SDA Church (Alexandria, VA)      
            Bob, Sally Katherine & Elizabeth Reddy to the San Diego Central SDA Church (Poway, CA)
Vote: Approved
 
4.  Motion: To approve the nomination of Deven Combs, Buddy Hickerson, Mark Hunter & David Parces to serve as Deacons. Upon completion of membership transfer for Deven Combs and Mark Hunter.
Vote: Approved
 
6.  Motion: To approve the revised Church’s mission statement to reflect:
Boldly reaching out in love together to make disciples for Jesus Christ.
Vote: Approved
 
Meeting Adjourned



Vienna SDA Church Board Meeting Minutes
November 18, 2013

 
Present: Pastor Garry Genser, Richard Lukens, Patty Memory, Hugo Retana, Janice Henderson, Matt Miller, Beno Rosa, Novalina Kusdarman, Kullike Maradiaga.
 
Not Present: Pastor Renee Stepp, Ed Decker, Patrick Msipa, Agnes Onynago-Abuje, Benjamin Osei-Mensah, Marvin Quintero, Dwight Morgan, Kay Rosenquist, Andrew Chung, Lisa Hamilton, Rick Memory, Davona Rosa, Ehui Nyatepe-Co, Jim and Leila Zackrison.
 
Devotional: Richard Lukens
Next Devotional: Matt Miller
 
1.  Motion: To approve October 22, 2013 Church Board Meeting Minutes
Vote: Approved
 
2.  Motion: To approve treasurer’s report.
Vote: Approved
 
3.  Motion: To approve the clerk’s report.
a.  Membership Transfer Out of Alexandra Monje to the Fairfax Spanish SDA Church (Fairfax, VA)
b.  To approve the request of removal of Church Membership by letter from Kentigern & Shevanthi Perera
Vote: Approved
 
4.  Motion: To approve future plans of having Parenting Training including some training events.
Vote: Approved
 
5.  Motion: To approve the nomination of Alan Parces to serve as the church’s designated Shield the Vulnerable Administrator.
Vote: Approved
 
6.  Motion: To approve the closure of the Vienna Adventist Academy restrooms for other than school events and giving the responsibility of clean up to the leader that opens the hallways.
Vote: Approved
 
Meeting Adjourned



Vienna SDA Church Board Meeting Minutes
October 22, 2013

 
Present: Pastor Garry Genser, Pastor Renee Stepp, Richard Lukens, Ed Decker, Patty Memory, Novalina Kusdarman, Janice Henderson, Matt Miller, Marvin Quintero,
 
Not Present: Patrick Msipa, Agnes Onynago-Abuje, Benjamin Osei-Mensah, Hugo Retana, Dwight Morgan, Kay Rosenquist, Andrew Chung, Beno Rosa, Lisa Hamilton, Kullike Maradiaga, Rick Memory, Davona Rosa, Ehui Nyatepe-Co, Jim and Leila Zackrison.
 
Devotional: Pastor Garry Genser
Next Devotional: Richard Lukens
 
1.  Motion: To approve August 27, 2013 Church Board Meeting Minutes
Vote: Approved
 
2.  Motion: To approve treasurer’s report
Vote: Approved
 
3.  Motion: To approve the clerk’s report.
Membership Transfer In:
a.Hyacinth Mayer from the Temple of Praise SDA Church (Cleveland, OH)
b.Dwight & Ellen Morgan from the La Porte SDA Church (La Porte, IN)
Membership Transfer Out:
a.Regina Araujo to the Community Praise Center (CPC) SDA Church (Alexandria, VA)
b.Dan, Sheila & Emily Hautbois to the CPC SDA Church (Alexandria, VA)
c.Stephanie Hittle to the CPC Church (Alexandria, VA)
d.Lisa Johnson to the CPC SDA Church (Alexandria, VA)
e.Timothy & Angeliqua Kripps to the Lancaster SDA Church (Lancaster, CA)
f.Rebecca (Wetherell) Mahrle to the Frederick SDA Church (Frederick, MD)
g.Ephraim, Leticia, Mhoja & Kija Nkonya to the CPC SDA Church (Alexandria, VA)    
Vote: Approved
 
4.  Motion: To approve the Church Mission future plans of having a weekly, Wednesday prayer meeting at 7:00 pm and start a Bible study series on Sundays at 3:00 pm conducted by Pastor Maria Ovando-Gibson.
Vote: Approved
 
5.  Motion: To approve the support of having the area coordinated event on April 12, 2014 in the Hylton Chapel but also having a service available at Vienna led by Richard Lukens.
Vote: Approved
 
6.  Motion: To approve the scheduling of a Church Business meeting on November 9th, 2013 immediately after the worship service.
Vote: Approved
 
7.  Motion: To table until next meeting the Pathfinders funding.
 
8.  Motion: To approve the holiday schedule board meeting dates to change it to the 3rd Tuesday in November and December 2013.
Vote: Approved
 
9.  Closed Session: Issue related to child security.
 
Meeting Adjourned




Vienna SDA Church Board Meeting Minutes
August 27, 2013

Present: Pastor Garry Genser, Richard Lukens, Ed Decker, Patty Memory, Agnes Onynago-Abuje, Novalina Kusdarman, Janice Henderson, Matt Miller, Beno Rosa, Marvin Quintero, Kullike Maradiaga.
 
Not Present: Pastor Renee Stepp, Dwight Morgan, Hugo Retana, Patrick Msipa, Kay Rosenquist, Andrew Chung, Lisa Hamilton, Rick Memory, Davona Rosa, Ehui Nyatepe-Co, Jim and Leila Zackrison.
 
Devotional: Pastor Garry Genser
Next Devotional: Pastor Garry Genser
 
1.  Motion: To approve June 25, 2013 Church Board Meeting Minutes
Vote: Approved
 
2.  Motion: To approve treasurer’s report
Vote: Approved
 
3.  Motion: To approve the clerk’s report.
Membership Transfer In:
a.   Renee Stepp from the Gentry SDA Church (Gentry, AR)
Membership Transfer Out:
a.  Tim & Barbara Boundy to the Vienna Church (Blossvale, NY)
b.  Deborah Hess to the Sligo SDA Church (Takoma Park, MD)
c.  Jared & Monica Nudd to the South Bend First SDA Church (South Bend, IN)
d.  Gregory Wheeler to the Arlington SDA Church (Arlington, VA)
Vote: Approved
 
5.  Update: To continue the review of the Church Mission, which continues to move forward with Peter Casillas as the speaker in October 2013.  Also, the church received official Discovery Bible School status.
 
6.  Update: The Worship & Music formatting review which now will have more use of the Praise Team and a concept of shortening the music is being reviewed by Pastoral Staff and Ehui Osei-Mensah.
 
7.  Motion: To approve the yearly Adventurers & Pathfinders Club Registration with the Conference.
Vote: Approved
 
8.  Motion: To initiate background checks & Shield the Vulnerable training for all working/involved with children’s ministries.
Vote: Approved
 
9. Motion: To approve the nomination of Claudia Bowen to serve as Adventurer Deputy Director.
Vote: Approved
 
10. Motion: To approve the Pathfinders to conduct a yard sale with profit going towards the 2014 Oshkosh trip.
Vote: Approved
 
11. Motion: To approve the removal of the requirement to bring fundraisers request to the Board for approval.
Vote: Approved
 
12.  Motion: To approve the nomination of Davona Rosa to serve as the Church’s Librarian.
Vote: Approved
 
Meeting Adjourned


 
Vienna SDA Church Board Meeting Minutes
June 25, 2013
 
Present: Pastor Garry Genser, Pastor Renee Stepp, Richard Lukens, Ed Decker, Patty Memory, Agnes Onynago-Abuje, Libin Kutup, Hugo Retana, Patrick Msipa, Janice Henderson.
 
