2019 ANNUAL REPORT
NEIGHBORHOOD CHURCH WITH GLOBAL IMPACT
ST. A ND REW â€™S PRE SBYT ER IAN CH UR CH
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2019 Year in Review
St. Andrewâ€™s Leadership Institute
Letter from Chap Clark, Pastor
Minutes from Annual Congregational Meeting, 2019
Staff and Leadership
W E LCOME
AS WE GEAR UP FOR WHAT WILL BE A MEANINGFUL AND EXCITING 2020 IN THE LIFE OF OUR CHURCH, I HOPE YOU WILL JOIN ME IN THANKING GOD FOR ALL THAT HE’S ALLOWED FOR US TO EXPERIENCE TOGETHER IN 2019. CHAP CLARK // Lead Pastor
Hi, I’m Chap Clark, Lead Pastor of St. Andrew’s
Decades ago, St. Andrew’s used to have picnics
Presbyterian Church. Thank you for picking up a
together off campus in the community, and this
copy of our 2019 Annual Report!
past July, we kicked off Big Wednesdays with
At St. Andrew’s, our mission is to be a
time together at a local park, where we shared a
meal and played games.
Together, we have the opportunity to create
If you came to the Trunk or Treat family event
an environment where every person is invited,
on our church campus in October, I’m sure you
nurtured, and empowered to know, trust, love,
were amazed by the 1,100+ kids and adults from
and follow Jesus Christ. I encourage you to take
our community that came together to celebrate
time to journey through this publication, page by
page, and to read the highlights from each area of
And finally, the Christmas season. The Christmas
ministry, as this report gives a beautiful snapshot of the past year we’ve experienced together.
Concerts were beautifully done and 150% better attended than last year, the Tree Lighting
There is so much to celebrate from every ministry
Spectacular was an incredible display, and the
of our church, but I wanted to share a few
Christmas Eve services saw 4200 people from
highlights from 2019.
our community step onto our campus.
The work of our Welcome Home 2020 Vision
As we gear up for what will be a meaningful and
continued through our Digital Ministry and
exciting 2020 in the life of our church, I hope you
Online Campus (pg. 7), as well as through the
will join me in thanking God for all that he’s allowed
launch of SALI - our St. Andrew’s Leadership
for us to experience together in 2019. It has been
Institute (pg. 6). To have 12 incredible SALI
a pure joy and honor to serve this community, and
Associates join us from around the country and
Dee and I are grateful for your partnership in the
be equipped for ministry through an initiative
ministry of our church.
dreamed up by our church five years ago is clearly an answer to prayer, and the result of incredible work by our church community.
Chap Clark Lead Pastor, Head of Staff
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GATHER BUILD SERVE [YEAR IN REVIEW]
RE V I E W
JANUARY MISSIONS FAIR
At our Missions Fair, 371 people submitted response cards with our mission partners and over 400 people gathered for our Night of Worship.
MAY RUMMAGE SALE
The Rummage Sale was a success with over 100 volunteers and over $53,000 raised with the net proceeds going to benefit local mission partners.
SEPTEMBER SALI ASSOCIATES
We welcomed our SALI Associates on campus and had a meet and greet at our fall kick-off!
FEBRUARY NIGHT TO SHINE
In partnership with the W Church, we had the pleasure of hosting Night to Shine prom, sponsored by the Tim Tebow Foundation.
JUNE FATHER’S DAY
Father’s Day Weekend: Best Dad by Par!
OCTOBER TRUNK OR TREAT
We had an amazing 2nd year at our neighborhood Trunk or Treat with 40 decorated cars and over 1,100 people attending!
APRIL MOTHER’S DAY
Lent season began with our Beautiful Things Lent devotional guide which led us in an exploration of eight spiritual disciplines that prepared our hearts for Easter.
JULY BIG WEDNESDAYS
Summer nights in July! We had a blast this past summer as we met up each Wedneday in July doing a fun activity with over 100 people of our church family.
Women’s Ministries put on a wonderful High Tea Luncheon for girls of all generations. While sitting tables decorated in their own themes, women heard amazing testimonies, music and even dancing!
Mother’s Day Weekend: I will run this race and do it all for love.
AUGUST FOREST HOME
We had a great time at Family Camp as we built relationships with our community and families as well as with our student campers at Forest Home.
As a companion to our Watch for the Light sermon series, we prepared a daily advent devotional to help keep watch for Christ’s coming and prepare to receive the blessing of Christmas.
In 2019, a new ministry was launched by St. Andrew’s. The goal was to recruit recent college graduates on a national scale and embed them within our congregation for 9 months to prepare them for a life in the marketplace or within the Christian church as Christian leaders.
BY GOD’S GRACE AND SUPERNATURAL POWER, WE WELCOMED TWELVE EXCEPTIONAL ASSOCIATES, SIX OF WHICH ARE WORKING IN THE COMMUNITY AND SIX ON STAFF AT ST. ANDREW’S.
