Council Communications

We are in a season of change and transition as we discern new leadership for our overall multi-site church. Updates from our Leadership Council can be found in this space.

Updates

  • Nov 8 Council Meeting Highlights
    Present: Erica Fraser, Janice Block, Gil Klassen, Anna Robinson, Ken WillmsRegrets: Joel DyckStaff Present: Reg Toews, Kevin Wiens Ken shared about 5 attributes of a fruitful life from David Jeremiah’s teaching. They are character, conduct, conversation, contributions and converts. We often feel guilty that we are not meeting the last one but all these produce fruit. He read […]
  • Oct 25 Council Meeting Highlights
    Present: Erica Fraser, Janice Block, Gil Klassen, Anna Robinson, Joel DyckRegrets: Ken WillmsStaff Present: Reg Toews, Kevin Wiens, Maureen Brown Joel shared about encouragement as one of the themes coming out of the Transitions conversation meetings this past week. James 3:7 states that “no one can tame the tongue.” We need the Holy Spirit to do […]
  • Oct 11 Council Meeting Highlights
    Present: Erica Fraser, Ken Willms, Janice Block, Gil Klassen, Anna Robinson, Joel DyckRegrets:Staff Present: Reg Toews, Kevin Wiens, Amber LetkemanGuests: Karen Bergermann (Auditor) Kevin Wiens invited us to share what we have been praying for lately.  We have been praying for unity and coming together, acknowledging that God is in control and has better things for […]
  • E-Vote Results on 2022-23 Budget – Oct 7 , 2022
    Hello to our FGCC Congregations – The Gathering, North Site, and Attridge, On September 29, we sent out an electronic vote to our membership for the following motion: to approve the 2022-2023 budget for Forest Grove Community Church. Quorum for this vote was reached and the motion was carried at 92% in favour. Thanks so […]
  • Important Follow-Up Council Update – Sept 2, 2022
    Hello to our FGCC Congregations – The Gathering, North Site, and Attridge, FGCC is in the midst of a significant transition. Staff and Council have been working through the reality that we have to do some rightsizing within our church staff. Right sizing percentage consistent with church experts suggests healthy churches have 45-55% income for […]
  • Important Council Update – August 30, 2022
    Hello to our FGCC Congregations – The Gathering, North Site, and Attridge, Since March, we have been anticipating a financial deficit and Council has been discerning and wrestling with how to move forward in this very difficult season. Our overall operating budget deficit for 2021-22 is estimated at $112,164 in our pre-audited numbers.  Looking at our recent […]
  • FGCC Membership Vote – Council Term Renewal Results
    To the congregations of FGCC – Attridge, The Gathering, and North Site,   On July 21, we sent out an electronic vote for the following motion: To affirm Anna Robinson for a second 2-year term (effective July 1, 2022 to June 30, 2024)  Quorum for this vote was reached and the motion was carried. Anna will […]