Not Present: Matt Miller, Beno Rosa, Tim Kripps, Kay Rosenquist, Andrew Chung, Lisa Hamilton, Marvin Quintero, Elena Perez, Rick Memory, Betsy Caban, Davona Rosa, Ehui Nyatepe-Co, Jim and Leila Zackrison.
 
Devotional: Pastor Garry Genser
Next Devotional (August): Beno Rosa
 
1.  Motion: To approve May 28, 2013 Church Board Meeting Minutes
Vote: Approved
 
2.  Motion: To approve treasurer’s report
Vote: Approved
 
3.  Motion: To approve the clerk’s report.
Membership Transfer In:
a.   Oscar, Benilda and Lindsey Bonilla from the Burke Spanish SDA Church (Burke, VA)
Membership Transfer Out:
  1. Melvina Wheeler to the Arlington SDA Church (Arlington, VA)
Vote: Approved
 
5.  Motion: To continue the review of the Church Mission with a “Together Theme”.
Vote: Approved
 
6.  Motion: To nominate a new Pathfinders Director & co-directors of Novalina Kusdarman with Rick Memory and Libin Kutup as deputies.
Tabled until next meeting to reach nominees.
 
7.  Motion: To approve the continuation of the current nominating committee process of selecting the committee to select the nominating committee by ballots.
Vote: Approved
 
8.  Motion: To approve Liz Onoffrey to serve as the Vacation Bible School leader.
Vote: Approved
 
8.  Motion: To approve the nomination of Stephen Rouse and Benjamin Osei-Mensah to serve as Elders.
Vote: Approved
 
9.  Motion: To approve the nomination of Gilbert Brice as a Deacon.
Vote: Approved
 
10.  Motion: To approve a youth retreat on August 8-11 at Lake Anna or Berkley Springs.
Vote: Approved
 
11.  There will be no Board meeting on July and the next Church Board will be held on August 27, 2013
 
Meeting Adjourned


 
Vienna SDA Church Board Meeting Minutes
May 28, 2013
 
Present: Pastor Garry Genser, Richard Lukens, Ed Decker, Patty Memory, Marvin Quintero, Janice Henderson, Matt Miller, Beno Rosa
 
Not Present: Agnes Onynago-Abuje, Hugo Retana, Tim Kripps, Kay Rosenquist, Andrew Chung, Lisa Hamilton, Libin Kutup, Elena Perez, Rick Memory, Patrick Msipa, Betsy Caban, Davona Rosa, Ehui Nyatepe-Co, Jim and Leila Zackrison.
 
Devotional: Pastor Garry Genser
Next Month’s Devotional: Beno Rosa
 
1.  Motion: To approve May 28, 2013 Church Board Meeting Minutes
Vote: Approved
 
2.  Motion: To approve treasurer’s report
Vote: Approved
 
3.  Motion: to accept the finance committee recommendation to increase Office Manager, Alan Parces a pay increase of $5.00 per hour effective 1 June 2013.
Vote: Approved
 
4.  Motion: To approve the clerk’s report.
Membership Transfer In:
a.   Gilbert Brice from the Horeb Haitian Company (Adelphi, MD)
Membership Transfer Out:
  1. Rod & Kim Fiori to the Mountain View Central SDA Church (Mountain View, CA)
  2. Daniel & Dorcas Garcia to the Arlington Spanish SDA Church (Falls Church, VA)
c.   Charles & Linda Sakevich to the Manassas SDA Church (Manassas, VA)
Vote: Approved
 
5.  Motion: To begin the process to initiate the church assessment opportunity.
Vote: Approved
 
6.  Motion: To approve the Cougars Day Camp to take place for the summer of 2013.
Vote: Approved
 
7.  Motion: To approve the Church plans to celebrate graduations from Year to Year by having prayer at church service & potluck services.
Vote: Approved
 
8.  Motion: To approve the nomination of Gilbert Brice as a deacon.
Vote: Approved
 
9.  Motion: To consider the need for Pathfinders Volunteers and Leadership.
Tabled to the next meeting.
 
Meeting Adjourned


 
Vienna SDA Church Board Meeting Minutes
February 26, 2013

 
Present: Pastor Garry Genser, Richard Lukens, Ed Decker, Agnes Onynago-Abuje, Janice Henderson, Tim Kripps, Matt Miller, Libin Kutup, Hugo Retana, Elena Perez, Marvin Quintero, Patty Memory, Beno Rosa, Christine Jenani
 
Not Present: Pastor Maria Ovando-Gibson, Kay Rosenquist, Andrew Chung, Lisa Hamilton, Rick Memory, Patrick Msipa, Betsy Caban, Davona Rosa, Ehui Nyatepe-Co, Jim and Leila Zackrison.
 
Devotional: Hugo Retana
Next Month’s Devotional: Pastor Garry Genser
 
1. Interviewed prospective Associate Youth Pastor.
Motion: To approve proposal to extend offer to interviewed Associate Youth Pastor Vote: Approved
 
2.  Motion: To approve January church board meeting minutes
Vote: Approved
 
3.  Motion: To approve treasurer’s report
Vote: Approved
 
4.  Motion: To approve proposal to hold next Board and Business Meetings on Saturday, March 23rd.
Vote: Approved
 
5.  Motion: To approve the January 22nd Church Board Meeting Minutes
Vote: Approved
 
6.  Motion: To approve the clerk’s report.
Membership Transfer Out:
  1. Kevin & Jennifer Deans to the Community Praise Center SDA Church, Alexandria, VA
  2. Donna Ennis to the Newday Christian SDA Church (Parker, CO)
  3. David Foreman to the Monroe SDA Church (Monroe, WA)
  4. Denise Grant to the Pacific Union College SDA Church (Angwin, CA)
  5. Elaine Kapetanakis to the Community Praise Center SDA Church, Alexandria, VA
  6. Stephanie Landau to the Community Praise Center SDA Church, Alexandria, VA
  7. Douglas Penn to the Manassas SDA Church (Manassas, VA)
Vote: Approved
 
7.  Motion: To approve the nomination of Buddy Hickerson as a deacon
Vote: Approved
 
8.  Motion: To approve the request by Linx2Funds to raise funds for Pathfinders
Vote: Approved
 
9.  Motion: To approve a $250 Pathfinder budget for the Bible Bowl trip to Pennsylvania
Vote: Approved
 
Meeting Adjourned


 
Vienna SDA Church Board Meeting Minutes
January 22, 2013
 
Present: Pastor Garry Genser, Richard Lukens, Ed Decker, Agnes Onynago-Abuje, Janice Henderson, Tim Kripps, Matt Miller, Libin Kutup, Hugo Retana, Elena Perez, (Visitor Jose Perez)
 
Not Present: Pastor Maria Ovando-Gibson, Patty Memory, Marvin Quintero, Kay Rosenquist, Andrew Chung, Beno Rosa, Lisa Hamilton, Kullike Maradiaga, Rick Memory, Patrick Msipa, Betsy Caban, Davona Rosa, Ehui Nyatepe-Co, Jim and Leila Zackrison.
 
Devotional: Season of Prayer
Next Month’s Devotional: Hugo Retana
 
1. Motion: to approve November church board meeting minutes.
Vote: Approved
 
2.  Modify Agenda item #1 to postpone until Conference representative is available to present update on Associate Pastor status.
 
3. Motion: to approve November & December 2012 Finance Report.
Vote: Approved
 
4.  Added Agenda item to reflect a request for approval from the Pathfinders for fundraiser Linx2Funds presented by Jose Perez.
Vote:  Tabled until next board meeting
 
5.  Motion: to recommend to the Church body the addition of Hugo Retana and Patrick Msipa to serve as Elders.
Vote: Approved
 
6.  Update on Evangelism plans to reflect: Lonnie Melashenko former speaker/director of Voice of Prophecy will be speaking on February 16, 10 Day Seminar Reaping Event in October 2013, the church has a lot of active small groups will advertise for those wanting to start more.
Vote: no vote taken, for information only.
 
