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Holy Trinity Altar Society 2009 Minutes


HOLY TRINITY CATHOLIC CHURCH
ALTAR SOCIETY – NOVEMBER 19, 2009

The meeting was called to order at 7:18 pm by President Geri Procetto on November 19, 2009. Allison Hundley led an opening prayer.

Officers present were President Geri Procetto, Vice President Kathleen Stadelman, Treasurer Carol Roberts, and Secretary Kathy Phillips.

Members present were Dee Holdsclaw, Stephanie Arriola, Kathy Cowan, Allison Hundley, and MaryDally.

Secretary’s Report
The Minutes of the October 15, 2009 meeting were read by Secretary Kathy Phillips. Allison Hundley moved that the Minutes be approved. Dee Holdsclaw seconded the motion. The motion passed.

Treasurer’s Report
Treasurer Carol Roberts reported deposits of $50.00 and bills of $697.75 with an ending balance of $3,728.58. Dee Holdsclaw moved that the Treasurer’s Report be accepted. Kathleen Stadelman seconded the motion. The motion passed.

COMMITTEE REPORTS
Hospitality: Dee Holdsclaw reported that a card was sent to Trudy Fraser.

Parish Life: Kathy Phillips read a report from Elaine Caldwell. Elaine is now accepting applicants for the Tree of Giving and Toys for Tots. There are currently 68 applicants. The sign up for the Knights of Columbus Christmas baskets was on November 17th and 18th from 9 am to 3 pm at the Newmark Center in North Bend. VFW sign ups will be by phone to Joye Olson starting November 17th.

Wednesday Night Dinners: Stephanie Arriola reported that Altar Society will sponsor dinners on December 16th, January 27th, February 24th, March 31st, and April 28th.

Membership: Discussion was held concerning dues for Altar Society. Dues are paid from September to September. After the first of the year, Kathy Cowan will ask Father Andrew to again bring up Altar Society membership and that a $5.00 donation to Altar Society would be greatly appreciated.

OLD BUSINESS
Coffee Hour: Dee Holdsclaw and Mary Dally will host coffee hour on December 6th and Elaine Caldwell and Stephanie Arriola on January 3rd.

Church Women United: Allison Hundley reported that 43 women attended. Allison thanked Carol Roberts, Mary Power, Jim and Kathy Cowan, and Bill and Kathy Phillips for helping.

Reception for Deacon Rick Williams: It was noted that the reception was well attended and went very well.

Women’s Breakfast: The Women’s Breakfast held on October 17th was very nice. Allison reported that the Pregnancy Resource Center was very grateful for the baby items donated by the women attending the breakfast.

Call List: Kathy Phillips noted that some parishioners’ names were not on the list. Names will be added. Jean Duval is in charge of the calling list.

NEW BUSINESS
Epiphany Party: Geri reported that the Epiphany Party is scheduled for Saturday, January 2nd after Mass. Kathleen reported that Father Andrew will pick up a few hot items from Costco for the party. Everyone attending is to bring a dessert and a hors d’oeuvre and a $7 - $10 gift exchange. This party is for adults. Kathy Cowan and Alice Stadelman are chairing the party. Kathy noted that those attending should bring a “Three Wise Men” set to share with a short piece of information about the set.

Christmas Basket: The items are ready for the basket. Father Andrew has donated the items. Patty Fraser will put the basket together. Tickets will go on sale the 1st weekend of Advent, November 28th and 29th.

Singspiration: Holy Trinity is hosting the Singspiration on December 6th at 6:00 pm. Altar Society will host a reception after. Stephanie Arriola will be in charge of this reception. Kathleen noted that Father Andrew would like Holy Trinity to host the Singspiration annually in December.

Honduran Child: Carol Roberts read a letter requesting the renewal of the sponsorship for a Honduran child. Kathy Phillips moved that Altar Society again sponsor a Honduran child in the amount of $600.00. Kathy Cowan seconded the motion. The motion passed.

Wish List: The wish lists for 2007 and 2008 were reviewed. It was noted that many of the items have been done. It was decided to focus on the lighting in the kitchen, chapel, and the north and south ends of the hall. It was also suggested that a heavy duty mixer could be used in the kitchen. It was noted that a food processor would be useful also. Kathleen suggested that a note be put in the bulletin seeking a donation of a food processor.

