Officer Meeting Minutes - November 2019

Nov 12, 2019

Note: Minutes of our meetings are supplied to all members of the council for review and comment. The minutes will not be read at the next meeting unless requested by a member. Pls direct all corrections and additions to Jim Hildebrand

  • Roll Call - All Offcers were present except for the Advocate, Warden, Outride Guard, 1st year Trustee, and 3rd Year Trustee who was absent, and the Chaplain, and Financial Secretary, who were excused.

  • Chaplain Report: The meeting was opened and closed with a prayer.

  • Grand Knight Report:

  • Correspondance

  • Council Business

  • The “Delta Membership Drive” has been moved up to the weekend of 11/30, 12/01.

  • Officers agreed that prospective candidates would be offered a free Fellowship Breakfast. (The breakfast is on the same weekend).

  • A “Ministry Moment” video will be recorded for Masses on the Drive weekend. We plan to also record a video for the Spanish Mass (Their first).

  • Brother Manz is looking for volunteers to deliver the Drive’s message from the pulpit.

  • We need Brothers to volunteer for various assignments during the drive.

  • We will have an “Open House” a week after the drive. Brother Bill Sodan will do the presentation. (Note: this can qualify as one of two activities to satisfy “insurance Requirement” for Star Council).

  • Brother Karl Sodan will check to see if we can get “Brother McGivney” cards in Spanish.

  • Treasurer's Report:

  • $ 15,686

  • Financial Secretary Report:

  • Financials

  • revenues - $802

  • expenses - $1186

  • Trustees -

  • Director Reports:

  • Rosay events have not been well attended by Knights. Brother Manz would like suggestions on how we could improve attendance.

  • (* committees are “Faith in Action” activities)

  • Community*-

  • Baby Bottle Drive - The “Baby Bottle” collection in support of Miracle House is underway. All bottles were passed out last Sunday. Over $300 was collected during the distribution. Brothers that passed out the bottles are asked to help collect the bottles before and after their Masses for the next two weeks.

  • Tootsie Roll Drive -

  • JTAA Christmas Parade - Candy has been purchased for the parade. Chairman Brother Hildebrand recommends that we purchase 12 green 2 gallon buckets to use in passing out candy. (see motions)

  • Faith*:

  • Altar Server Scholarship Program - Sacramental Gifts Program - Messages are authored, and we have card stock. Brother Manz will run text of First Communion cards by Becky for age appropriateness.

  • Our Lady of Guadalupe - 12/12. Council members are invited to attend. We will parade in jackets/tie and baldrics.

  • Council

  • Buffet Breakfast - The next Breakfast will be 12/1. Bagel Boyz has indicted they will donate Bagels if we notify them in advance. We plan to show some recruitment videos during the Breakfast.

  • “Knight of the Month” - Dr Jorge Garcia

  • “Family of the Month” - Possibly the Family the family that did the Wreath for Veterans Day

  • Christmas Party - 12/17 Joint with Tequesta as in the past. In St the Jude Parish Hall. A sign-up sheet to help out will be circulated at the Business Meeting.

  • The Parish is looking for help in assembling the “Singing Christmas Tree”. Assembly will be done during four shifts.

  • Life:*

  • Family*

  • Youth:

  • Free Throw competition -

  • Good of the Order-

  • Membership/Retention -

  • We are planning a Delta Membership Drive for the last weekend in Nov.

  • Exemplifications.

  • Standing Committees

  • Fund Raising -

  • 4th Degree Report -

  • District Deputy Report -

  • Old Business -

  • New Business -


  • Brother Lou Manz moved and Brother Hildebrand seconded a motion to procure 12 buckets to use for candy distribution at the Christmas Parade. Passed

Jim Hildebrand