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August 10, 2021
Meeting was called to order by President Stolee at 7:14 pm. Present were Allen Stolee, Elrene Clauson, Jerry Houglum, Wayne Walker, Cory Vold, Deanna Gard, Earl Ehrich, Clair Boyum, Brenda Boyum and Pastor Eric Westlake.
Devotions were given by Wayne Wallker from Colossians 3:1-5. Devotions were followed by prayer.
Discussion with Pastor Eric Westlake from Our Saviour’s Lutheran Church in Zumbrota:
Secretary’s report: Council Meeting minutes from July 13 and the Special Congregational Meeting minutes from July 25 were read and they will stand approved as read.
Treasurer’s report: Will stand approved as read. Balance in savings and checking account, not designated as of 7/31/21 is $12,055.11, compared to $11,938.95 as of 6/30/21. The inheritance received thus far has been distributed to the designated banks.
Pastor’s Report: Not available as Pastor Aadahl is out due to respective illness. He has done approximately 42 visitations in the past month.
Youth Director’s Report: Not available as Molly is currently on vacation.
1.Electronic version of the Constitution: In progress at last check.
2.Future of Hauge Discussion:
a.July 25th Special Meeting: Went well. There were good questions and discussion. Members want to stay true to the Word of God and continue to pray about our future.
b.Interim coverage: See above number 2 in discussion with Pastor Westlake.
3.Parsonage upkeep: There is a compiled list of known things that need to be done. (A copy was left on the kitchen countertop, and they can be crossed off as things are completed or have new things added that are noticed to need attention.)
4.Inheritance final payment: Has not been received yet.
1.Pastor Jorgenson’s visit: Motion: M/S/C Cory Vold/Clair Boyum to send a $100 donation to the AFLC with memo to include appreciation for Pastor Jorgenson’s visit.
2.Agenda for August 16 7:30 pm Joint Council Meeting: This will be emailed when received.
3.Confirmation Class: Classes will be held at Emmanuel. This can be discussed more at next meeting.
Adjournment: Motion M/S/C Jerry Houglum/Clair Boyum to adjourn meeting. Meeting was adjourned at 9:34 pm. Closed with the Lord’s Prayer.
Brenda Boyum, Council Secretary
The Old Stone Church
The annual service at the Old Stone Church scheduled for June. Financial contributions to the Old Stone Church are welcome and appreciated. They will be used for the maintenance of the church and cemetery. Please mail the contributions to Hauge Lutheran Church, P.O. Box 71, Kenyon, MN 55946. Please be sure to designate it is for the Old Stone Church.
The Old Stone Church is on the National Register of Historic Places. If you would like more information about this historic landmark, please google Old Stone Church Goodhue County. Minnesota Prairie Roots website is an excellent resource.