Gift Certificates: Kathy Cowan moved that Altar Society donate gift certificates in the amount of $200 each from Price ‘n Pride and Rays for the Tree of Giving. Mary Dally seconded the motion. The motion passed.

The next meeting will be January 21, 2010, at 7:15 pm. Allison Hundley led the closing prayer. The meeting was adjourned at 8:23 pm by President Geri Procetto.

Respectfully submitted,


Kathy Phillips, Secretary

HOLY TRINITY CATHOLIC CHURCH
ALTAR SOCIETY – OCTOBER 15, 2009

The meeting was called to order at 7:10 pm by President Geri Procetto on October 15, 2009. Lorraine Green led the opening prayer.

Officers present were President Geri Procetto, Vice President Kathleen Stadelman, and Secretary Kathy Phillips. Treasurer Carol Roberts was absent.

Members present were Lorraine Green, Elaine Caldwell, Pat Richert, Allison Hundley, and Father Andrew Thomas.

Secretary’s Report
The Minutes of the September 24, 2009 meeting were read by Secretary Kathy Phillips. The following corrections were made “ Allison Hundley later suggested that each lady bring a baby gift to be donated to the Pregnancy Resource Center” and “the royal blue vestment for Advent cost is $600 of which $300 would be paid by the Altar Society and $300 from Father’s stole fee fund.” Allison Hundley moved that the Minutes be accepted as corrected. Lorraine Green seconded the motion. The motion passed.

Treasurer’s Report
Kathleen Stadelman read the Treasurer’s Report submitted by Treasurer Carol Roberts. Deposits were $95.00, bills paid were $22.45 with an ending balance of $4,376.33. Kathy Phillips moved that the Treasurer’s Report be accepted. Kathleen Stadelmen seconded the motion. The motion passed.

Committee Reports
Hospitality: There was no report.

Parish Life: Elaine Caldwell reported that the Halloween Party is Sunday, October 25th. The party is pot luck with everyone attending bringing food. Elaine noted that the Knights of Columbus food basket sign ups will not be at the Armory, but will be at the Newmark Center. Elaine showed the cards that will be placed on the Trees of Giving/Toys for Tots. She noted that the Trees of Giving and Toys for Tots are combined.
Wednesday Night Dinners: Stephanie Arriola was not present to give a report on future Altar Society sponsored dinners. A discussion was held about future dates for Altar Society sponsored dinners. No dates were available at this meeting. It was noted that November 18th will be the Thanksgiving pot luck. Altar Society will sponsor the dinner on October 28th. The main dish will be sloppy joes with everyone attending bringing a side dish. Father Andrew stated that he will encourage more people to attend the Wednesday night dinners to promote community relations.

Membership: A short discussion was held concerning membership. Father Andrew will make another appeal to the parishioners for membership to Altar Society. Father will make a point of suggesting that men help Altar Society set up for big events.
Geri asked Father Andrew and Allison Hundley for a current list of parishioners for Jean Duval. Jean would like an updated call list for Altar Society.

Old Business
Sunday Coffee: Kathleen Stadelman, Geri Procetto, and Father Andrew will host the November 1st coffee; Mary Dally and Dee Holdsclaw December 6th coffee; and Stephanie Arriola and Elaine Caldwell January 3rd coffee.

Church Women United: Allison reported that Church Women United will be held on Friday, November 6th. There will be about 50 women present. Allison asked for help to set up, clean up, and with desserts.

Reception for Deacon Rick Williams: The reception for Deacon Rick Williams will be on Saturday, November 7th after the 5:00 pm Mass. Kathleen Stadelman is in charge of the meal. Father Andrew and Kathleen will take care of the food. Set up will be after the Church Women United on Friday. It was decided to do a head table.
Father Andrew showed the new Dalmatic and stoles for Deacon Rick.

Women’s Breakfast: The Women’s Breakfast will be at Bandon Dunes after an 8:30 am Mass on Saturday, October 17th. Allison Hundley will take the baby gifts to the Pregnancy Resource Center.



New Business
Epiphany Party: Father Andrew suggested changing the date for the party as it is scheduled on the same date as the St. John’s party. Discussion was held concerning possible dates for the Holy Trinity party. Father would like Holy Trinity and St. Johns to alternate dates for Christmas/Epiphany parties every other year. Father suggested Holy Trinity’s party be on Saturday, December 19th after 5:00 pm Mass, then next year after Christmas. Alice Stadelman and Kathy Cowan are chairing this year’s party. A decision was tabled until the next meeting.

Father Andrew’s Report
Father reported that the articles for the Christmas basket will be collected by November 1st. The value of the basket will be about $200.
Father asked that Altar Society give him the address of the surviving family member when requesting a Mass for a deceased individual.
Father asked for help for the December 6th Singspiration. He is planning a reception after the singspiration with coffee, cookies, etc. Father would like to make it a tradition that Holy Trinity host the December Singspiration.

Geri asked that future Altar Society meetings be changed to 7:15 pm for this year. This was agreeable to all those present.

The next meeting will be November 19th at 7:15 pm. Allison Hundley will lead the opening and closing prayers. Lorraine Green led the closing prayer. The meeting was adjourned by President Geri Procetto.


Respectfully submitted,


Kathy Phillips, Secretary


HOLY TRINITY CATHOLIC CHURCH
ALTAR SOCIETY – SEPTEMBER 24, 2009

The meeting was called to order at 7:02 pm by President Geri Procetto on September 24, 2009. Elaine Caldwell read a thoughtful piece for the opening prayer.

Officers present were President Geri Procetto, Vice President Kathleen Stadelman, Treasurer Carol Roberts, and Secretary Kathy Phillips.

Members present were Mary Dally, Dee Holdsclaw, Jean Duval, Pat Heinzen, Kathy Cowan, Vivian Linahen, Elaine Caldwell, Lorraine Green, Stephanie Arriola, Pat Richert, Sylvia McGrath, Allison Hundley, and Father Andrew Thomas.

Secretary’s Report
The Minutes of the May 20, 2009, meeting were read by Secretary Kathy Phillips. Dee Holdsclaw moved that the Minutes be approved. Kathleen Stadelman seconded the motion. The motion passed.

Treasurer’s Report
Treasurer Carol Roberts reported deposits of $3,784.43 and bills of $2,106.16 with an ending balance of $4,303.78. Carol reported that the rummage sale netted $2,204.65. Mary Dally moved that the Treasurer’s report be accepted. Lorraine Green seconded the motion. The motion passed.
Father Andrew requested that Altar Society purchase a Dalmatic, a white vestment, for Deacon Rick Williams for the Christmas and Easter seasons. The vestment will cost $354 and should arrive soon. Kathy Phillips moved that Altar Society purchase this vestment for Deacon Rick Williams. Mary Dally seconded the motion. The motion passed.
A discussion was held concerning Altar Society dues. It was decided to leave dues at $5 a year. Father Andrew decided later in the meeting that there will be a basket at some time in the future at the weekend Masses for donations to the Altar Society.
Father Andrew noted that when meeting with families to plan funerals, he does make them aware that a donation to help with the funeral meal would be greatly appreciated.

Committee Reports
Hospitality: Dee Holdsclaw reported that sympathy cards were sent to the families of Adrene McClure, Robert Wyrick, and Wally McMahon and to Alice Stadelman, Vivian Linahen, Fred Carleton, Jim and Kathy Cowan, and Bill and Kathy Phillips. Get well cards were sent to Margaret Karlin, Sharon Lee Danielson, Lupe Converse, and Carol Holden. An anniversary card was sent to Jean and Clayton Duval.
Parish Life: Elaine Caldwell reported that the Halloween Party will be October 25th. Drop boxes for Toys for Tots will be going out before Thanksgiving. Elaine noted that anyone wanting to sign up for a Knights of Columbus food basket will have to sign up at the Armory in North Bend. The applications for the Tree of Giving will be available the first Tuesday of November. The trees won’t go up until after Thanksgiving.

Wednesday Night Suppers: Stephanie Arriola reported that Altar Society will do sloppy joes on October 28th. Stephanie did not have the dates for the other dinners sponsored by the Altar Society. It was noted that more help is needed for the dinners, particularly with clean up.

Sunday Coffee: Kathleen Stadelman will host the Sunday coffee on October 4th; Mary Dally and Dee Holdsclaw on December 6th; and Stephanie Arriola in January.