YULIYA CHMYR University of Washington Profession: Finance
CASSIDY MCDONNELL Vanderbilt University Profession: Civil Engineering
LILLY DAVIS Gordon-Conwell Seminary Adult Ministries
ANNIE MILITZER North Dakota State Profession: Christian Athletes
TROY DE LUCA Vanguard University Youth + Missions Ministries
JOSIAH MILITZER Grand Canyon University Family Ministries
for work within SA or find employment near the campus; (2) to establish free
AMANDA DIENHART Concordia University Children + Worship Ministries
BRANDAN SOLTES Westmont College Profession: Mental Health
for lectures and training to equip them for a life of Christian service in whatever
ANNA DIRKSE George Fox University Missions Ministry
STEPHANIE TIXIER LeTourneau University Profession: Physical Therapy
2019, and began their orientation the following week. Besides the Friday
LAUREN HARRISON University of Washington Profession: Public Accounting
CHASE UDEN Concordia University Adult + Family Ministries
Friday sessions have included many topics and guest speakers such as the
The SALI team’s main goals were (1) to recruit, interview and either hire them housing by having associates live in homes of SA members; (3) to seek out mentors for each associate and (4) to provide teaching opportunities on Fridays career path they follow. Each Associate was welcomed by their host families on Labor Day weekend, teaching sessions, they have participated in other exciting activities including a surfing day, canoeing in Newport Bay, and rock climbing in Joshua Tree. St. Andrew’s pastoral staff, John Fry, Stan Jantz, Thor Johnson, Gary Watkins, Carolyn McOwen, Laura and Roger Conover, and Salim Munayer. One of the main travel experiences of the fall was a trip to Tennessee for The Micah 6:8 Conference hosted by The Fellows Initiative. The Associates had bonding opportunities together including going to bonfires, playing basketball, exploring downtown Memphis, and of course, winning the ultimate Frisbee tournament. This was the first exposure of the Associates with similar groups. Through worship, invigorating speakers, and many opportunities to mingle with other programs, they learned that they are not just one group in California but are blessed to be working with hundreds of recent graduates across the country. There will be another trip in the spring for the National Convention of The Fellows Initiative (TFI), a national organization doing similar things. It will give our Associates a chance to meet many other Associates and share their experiences. In May of 2020, the first “class” will be graduating. Please stay tuned for the celebrations planned as we express our appreciation and love for each associate that agreed to say YES to this God inspired adventure.
SA P RE S. ORG
TOP 5 VISITED PAGES
Online Campus Meet Our Staff Preschool Events Wednesday Night Together
on mobile devices
TOP 5 CITIES
COMMUNICATIONS Jon Batarse
Costa Mesa Irvine
Our church website continues to be a “front door” to our church, and the Live Stream of our worship services is an invitation for people near and far to
worship with us, wherever they may be.
views of our worship services through
201 people reached out to connect with us online, including requests for prayer and pastoral support.
26,078 total live views on Sunday
51,368 total live and on demand views of our services
This past year, we had 51,368 stream our website and Facebook, with 50% of viewers living within a 20-minute drive of our church campus. While people from all over the world visited us online last year, the primary goal for our Online Campus and our website has always been to be a bridge for those in our local area to come join us and become part of our community. Our Online Campus has also created the opportunity for those already part of our community to stay connected when out of town, as well as a ministry to those that can’t travel to be with us on weekends.
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GATHER Brandon Muchow
WORSHIPPING JESUS CHRIST TOGETHER
When I look back on the variety of ministry expressions at St. Andrew’s in 2019, Paul’s greeting to the people of Philippi comes to mind: “I thank my God every time I remember you” (Philippians 1:3). The Gather department is responsible for the worship service planning, music events, A.V. Tech and production support, as well as the production of the Live Stream service we offer. In all that we get to do, we have one goal: to glorify God by creating an atmosphere of worship for his people to draw near to him. We are grateful for every singer in our choir and on our modern worship team, for every musician, for every skilled tech, and for every elder and leader who sits on the Gather Team board to provide wisdom and vision for our worship ministry. As we continue to embody the community we aspire to be, in 2019 we made a change in our worship schedule to help create a more conducive environment for our congregation to develop greater connections regardless of the service they attend. It has been a joy to experience our community coming together during the GAP (Gathering All People) hour. The GAP has provided the backdrop for an important aspect of our worship together: loving God through loving others. The goal of creating an atmosphere for worship led us to a rich and meaningful Holy Week in 2019. We focused on creating an immersive experience to witness Christ’s journey to the cross and resurrection through the lens of his disciples who witnessed it. In addition to our beautiful and mournful Maundy Thursday service, the outdoor
as of January 1, 2019
sunrise service, and glorious Easter services, we also continued a Good Friday service where we walked with Jesus together on his way to the Cross. Additionally, Chap kicked off Holy Week with a beautiful Palm Sunday video sermon where he illustrated the power of Christ
entering a city and what it looks like for us in our own city.
