Approved Ministry Plan and Budget
Ministry plan and budget documents for 2020/21 fiscal year:
Dear DCC Member,
Wow! What a year! This will go down in history for many of us as the strangest and craziest year in our lives.
As we move into our next fiscal year (Sept 1, 2020 – Aug 31, 2021), we have much to celebrate. As of July 31st we met our revenue budget! Additionally, since September 1, 2019, we have given $80,730 to 150 families/individuals in need through our benevolence fund, $69,404 to mission support, and 3,200 people fed through our food bank. This is only possible because of you. Thank you for your generosity.
Attached (links below) is the draft General Fund Budget. As we do not know what the next year entails, we have not prepared a Ministry Plan. We will continue to adjust ministry to stay focused on encouraging and caring for our congregation. Explanation Notes, which explains the changes from last year, are also attached. The elders approved taking Julie Andrews, Children’s Ministry Director, to full-time beginning January 1, 2021 (this is reflected in this draft budget). Thanks for bringing us all your kids! And, thanks for your generosity. Our current giving is sufficient to cover this proposed increase.
This year we are nominating to the congregation two veteran elders who are returning to the board: Tim Morris and Brett Confer. Their bios are available below. Please take some time and read them. If you do not know them, we invite you to get to know them.
Our congregational meeting is scheduled immediately after church in the park on August 30. At this meeting we will vote on these important decisions, and trust God to provide for his church and our community. Due to the unique challenges presented this year, the elders have approved for members to live-stream and vote via email. More details on this later.
We are truly grateful for your generosity, your love for DCC, and your active participation. On behalf of the elders and staff, thank you for making DCC a great church!
Warmly in Christ,
Paul Wardlaw, Elder President Jim Howard, Sr Pastor