Old Business
Rummage Sale: Allison Hundley noted there was a lot of good help.
Church Women United: Allison Hundley reported that Church Women United will be at Holy Trinity Parish Hall on November 6, 2009, at 1:30 pm. The theme for this World Community Day is “Piecing the Earth Together”. There will be simple refreshments after the program.
Allison requested the use of Altar Society’s raffle tickets for the 50-50 for the Bandon Feeds the Hungry variety show.

New Business
Reception for Deacon Rick Williams: The reception for Deacon Rick Williams will be on November 7th after the 5 pm Mass. Father Andrew noted that the parish will split the cost of the reception with the Altar Society. Kathleen Stadelman will cook the meal. A sign up sheet was passed around for help with the reception. More details will be available at the next meeting.

Women’s Breakfast: Saturday, October 17th, was set as the date for the Women’s Breakfast with Mass at 8:30 am. Kathleen will call The Dunes to set up a no-host breakfast following the Mass. RSVP’s are to be made by calling the church office. Elaine later suggested that each lady bring a baby gift to be donated to the Pregnancy Resource Center.

Epiphany Party: The Epiphany Party will be January 3, 2010. Kathy Cowan and Alice Stadelman are chairing the event. The theme will be “Coming of the Wise Men”. Kathy requested that anyone with a special wise men set bring it to the party. Also bring information about the set. The party will be a dressy affair. Everyone is to bring an hors d’oeuvre and a dessert. Discussion was held concerning the gift exchange. Mary Dally moved that the Epiphany Party continue to have a minimum $10 gift exchange. Dee Holdsclaw seconded the motion. The motion passed.

Christmas Fundraisers: Father Andrew will donate articles for a basket to be raffled. Patty Fraser will be asked to put together the basket. The drawing for the basket will be the last Sunday of Advent.

Father Andrew’s Report: Father Andrew noted that he is looking into purchasing a Marian vestment at the cost of between $500 - $700. Memorial donations would be used to purchase this vestment from memorials for Bea DeCosta as well as two other memorials. Father would like to get a Tree of Giving plaque to place on a wall in the church to recognize donations given to the parish. The plaque will cost about $4000. Father will approach parishioners for donations towards this plaque.
Father Andrew reported that he wants to go to a royal blue vestment for Advent to distinguish from the Lenten season. He noted the cost would be about $300 for the vestment. He would also like to get another altar cloth with royal blue trim for $250. It was noted that these expenses are Altar Society’s responsibility.

The next meeting will be October 25, 2009. Lorraine Green will lead the opening and closing prayers. Allison Hundley led the closing prayer. The meeting was adjourned at 8:26 pm.

Respectfully submitted,

Kathy Phillips, Secretary

Altar Society May 20, 2009
HOLY TRINITY CATHOLIC CHURCH
ALTAR SOCIETY – MAY 20, 2009

The meeting was called to order at 6:22 pm by Vice President Kathleen Stadelman on May 20, 2009. Kathy Phillips led the opening prayer.

Officers present were Vice President Kathleen Stadelman, Treasurer Carol Roberts, and Secretary Kathy Phillips. President Geri Procetto was absent.

Members present were Alice Stadelman, Lorraine Green, Stephanie Arriola, Vivian Linahen, Elaine Caldwell, Pat Richert, Allison Hundley, Sylvia McGrath, and Jean Duval.

Secretary’s Report
The Minutes of April 16, 2009, were read by Secretary Kathy Phillips. Allison Hundley moved that the Minutes be accepted. Jean Duval seconded the motion. The motion passed.
A thank you for flowers was read from Sharon Hennick.

Treasurer’s Report
Treasurer Carol Roberts reported bills of $20 for Masses for Lucille Price and Adrene McClure and deposits of $210 with a balance of $2,815.51. Kathy Phillips moved that the Treasurer’s report be accepted. Alice Stadelman seconded the motion. The motion passed.

