St. Paul Evangeical
Lutheran Church
105 S. Sixth St.
Chatsworth,IL
Phone:  815 635-3146


Pastor: Mauricio Vieira
 
Music:                       Ellen Hoffman
​Office Manager:      Donna DeMuth
Secretarial Staff:      Kay Shoemaker
                                    Joyce Brewer
Custodial:                  Lucille Haberkorn

Services are held Sunday morning at 8:45
Please feel welcome to join us in worship.
   
                  Nov. 19                                                            Nov. 26     
          Worship/Communion                                Worship/Communion
  

               Dec. 3                                                         Dec. 10
       Worship/Communion                                   Worship/Communion 

Congregational vote Dec. 17th Ministerial Call - Please attend to participate in the selection process. 

ANNUAL MEETING
 
Meeting was called to order by President Steve Wahls  -  (Attending 24)
 
Devotions were led by Pastor Mauricio
 
Election of Officers/Staff:  New council members will be Davida Dehm Pietrzak nominated by Blaise DeMuth, second by Jim Flessner.  Council officers will continue in their current offices.  Moved by Vicki Moore to accept Davida as a Council member,  Jim Flessner seconded.  Motion carried Jim Flessner moved, seconded by Lucille Haberkorn to continue with current Council officers.  Motion carried
 
Secretary’s report:  Minutes of the 2015 annual meeting were presented in the annual report.  They were approved  - Motion by Joyce Brewer, Second by Bob Frase  Motion carried 
 
Treasurer’s report:  Year ending balance showed the account balance at $2138.35 (2015)  Moved by Blaise DeMuth seconded by Donna DeMuth to accept the treasurer’s report. Motion carried.  Noted that staff did not claim all their working hours.
 
Pastor’s report:  Pastor presented the importance and need for members to encourage others to visit and participate in the services and activities of the Church.  Missional, invitational and hospitable need to be goals of the members and church.  The good news is the involvement of the currently active, and the need for sharing the joy of Christ and his presence.  St Paul can be whatever we choose it to be working in collaboration with each other and the Holy Spirit. 
 
Council President:  Steve thanked Council members for providing breakfast.  Thank you to secretarial and custodial staff and Vicki for all her support and input. Discussed the process for pastoral replacement.  Steve expressed the congregation and Council’s appreciation for Pastor’s services and the activity of his family.
 
Action Team Reports:
 
Included in the annual report.
 
Music & Worship: Included in the annual report
 
Family Life:  Included in the annual report
 
WELCA report:  Included in the annual report 
 
GROUNDS:  Included in the annual report
 
PRAIRIEVIEW report:  No additions or corrections.
 
CONGREGATIONAL CARE:
 
CHRISTIAN EDUCATION: