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Keeping You Current // October 2015

October 1, 2015

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Keeping You Current // September 2015

September 10, 2015

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Minutes of the Board of Elders - June 10, 2015

September 3, 2015

A strategic meeting of the elders of Harris Creek Baptist Church was called to order on June 10, 2015, at 6:30 a.m. P. Michael Smith, Chair, presided. A quorum was present. In attendance were P. Michael Smith, Graham Cook, Brady Herbert, Brad Lail, Timothy Ateek, Stefan Lerow, Mark Welstead, and Jim Underwood. In addition, staff members Rebecca Harris, Drew Greenway, Joey White, and Galan Hughes were in attendance.

The minutes of the April 24, May 13, May 20, and June 4 2015, elders meetings were approved with minor modifications.

Joey White presented the May 2015 financials.

Drew Greenway detailed the fall worship schedule and high-level logistics associated with simultaneous 9:30 and 11:00 am services.

Brady Herbert led a discussion regarding 3rd party fund raising assistance for expansion.

Joey White recapped fundraising input from Harris Creek members associated with BU development.

Joey White presented the expansion architect selection status.

Joey White talked through the communication of Brady Herbert's upcoming sabbatical.

The needs of the body were discussed and the meeting closed in prayer.

Respectfully submitted,

Graham Cook, Secretary


Minutes of the Board of Elders - July 8, 2015

September 3, 2015

A regularly scheduled meeting of the elders of Harris Creek Baptist Church was called to order on July 8, 2015, at 6:30 a.m. P. Michael Smith, Chair, presided. A quorum was present. In attendance were P. Michael Smith, Graham Cook, Brad Lail, Stefan Lerow, Mark Welstead, and Jim Underwood. In addition, staff members Rebecca Harris, Drew Greenway, Joey White, and Galan Hughes were in attendance.

The minutes of the June 10, 2015, elder meeting were reviewed and approved.

Joey White presented the June 2015 financials.

Joey White recapped meetings with architects being evaluated for expansion. The capabilities of each organization were clear in their presentations and all costs were comparable.

The board approved funding for a new Harris Creek worship album.

Joey White discussed updates to the community pastor role and provisions for the Fall.

The needs of the body were discussed and the meeting closed in prayer.

Respectfully submitted,

Graham Cook, Secretary


Keeping You Current // August 2015

August 5, 2015

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Keeping You Current // July 2015

July 9, 2015

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Minutes of the Board of Elders - April 28, 2015

June 15, 2015

A scheduled strategic meeting of the Elders of Harris Creek Baptist Church was called to order on April 28, 2015, at 6:30 p.m. P. Michael Smith, Chair, presided. A quorum was present. In attendance were P. Michael Smith, Brady Herbert, Stefan LeRow, Brad Lail, Jim Underwood, Joey White, and Mark Welstead.

Brady Herbert led a discussion on elder and church development using Sticky Teams.

Brady Herbert led the group in the serving of communion.

Joey White and Brady Herbert jointly directed a discussion regarding the revised expansion plans for facilities at the Sunwest Campus.

Brady Herbert provided early direction on fundraising strategies to support expansion planning.

Brady Herbert prepped the Elders for the upcoming tactical meeting topics.

The needs of the body were discussed and the meeting closed in prayer.

Respectfully submitted,

Bradley Lail


Minutes of the Board of Elders - May 13, 2015

June 15, 2015

A regular meeting of the elders of Harris Creek Baptist Church was called to order on May 13, 2015, at 6:30 a.m. P. Michael Smith, Chair, presided. A quorum was present. In attendance were P. Michael Smith, Graham Cook, Brady Herbert, Brad Lail, and Jim Underwood. Mark Welstead attended by phone. In addition, staff members Rebecca Harris, Drew Greenway, Joey White, and Galan Hughes were in attendance.

The minutes of the April 8, 2015, elders meeting were approved as presented.

Joey White presented the April 2015 financials.

Brady Herbert presented Welcome Back Sunday plans for the large crowds expected.

Joey White recapped interviews with commercial construction companies and resources for fundraising. Based on the interviews and information presented the body decided to move forward with K4 construction.

Brady Herbert talked through search process updates.

Chris Holmes (former elder) presented the progress to date on the bylaw revision and particular key points.

Brady Herbert outlined the Fall Worship Schedule.

The needs of the body were discussed and the meeting closed in prayer.

Respectfully submitted,

Graham Cook, Secretary


Minutes of the Board of Elders - May 20, 2015

June 15, 2015

A special meeting of the elders of Harris Creek Baptist Church was called to order on May 20, 2015, at 6:30 a.m. P. Michael Smith, Chair, presided. A quorum was present. In attendance were P. Michael Smith, Graham Cook, Brady Herbert, Brad Lail, Stefan Lerow, Timothy Ateek, Mark Welstead, and Jim Underwood. In addition, staff members Joey White and consultant Lance Witt were in attendance.

Brady Herbert gave the group a brief update on upcoming shifts in personnel.

Brady Herbert presented options for fundraising help.

Joey White directed a discussion regarding seeking fundraising input from church members involved in BU development.

Joey White outlined potential architect candidates and the selection process.

Brady Herbert reminded the group of an upcoming June 4 strategic elder meeting.

Brady Herbert presented a Fall Worship schedule.

The needs of the body were discussed and the meeting closed in prayer.

Respectfully submitted,

Graham Cook, Secretary


Minutes of the Board of Elders - June 4, 2015

June 15, 2015

A strategic meeting of the elders of Harris Creek Baptist Church was called to order on June 4, 2015, at 6:30 p.m. P. Michael Smith, Chair, presided. A quorum was present. In attendance were P. Michael Smith, Graham Cook, Brady Herbert, Brad Lail, Timothy Ateek, Stefan Lerow, and Jim Underwood.

Brady Herbert led a discussion on elder and church development using Sticky Teams.

The elders prayed and took communion.

Brady Herbert talked through search process updates and shifts in personnel.

Brady Herbert presented the progress to date on the bylaw revision and the elders discussed particular key points.

The needs of the body were discussed and the meeting closed in prayer.

Respectfully submitted,

Graham Cook, Secretary