Committee Reports
Hospitality: Kathy Phillips reported for Dee Holsclaw. Get well cards were sent to Mike Hennick, Jr. and Jodi Goodwin. A birthday card was sent to Sophie Marshall. Thinking of you cards were sent to Jeanne Brannon and Jean Duval. First Communion cards were sent to Tess Garrett, Jonah Augsburger, Alexander Schulz, and Natalie Vincent. Confirmation cards were sent to Michael Arriola, Andrew Carleton, Kiran Fraser, Luke Fraser, Josh Freitag, Grace Garrett, Ben Lindsay, Cheryl Mack, Jim Mack, Alissa Miller, Brianna Nevitt, Marissa Ramos, and Teri Straley.

Parish Life: Elaine Caldwell reported that the Confirmation dinner prepared by Mike Hennick went well with about 90 in attendance. Elaine and Stephanie prepared sandwiches for lunch following First Communion with about 70 in attendance. Altar Society provided the cakes for both occasions. Kathy noted that after discussion at the last Parish Council meeting, Altar Society will only be responsible for furnishing cake and punch for events like Confirmation and First Communion. Carol noted that Altar Society’s expense was about $1400 for Wednesday night and funeral dinners this year; $485 for WCN, $526 for funeral dinners, and $310 for a combination of the two. We most likely broke even from donations given by families for the funeral dinners.
Elaine noted that the Blessing of the Fleet will take place on Saturday, May 23rd at 9:30 am at the Fisherman’s Wharf with the Coast Guard boat leaving at 10:00 am.
The annual picnic will be on Sunday, August 16th.

Old Business
Sunday Coffee: Stephanie Arriola moved that we take a vacation from Sunday coffees for July, August, and September. Carol Roberts seconded the motion. The motion passed. Allison Hundley and Carol Roberts will host the Sunday coffee for June 7th.

Rummage Sale: Kathleen noted that small items may be brought at any time and stored in the preschool room until after June 2nd. Kathleen has the posters ready to be put around town. Lorraine and Allison took some. Kathleen and Stephanie will package baked items that come in for the sale. Carol will put ads in the Coffee Break and in the Bandon and Port Orford papers.
There will be sign up sheets for helping to set up and work on the days of the sale in the back of the church the first part of June. Members present signed up at the meeting. Items can be dropped off after Masses on Saturday and Sunday or by calling Elaine Caldwell, Kathy Phillips, or Carol Roberts. Pat Richert noted that she is around on Tuesdays.

Church Women United: Allison noted that Church Women United will be on Friday, November 6th at 1:30 pm. There will be a one hour presentation with refreshments after.

New Business
By-Laws: The By-Laws were reviewed. It was pointed out that all members of Holy Trinity are obligated to be members of the Altar Society. This will be noted in a future bulletin. Kathy Phillips moved that Treasurer Carol Roberts have the authority to pay any bills over the summer recess. Alice Stadelman seconded the motion. The motion passed. Carol Roberts moved to accept the By-Laws as they are. Allison Hundley seconded the motion. The motion passed.

September Membership Tea: Stephanie Arriola moved that Kathy Cowan and Lori Straley be placed in charge of the September meeting. Pat Richert seconded the motion. The motion passed.

Women’s Breakfast: It was noted that this would be a no-host breakfast. Kathleen suggested that we have the breakfast in October on a Saturday. She will talk to Father Andrew about a date. A date will be set at the September meeting.

Epiphany Gift Exchange: Allison suggested that in place of the usual gift exchange that those attending bring a baby gift to be donated to the Pregnancy Resource Center in Coos Bay. We can still bring them wrapped and open them at the party.

The next meeting will be September 24, 2009. Allison Hundley will lead the opening and closing prayers.

Kathy Phillips led the closing prayer. The meeting was adjourned at 7:05pm.

Respectfully submitted,

Kathy Phillips, Secretary
Altar Society April 16, 2009
HOLY TRINITY CATHOLIC CHURCH
ALTAR SOCIETY MEETING – APRIL 16, 2009

The meeting was called to order at 7:00 pm by President Geri Procetto on April 16, 2009. Carol Roberts led the opening prayer.

Officers present were President Geri Procetto, Vice President Kathleen Stadelman, Treasurer Carol Roberts and Secretary Kathy Phillips.

Members present were Allison Hundley, Elaine Caldwell, Pat Richert, Kathy Cowan, and Dee Holdsclaw.