transferred membership to another church
As a part of our continuing legacy of outstanding music, St. Andrew’s
deceased members corrections
as of December 31, 2019
produced several music concerts this past year including concerts hosted by Dr. Jung-A Lee (Organ), Dr. Hye Jung Shin (Piano), and Tom Leonard (Organ). We capped off the year with nearly 2,000 friends and visitors at our Christmas Concerts, “All Is Bright.” From classical, to jazz, to gospel, the use of diverse music was used to capture the diversity of those who witnessed the birth and light of Christ. This year also marks the first Christmas Tree Light Spectacular where we lit our church family Christmas tree and reminisced on highlights from our ministry year. We want to thank you for worshiping with us, attending concerts, and for being a vital part of our neighborhood church as we follow Christ into the world. Your Gather team prays for you often. “In all my prayers for all of you, I always pray with joy because of your partnership in the gospel from the first day until now, being confident of this, that he who began a good work in you will carry it on to completion until the day of Christ Jesus” (Philippians 1:4-6).
G ATHE R
Life of the Beloved In this series, we journeyed through a Henry Nouwen classic, Life of the Beloved, and explored the background of his extraordinary way of seeing our life in Christ.
Beautiful Things | Easter Our Holy Week services included Palm Sunday, Holy Thursday, Good Friday, Easter, and a Daybreak Experience. Throughout this time, we were able to remember Christ’s love for us and his ultimate triumph over death. (Genesis 2:7)
The Gospel For this series, we explored what makes the gospel “good news,” and what that means not only for us but for the whole world.
This summer series was the kick-off to learning about a part of our new mission statement as a church.
Kingdom of God This fall we discovered together the great privilege we have of being included in Christ’s mission to make all things new. He is not only at work in each one of us, but also in reaching the world he loves through us.
I Am In this sermon series, we learned what it means to walk with Jesus through the gospel of John, where we are given the blueprint to who Jesus is in his seven great “I Am” statements.
Watch for the Light | Christmas Correlating with our advent devotional, we saw how the light of Christ shines throughout the biblical themes of creation, prophecy, incarnation, and Kingdom.
2019 SERMON SERIES
what it truly means to be a neighbor, and also becoming
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BUILDING FOLLOWERS OF JESUS >>
B UI L D
connected in homes
attended our half-day Spiritual Retreats
participated in the Advent Prayer experience
2019 experienced a continuation of men, women, young adults and high school students continuing to learn what it means to know, trust, love and follow Jesus. In small groups, over 380 people connected in homes, around tables, in living rooms and coffee shops. In its second year, Branches provided 64 of those men and women with a foundational theology of discipleship. In both the fall and winter, 65 individuals came together in silence, contemplation and prayer during our HalfDay Spiritual Retreats. During Advent, over 50 individuals participated in the self-guided Advent Prayer experience. Each of these environments provided meaningful ways for our congregation to receive the gift of God’s presence and grow deeper as a family in Christ. What a year!
WOMEN’S MINISTRIES Megan Hutchinson
If I were to summarize Women’s ministry is a word, it would be deeper. Many women dove into the word of God like never before through our new Bible study formats.
Additionally, in the Spring, we had our multigenerational Girls
attended Bible study
Get-away (aka Women’s Retreat) where we deepened our
Tealicious was unbelievable! I am already planning who to invite next year. – Sue
I have grown so much deeper this year because of “Deeper”. I will never be able to read the Word the same. I am so encouraged. – Wendy
relationships with God and each other, laughed, and even danced! This fall, we pioneered a new event called Tealicious where over 200 women from all over the community gathered around elaborately decorated tables to hear “God stories” from four courageous girls and women. We grew deeper in 2019. Truly a year to remember and celebrate the goodness
attended the Girls Get-away
The getaway was a welcoming, well organized, fun, meaningful, God honoring retreat! – Jess
of God. May we continue to grow as we know, trust, love and follow Jesus the King!
attended the Men’s Kick-Off Breakfast In January, the men gathered for a Men’s Kick-off Breakfast with Matt Barkley, Quarterback of the Buffalo Bills speaking along with our Lead Pastor Chap Clark.
MEN’S MINISTRIES Bruce Nelson
In 2019, the Men’s Ministry focused on our theme of being a Neighborhood Church with global impact.
Over 150 men regularly participated in weekly Bible Studies in gatherings of about 40-70 men in each study.
Men’s Fellowship and Tuesday Men’s Bible Study. The Wednesday Men’s Fellowship enjoyed rich
attended Bible study
We desire to see men in vital relationships encouraging and influencing one another to know, trust, love and follow Jesus Christ. As Proverbs 27:17 urges, “As iron sharpens iron, so one person sharpens another.” Throughout the year, men met in weekly gatherings in small groups and the Wednesday fellowship as well as a roster of inspiring guest speakers. With an emphasis on life application, the Men’s Tuesday Study focused on two series related to our church theme of Neighborhood Church with Global Impact. The first series was entitled Acts: Know, Trust, Love and Follow Jesus Christ and the second series was: The Parables of Jesus—Unlocking Uncommon Wisdom.