7.  Motion: to approve Pathfinder trip to Beltsville and potential trips to Manassas, Harrisburg, PA, and Lincoln, NE as they compete in the Bible Experience challenge.
 
8.  Motion: to approve to have a Childrens’s Church, two Sabbaths a month, for a 6 month trial.
Vote: Approved
 
 
9.  Motion: to allow church office to make decisions concerning wedding requests.
Vote: Approved
 
10.  Motion: to lock South East entry door (near office) into church once service begins for security purposes.
Vote: Approved
 
Meeting Adjourned

 
Vienna SDA Church Board Meeting Minutes
November 20, 2012

Present: Pastor Garry Genser, Pastor Maria Ovando-Gibson, Janice Henderson, Betsy Caban, Tim Kripps, Matt Miller, Ed Decker, Agnes Onyango-Abuje.

 
Not Present: Richard Lukens, Rebecca Wetherell, Elena Perez, Andrew Chung, Libin Kutup, Kay Rosenquist, Patty Memory, Marvin Quintero, Ehui Nyatepe-Coo, Bob Reddy, Sally Reddy, Davona Rosa, Suzanne Genser, Mike Onoffrey, Patrick Msipa
 
Devotional: Tim Kripps
 
1. Motion: To approve October church board meeting minutes.
Vote: Approved
 
2. Motion: To approve $38,000 loan to the Vienna SDA Academy to be paid back within 1-3 months.
Vote: Approved
 
3.  Motion: to accept transfer in of Norman and Marvalee Lord from the Cornerstone SDA Church (Chantilly, VA); Richard Ridley from the Sligo SDA Church (Takoma Park, MD.
Vote: Approved
 
4.  Motion: to grant transfer out of Paul, Angie and Brenden Casillas to the Manassas SDA Church (Manassas, VA); Trevor and Bernadine Delafield to the Markham Woods SDA Church (Longwood, FL); Ruth, Carlito, Keyla and Arelys Gonzalez to the Community Praise Center SDA Church (Alexandria, VA); Tina Williams to the Manassas SDA Church (Manassas, VA).
Vote: Approved
 
5.  Motion: To approve Beno Rosa to serve as a Deacon.
Vote: Approved
 
Meeting Adjourned

 

Vienna SDA Church Board Meeting Minutes
October 23, 2012

 
Present: Pastor Garry Genser, Patty Memory, Janice Henderson, Richard Lukens, Rebecca Wetherell, Matt Miller, Elena Perez, Andrew Chung, Libin Kutup, Tim Kripps
 
Not Present: Pastor Maria Ovando Gibson, Agnes Onyango-Abuje, Kay Rosenquist, Suzanne Genser, Mike Onoffrey, Patrick Msipa, Ehui Osei-Mensah, Bob and Sally Reddy, Ed Decker, Marvin Quintero, Betsy Caban, Davona Rosa
 
Devotional: Patty Memory
Next Board Devotional: Tim Kripps
 
Discussion about dates for next board meeting. Decision to move dates to November 20 and December 18.
 
Motion to approve September church board meeting minutes.
Vote: Approved
 
Motion to approve treasurer’s report.
Vote: Approved
 
Motion to accept transfer in of Kevin and Nicole Ferguson from the Woodbridge SDA Church (Woodbridge, VA), and transfers out of Jason and Kristina Elliot to the Leesburg SDA Church (Leesburg, VA) and Violet Roe to the Tyler SDA Church (Tyler, TX).
Vote: Approved
 
Motion to approve the Vienna Adventist Development Center
Vote: Approved
 
Motion to ask Kerry Pryor and Vic Kradle to be VAA school board members.
Vote: Approved
 
Motion to approve asking Liz Onoffrey to be the vice chair of the VAA school board.
Vote: Approved
 
Meeting Adjourned


Vienna SDA Church Board Meeting Minutes

September 25, 2012

 
Members present:  Ed Decker, Pastor Garry Genser, Patty Memory, Janice Henderson, Richard Lukens, Rebecca Wetherell, Betsy Caban, Matt Miller, Marvin Quintero, Davona Rosa, Elena Perez
 
Members absent: Pastor Maria Ovando Gibson, Agnes Onyango-Abuje, Tim Kripps, Kay Rosenquist, Andrew Chung, Suzanne Genser, Mike Onoffrey, Libin Kutup, Patrick Msipa, Ehui Osei-Mensah, Bill and Sally Reddy
 
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Devotional: Richard Lukens
Next month’s devotional: Patty Memory
 
Motion to approve August church board meeting minutes.
Vote: Approved
 
Motion to approve treasurer’s report as amended.
Vote: Approved
 
Motion to approve removal of 3 trees on church property for $2400.
Vote: Approved
 
Motion to accept transfer in for Roy Nicholas from the Framingham Center SDA Church (Framingham, MA) and transfer out for Francis English to the Deaf Evangelistic Adventist Fellowship (Silver Spring, MD)
Vote: Approved
 
Motion to seek a fulltime youth pastor.
Vote: Approved
 
Meeting Adjourned
 

Vienna SDA Church Board Meeting Minutes

August 28, 2012

 
Members present:  Pastor Garry Genser, Pastor, Maria Ovando-Gibson, Ed Decker, Betsy Caban,  Richard Lukens, Tim Kripps, Matt Miller, Agnes Onyango-Abuje, Rebecca Wetherell, Davona Rosa, Patty Memory
 
Members absent:  Janice Henderson, Marvin Quintero, Jason Elliot, Patrick Msipa
Suzanne Genser, Kay Rosenquist, Andrew Chung, Hugo Retano, Mike Onoffrey, Elena Perez, Ehui Osei-Mensah, Bob and Sally Reddy
 
 
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Devotional: Betsy Caban
Next month’s devotional: Richard Lukens
 
Motion to approve July’s church board meeting minutes.
Vote: Approved.
 
Motion to accept treasurer’s report.
Vote: Approved.
 
Motion to accept the membership transfers in for DeAndrea Collins from the New Covenant SDA Church (Memphis, TN). 
Vote: Approved
 
Motion to approve the membership transfer out for Gatsby, Saray & Angebeth Partidas to the Reston Spanish SDA Company (Reston, VA).
Vote:  Approved
 
Motion to ask Libin Kutup to be Pathfinder Leader. 
Vote: Approved.
 
Motion to ask additional school board members: Garry or Mira Lamb; Aykut or Cynthia Ozger (Subject to membership transfer); or David Landgrover to be added to the school board.
Vote:  Approved
 
Meeting adjourned.


Vienna SDA Church Board Meeting Minutes

July 24, 2012


Members present: Pastor Garry Genser, Pastor Jennifer Deans, Pastor, Maria Ovando-Gibson, Ed Decker, Janice Henderson, Richard Lukens, Tim Kripps, Davona Rosa, Marvin Quintero, Rebecca Wetherell, Agnes Onyango-Abuje, Jason Elliot, Betsy Caban, Patrick Msipa
 
Members absent: Kevin Deans, Abdiel (Happy) Garcia, Suzanne Genser, Daniel Reed, Kay Rosenquist, Andrew Chung, Denise Grant, Deborah Hess, Matt Miller, Hugo Retano, Patty Memory, Mike Onoffrey, Elena Perez, Ehui Osei-Mensah, Bob and Sally Reddy
 
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Devotional:  Rebecca Wetherell
Next month’s devotional: Betsy Caban
 
Welcomed new Church School Principal, Tim Kripps, and Interim Pastor, Maria Ovando-Gibson
 
Motion to approve May’s church board meeting minutes.
Vote: Approved.
 
Motion to accept treasurer’s report.
Vote: Approved.
 
Motion to accept membership transfers.
Vote: Approved.
 
Motion to approve church rental for wedding. 
Vote: Approved.
 
