MYRTLE GROVE BAPTIST CHURCH 5920 Lillian Highway, Pensacola, FL 32506 – 850-455-7389 MINUTES OF THE REGULAR BUSINESS MEETING ON DECEMBER 18, 2013 The   regular   business   meeting   was   held   on   December   18,   2013,   at   6:00pm.      The   meeting   was   held   in   the fellowship hall and was opened in prayer. CLERK’S   BUSINESS:      Bonnie   Quinley   presented   the   minutes   of   the   November   20,   2013   Regular   Business Meeting,   as   printed   in   the   December   Business   Meeting   package .   Motion   to   approve   by   George   Butler   and seconded by Burt Lampley.  APPROVED by show of hands Requests for Letters of Church Membership:  for November:  None New Members to be approved:  for November Baptism:   Carl   Crenshaw,   James   Bauer,   Wesley   Sheffield,   Linda   Jones,   Sara   Mason,   Molly   Skinner,   Samantha Dunahoe, Tracy Williams, Macy Hardenbrook, and Michael Skinner Letter:  Kathy Gray, Jesse Culp, and Beverly Culp Statement:  Reed Hafer and Linda Jones Motion to approve by Hines McNair and seconded by Jack Windley.  APPROVED  by show of hands.  TREASURER’S    REPORT:     Richard    Main    presented    the    Financial    Report    for    November    as    printed    in    the December Business Meeting package.  Motion to approve by George Butler and seconded by Chuck Keistler.   Comment:         Richard   Main:   Our   percentages   are   running   pretty   well.      We   are   still   going   to   fall   under   our budget   goal   for   the   year.      Financially,   we   are   doing   quite   well   as   you   can   see   from   our   checking   account balances.      We   are   going   to   end   the   year   really   good.      We   are   somewhat   ahead   in   giving   for   the   Sundays.      We have   one   Sunday   remaining.       We   are   doing   quite   well   over   the   previous   month   and   year.      We   are   going   to end up in a good condition.  Question:   Pastor Ron Lentine:  What does the year-to-date excess mean?  Answer:   Richard Main:  It is over and above our expenses for the year.  Question:   Pastor Ron Lentine:  So we have $22,000 excess? Answer:      We   have   $22,000   excess   ending   30   November.      Just   as   a   side   note   on   Lottie   Moon,   we   have between $6,000 and $7,000.  We are really doing well on that and should reach our goal.  COMMITTEE REPORTS:  Constitution,   By-Laws,   Policies   &   Procedures   Committee:      Chuck   Keistler   presented   a   recommendation from   the   House   and   Grounds   Committee   regarding   addition   of   procedures   for   maintenance   requests   to   be added   to   the   General   Policies   and   Procedure   Manual.   The   committees   worked   together   to   come   up   with   the procedures   for   requesting   maintenance   work   from   the   House   and   Grounds   Committee.      The   form   will   be Appendix A, page 50 in the Policies & Procedures Manual.  APPROVED  by show of hands. OLD BUSINESS:  None NEW BUSINESS:  None ANNOUNCEMENTS:  None ADJOURNMENT:      Motion   to   adjourn   by   Richard   Main   and   seconded   by   George   Butler.         APPROVED    by   show of hands.  _____________________________ ____________________________ Bonnie Quinley, Church Clerk Ron Lentine, Moderator