FA M I LY
AVERAGE OF 80 KIDS AT TENDING SERVICE EVERY WEEKEND 17 BOYS AT TENDING MIDWEEK LUNCH-TIME SMALL GROUP 3 HEALINGS ON 2019 MISSIONS TRIP TO TECATE OVER 250 AT OUR *SOLD OUT* ANNUAL FAMILY CHRISTMAS SUPPER
50 VOLUNTEERS 50 volunteers
serving our young people weekly
1,100+ TRUNK OR TREAT
Over 1,100 in attendance at Trunk or Treat
WE LAUNCHED 8 NEW GROUPS REACHING OVER 100 PEOPLE FOR THE PURPOSE OF DISCIPLING OUR YOUNG PEOPLE. FAMILY MINISTRIES Scott Cody We have had an amazing 2019. God has certainly moved and we are excited to discover what God has for us as we invite, nurture, and empower today’s families to trust Jesus. We have seen tremendous
efforts from small groups to leadership teams, to parent-connection parties. We are excited to be connecting with families in 2020 and building upon what God has started each weekend in the
plaza. As we head into 2020, please be praying for our team as we look to intentionally reach out
Over 250 Students
to our community around us. We believe God has
attending the Youth
no small plans for the families at St. Andrew’s in
Center during the week
this next season. Onward and Upward!
TUI TI ONS
Preschool serving over 200 children per week
WATCH now accommodating 100+ children and 2 school buses
Wonderful Weekdays serving the community for over 40 years
E M PO WE R I N G A N D E QUI PPI N G K I D S A N D ST UD E N T S TO K N O W, T R UST A N D S E R VE JE SUS C H R I ST.
TUITIONS | Janice Zorn PARENT/CHILD
WATCH (WEEKDAYS AT THE CHURCH)
The Parent/Child ministry is designed to offer an environment where
This year, WATCH celebrated its 30th anniversary as the only Christian
parents of young children can learn, grow and support one another.
after school program in the community. The ministry started because of
Parents attend a class once a week with their child and enjoy a time
a church wide survey showing the overwhelming need for a quality, faith
of fellowship, parenting tips, music, and enriching play activities.
based after school program. St. Andrew’s started the WATCH ministry
Professional speakers are featured throughout the year to address
with 18 children and a church van. We have consistently grown to now
current topics on child development, marriage, spiritual formation and
accommodating 100+ children and 2 school buses.
PRESCHOOL Our preschool ministry is one of the most sought after, high quality faithbased preschools in the community. St. Andrew’s Preschool partners with families to educate the whole child within a nurturing, Christian environment. We are a half day enrichment ministry and serve over 200 children per week. We have 2 day, 3 day and 5 day classes and all the classes are from 9:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
WATCH connects with the larger church community by involving our parents in the various mission projects, such as KidWorks annual Christmas giving project. We collaborate with Family Ministries to celebrate the 3rd graders as they receive their bibles in front of the whole congregation. The WATCH kids have Wednesday Christian education with worship, large and small group time.
WONDERFUL WEEKDAYS SUMMER CAMP St. Andrew’s offer a 7 week camp for children going into Kindergarten-6th
The preschool is structured in a way that helps young children grow
grade. We’re open from 7:30 a.m. - 6:00 p.m., the camp time is from 9:00
in each of the main areas of development: social/emotional, physical,
a.m. - 4:00 p.m. Parents can choose any amount of weeks or days for the
cognitive, and fine/large motor. Parents are encouraged to volunteer in
summer. Activities include arts-n-crafts, music, science, cooking, recreation,
their child’s class or one of the many events. We have two TK classes
swimming, field trips and Christian education. Wonderful Weekdays has
designed to provide a bonus year before a child starts Kindergarten. We
been serving the community for over 40 years. We are dedicated to provide
are now accepting children at 2 years of age for our 2 day a week classes.
a fun, excited relationship based experience for the children.
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SERVING OUR CHURCH SERVING OUR NEIGHBORS SERVING IN GOD’S KINGDOM 470
women and girls currently enslaved or recently rescued who received ministry
women and girls rescued from sex trafficking
incarcerated youth who received oneon-one ministry
PACIFIC YOUTH CORRECTIONAL MINISTRIES
FINDING FREEDOM INTERNATIONAL
250 BELONG TEAM 250 St. Andrew’s
members showing warmth and
food pantry individuals served through the Rescue Mission and private school
congregants studying God’s word with our partner church in Girasoles
impoverished students enrolled in school AGONGO, KENYA
35,066 CORNER CAFÉ
35,066 transactions providing opportunities to
share God’s love
hospitality at weekend services
97 men discipled
1,535 NORTHEAST OF THE WELL
52 OC AMAZING GRACE
52 nursing homes provided with
weekly Bible studies
men, and children
from addiction to freedom
70 individuals engaged in community to explore questions of faith and the meaning of life
MI SSI ONS
MISSIONS Julie Wood
Join with us as we celebrate all that God has done in our church and ministry partners this year. Lives were touched and changed in 2019, and as we move forward, we pray for a greater attention to God’s presence and movements, and the courage to act where God would have us act, and serve where God would have us serve in order to proclaim his name and empower others in his Kingdom.