Motion to approve additional school board member: Aileen Chavis.
Vote:  Approved
 
Motion to formalize handling of emergency management.
1.     Church closure would be determined by church pastor in consultation with key church officials and announce decision as early as possible
2.     Availability of water and hand sanitizer
3.     Administration to update first aid kit
Vote:  Approved
 
Meeting adjourned.


Vienna SDA Church Board Meeting Minutes
May 22, 2012

 
Members Present: Pastor Garry Genser (Chair), Pastor Jennifer Deans, Denise Grant, Abdiel Garcia, Patrick Msipa, Richard Lukens, Elena Perez, Patty Memory, Ed Decker, Ehui Osei-Mensah
Members Absent: Betsy Caban, Jason Elliot, Janice Henderson, Deborah Hess, Matt Miller, Marvin Quintero, Hugo Retana, Davona Rosa, Rebecca Wetherell, Bob Boardman, Andrew Chung, Kevin Deans, Suzanne Genser, Mike Onoffrey, Agnes Oyango-Abuje, Daniel Reed, Kay Rosenquist
Devotional: Rebecca Wetherell (absent)
Next Month’s Devotional: Rebecca Wetherell (in lieu of leading this month)
 
Motion to approve the minutes from the April 10th meeting
Vote: Approved
 
Motion to approve the financial report for April 2012
Vote: Approved pending clarification on pathfinder funding
 
Motion to approve Request by letter to drop Membership Tony Inae
Vote: Approved
 
Motion to approve finance committee recommendation to deny request for funds for attendance to Deaf Evangelistic Camp
Vote:  Approved
 
Motion to approve Privacy Policy draft document
Vote: Approved pending amendments (see Ps. Garry’s markup)
 
Motion to adjourn meeting at 8:35pm
Vote: Approved



Vienna SDA Church Board Meeting Minutes

April 10, 2012

 
Members Present: Pastor Garry Genser (Chair), Pastor Jennifer Deans, Betsy Caban, Ed Decker, Jason Elliott, Abdiel Garcia, Denise Grant, Janice Henderson, Deborah Hess, Patty Memory, Matt Miller, Ehui Nyatepe-Co, Elena Perez, Marvin Quintero, Hugo Retana, Davona Rosa, Rebecca Wetherell.
 
Members Absent: Bob Boardman, Andrew Chung, Kevin Deans, Suzanne Genser, Richard Lukens, Patrick Msipa, Mike Onoffrey, Agnes Onyango-Abuje, Daniel Reed, Kay Rosenquist.
 
Devotional: Jason Elliott
Next Month’s Devotional: Rebecca Wetherell
 
Motion to approve the minutes from the February meeting.
Vote:  Approved
 
Motion to table the financial report to the next meeting. 
Vote:  Approved
 
Motion to ask Abdiel Garcia to be the Pathfinder Director for Pathfinder year 2012-2013. 
Vote: Approved
 
Motion ask the following people to serve as members to the VAA Constituency Meeting on April 22, 2012:
 
Tim Boundy
Aileen Chavis
Tania Diaz
Ruth Freitas
Suzanne Genser
Brinda Grapin
Janice Henderson
Lenox Job
Elaine Kapetanakis
Elaine Palmer
Ximena Rada
Daniel Reed 
 
Vote: Approved
 
Meeting adjourned.
 

Vienna SDA Church Board Meeting Minutes
February 28, 2012

 
Members Present: Pastor Garry Genser (Chair), Betsy Caban, Ed Decker, Suzanne Genser, Denise Grant, Janice Henderson, Deborah Hess, Richard Lukens, Patty Memory, Matt Miller, Elena Perez, Rebecca Wetherell.
 
Members Absent: Pastor Jennifer Deans Bob Boardman Andrew Chung Kevin Deans Jason Elliott Abdiel Garcia, Patrick Msipa, Ehui Nyatepe-Co, Mike Onoffrey, Agnes Onyango-Abuje, Marvin Quintero, Daniel Reed, Davona Rosa, Kay Rosenquist.
 
Devotional:  Season of Prayer
Next Month’s Devotional: Jason Elliott 
 
Motion to approve the minutes from the January meeting.
Vote:  Approved
 
Motion to approve the December 2011 and January 2012 financial reports.  
Vote:  Approved
 
Motion to approve the rental of a room by the Shepherd’s Center to hold two classes at no cost to them.
Vote:  Approved
 
Motion to approve the membership transfers in for Joseph Leeson from the Parkersburg SDA Church (Parkersburg, WV).
Vote: Approved
 
Motion to approve the membership transfer out for Katrina Loncar to Radford SDA Church (Radford, VA), Chuck and Noelle Hartwick to Camino SDA Church (Camino, CA), and Ron and Martha Jean Hoehn to the Kettering SDA Church (Kettering, OH).
Vote:  Approved
 
Motion to approve the theme “Every Member A Minister” for the year 2012.
Vote:  Approved
 
Meeting adjourned.
 

Vienna SDA Church Board Meeting Minutes

January 24, 2012

Members Present: Pastor Garry Genser (Chair), Jennifer Deans, Betsy Caban, Ed Decker, Jason Elliott, Happy Garcia, Deborah Hess, Patty Memory, Patrick Msipa, Ehui Nyatepe-Co, Elena Perez, Marvin Quintero, Davona Rosa.

 
Members Absent:  Bob Boardman, Andrew Chung, Kevin Deans, Suzanne Genser, Denise Grant, Janice Henderson, Richard Lukens, Matt Miller, Mike Onoffrey, Agnes Onyango-Abuje, Daniel Reed, Kay Rosenquist, Rebecca Wetherell
 
Devotional:  Season of Prayer
Next Month’s Devotional:  Jason Elliott
 
Motion to approve the minutes from the December meeting.
Vote:  Approved
 
The December treasurer’s report will be approved at the next meeting.
 
Motion to set up a reserve fund with a portion of the surplus as of December 31, 2011.   
Vote:  Approved
 
Motion to approve the membership transfers in for Betsy Caban from Florida Hospital SDA Church (Orlando, FL) and Christian G. Perla from the Arlington Spanish SDA Church (Falls Church, VA). 
Vote: Approved
 
Motion to approve the membership transfer out for Rose Marie Bossert to the New Life SDA Church (Aiken, SC) and Juanita Diaz to the Sterling Spanish SDA Company (Sterling, VA).
Vote:  Approved
 
Motion to approve the membership removal requests of Angus English, Andre Sica, and Emmett Early.
Vote:  Approved
 
Motion to approve the deacon nominations of David Orange and Daniel Quintero.  
Vote:  Approved
 
Motion to approve Ruthie Hittle as the Potluck Coordinator with Steve Hollansworth as the assistant coordinator. 
Vote:  Approved

Motion to approve Hugo Retana as the Youth Sabbath School Leader/Youth Leader.
Vote:  Approved

Motion to approve David Orange as the Junior Sabbath School leader.
Vote:  Approved
 
Motion to approve Bob and Sally Reddy as the Family Life Coordinators.
Vote:  Approved
 
Motion to increase the Pathfinder budget to $4,000 per year and the Adventurer budget to $2,000. 
Vote:  Approved
 
Motion that in light of the nominating committee’s inability to recruit a new pathfinder director, the board continue its search and prayerfully consider new candidates and present them at the next board meeting.
Vote: Approved
 
Meeting adjourned.

