Mission Council Exec Committee. Monday, April 27, 2020

April 30, 2020NCJ Mission Council News

Attending: Jim Searls, Ryan Russell, Lonnie Chaffin, Curtis Brown, Paul White, Laura Witkowski, Gail Burgess, Bishop Trimble Jim and Ryan had received an email requesting clarification on the timeline for requesting funding for the next quadrennium.  Although we had discussed implementing a simplified plan and timeline, we had not confirmed all the details.  Since at … Read More

Mission Council January 10, 2020

January 15, 2020Mission Council Minutes

Executive Team Members Present: Ryan Russell, Laura Witkowski, Lonnie Chafin, Gail Burgess, Jim Searls Paul White, Curtis Brown, Bishop Julius Trimble Lonnie shared concerns about the budget and how we will put it together for 2021-2024.  Per diems will be paid — $40 per day for each half a room.  Two hundred people might mean 5 free rooms per … Read More

NCJ Mission Council Executive Committee . December 9, 2019

December 9, 2019Mission Council Minutes

Zoom Conference Call MINUTES Attendance: Ryan Russell, Jim Searls, Curtis Brown, Lonnie Chafin, Laura Witkowski, and Paul White.  Gail Burgess was excused. Chairperson, Ryan Russell, called the meeting to order at 1:00 p.m. Central / 2:00 p.m. Eastern Time. Follow-Up to November Delegation Event:  persons reported that most comments were very favorable.  Small groups went … Read More

November 7-8 NCJ Mission Council Minutes

November 18, 2019Mission Council Minutes

Present: Ryan Russell, Paul White, Curtis Brown, Benton Heisler, Dominic Mejia, Lonnie Chafin, Jim Searls, Chris Winkler, Matt Sipe, Nitza Dovenspike, Gail Burgess, Laura Witkowski, Tyler Sit via Skype at 2:3, Doug Damron. Ryan called us to order at 1:10 pm. Opening Prayer/Devotion- Laura read from Jeff Chu’s Theology of Compost. Ryan reviewed the agenda … Read More

Mission Council Executive Meeting – 6/28/19 

July 3, 2019NCJ Mission Council News

Present: Ryan, Jim, Laura, Paul, Gail, Lonnie and Steve Concept review: Laura noted that we had received six concept applications.  NCJ VIM not recommended for grant application.  Funding of ongoing trainings, nothing new.  BUT no other location for funding; conversation has begun between all jurisdictional UMVIM coordinators to have just one UMVIM instead of jurisdictional.  … Read More

Mission Council Exec Team March 29, 2019

April 4, 2019Mission Council Minutes

Chairman Ryan Russell called us to order at noon and opened the meeting with prayer.  Members present were Lonnie Chaffin, Laura Witkowski, Paul White, Jim Searls, Steve Court and Gail Burgess. Finances– Lonnie noted that we did not receive 100% from all the conferences.  Our spending in 2018 was a little under budget.  Lonnie will … Read More

Mission Council Executive Committee February 1, 2019

February 3, 2019Mission Council Minutes

Attendance: Ryan Russell, Lonnie Chafin, Jim Searls, and Paul White. Call to Order: Ryan called the Zoom Conference Call meeting to order at 12:04 p.m. CST by offering an opening prayer. Financial Items: Lonnie reported he had a request from the Korean Mission to distribute funds for this year in the same manner as previous … Read More