St. Johns German Lutheran Church

St. John's German Lutheran Church

St. Johns German Lutheran Church

St. John's German Lutheran Church

Open Forum

Open Forum

Thursday, 16th August, 2018 - Sunday, 23rd September, 2018

Open forum from the 12th August 2018

Open forum from the 12th August 2018

Attendees at our recent Open Forum took advantage of a thoroughly researched and well-prepared presentation by several Elders and advisers, which provided an update on the Master Plan and associated Finance Plan. 

Pastor Peter Demuth pointed out the significance our facilities have on implementing, innovative and varied ministry activities, identifying our buildings as a tool to deliver effective programs.

Eric Christoph skilfully moderated our meeting, including an informative narration of the concept details whilst playing a 3-D walk-through video, kindly provided Fred Batterton prior to the Forum.

Frank van der Heyden took us through the numerous steps that would still be undertaken after the anticipated approval of the proposed Concept Design at our AGM.  Although only Stage I is envisaged for construction in 2020, the permit application is more favourably considered by Council in context of the preparation of the complete 4-staged Master Plan, likely to take at least six months. 

After introducing our Financial Advisor, Nicola Beswick, who had previously prepared a five-year projection of our funds, Markus Schreiter competently lead us through the numerous calculations and assumptions that would allow us to support the anticipated building Project.  A conservatively-based six-year projection of our investment funds give Elders the confidence to endorse the proposed Concept Design.

Kenneth Rankin proudly presented a 3-D model that admirably illustrates the proposed development in a very realistic format.

Nils Versemann urged all proxy voters to be diligent in being fully informed on the issues listed on the agenda for the AGM prior to passing the vote authority to their proxy-holder.

There were many more silent contributors who helped make the presentation a productive interchange of opinions. Many thanks were expressed to all for their diligent preparation.

 

Attendees at our recent Open Forum took advantage of a thoroughly researched and well-prepared presentation by several Elders and advisers, which provided an update on the Master Plan and associated Finance Plan. 

Pastor Peter Demuth pointed out the significance our facilities have on implementing, innovative and varied ministry activities, identifying our buildings as a tool to deliver effective programs.

Eric Christoph skilfully moderated our meeting, including an informative narration of the concept details whilst playing a 3-D walk-through video, kindly provided Fred Batterton prior to the Forum.

Frank van der Heyden took us through the numerous steps that would still be undertaken after the anticipated approval of the proposed Concept Design at our AGM.  Although only Stage I is envisaged for construction in 2020, the permit application is more favourably considered by Council in context of the preparation of the complete 4-staged Master Plan, likely to take at least six months. 

After introducing our Financial Advisor, Nicola Beswick, who had previously prepared a five-year projection of our funds, Markus Schreiter competently lead us through the numerous calculations and assumptions that would allow us to support the anticipated building Project.  A conservatively-based six-year projection of our investment funds give Elders the confidence to endorse the proposed Concept Design.

Kenneth Rankin proudly presented a 3-D model that admirably illustrates the proposed development in a very realistic format.

Nils Versemann urged all proxy voters to be diligent in being fully informed on the issues listed on the agenda for the AGM prior to passing the vote authority to their proxy-holder.

There were many more silent contributors who helped make the presentation a productive interchange of opinions. Many thanks were expressed to all for their diligent preparation.