Secretary’s Report
The Minutes of the March 19, 2009, meeting were read by Secretary Kathy Phillips. Dee Holdsclaw moved that the Minutes be accepted. Kathy Cowan seconded the motion. The motion passed.

Treasurer’s Report
Treasurer Carol Roberts reported bills of $473.35 and deposits of $157.00 with a balance of $2625.51. Kathy Cowan moved that the Treasurer’s report be accepted. Dee Holdsclaw seconded the motion. The motion passed.

Committee Reports
Hospitality: Dee Holdsclaw reported that a sympathy card was sent to Leonard Price. It was suggested that congratulation cards be sent to those receiving First Communion and Confirmation.

Parish Life: Elaine Caldwell reported that the Easter egg hunt was held outside. There were about 40 children with four different age groups. It was very successful.

Wednesday Night Suppers: Geri noted that Altar Society did not host the dinner on April 1st. Altar Society will do the dinner on April 29th.

Membership: Kathy Cowan reported nothing new.



Old Business
Confirmation: Confirmation will be on April 25th at 4:00 pm. Kathy Cowan reported that Mike Hennick is cooking a dinner after Confirmation. Altar Society will provide a cake and punch. Kathy will order the cake and Elaine will take of the punch.
Elaine suggested that in the future we should discuss the financial responsibility for events such as Confirmation; what should be covered by the Altar Society and what should be covered by the parish.

May Coffee: The May coffee will be a reception for First Communion which will be cake and punch. Allison will bring some fruit. Elaine will order the cake

Rummage Sale: The annual rummage sale is June 19th and 20th. Geri noted that the sale will include plants and baked goods. It was pointed out that we will need a sign stating that the baked goods “are not baked in an approved kitchen”. Carol has information for ads for the media. Kathleen will do signs to place around town to advertise the rummage sale. Geri also noted that there should be sign up sheets for baked goods and for help with the sale set up and the days of the sale.

New Business
By-Laws: Geri reported that the By-Laws will be reviewed at the May meeting. Geri handed out copies to members present to look over before the May meeting. Kathleen Stadelman moved that we wait for election of new officers to April of 2010. Kathy Cowan seconded the motion. The motion passed.

Church Women United: Allison Hundley reported that she will have more information at the May meeting. The event is scheduled for November 6, 2009.

Women’s Breakfast: Pat Richert suggested that we have a no-host breakfast at a local restaurant like in past years. After discussion about a date, it was decided to table setting a date until the May meeting.

Allison reported that the man who has been trimming the hedges on the church grounds told her the hedges are being destroyed by people jumping into the hedges. It was suggested that Allison bring this up at Parish Council.

The next meeting is scheduled for Wednesday, May 20th, because Thursday, May 21st, is Ascension Thursday.

Prayer leader for the May meeting will be Kathy Phillips.

Carol Roberts read an inspirational poem for the closing prayer.

Geri Procetto adjourned the meeting at 7:55 pm.

Respectfully submitted,


Kathy Phillips, Secretary
Altar Society Minutes March 19th, 2009
HOLY TRINITY CATHOLIC CHURCH
ALTAR SOCIETY MEETING – MARCH 19, 2009

The meeting was called to order at 7:00 pm by President Geri Procetto. Kathy Cowan led the opening prayer.

Officers in attendance were: President Geri Procetto, Vice President Kathleen Stadelman, and Treasurer Carol Roberts. Secretary Kathy Phillips was absent.

Members present were Kathy Cowan, Elaine Caldwell, Dee Holdsclaw, Pat Richert, Stephanie Arriloa, and Allison Hundley.

Secretary’s Report
The Minutes of the February 19, 2009 meeting were read by Secretary-pro-tem Kathy Cowan. Elaine Caldwell moved that the Minutes be accepted. Carol Roberts second the motion. The motion passed.

Treasurer’s Report
Treasurer Carol Roberts reported a bill of $274.69 for the Easter candle and deposits of #137.00 with a balance of $2,941.86. Dee Holdsclaw moved that the Treasurer’s report be accepted. Pat Richert seconded the motion. The motion passed.

Committee Reports
Hospitality: Dee Holdsclaw reported that get well cards were sent to Catherine Rowe, Rick Williams, and Tom Stadelman. A thinking of you card was sent to Mary Lalic.

