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Cornerstone Leadership Team Update

An update of our most recent meeting

March 26, 2022

Members Present

Pastor Guptill

Mike Kneebone

Val Lewis

Rob McDowell

Bruce Barteaux

Joel Crosby

Karen Henderson


Tamara Klebert

These are not the minutes nor the minutia of the meeting, simply the highlights. For more info you can contact Denn or any of the team.

Pastor's Report

Denn reported on his various activities since our last meeting. A number of new families who have started attending both sites were mentioned.

Meeting Highlights

COVID Phase Five

The team discussed various changes that are happening in keeping with Public Health Guidelines. It was decided that we would continue to use the sealed communion cups for the foreseeable future.

Coffee Team

Our coffee service will begin in April and Busola Adeniji will head it up at Gatehouse and Dave Conrad will take the lead at Windgate. We are presently looking for folks to help out with hosting.

We are the Village

Pastor Deborah and Bee Stanton will be visiting Kenenday beginning April 18. This will be an opportunity to see firsthand the changes in the village and to bring greetings from Cornerstone. They have plans to take four suitcases of new toys for the children of the new school.

Church Administrator

Denn reported that Glenda Lush has been hired as bookkeeper and administrator. Glenda will be taking over Mike Kneebone's duties beginning May 1st.

Stone Drop Church

Denn announced that unfortunately, the various stakeholders involved in the planting of this new church have decided to postpone the project, under the direction of the Wesleyan Church, indefinitely.

For more information concerning this decision contact Denn


David and Carolyn Sisley's applications for membership at Cornerstone were approved.

Interim Pastor Training

The Atlantic District is providing funding for Denn to take the Interim Pastor Certification course in order to be a resource in the district for those taking interim pastor positions.


Our Annual General Meeting will be held on May 9th at 7:00 p.m.

Financial Report:

Mike presented a very favourable financial report.

Next Meeting:

Our next meeting will be on May 28th.

Upcoming Events

Due to COVID this continues to be in flux.

Denn's Schedule

District Board Meeting: November 9-10

Trip to Egypt: December 1-11

District Ministerial January 19-21

Vacation: Feb 10- March 5

Treasurer's Report

The Treasurer's reports were reviewed and approved.

Leadership Team

Denn Guptill

Pastor/ Chair

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Mike Kneebone


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Rob McDowell

Site Pastor

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Bruce Barteaux



Val Lewis

Member at Large


Tamara Klebert

Member at Large

Joel Crosby

Member at Large

Karen Henderson

Member at Large