Vienna SDA Church Board Meeting Minutes

December 6, 2011


Members present: Pastor Garry Genser, Pastor Jennifer Deans, Bob Boardman, Andrew Chung , Ed Decker, Denise Grant, Janice Henderson, Deborah Hess, Richard Lukens, Matt Miller, Andre Richards, Davona Rosa, Marvin Quintero, Rebecca Wetherell

 

Members absent: Chuck Betz, Kevin Deans, Jason Elliot, Abdiel (Happy) Garcia, Suzanne Genser, Matt James,(is Matt still on the board?) Agnes Onyango-Abuje, Bill Pickering, Daniel Reed, Beno Rosa, Kay Rosenquist, Siphiwe Thebe, Grace Varela

Devotional:  Denise Grant

Next month’s devotional: Richard Lukens
 
Motion to approve minutes from October meeting.  Amend the minutes to show that Bob Boardman was absent.
Vote: Approved.
 
Motion to approve the October Treasurer’s report.
Vote: Approved.
 
 
Motion to approve the membership transfer out for Ham (Yoon Hahm) to Virginia Korean SDA Church (Manassas, VA) and to approve membership transfer in for Jared Nudd.
Vote: Approved.
 
 
Motion to approve the Adventurer New Year’s Eve Party Fundraiser. 
Vote: Approved.
 
Motion to approve additional school board members.  Claudia or Arturo Ardila, Lennox or Anita Job, Liz Onoffrey, Jose or Elena Perez and Kim Wilbur. 
Vote:  Approved
 
Motion to wait with the roofing job on the church until spring. 
 
Meeting adjourned.

Vienna SDA Church Board Meeting Minutes

October 25, 2011

Members present: Pastor Garry Genser, Pastor Jennifer Deans, Suzanne Genser, Jason Elliot, Richard Lukens, Janice Henderson, Matt Miller, Ed Decker, Denise Grant, Deborah Hess, Rebecca Wetherell, Andre Richards 

 

 
Members absent: Kevin Deans, Abdiel (Happy) Garcia, Daniel Reed, Beno Rosa, Bill Pickering, Marvin Quintero, Matt James, Chuck Betz, Siphiwe Thebe, Grace Varela, Davona Rosa, Agnes Onyango-Abuje, Kay Rosenquist
 
Devotional:  Pastor Jennifer Deans
Next month’s devotional:  Denise Grant
 
Motion to approve minutes from September meeting.
Vote: Approved.
 
Motion to approve the September Treasurer’s report.
Vote: Approved.
 
 
Motion to approve the membership transfer out for Curtis Harris, Bernard Wanjara, and Myong Harris, Arely Ventura, Josias Ventura and Arquimedes Ventura and to approve membership in for Lisa Hamilton.
Vote: Approved.
 
 
Motion to have our next board meeting on December 6th for the months of November and December and to cancel the two regular meetings. Alan will remind the board of the date change.
Vote: Approved.
 
Meeting adjourned.

Vienna SDA Church Board Meeting Minutes

September 27, 2011

Members present: Pastor Garry Genser, Pastor Jennifer Deans, Abdiel (Happy) Garcia, Kevin Deans, Suzanne Genser, Jason Elliot, Richard Lukens, Janice Henderson, Matt Miller, Ed Decker, Kay Rosenquist, Denise Grant, Agnes Onyango-Abuje, Chuck Betts

 
Members absent: Daniel Reed, Beno Rosa, Bill Pickering, Marvin Quintero, Matt James, Deborah Hess, Siphiwe Thebe, Grace Varela, Davona Rosa, Andre Richards
 
Devotional:  Richard Lukens
Next month’s devotional: Pastor Jennifer Deans
 
Motion to approve pastor’s amended minutes from previous meeting.
Vote: Approved.
 
Motion to approve the August Treasurer’s report.
Vote: Approved.
 
Motion to approve the membership transfer in for Melanie Leeson from the Battle Creek Tabernacle (Battle Creek, MI); to approve the membership transfer out for Laurence Chaij to the Collegdale SDA Church (Collegedale, TN); and to approve the membership transfer out for Bonnie Martinez to the Warrenton SDA Church (Warrenton SDA).
Vote: Approved.
 
Motion to approve the collection of the offering to be amended.
Vote: Approved.
 
The projectionist will place a message on the screen that will remind parents to be aware of the whereabouts of their children during worship service and will give information about the location and purpose of the mother’s room.
 
Motion to call for a month-long moratorium on counting of members/attendance.
Vote: Approved.
 
Motion to invite the Deaconesses to participate in the collection of the offering.
Vote: Approved.
 
The Board discussed the need for pastors and/or elders to let the deacons and deaconesses know in advance when there will be a baptism.
 
Meeting adjourned.

Vienna SDA Church Board Meeting Minutes

August 30, 2011

 Members Present: Garry Genser (Chair), Suzanne Genser, Bob Boardman, Chuck Betts, Davona Rosa, Abdiel Garcia, Richard Lukens, Janice Henderson, Matt Miller, Deborah Hess, Ed Decker, Andre Richards, Denise Grant, Marvin Quintero

 
Devotional – Suzanne Genser
Next month – Richard Lukens
 
Motion to approve the minutes from the previous meeting. 
Vote: Approved.
 
Motion to approve the Financial Report.  
Vote:  Approved.
 
 
Motion to approve the transferring in of the following memberships:

  • Jahangir & Shazia Chand from the Southern Asian SDA Church
  • Aileen Chavis from Arlington SDA Church
  • Jorely GIvson from the Loma Linda Filipino SDA Church
  • Chuck & Noelle Hartwick from Camino SDA Church
  • Virginia TIschner from the Arlington SDA Church

Vote: Approved.

 
Motion to approve the transferring out of the following memberships:

  • Jeffry, Edelin & Edwin Vergara to the New Market SDA Church
  • Greg Logan to the Dupont Park SDA Church

Vote:  Approved.

Motion to appoint Richard Lukens to head the reorganization of the audio/visual department. 
 
Motion to that we authorize Richard Lukens to coordinate with external AV expert(s) in assessing current AV needs and processes and to provide a report of recommendations to the board and to facilitate immediate improvements in the AV scheduling and process.
 
Vote: Approved.
 
Motion to approve the following names as church elders:

  • Ed Decker
  • Agnes Onyango-Abuje
  • Jason Elliott

Vote:  Approved

 
Motion that we ask the three people in the order that were recommended by the church board:
 
Liz Onoffrey
Tim Boundy
Andrew Chung
 
Vote:  Approved
 
Motion to approve the expense to build cabinets for the Junior Room up to $300 to come out of the building fund.
 
Vote:  Approved.
 
Motion to approve $7,000 to upgrade the roof shingles.   Try to get donations to cover the expense but take it from the building fund if needed.
 
Vote:  Approved.

Meeting adjourned.


Vienna SDA Church Board Meeting Minutes
June 28, 2011

Members present: Pastor Garry Genser, Pastor Jennifer Deans, Abdiel (Happy) Garcia, Andre Richards, Kevin Deans, Suzanne Genser, Rebecca Wetherell, Richard Lukens, Janice Henderson, Matt Miller, Ed Decker, Davona Rosa, Denise Grant, Grace Varela, Chuck Betts, Marvin Quintero

 

 
Members absent: Daniel Reed, Bob Boardman, Kay Rosenquist, Beno Rosa, Bill Pickering, Matt James, Deborah Hess, Siphiwe Thebe, Jason Elliott, Elena Perez, Warren Wilbur,
 
Devotional: Davona Rosa
Next month’s devotional: Suzanne Genser
 
Motion to approve minutes from previous meeting.
Vote: Approved.
 
Motion to approve the Finance Report.
Vote: Approved.
 
Motion to approve the cost of church tree removal in the amount of $1,500 (in hopes that the amount will be covered by individual donations, which will be solicited).
Vote: Approved.
 
Motion to approve the transferring in of the following memberships:
- Alexandra Monje from the Fairfax Spanish SDA Church (Fairfax, VA)
- Nathanael Gibson from the Rolling Hills SDA Church (Rolling Hills Estate, CA)
Vote: Approved.
 
Motion to pay for the screening (background checks) of Pathfinders and Adventurers volunteers by the Potomac Conference.
Vote: Approved.
 
