A regular meeting of the elders of Harris Creek Baptist Church was called to order September 12, 2018, at 6:30 a.m. Jim Underwood, Chair, presided. A quorum was present. In attendance were Blair Browning, Vice Chair, P. Michael Smith, Stacey Smith, Chris Holmes, Bill Neilson, Bradley Lail, and Kevin Jackson..
Bradley Lail opened the meeting in prayer.
The elders reviewed and approved the minutes from the August regular meeting.
The elders discussed the strategic direction of the church and the needs given upcoming staffing changes. This included how the Board can better support the staff given the existing heavy workloads. The elders will provide a summary of important strategic steps through the remainder of the fall to the Executive Team and set up a strategic meeting before the close of September where the elders and Executive Team will jointly meet.
Blair Browning and Stacey Smith provided an update on the lead pastor position. Next steps were discussed for the next meeting to continue to progress on our search.
Elders each shared names for potential future elders as we transition at the end of the year replacing two current elders.
We closed the meeting in prayer.