Parish Life: Elaine Caldwell reported that the Mardi Gras dinner was well attended (95). The St. Patrick dinner was also well attended. The Easter egg hunt will be held outside if weather permits on Easter Sunday.

Membership: Kathy Cowan reported nothing new.

Old Business
Sunday Coffee: Stephanie Arriola and Elaine Caldwell will host the Sunday coffee for April. The May coffee will be a reception for First Communion.

Rummage Sale: The annual rummage sale is set for June 19th and 20th. This will be discussed further at the next meeting.

New Business
Carol Roberts will be prayer leader for the April meeting.

Altar Society will lead the Stations of the Cross on Friday, March 20th following the St. Joseph’s dinner. “Everyone’s Way of the Cross” was selected as the form for the Stations. It was decided to finalize readers at the dinner.

Pat Richert will clean the kitchen.

The Penance Service will be on Wednesday, April 1st. Altar Society will do dinner before from 5:30 to 7:00. The menu will include soup, macaroni and cheese, and bread.

The Altar Society By-Laws will be revised at the May 21st meeting.

Allison Hundley noted that Church Women United is scheduled for November 6, 2009. Geri Procetto tabled this item. More details will follow.

The next meeting is April 16, 2009. Kathy Cowan led the closing prayer. The meeting was adjourned at 7:25 pm by President Geri Procetto.

Respectfully submitted,


Kathy Cowan
Secretary pro-tem
Altar Society February 19, 2009
HOLY TRINITY CATHOLIC CHURCH
ALTAR SOCIETY MEETING –FEBRUARY 19, 2009

The meeting was called to order at 7:06 pm by President Geri Procetto. Dee Holdsclaw led the opening prayer.

Officers in attendance were: President Geri Procetto, Vice President Kathleen Stadelman, Treasurer Carol Roberts and Secretary Kathy Phillips.

Members present were: Stephanie Arriola, Kathy Cowan, Elaine Caldwell, and Dee Holdsclaw.

Secretary’s Report
The Minutes of January 15, 2009, were read by Secretary, Kathy Phillips. Corrected spellings for Johauna and Lalic were made. Dee Holdsclaw moved that the Minutes be accepted with the corrected spellings. Kathleen Stadelman seconded the motion. The motion passed.
Secretary Kathy Phillips read a thank you from Kathleen Stadelman.

Treasurer’s Report
Treasurer Carol Roberts reported bills of $209.91 and deposits of $97.00 with a balance of $3,079.55. Kathy Cowan moved that the Treasurer’s report be accepted. Dee Holdsclaw seconded the motion. The motion passed.

Committee Reports
Hospitality: Dee Holdsclaw reported that get well cards were sent to Vivian Linahen and Mary Dally. A praying for you card was sent to Lucille Price.

Parish Life: Elaine Caldwell reported that the Valentine dinner was well attended.

Wednesday Nite Suppers: Stephanie Arriola reported that the Altar Society will help with the Mardi Gras dinner on Tuesday, February 24th. Altar Society will do the Irish dinner on March 18th. Stephanie asked for breads and desserts for the Irish dinner.

Membership: Kathy Cowan had nothing new to report.
Old Business
Sunday Coffee: It was noted that Kathy Cowan will host the
March 1st coffee. Elaine Caldwell and Stephanie Arriola will host the
April 5th coffee.

Mardi Gras Dinner: Kathleen Stadelman reported there will be prime rib, potatoes, and green beans. Jodi Goodwin will furnish the salad, Elaine Caldwell and Nilda DoVale the desserts and Johauna Hennick the jambalaya. Elaine noted that tables will be set for 96 places. Altar Society members will keep an eye on the dessert table throughout the meal.

New Business
Rummage Sale: It was decided to have the annual rummage sale
June 19th and 20th. Parishioners may start bringing items to the hall June 1st. Nanci Clavert will be here to help mark items.

Stations of the Cross: Altar Society will lead the Stations of the Cross on March 20th at 7:00 pm following the St. Joseph Dinner. It was decided to select which form of the Stations to use at the March meeting.

The next meeting will be March 19, 2009. Kathy Phillips will do the opening and closing prayers. Dee Holdsclaw led the closing prayer. The meeting was adjourned at 7:47 pm.