Motion to host the Adventist Services & Industries (ASI) conference during March 8-10, 2012.
Vote: Approved.
 
Motion to approve the designation of all children’s Sabbath School offerings to Mission work.
Vote: Approved.
 
Motion to approve the rental of the church for Gina Godwin’s wedding on October 16.
Vote: Approved.
 
Motion to inform all platform participants that their image will be webcast during the Sabbath Worship service, and provide them an option to be replaced if they prefer not to be included in the broadcast.
Vote: Approved.
 
Meeting adjourned.

Vienna SDA Church Board Meeting Minutes

April 28, 2011

Members present: Pastor Garry Genser, Pastor Jennifer Deans, Abdiel (Happy) Garcia, Andre Richards, Kevin Deans, Suzanne Genser, Jason Elliott, Elena Perez, Warren Wilbur, Rebecca Wetherell, Richard Lukens, Janice Henderson, Matt Miller, Ed Decker

 
Members absent: Daniel Reed, Bob Boardman, Kay Rosenquist, Beno Rosa, Bill Pickering, Marvin Quintero, Matt James, Denise Grant, Deborah Hess, Siphiwe Thebe, Chuck Betts, Grace Varela, Davona Rosa
 
Devotional: Pastor Garry Genser
Next month’s devotional: Davona Rosa
 
Motion to approve minutes from previous meeting.
Vote: Approved.
 
Motion to approve the Egypt Mission Trip subject to the support of Adventist Risk Management.
Vote: Approved.
 
Motion to approve the February and March Treasurer’s reports.
Vote: Approved.
 
Motion to approve Stephanie Pulman as Assistant Treasurer.
Vote: Approved.
 
Motion to implement a needs-based financial assistance program for families requesting financial aid for students in area SDA high schools (e.g. TA, SVA) beginning with the 2011-2012 school year.
Vote: Approved.
 
Motion to set a target date of October 1st to eliminate our financial deficit.
Vote: Approved.
 
Motion to approve the transfer out of the membership of Janice Valencia to the Springfield Spanish SDA Church, Alexandra, VA
…and the removal of membership of Melanie Dees, per her letter of request.
Vote: Approved.
 
Meeting adjourned.

Vienna SDA Church Board Meeting Minutes

February 22, 2011

Members present: Pastor Garry Genser, Pastor Jennifer Deans, Chuck Betts, Abdiel (Happy) Garcia, Andre Richards, Siphiwe Thebe, Grace Varela, Davona Rosa, Kevin Deans, Suzanne Genser

 

Members absent: Daniel Reed, Richard Lukens, Jason Elliot, Bob Boardman, Kay Rosenquist, Beno Rosa, Bill Pickering, Marvin Quintero, Elena Perez, Matt James, Warren Wilbur, Rebecca Wetherell, Matt Miller, Janice Henderson, Ed Decker, Denise Grant, Deborah Hess

 

Devotional: Group Prayer

Next month’s devotional: Davona Rosa

 

Motion to approve minutes from previous meeting.

Vote: Approved.

 

Motion to table Treasurer’s Report until next month.

Vote: Approved.

 

Motion to approve to transfer out the membership of Rachel Komorowski to the Collegedale SDA Church, Ooltewah, TN

…and the following memberships removed by request of each of the following…

a.     Jim Moon, Hamilton, VA

b.     Betty Poe, Bristow, VA

c.      Vicki Hendricks, McDonough, GA

Vote: Approved.

 

Motion to approve the following as members of the Vespers Committee: Catherine Kuppratty, Putri Kusdarman, Putra Kusdarman, Daniel Quintero, Christina Elliot, Siphiwe Thebe, Dave Levine, Bob Boardman, Patty Memory and Nicole Labiche.

Vote: Approved.

 

Motion to approve Christina Elliot as leader of the Vespers Committee, with backup asks of Dave Levine and Bob Boardman.

Vote: Approved.

 

Meeting adjourned.

 Vienna SDA Church Board Meeting Minutes

January 25, 2011

Members present: Pastor Garry Genser (Chair), Richard Lukens, Marvin Quintero, André Richards, Janice Henderson, Deborah Hess, Matt Miller, Suzanne Genser, Denise Grant, Abdiel Garcia, Chuck Betts, Jason Elliot, Davona Rosa.

 

Members absent: Jennifer Deans, Bob Boardman, Matt James, Siphiwe Thebe, Rebecca Wetherell, Daniel Reed, Ed Decker, Kay Rosenquist, Warren Wilbur, Beno Rosa, Elena Perez, Bill Pickering, Grace Valera, Kevin Deans.

 

Devotional: Suzanne Genser

Next month’s devotional: Davona Rosa

 

Motion to approve minutes from previous meeting.

Vote: Approved.

 

Motion to approve the Treasurer’s report.

Vote: Approved.

 

Ideas from Fundraiser Committee to be addressed on next meeting.

 

Motion to approve the following membership transfers…

IN:             Kullike Maradiaga from the Parnu Adventist Church (Parnu, Es)

Corey Montoya from the Spencerville SDA Church (Silver Spring, MD)           

              C.J., Linda and John Sakevich from the Manassas SDA Church (Manassas, VA) Vote: Approved.

 

Motion to approve the increase of the International Christian Believers Fellowship (ICBF) lease by $200 per month to $2,100 in 12 months increase to $2,200.

Vote: Approved.

 

Discusion on the subject of the access to different rooms in the premises.  To email all key holders and ensure that they are aware that is their responsibility that for every door that they open, they are responsible to secure it back and verify that the windows are closed and lights are turned off. 

 

Motion to approve the following additions to the nominating Committee report:

   a.  Elder: Daniel Reed

   b.  Building Coordinator: Bill Pickering

   c.  Deacons: Julio and Mason Quiterio after membership transfer is completed

Vote: Approved.

 

Motion to approve the following to the conference committees below:

   a.  Richard Lukens: Executive Committee

   b.  Gary Wilson: k-12 Board

   c.  Garth Thompson – Constitution and by laws Committee

Vote: Approved.

 

Motion or Discussion by the Sabbath School (SS)Council representative, Davona Rosa, to have all adult SS classes to start the program by meeting in the sanctuary for the weekly program and then divide into the individuals study classes.  For all rehearsal and set up to end no later than at 9:15 am.  To implement a SS “theme” song to indicate that the SS is about to start. 

For the SS Council Members to be voted by email.

 

Meeting adjourned.

 

Vienna SDA Church Board Meeting Minutes

November 30, 2010

Members present: Pastor Garry Genser, Pastor Jennifer Deans, Chuck Betts, Garth Richmond, Denise Grant, Martha Jean Hoehn, Abdiel (Happy) Garcia, Richard Lukens, Ed Decker, Andre Richards, Sarah Msipa, Suzanne Genser, Kerry Pryor

 

Members absent: Elena Perez, Matt James, Ruth Gonzalez, Warren Wilbur, Rebecca Wetherell, Arturo Ardila, Mark McFaddin, Matt Miller, Janice Henderson, Elaine Kapetanakis, Debbie Hess, Marvin Quintero

 

Devotional:  Ed Decker

Next month’s devotional: Sarah Msipa

 

Motion to approve minutes from previous meeting.

Vote: Approved.

 

Motion to give loose offering to Pathfinders on Pathfinder Sabbath.

Vote: Approved.

 

Motion to approve the Treasurer’s report.

Vote: Approved.

 

Motion to approve a committee consisting of Suzanne Genser, Denise Grant, Chuck Betts, Happy Garcia and Andre Richards to brainstorm deficit-reducing ideas.

Vote: Approved.

 

Motion to approve the following membership transfers…

IN:             David Foreman from the Ukiah SDA Church (Ukiah, CA)

            Rute Oliveira (Hittle) from the Willowdale Adventist Church (Toronto, ON)

            Stephen Rouse from the Cornerstone Church of SDA (Stone Ridge, VA)

Vote: Approved.

