The church council has been meeting over the summer and
discussing key priorities and accomplishments. Kurtis Arndt has been hired as
Youth Ministry Director and Alleluia! now has a brand-new website. The call
committee continues its search for a lead pastor, so prayers continue in that
The council is focused on certain key areas for the
remainder of 2023. These include:
Working with Little Blessings to better align
with the church and maximize student enrollment.
Roger Russell, head of the finance committee,
has been present at every meeting with financial updates and recommendations.
Beginning the update of the church constitution
Developing a Human Resources strategy and plan
across Alleluia! and Little Blessings.
Revitalizing the youth programs with numerous
The Stewardship team is meeting for our
Fall Pledge Campaign for 2024.
The council has begun reading the book Belong,
by Barnabas Piper. Pastor David and Darcy Jasien are leading the
discussion. The plan is to make this a
recommended reading for the congregation
along with small group discussions.
The council has adopted 2023 goals that are
quantifiable and measurable. A report on the progress will be given at the end
of the year.