Missions at St. Andrew’s exists to work in
This year saw a wealth of partnerships in
are doing important work in their communities,
partnership with the Holy Spirit as the Kingdom
every aspect of the missions department.
meeting needs that allow them to show God’s
of God is realized on earth. We do this by
In “Here” ministries, we relied on the support
love to those around them.
giving our time, our energy, and our resources
of our congregation in order to welcome our
to different partners working to advance
neighbors to our campus for regular weekends
God’s Kingdom and this has been a year of
learning to live more fully in the Kingdom of
Each of the thousands of transactions at the
God. In September, Chap gave his “Kingdom”
Corner Café allowed us the opportunity to
series, and he asked the congregation to think
interact with our neighbors and show God’s
about what it means to live into a Kingdom
love, if even for a few moments. “Near”
that is, among other things, majesty, power,
missions partnered with over 10 different
and justice embodied. Reflecting on this past
ministries, each with different focus areas.
year we’ve had, we’ve seen these values in our ministry partners as they care for others, proclaim God’s word, and seek justice on earth. We celebrate all that God is doing through them and us, through faithful use of time and money, and in careful attention to the ways God is prompting us to act.
As we reflect on the important Kingdom work that is happening in our neighborhood and around the world, we are struck by the way this year has been defined by these important partnerships
together. We’re grateful for the generosity of the St. Andrew’s community and for the time and money that people give to our church and ministry partners. Kingdom work
From children experiencing homelessness to
and advancement is realized through both
men and women battling addiction, the time
relationships and finances. As we move into
and money that the members of St. Andrew’s
2020, we invite you to pay close attention to
donated, as prompted by the Holy Spirit,
how and where God is moving in both our
allowed us to truly be a neighborhood church
church and our missions partners. We invite
with both local and global impact. Likewise,
you to step out in faith, to serve alongside one
our missions partners in other parts of the
another, and to experience all that God has for
world saw God’s Kingdom advancing in big
you as you move more fully into his Kingdom.
ways. Our partners in both Mexico and India
PROJECT HOPE ALLIANCE
ROYAL FAMILY KIDS CAMP
holistically moved from homelessness to housing
70 OC foster care children attended
962 OC RESCUE MISSION
cared for and equipped with education
KIDWORKS 1,150 Santa
Ana students impacted through
962 residents and
with shelter, food,
WHITTIER ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
FAR Missionaries $ 12,000 Africa/Kenya Mission 25,000 Agongo Partnerships 31,000 Asia 10,501 Americas 25,500 Border Ministry 33,125 At-Risk 53,604 Other Designated 22,639 TOTAL FAR
SUPPORT + ENCOURAGEMENT CARE Bryan Eckelmann Together with the pastors, Deacons at St. Andrew’s serve as the ordained church officers that lead the congregation’s compassion ministries to
nurture fellowship and caregiving to persons in need or crisis. While often
Missionaries $ 17,000 At Risk/Recovery 72,564 Education 12,500 NorthEast of the Well 54,297 Teen Challenge 65,867 Other Designated 30,130
seen by few, if any, the 48 deacons spent much of their ministry in 2019
steward limited personal finances. In addition, the Deacon Fund offers
temporary need, help people gain transportation to worship services or doctors’ appointments, and counsel those who struggle to budget and temporary emergency assistance to those in crisis. This last year, the fund
3,349 13,100 5,002
Perhaps Deacons do their most visible and valued ministry through
receptions, Deacons are part of the community who grieves with as well
GENERAL MISSION GIVING
supporting and encouraging families going through the loss of a loved one. Helping to plan, support and assist memorial services and as encourages in these challenging times. This last year, the Deacons focused new energy on increasing prayer in the
ECO Denominational Giving $ 111,488 ECO Missional 28,279 Seminarians and Seminary Support 10,073 Stewardship 25,191 Designated Missions Giving 47,671 Strategic/Vision Mission Giving 4,344 TOTAL GENERAL
congregation. In addition to the “18:20” (a booklet of St. Andrew’s weekly prayer requests, available each Sunday), each monthly Deacon meeting begins with a time of extended prayer for those in greatest need. If you would like to be prayed for in this way, simply contact Care Ministries. In 2019, Care Ministries led numerous Services of Prayer for Wholeness and Healing, and the response was heartfelt and significant. These occasional times of worship and prayer gave people the chance to receive prayer and (if desired) anointing for healing by a church leader. We hope to continue offering these services.
EXTENDING THE FAMILY TOTAL EXTENDING THE FAMILY
to the anxious, lonely or grieving, make groceries available to those in
those who appreciate the Deacons’ work.
Digital Media Outreach
or spiritual struggle. The Deacons also send notes of encouragement
gave more than ever before, and still increased, due to the generosity of
HERE Campus Outreach Mental Outreach Other Designated
in face-to-face interaction with persons in sadness, grief, life crisis and/
210,194 $ 210,194
OTHER MISSION GIVING
The Deacons feel abundantly blessed to be able to continue their ministry. We invite you to contact any one of us for prayer, help, or encouragement!