 

Motion to approve Kerry Pryor as Head Assistant Treasurer.

Vote: Approved.

 

Motion for the Board to become the body that does Evangelism planning.

Vote: Approved.

 

Motion to approve trying the Churches of Refuge program for one year.

Vote: Approved.

 

Meeting adjourned.

Vienna SDA Church Board Meeting Minutes

October 26, 2010

Members present: Pastor Garry Genser, Pastor Jennifer Deans, Chuck Betts, Garth Richmond, Denise Grant, Martha Jean Hoehn, Abdiel (Happy) Garcia, Richard Lukens, Debbie Hess, Ed Decker, Andre Richards, Sarah Msipa, Marvin Quintero

 

Members absent: Elena Perez, Matt James, Ruth Gonzalez, Warren Wilbur, Suzanne Genser, Rebecca Wetherell, Arturo Ardila, Mark McFaddin, Matt Miller, Kerry Pryor, Janice Henderson, Elaine Kapetanakis

 

Devotional: Garth Richmond

Next month’s devotional: Ed Decker

 

Motion to approve minutes from previous meeting.

Vote: Approved.

 

Motion to approve Treasurer’s Report

Vote: Approved.

 

Motion to ask Sarah Msipa, Marie Blevins, Agnes Onyango-Abuje, Kim Wilbur and Lennox and/or Anita Job to serve as Assistant Treasurers.

Vote: Approved.

 

Motion to approve the following membership transfers…

IN:             Gary & Mirasari Lam from the Madison Campus SDA Church (Madison, TN)

            Ryan McDonald from the Greeneville SDA Church (Greeneville, TN)

OUT:             Sean Boundy to the Markham Woods SDA Church (Longwood, FL)

            Nauglin & Jennifer Stanford to Cornerstone Church of SDA (Stone Ridge, VA)

Vote: Approved.

 

Motion to have eligibility to serve on Nominating committees no more often than every third year.

Vote: Approved.

 

Motion to approve Pathfinder fundraisers for December 18 (Parent’s Night Out) and Valentine’s Dinner near Valentine’s Day.

Vote: Approved.

 

Motion to move the November Board meeting to the Tuesday after Thanksgiving.

Vote: Approved.

 

Meeting adjourned.

 

 Vienna SDA Church Board Meeting Minutes

August 24, 2010

 

Members present: Pastor Garry Genser, Pastor Jennifer Deans, Andre Richards, Debbie Hess, Abdiel (Happy) Garcia, Richard Lukens, Kerry Pryor, Janice Henderson, Chuck Betts, Garth Richmond, Ruth Gonzalez, Ed Decker, Daniel Reed, Denise Grant, Marvin Quintero

 

Members absent: Elena Perez, Matt James, Warren Wilbur, Suzanne Genser, Rebecca Wetherell, Arturo Ardila, Mark McFaddin, Sarah Msipa, Matt Miller, Martha Jean Hoehn

 

Devotion: Richard Lukens

Next month’s devotional: Garth Richmond

 

Motion to approve minutes from previous meeting.

Vote:  Approved.

 

Motion to approve Finance Report

Vote:  Approved.

 

Motion to approve lease on new/better office copier.

 

Motion to approve the following membership transfers…

IN:

Judy Blackwell from Breath of Life SDA Church, Fort Washington, MD

Juan Von Vogler from Arlington Spanish SDA Church, VA

Tina Williams from Nampa SDA church, Nampa, ID

Lourdes Ximena Von Vogler Rada from Arlington Spanish SDA Church, VA

 OUT:

Michael & Randa Estes to Tullahoma SDA Church, TN’Alex and Tasha Pizarro to Minetonka SDA Church, MN

Marquita Proctor to Sligo SDA Church, MD

Allimaye Taylor to Manassas SDA Church, VA

Vote:  Approved.

  

Motion to nominate Andrew Chung, Anita Job, Denise Grant, Stephanie Pullman, and Gary Lam to become VAA Board members.

Vote:  Approved.

 

Motion to ask Andrew Chung (with Jason Elliott as a backup) to serve as Vice Chairman of VAA Board.

Vote:  Approved.

 

Motion to allow Health Ministry to ask attendees for donations towards Cholesterol screening services.

Vote:  Approved.

 

– Utility Bills agenda item was tabled –

 

Motion to adopt new policy to establish a member family’s financial need for Tuition Assistance (akin to VAA Worthy Student Fund program) for the current school year.

Vote:  Disapproved.

 

Motion to adopt new policy to establish a member family’s financial need for Tuition Assistance (akin to VAA Worthy Student Fund program) beginning next school year.

Vote:  Disapproved.

 

Motion to approve Tuition Assistance requests for this school year (as handled in past years) without the necessity to verify financial need.

Vote:  Approved.

Adjourned


Vienna SDA Church Board Meeting Minutes

June 22, 2010

 

Members Present:  Garry Genser; Janice Henderson; Abdiel Garcia; Richard Lukens; Debbie Hess; Martha Jean Hoehn; Ed Decker; Andre Richards; Suzanne Genser; Marvin Quintero

 

Members Absent: Pastor Jennifer Deans; Denise Grant; Ruth Gonzalez; Garth Richmond, Elaine Kapetanakis; Kerry Pryor; Chuck Betts; Elena Perez; Warren Wilbur; Rebecca Wetherell; Arturo Ardila; Mark McFaddin; Sarah Msipa; Matt Miller

 

June Meeting Devotional:              Martha Jean Hoehn

Next Meeting’s Devotional:             Richard Lukens

 

Motion to approve minutes from previous meeting.

Vote approved.

 

Motion to approve Treasurer’s Report.

Vote approved.

 

Motion to approve Jeanetta Badgley, Robert (Bob) Boardman and Jason Elliott as Assistant Treasurers.

Vote approved.

 

Motion to keep Worthy Student fund at $40,195 for next VAA school year (2010/2011).

Vote approved.

 

Motion to approve transfer in Joseph Ryan Fishel’s membership from Sligo SDA Church to Vienna SDA Church.

Vote approved.

 

Motion to nominate Rachel Mooney as Interim VAA School Board Chairperson (with Daniel Reed as back-up).

Vote approved.

 

Motion to approve the Pathfinder Club charter application.

Vote approved.

 

Motion to approve AA 12-step group to meet in Youth Room on Wednesdays from 7-8 pm.

Vote approved.

 

Motion to approve Arturo Ardila as our Constituent organizational representative at the Constituency Organizational Meeting.

Vote approved.

 

Motion to approve usage of sanctuary by Washington Sinfonietta for 3 hours on Sunday evenings. In lieu of a rental fee we will gladly accept their offer to participate musically in our worship services several times per year – as is convenient for them.

Vote approved.

 

 Adjourned


Vienna SDA Church Board Meeting Minutes

May 25, 2010

Members present: Pastor Garry Genser, Pastor Jennifer Deans, Andre Richards, Denise Grant, Martha Jean Hoehn, Debbie Hess, Abdiel (Happy) Garcia, Garth Richmond, Elaine Kapetanakis, Richard Lukens, Kerry Pryor, Janice Henderson, Chuck Betts

Members absent: Marvin Quintero, Elena Perez, Matt James, Ruth Gonzalez, Warren Wilbur, Suzanne Genser, Rebecca Wetherell, Arturo Ardila, Mark McFaddin, Sarah Msipa, Matt Miller, Ed Decker

 

Devotion: Abdiel Garcia

Next month’s devotional: Martha Jean Hoehn

 

Motion to approve minutes from previous meeting.

Vote approved.

 

Motion to approve Treasurer’s Report

Vote: approved.

 

Chairman’s decision to table the potluck discussion until next meeting.

 

Motion to approve the following membership transfers…

IN: Rod & Kimberly (Rasmussen) Fiori Hansze from Green Lake SDA Church (Seattle, WA)

OUT: Nicole Bromme to the Markham Woods SDA Church (Longwood, FL)

Vote: approved.

