April 2, 2017 update

58 members signed in for Trinity’s Annual Meeting after our church service last Sunday (Mar 26).  Graham Brown was asked to chair the meeting and Barbara Hill to act as recording secretary.  Minutes from 2016 were accepted as were the reports from the various committees and social groups of this congregation.  Our Treasure/Bookkeeper John Fraser led us through the 2016 expenses and receipts and later presented a deficit budget for 2017 which was accepted by the gathered members.  Our draw on the Legacy Fund continues to increase as our weekly offering continues to decline.  Graham Brown as chair of the Redevelopment Committee updated us on where we are in the anticipated sale of our property.  We had some comments and questions about our relocation which will be addressed at a later date.  Staff were thanked for all they do for us and Ken Summers was voted to go on the Board of Trustee.  The position of Chair of the Board, having been vacant for the past years has been taken by Katherine Bitzer.  Katherine spoke to us of her vision ending the meeting on a very optimistic note and I now ask her to say a few words…