35 individuals/ families were helped financially through the Deacon Fund
Over 150 contacts per month made by Deacon ministry to people in need (either in home or care facility)
Pilots Mission Donuts $ 4,562 Deacons 45,787 Other Mission Giving 28,384 TOTAL OTHER MISSION GIVING
TOTAL MISSIONS GIVING
48 memorial services hosted
L AY L E A D E RSHI P
2019 LAY LEADERSHIP OFFICERS OF THE BOARD OF TRUSTEES Chap Clark | Lead Pastor, Head of Staff John Loftus | President Michelle Partington | Vice President Natalie Pickup | Secretary Scott Read | Treasurer David Team | Assistant Treasurer Karen Taillon | Stated Clerk
Dana Binford, Drew Graham, Scott Read, Kyle Team, Natalie Pickup
Mark Hedstrom, Suzanne Westmoreland, Michelle Partington, Greg Brown, John Byers
John Loftus, Greg Marchman, Sue Faassen, Nancy Longmire, Glenn Ormseth
DEACONS MODERATOR Dede Gile TREASURER Jeff Freeman MEMORIAL SERVICE TEAM Susan Anderson, Blaine Bush, Judy St. Sure, Charlotte Schultz MEMORIAL RECEPTION TEAM Joan Brown, Susan Bush, Meredith Swift COMMUNION Debbie Schulze OUTREACH Pat Kishi CONNECTING Timmy Conklin, Meredith Swift HOSPITALITY / FOOD Karen Hedstrom VISITATION Jill McWhertor ADMIN SUPPORT Karli Berkompas
Blaine Bush, Mark Byers, Karen Taylor, Joyce Shepherd
Jackie Brown, David Harper, Jeff Herdman, Tony Shaw, Ken Swift
CLASS OF 2020 Jan Haskell
David Foell, Bret Hanson, Kaye Jones, Suzi Lyons, Cheryl Thompson
CLASS OF 2021 Susan Anderson
CLASS OF 2022 Meredith + Ken Swift
FUND BALANCE | JANUARY 1, 2019
DEACON’S FUND ANNUAL TREASURER’S REPORT January - December 2019
Receipts: Deposits – offerings/gifts SUBTOTAL
Disbursements: Benevolences General expenses TOTAL DISBURSEMENTS FUND BALANCE | DECEMBER 31, 2019
44,076 1,711 $45,787
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KNOW, TRUST, LOVE + FOLLOW JESUS CHRIST [INVITE, NURTURE, EMPOWER]
THE CHURCH FINISHED THE YEAR WITH INCOME EQUAL TO EXPENSES: + Income received was $6.97M, $420K below budget + Expenses were $6.97M, $361K lower than budget + Net operating income was breakeven
BALANCE SHEET: Cash: As of December 31, 2019, bank balances totaled $4.4M. This total is comprised of: + $2.9M operating and capital reserves + $1.2M for Welcome Home/2020 Vision + $0.3M in dedicated accounts Debt: $1.12M as of December 31, 2019, which is the Parsonage mortgage balance. In summary, the final results for 2019 were satisfactory, as we met our expenses for the year. We finished the year with strong contributions in December, receiving 9% more than budget for the month. Annual results included revenue below our budgeted revenue, however, our expenses were also below budget. We did not meet our budgeted Net Operating Income of $59K which was slated for Capital Reserves. In 2020, we hope to make a more significant addition to our capital expenditure reserves and have set a budget goal of $150K for that purpose. St. Andrew’s is blessed with a congregation that remains committed in its generosity toward the church and its mission. Respectfully submitted,
SCOTT READ Treasurer
F I NA NCI A L UP DATE
2019 TREASURER’S REPORT 2019 INCOME Contributions Loose Offering Investment Income Tuition Income OPERATING INCOME
$ 5,980,000 120,000
$ 5,566,790 102,382
Worship Ministries 1,290,027 1,338,552 Family Ministries 815,534 753,834 Adult Ministries 253,494 268,595 Missions Outreach 1,145,118 1,034,200 Care Ministries 365,459 350,366 Executive Director Office/HR 421,857 409,238 Communications 417,005 364,112 Business Administration 499,837 448,442 Operations/Facilities 877,276 788,994 Tuition-Based Programs Preschool W.A.T.C.H. Programs Parent/Child
763,065 399,776 83,982
738,949 386,683 89,700
OPERATING EXPENSES $ 7,332,430
NET OPERATING INCOME
TO: CAPITAL RESERVES
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MINUTES OF THE ANNUAL MEETING
OF THE CONGREGATION >>
FEBRUARY 17, 2019 | DIERENFIELD HALL Rev. Dr. Chap Clark, Moderator
CALL TO ORDER The Annual Meeting of the Congregation having been duly called and noticed in compliance with the Bylaws of the organization and in accordance with ECO Polity, the meeting was opened at 12:30 p.m. on Sunday, February 17, 2019, by welcome and worship by Brandon Muchow. Thereafter, a quorum having been determined to be present, Moderator Rev. Dr. Chap Clark opened the meeting in prayer and called the meeting to order at 12:45 p.m. Chap introduced the purpose of the meeting and stated there would be a Q&A at the end.
