Leadership Team

Our Leadership Team

2019 Leadership Team

Carolyn Gillespie - Chairperson - leadership@kearneyfumc.org

Ron Teague 

Mike Gonzales

Eric Nauman

Nic Christensen

Bill Nicely

Teresa Brent

Jim Smith

Season Kerns 

Leigh Ann Eubank

Adam Mustoe - Pastor

Leadership Meeting Minutes


Leadership Team Meeting minutes. 

Leadership Team Meeting November 17, 2020 through Zoom

Attendees: Carolyn Gillespie, Jim Smith, Nic Christensen, Leigh Ann Eubank, Ron Teague, Teresa Brent, Bill Nicely, Eric Nauman, Season Kerns, Adam Mustoe, Sherry Oxandale, Mary Thomas & Mike Rogers 


  1. Opening prayer


Sherry opened the meeting with prayer.


  1. Moment to focus on Staff – Mike Rogers


Mike Rogers is the Westside Worship Leader

Questions, some fun and some job related, were given to Mike prior to the meeting so the Leadership Team could get to know him better.


Carolyn shared that Mike & Linda Gonzales have decided to attend a different church. This was shared since Mike was a member of the Leadership Team.


  1. Leadership Development and Spiritual Formation – Ron Teague


Ron shared from the “Bible in One Year” by Nicky & Pippa Gumbel. Ron read verses from Hebrews 13 the Message translation in regards to being leaders.


  1. COVID 19 Response Updates


The church is already doing what the Clay County Health Department’s latest mandate requires in order to gather. We will keep doing what we are currently doing and monitor on a daily/weekly basis. We will also keep track of what the schools are doing in order to help us make decisions. 


  1. New Business and Updates


  1. Bylaws – Bill, Carolyn and Adam meet with Mark Kelly. Mark has been talking with Nate Berneking from the conference office. Mark will be talking with the conference attorney in regards to our bylaws following the Book of Discipline. 
  2. Policy review assignments
  3. Reviews of previously assigned policies


  1. Driver – Season motioned to accept the Driver Policy. Teresa seconded. Motion passed unanimously.   
  2. Technology – Adam received some additional information from Mike Chaloupka and will have the policy ready to be voted on at the December Leadership Team meeting. 


  1. Budget Review, Finance report


  1. Insights from October (if available) Financials


October Financials were not available. 

  1. Budget review


Ron motioned to accept the budget as presented. Jim seconded. Motion passed unanimously. 


  1. Trustee’s, Building report


Ron shared that the lighting for the Children’s wing is complete.

When all the lights are on in the Fellowship Center the switches can’t handle the wattage. Ron is working with an electrician to see how to solve this issue. 

The outside entryway lights are not working. Ron is working on getting this taken care of. 

With the firepit being completed the question was asked about using the fire pit. Season will work on a policy similar to the Outdoor Usage Policy we currently have. 

  1. Easement update


No update because Carolyn is waiting on additional information


  1. SPRC, reports as needed
  2. Review job description assignments
  3. Communications Director
  4. Contemporary Worship Leader
  5. Contemporary Worship Leader (2nd site) 



Next Leadership Team Meeting will be on Tuesday, December 15 at 7:00pm. 

Approved through email: Carolyn G, Teresa B, Season K, Ron T, Jim S, Eric N, Nic C, Bill N and Leigh Ann E

Contact the Leadership Team

You can email the Leadership Team at leadership@kearneyfumc.org