Parish Council

Meetings are the 2nd Tuesday of the month (unless listed in the minutes)

Parish Council Members

  • Linda Dowell-phone-682-5218
  • Brian Korb-phone 573-268-7553
  • Denise Friedel-term ends 2022-phone 573-619-4455
  • Erle Bennett
  • Jason Kehl
  • John Romine

Parish Council August 16 @ 7 pm

Attending: Brian Korb, Erle Bennett, John Romine, Denise Freidel, Linda Dowell, Jason Kehl, Jon Bequette, Fr. Mike Coleman, Jim Kempker

Fr. Mike opened with a prayer.

July minutes were read and approved.

A new account will be set up for the new church building as received a significant donation from Mr. & Mrs. Starkey for startup.

Brian will be sending letters of invitation to various parishioners asking to be part of the church building committee.


John & Jason will be creating a job description for the coordinator of the multipurpose building rental.

A job description of the current cleaner for the church properties will be reviewed and discussed.

The dispute of the property of the Offutt Education Building will be surveyed and hope to come to resolution on the property line.


Jim presented the budget for the new fiscal year. Motion made and approved.

Financials will be sent a week in advance for the council to look over before the meeting.

Fr. Mike will be speaking with Danielle Bennett to take charge of the Virtus training and records.

The Parish dinner was discussed as possibly having a drive through and outdoor seating option (Erle will provide the picnic tables and set up in the yard).

Next year’s Mission trip for July 10-15 was approved.

Various reports: updated playground equipment by a parishioner, attic bathroom sink replaced as contained water leak, dead tree in yard to be cut down, check into sinking east wall under office and basement windows on north side need to be repaired, add bench to piano area, Flock notes need to be in place and used.

Parishioners are returning despite Covid. There was concern if the future of the church is being met within the church and in the community and the communities we serve.

404 S Rollins St, Centralia, MO 65240