PRESIDENTâ€™S REPORT John Loftus presented the 2018 President of the Board of Trustees Report including a ministry and mission overview and Membership report. John reported that in 2018 we gained 35 new Covenant Partners, and lost 78 Covenant Partners (51 of whom are deceased), and ended the year with 3268 Covenant Partners.
NOMINATING COMMITTEE REPORT AND ELECTIONS Steven Kishi and Suzanne Westmoreland were introduced as co-chairs of the Nominating Committee. Steven introduced the other Committee members and presented the 2019 Nominating Committee Report. Steven outlined the
nominating committee process and presented the slate of nominees for Elder, Deacon and Nominating Committee. On MOTION from the Nominating Committee, the slate of Elders was brought for discussion and vote. There being no discussion, the following Elders were unanimously elected to serve for the period set forth. Class of 2020 Class of 2021 Class of 2022 Kyle Team John Byers John Loftus Natalie Pickup Greg Marchman Sue Faassen Nancy Longmire Glenn Ormseth Suzanne Westmoreland presented the Deacons slate. On MOTION from the Nominating Committee, the slate of Deacons was brought for discussion and vote. There being no discussion, the following Deacons were unanimously elected to serve as the Class of 2022 and returning Deacons. Joan Brown Wendy Haigh Mike Hugh Mark Markos Betty Southard Ken Swift
Blaine Bush Karen Hedstrom Patti Hugh Don Nemchock Edie Walker
Susan Bush Jan Hossfeld Christine Jurenka Joyce Shepherd Meredith Swift
Steven Kishi discussed the selection of members of the Nominating Committee and presented the slate. On MOTION from the Nominating Committee, the slate was brought for discussion and vote. There being no discussion, the following Nominating Committee members were unanimously elected. Class of 2020 Blaine Bush Mark Byers Karen Taylor Joyce Shepherd
Class of 2021 Jackie Finamore David Harper Jeff Herdman Tony Shaw Ken Swift
Class of 2022 David Foell Bret Hanson Kaye Jones Suzi Lyons Cheryl Thompson
RECOGNITION OF OUTGOING LEADERS Chap recognized the outgoing Elders, Deacons and Nominating Committee members and thanked them for their service.
FINANCIAL REVIEW (INFORMATION ONLY) Chap next introduced Scott Read to present the Treasurers Report. Scott presented the 2018 Summary Report and advised that for the year we were short on contributions and ahead on expenses and confirmed
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that Session has revised the budget in July from $7.67M to just over $7M. With year-ending giving, we had net income over expenses of $281,000, exceeding the revised budget. At year end, we maintain a strong cash position and Session has approved a 2019 budget of $7.39M with expected expenses of $7.36M.
2018 AND VISION 2020 UPDATE Elder Kyle Team, Co-Chair of Welcome Home, was introduced and presented the 2018 contribution analysis which shows a decrease in the number of family unit givers (557) with a corresponding decrease in giving close to 5% overall offset by the addition of 379 family giving units and an increase in giving per giving unit. Attendance has trended down for the four services with a decrease of 11.6% from 2017 to 2018. Kyle reported that Welcome Home 2020 campaign is now closed with income of almost $22M against expenses disbursed of $20.5M, and the Leadership Institute remaining to be completed.
OPEN COVENANT PARTNER DISCUSSION Chap Clark next opened the meeting to questions from the covenant members. Staff, including Scott Read, addressed the reduction in missions outreach. Chap confirmed that none of our mission partners were affected by budget reductions, and that we are committed to increasing our mission giving. Pam Jensen inquired about her discussion at the 2018 annual meeting concerning financial transparency. Staff clarified that no formal action had been taken concerning a proposed financial forum and Ms. Jensen requested someone move to compel Session to do so. There was no further discussion and no request for or action taken on Ms. Jensenâ€™s request. Staff addressed questions from the floor about the budget and acknowledged a typographical error in the Annual Report to reflect the report is year over year and December 1 should be December 31. At the request of John Lehman, it was agreed the Membership Report numbers will be added back into the Annual Report. Chap responded to an inquiry about changes in titles and discussed the realignment of duties, confirming that that there had been no change in ministry duties or compensation resulting from title changes. There was ongoing discussion
about the content of financial information in the Annual Report, and Chap addressed the desire to maintain consistency and transparency while maintaining confidentiality on salaries which are approximately 69% of budget. Chap confirmed that we currently have a skeleton staff and there are stringent checks and balances in place for review of expenses. In response to a question about financial audits, David Team addressed the prior delay in completion of audits. The 2017 audit was done shortly after the 2018 Annual Meeting and was clean. The 2018 audit is complete with a clean report and is available through Jim Eddy. The 2017 audit is on our website and the 2018 audit will be put on shortly. Chap next addressed replacing Dan Wendell and Julie Woodâ€™s role. Julie has done a great job as interim minister of missions and we are going to do a search for a permanent replacement for Dan Wendell in which Julie is invited to participate. The budget contains a line item for that position. In response to inquiry, staff addressed the reasons for the satellite campus South County being tabled, and the lack of an ECO church presence as far south as San Diego. Chap confirmed that with our MAG members, this is one of the main topics of discussion this coming year. Lastly, Chap briefly spoke to the work on the Discipleship Institute, looking at our role in the community and the world, the status of the classic music ministry under Michael Busch, and the desire to increase seminarian support through increased congregational giving.
