Council members present: Lori Rold, Gail Peterson, Paul Stewart, Kay Rold, Mary Lou Andersen, Pastor Ron Rasmussen, Steve Mikkelsen and David Christensen.

Pastor led with devotions from Matthew 28:18-20.

Paul Stewart called the meeting to order.

Gail Peterson read the minutes of the 7/25/10 meeting. Motion to approve by Lori Rold, 2nd by Mary Lou Andersen, motion carried.

Lori Rold gave the treasurer's report. Lori is working on issues with Pastor's pension, she will continue to get this issue resolved. Paul Stewart and Lori Rold had a meeting regarding the church insurance renewal policy and the increase in premiums. Lori Rold made the motion for Paul Stewart to sign the insurance renewal policy, 2nd by Gail Peterson, council approved. Motion to approve by Steve Mikkelsen, 2nd by David Christensen, motion carried.

Mary Lou Andersen gave the financial secretary's report. Motion to approve by Gail Peterson, 2nd by Kay Rold, motion carried.

Pastor's report included:

Pastor will be attending the Lutheran Core Convocation in Columbus, Ohio on Aug. 24-28. Anyone wanting more information should contact Pastor Ron for website information and he also has a DVD for viewing.

Pastor will be on vacation from September 29th-October 10th. Our visiting pastor for the next two Sunday services will be Vic Johnson.

Pastor Ron thought the joint summer service went well and that attendance was down.

Lori Rold made motion to approve Pastor's report, 2nd by Mary Lou Andersen, motion carried.


NALC/LCMC vote will be August 29,Sept. 12 will also be our 2nd vote on terminating our relationship with the ELCA. Please make sure to attend and place your vote.

Old Business:

NALC/LCMC vote will be August 29, voting will be by ballot. This vote will decide where we will go to should we vote to leave the ELCA.

Paul Stewart has talked with Layne about the electrical work and this project should start soon.

New Business:

Rally Day is Sept. 12, Sunday School will be 10a.m., and worship service at 11a.m., coffee and rolls will be provided by Paul & Diane Stewart.

Sept. 12 will also be our 2nd vote on terminating our relationship with the ELCA.

Sept. 15 will be the Confirmation orientation for upcoming students, Megan Owens and Richard Blackman. More information will follow at a later date.

Motion to adjourn by Lori Rold, 2nd by Gail Peterson, motion carried.

Next meeting will be Wednesday, Sept. 22nd at 6:30p.m.

The meeting was adjourned with the Lord's Prayer.

Respectfully submitted, Gail Peterson, BLC Council Secretary