 

Motion to nominate Jeanetta Badgley as Assistant Treasurer.

Vote: approved.

 

Motion to nominate Rita Calhoun as Assistant Treasurer.

Vote: approved.

 

Chairman requested to have list of all 2010 offices included in the package of handouts for next month’s Board meeting.

 

Motion to drop the family life ministry position from the ministry list.

Vote: approved

Motion to nominate Denise Grant to be VAA School Board Chair.

Vote: approved

 

Adjourned



Vienna SDA Church Board Meeting Minutes

April 27, 2010

 Members present: Pastor Garry Genser, Pastor Jennifer Deans, Kerry Pryor, Andre Richards, Denise Grant, Martha Jean Hoehn, Debbie Hess, Abdiel (Happy) Garcia, Daniel Garcia, Ed Decker, Garth Richmond.

 Members absent: Elaine Kapetanakis, Marvin Quintero, Elena Perez, Matt James, Randa Estes, Ruth Gonzalez, Warren Wilbur, Suzanne Genser, Rebecca Wetherell, Arturo Ardila, ark McFaddin, Sarah Msipa, Richard Lukens, Matt Miller.

 

Devotion: Denise Grant

Next month’s devotional: Abdiel Garcia

 

Motion to approve minutes from previous meeting.

Vote approved.

 

Motion to approve Membership Transfers:

IN:  Carmen Hansze; Wilfredo, Hoanna & Haylee Dinarte; and Putra Kusdarman

OUT: Robert & Josephine Imperial; and Robert (Bob) Walls

Vote: approved.

 

Chairman’s decision to table the potluck discussion until next meeting.

 

Motion to approve cooking school for May 16.

Vote: approved.

 

Motion to nominate Lisa McFadden for the role of Evangelism Prayer Coordinator.

Vote: approved.

 

Motion to approve Potomac Conference Audit report.

Vote: approved.

 

Motion to approve payment of $125 from Evangelism fund for Viva Vienna Festival booth tent rental.

Vote: approved.

 

Motion to approve Abdiel Garcia as the coordinator for Viva Vienna Festival.

Vote: approved.

 

Motion to approve wedding ceremony of Edgar Ramirez & Mariela Blanco at special rate of $250.

Vote: approved.

 

Motion that there be no exceptions to church rental fee structure for weddings.

Vote: approved.

 

Motion to approve Betty Pryor and Dana Miller as Deaconesses; and Emily Rosa, Selina Memory & Victoria Parces as Junior Deaconesses.

Vote: approved.

 

Motion to charge church members $100 fee for private rental of Stutler Hall (up to four hours).

Vote: approved.

 

Motion for all church fundraisers to be approved by the Board.

Vote: approved.

 

Motion to approve Liz Onoffrey as next VAA Chairperson, pending her acceptance – with a back-up candidate (Jason Elliott).

Vote: approved.

 

Motion to allow up to two immediate family members to sit on the Church Board.

Vote: approved.

 

Motion to approve Sarah Msipa as one of two new assistant Treasurers, pending her approval.

Vote: approved.

 

Motion to approve Christina Elliott as one of two new Treasurers, pending her approval.

Vote: approved.

 
Adjourned


Vienna SDA Church Board Meeting Minutes

February 23, 2010

Members present:  Pastor Garry Genser (chair), Jennifer Deans, Happy Garcia, Matt Miller, Andre Richards, Debbie Hess, Chuck Betts, Janice Henderson, Denise Grant, Martha Jean Hoehn, Richard Lukens, Daniel Garcia, Sarah Msipa.

Guest:  Sheila Hautbois & Leslie Reed

 Members absent: Kerry Pryor, Elaine Kapetanakis, Marvin Quintero, Elena Perez, Daniel Reed, Ed Decker,    Garth Richmond, Matt James, Randa Estes, Ruth Gonzalez, Warren Wilbur, Suzanne Genser, Rebecca Wetherell, Arturo Ardila, Mark McFaddin

 

Devotion: Richard Lukens

 

Motion to accept electronic vote regarding the purchase of new organ

Vote: approved

 

Motion to accept January meeting minutes

Vote: approved

 

Motion to accept January finance report

Vote: approved

 

Clerk Report:

 Membership transfers in and out: Trevor Delafield in/ William and Christina Rinehart out

Vote: approved

 

Old Business:

1)  Discussion of Potlucks

  • Bill Pickering will figure a way to lock cabinets that contain paper goods
  • Pastoral Staff will put announcements in bulletin that  food stays in Stutler Hall
  • Denise Grant will talk with Arturo Ardila, Dave Hittle and Jason Levy to establish a Potluck Coordinator and a nominee for the leader for the 4th Sabbath of each month,  (and a plan for 5th Sabbaths)

 

New Business:

1) Motion to collect a deposit of $100 for borrowing of warming oven, refundable if it is returned in the same condition and to replace or repair it if necessary.

Vote: approved

 

2) Discussion to improve communication of spending protocols. Finance Committee will share protocols via bulletin and e-mail.

 No motion

 

3)  Discussion of Potomac Conference Quintquennial Session on 9/26/2010 at Takoma Academy

      15 delegates and alternates appointed from Board Members.

     

4) Motion to approve Gardner Vow renewal on March 19 at a cost of $75 with the understanding that a deacon       and sound person may cost additionally.

 Vote: approved

 

5) Motion to approve the use of Stutler Hall for Wilbur baby shower on May 2 from 3 – 7 p.m.

 Vote: approved


Adjourned


Vienna SDA Church Board Meeting Minutes

January 26, 2010

 

Members present:  Pastor Garry Genser (chair), Jennifer Deans, Marvin Quintero, Elena Perez, Abdiel Happy Garcia, Daniel Reed, Matt Miller, André Richards, Deborah Hess, Chuck Betts, Janice Henderson, Denise Grant, Martha Jean Hoehn, Ed Decker, Jason Levy, Garth Richmond, David Orange, Richard Lukens

 

Members absent: Elaine Kapetanakis, Daniel Garcia, Matt James, Randa Estes, Sarah Msipa, Ruth Gonzalez, Warren Wilbur, Suzanne Genser, Rebecca Wetherell, Arturo Ardila, Sheila Hautbois, Elena Perez, Mark McFaddin, Chuck Betts, Bill Pickering

 

Motion to accept November meeting minutes

Vote: approved

 

Motion to accept December 31, 2009 finance report

Vote: approved

 

Old Business:

1)  Motion to approve membership transfers in with the amendment  “Carmen Hansz” to

     “Hansze”    

Vote: approved

 

2)  Motion to approve membership transfers out

Vote: approved

 

New Business:

1) Motion to participate in NADEI Evangelism plan

Vote: approved

 

2) Pastor Ray Pichette, Potomac Conference Vice- President of Pastoral Ministries, conducted a survey of the board  regarding utilization of conference resources.

Point of information: Church board must vote by 4/30/2010 on any agenda items to be considered by executive committee for submission to Conference Committee.

 

Motion to approve electronic voting during Conference Committee

Vote: approved

 

3) Motion to approve mission trip to Cairo during summer 2011.

 Point of information: Participants will raise the approximately $2500 per person to attend

Vote: approved

 

4) Motion to approve Elena Perez and 4 others to be determined by pastoral staff to attend February 6 area layperson meeting

Vote: approved

 

5) Motion to table potluck discussion until next board meeting

Vote: approved

 

6) Point of Information – Vienna church (including Pathfinders) and school will host a booth at Viva Vienna in May 2010. 

 

7) Motion to add Daniel Reed as an Elder (his name was inadvertently omitted from previous list)

Voted: approved

 

8) Motion to approve Moody-Orange shower and wedding with contract

Vote: approved


Adjourned

 

 

 

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