Respectfully submitted,



Kathy Phillips, Secretary
Altar Society January 15,2009
HOLY TRINITY CATHOLIC CHURCH
ALTAR SOCIETY MEETING – JANUARY 15, 2009

The meeting was called to order at 7:02 pm by President Geri Procetto. Stephanie Arriola led the opening prayer.

Officers in attendance were President Geri Procetto, Vice President Kathleen Stadelman, Treasurer Carol Roberts, and Secretary Kathy Phillips.

Members in attendance were, Elaine Caldwell, Mary Dally, Joan Goodbrod, Pat Richert, Kathy Cowan, Alice Stadelman, Lorraine Green, Dee Holdsclaw, and Stephanie Arriola.

Secretary’s Report
The Minutes of November 20, 2008, were read by Secretary Kathy Phillips. Kathy Cowan moved to accept the Minutes. Elaine Caldwell seconded the motion. The motion passed.

Treasurer’s Report
Treasurer Carol Roberts reported that checks were written for a total of $1,481.55 and deposits of $494.25 were made with a final balance of $3,192.46. It was noted that at the November 20th meeting a Christmas gift to Father Andrew Thomas in the amount of $100 was approved. Kathy Phillips moved that the Treasurer’s report be accepted. Joan Goodbrod seconded the motion. The motion passed.

Committee Reports
Hospitality: Dee Holdsclaw reported that sympathy cards were sent to Adrene McClure, Kerry Vincent, Mike and Johanna Hennick, and Kathy Cowan. Get well cards were sent to Adrene McClure, Mary Lilac, Floyd Danielson, and Nathan Stadelman. Elaine suggested that a get well card be sent to Lucille Price.

Parish Life: Elaine Caldwell thanked the Altar Society for the gift certificates for the Trees of Giving. The food certificates helped with the tags that were left on the trees. There were about 130 applicants for the Trees of Giving and Toys for Tots. Elaine reported that Terri Straley and Evelyn and Frances Merriam were a big help when giving out the Toys for Tots.

Wednesday Nite Suppers: Stephanie Arriola reported that Altar Society will do the main dish on January 21st. Kathleen Stadelman noted that there will be no dinner on Ash Wednesday, February 25th, which was scheduled as an Altar Society dinner. Sharon Hennick has requested that Altar Society help with the Mardi Gras dinner on
February 24th. Discussion followed. Elaine noted that Dr. McClave is sponsoring the dinner. Stephanie reported that there will be about 75 attending because of the Gold Coast Singers and spouses. Kathleen suggested that the dinner be something special like prime rib. It was decided that Altar Society would help with the dinner.

Membership: Kathy Cowan nothing new with membership.

Old Business

Christmas Crafts: Carol reported that sales were good. The place mats went very well.

Epiphany Party Evaluation: Discussion was held concerning the low number in attendance. Discussion included changing the date, sending out invitations, having Christmas crib displays, more food, and raising the gift exchange price to $10. It was decided to keep the date on Epiphany Sunday. Kathy Cowan and Alice Stadelman will work on plans for the Epiphany Party for 2010.

New Business

Sunday Coffees: Sharon Hennick will do February 1st. Kathy Cowan will do March 1st, Elaine Caldwell and Stephanie Arriola will do April 5th. It was noted that Deacon Bill Brennen will be here on April 5th. We will probably have a luncheon. It is also Palm Sunday.

Communication regarding illnesses and deaths: Geri noted that there needs to be more communication regarding illness and deaths of parishioners and their families. In the case of deaths and/or funerals Stephanie suggested that Father Andrew should call Geri Procetto. Geri should call Stephanie Arriola and Stephanie should call Pat Richert.

Speaker: Alice Stadelman reported that Linda Schubert will speak here on Saturday, January 24th at 6:00 pm and on Sunday, January 25th at 11:30 am. She encouraged all to attend. It is sponsored by the Spiritual Enrichment Committee. A light meal will be served at each session.

Funeral Dinner: Stephanie reported that there will be a funeral dinner for Bill Power on Saturday, January 17th. There will be 50 – 60 people.

The next meeting will be February 19th, 2009. Mary Dally will do the opening and closing prayers. Stephanie gave the closing prayer. The meeting was adjourned at 8:00 pm.

Respectfully submitted,


Kathy Phillips, Secretary

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