A regular meeting of the elders of Harris Creek Baptist Church was called to order October 12, 2016, at 6:30 a.m. P. Michael Smith, Chair, presided. A quorum was present. In attendance were Blair Browning, Brady Herbert, Brad Lail, Mark Welstead and Jim Underwood. Also in attendance were Drew Greenway and Jon Green.
P. Michael Smith opened the meeting in prayer.
The minutes from the September 14th meeting were reviewed and approved.
Brady Herbert did a brief overview of the September financials for the Church as well as recapping the Our Turn campaign. He conveyed his thoughts that he planned to say to the Body in the quarterly update noting the challenges and necessities of both meeting the budget and exceeding the budget in order to sufficiently fund Our Turn. The Elders are very grateful for the continued generosity and faithfulness of the congregation and how it always rises to meet challenges.
Jim Underwood offered a summary of the recent special bylaw drafting meeting. We are hopeful to have a proposed new set of bylaws for the congregation soon.
Brady Herbert provided a status report on efforts to identify a possible new Sunwest Campus pastor.
Brad Lail discussed the timing for possible new elder interviews.
The needs of the body were discussed and the elders closed in prayer.