ADJOURNMENT There being no other business brought before the Annual Meeting, Chap thanked those in attendance for their participation and generosity and closed in prayer. On MOTION duly made, the meeting was adjourned at 2:00 p.m.
GATHER BUILD SERVE
JON BATARSE | EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR KARLI BERKOMPAS | EXECUTIVE ASSISTANT HEIDI BLAIR | DIRECTOR OF COMMUNICATIONS JACKIE BROWN | CREATIVE DATABASE ADMINISTRATOR GWEN REINAUER | DIRECTOR OF HUMAN RESOURCES ELENA VASQUEZ | ASSISTANT DIRECTOR OF HUMAN RESOURCES JIM EDDY | CHIEF FINANCIAL MANAGER SUSAN DOW | DIRECTOR OF CONTRIBUTIONS AND TUITIONS YVONNE RAMOS | ACCOUNTS PAYABLE AND RECEIVABLE ADMINISTRATOR DEBBIE EVERROAD | BOOKKEEPER ERICH ESTES | DIRECTOR OF OPERATIONS
CONGREGATIONA L CARE BRYAN ECKELMANN | PASTOR OF CONGREGATIONAL LIFE / LABS TRACY MURPHY | ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT LEAH STOUT | PASTOR OF VISITATION TRACY MURPHY | ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT M IS S IONS JULIE WOOD | MINISTER OF SERVE RICK DUNCAN | ASSISTANT PASTOR SUZI LYONS | ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT ANNA DIRKSE | LEADERSHIP INSTITUTE ASSOCIATE RACHEL STONE | MINISTER OF HERE OUTREACH NATHAN DONALDSON | DIRECTOR OF HOSPITALITY AND MISSIONS LINDA SHEPPARD | CAMPUS COORDINATOR CALEB ASHURST | CORNER CAFÉ MANAGER DAWN SMALL | ADMINISTRATOR OF RECEPTION
ST. ANDREW’S LEADERSHIP INSTITUTE
A DULT M INISTRIES MEGAN HUTCHINSON | PASTOR OF ADULT MINISTRIES KITTY KERSENBROCK | ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT LILLY DAVIS | LEADERSHIP INSTITUTE ASSOCIATE CHASE UDEN | LEADERSHIP INSTITUTE ASSOCIATE BRYAN ECKELMANN | PASTOR OF CONGREGATIONAL LIFE / LABS TRACY MURPHY | ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT FA M ILY M INISTRIES SCOTT CODY | MINISTER OF FAMILY MINISTRIES EYVETTE HIBBARD | ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT KENDALL FEE | STUDENT MINISTRIES ASSOCIATE ABIGAIL GARCIA | STUDENT MINISTRIES ASSOCIATE JOSIAH MILITZER | LEADERSHIP INSTITUTE ASSOCIATE AMANDA DIENHART | LEADERSHIP INSTITUTE ASSOCIATE TROY DELUCA | LEADERSHIP INSTITUTE ASSOCIATE CYNTHIA CRANE | MINISTER OF CHILDREN’S MINISTRIES KC KROEGER | DIRECTOR OF FAMILY HOSPITALITY CHIL DREN’S TUITION MI N I STRI ES JANICE ZORN | MINISTER OF TUITION MINISTRIES DIANE JOHANSEN | ASSISTANT DIRECTOR OF PRESCHOOL SUSIE HAMLIN | DIRECTOR OF PARENT/CHILD PAM GARGAN | DIRECTOR OF WATCH
RICK DUNCAN | ASSISTANT PASTOR BRUCE NELSON | ST. ANDREW’S LEADERSHIP INSTITUTE EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR MARI HANSON | PROGRAM MANAGER
*Bolded names represent a member of the Pastor’s Cabinet: Chap’s Senior Leadership Team
2019 STAFF + LEADERSHIP
CHAP CLARK | LEAD PASTOR, HEAD OF STAFF MARI HANSON | EXECUTIVE ASSISTANT BRANDON MUCHOW | MINISTER OF WORSHIP GINA PIERCE | ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT JOE CRISTINA | DIRECTOR OF AV AND PRODUCTION PAUL VELAZQUEZ | ASSISTANT DIRECTOR OF AV AND PRODUCTION MICHAEL BUSCH | DIRECTOR OF CLASSIC WORSHIP LISA FRANK | CLASSIC WORSHIP ASSOCIATE ELIZABETH DOBBIN | ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT FOR CLASSIC WORSHIP ASSOCIATE
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2019 Annual Report for St. Andrew's Presbyterian Church in Newport Beach, CA.