Mission Council Executive Meeting – 7/22/20 

August 13, 2020Mission Council Minutes

Present: Ryan, Laura, Paul, Lonnie, Curtis, Gail and Bishop Trimble. There was discussion of how the conferences are holding their Annual Conferences this year.  Virtual meetings can have up to 1,000 participants with break-outs, etc. Some have already been held, others are slated for later this fall. The possibility an NCJ Delegate Gathering was explored.  … Read More

Mission Council ZOOM May 25, 2020

June 5, 2020Mission Council Minutes, NCJ Mission Council News

Minutes are posted for information only pending approval of full Mission Council at next meeting. 11:30 CDT – Executive Committee Members Present: Ryan Russell, Jim Searls, Paul White, Laura Witkowski, Lonnie Chafin, Curtis Brown, Bishop Trimble, Gail Burgess (Intermittently). Ryan discussed the proposed agenda for the full council meeting. There was some discussion about the … Read More

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