July 20, 2015 – Meeting Notes

The Future Home Committee met on July 20, 2015.  Paul Roell reported that the pledges received to date are $6,113,000.  This is 78.4% of our stretch goal of $7.8M.  The total cash on hand is $1,133,487.

Members of the committee have met with two General Contractors and will be meeting with three more in the coming weeks.  The committee will select two contractors that will meet with Entheos before selecting our General Contractor.

June 20, 2015 – Meeting Notes

The St. John’s Future Home Committee met on June 20. Paul Roell presented a campaign update.  To date over 500 families have pledge $6.1 million. Cash on hand is $1,125,148.  New pledges continue to come in.  We have reached 78.2% of our Challenge goal of $7.8 million.

Fr. Jeff reported that the Architect’s site designs boards and a Process Timeline board will be placed on the grounds during the upcoming Parish Festival.  Capital Campaign envelopes have been placed in the pews in church for those wanting to make one time or special donations.  It was stressed that they should not be used to make ongoing pledge payments.

The committee will be looking into applying for possible grants for the building of the new church as well as for improvements for the school.

May 30, 2015 – Meeting Notes

The St. John’s Future Home Committee met on May 30. Paul Roell presented a campaign update.  To date 485 families have pledge $6,034,738. Cash on hand is $1,094,026.  We have reached 77.4% of our Challenge goal of $7.8 million.

Fr. Jeff reported that the Archdiocese is pleased with the progress we have made with the campaign and with our site plans.  They have given us the approval to move forward with the site improvements process.

A meeting has taken place with one General Contractor and committee members will be meeting with a second General Contractor shortly.

April 25, 2015 – Meeting Notes

The Future Home Committee met on April 25, 2015.  Father announced that the Capital Campaign has met the first goal of $6 million and is at 77% of the stretch goal of $7.8 million.   Father Jeff also reported that about 1,000 letters had been sent to parish families that have not yet responded to the campaign.

Several of the committee will be meeting with the Archdiocese on May 7 to update them on our progress and answer questions that committee has about the campaign.

Three committee members have met with one potential contractor and have a meeting scheduled with another contractor.

Ruth Walter gave a report on the progress of history research being done by Teri Becker.

March 14, 2015 – Meeting Notes

St. John’s Future Home Committee met on March 14, Paul Roell reported that the Capital Campaign has reached 97.5% of its goal and 75% of the stretch goal of $7.8 million.  Paul also said that anyone wanting to make their pledge should call the parish office.

Several members of the committee will be meeting with the Archdioceses in April to give them an update on the progress of the capital campaign.

In the Easter bulletin a list of all contributors to the campaign will be listed.  Fr. Jeff will announce in church that if anyone does not want their name listed that they should contact the church office.

February 28, 2015 – Meeting Notes

The Committee received a report from Eric Heininger from CCS about the status of the Capital Campaign.   We are at 97% of our $6 million goal and 74% of our stretch goal of $7.8 million.  Cash donations received to date exceed $1 million with 54% of parishioners having finalized their decisions about a gift to the campaign.

The committee discussed how to involve parishioners that have not made a commitment to the capital campaign as of yet.  Fr Jeff stated that those who have not made their commitment should contact the church office or a member of the Capital Campaign Committee.

Kevin Stuckwisch from Entheos Architects, answered questions about the proposed design based on the amount of money we will be able get in pledges.  He also provided the committee with a dollar breakdown on all major phases of the design.

January 31, 2015 – Meeting Notes

The Future Home Committee met on January 31.  Father reported that Tom Gruber, Paul Roell and he met with the Property Manager and the Financial Director for the Archdiocese.  They were please with the progress we have made on the master plan and the capital campaign.  They indicated they would work with the parish in both areas.

Members of the committee did meet with Beauverre Riordan Stained Glass Studio’s about getting an estimate on moving and cleaning the windows in church.  The committee will meet with the Entheos Architects at the next meeting.

The capital campaign thus far has raised over $5,000,000 in pledges.

January 10, 2015 – Meeting Notes

The Future Home Committee met on January 10, Fr. Jeff reported that the Capital Campaign is going very well.  A total of over $4.4 million has been pledge to date.  A representative from Beauverre Riordan Stain Glass Studio will be meeting with several of the committee members on Tuesday, January 13, 2015 to get an estimate on repairing and moving the stained glass windows.

November 8, 2014 – Meeting Notes

Committee met on November 8.  The committee is talking to a stain glass restoration company to get estimates on the repair and the moving of the windows.

Teri Becker has been asked to gather information about the families that helped build and furnish the current church.  Anyone have information on this or would like to help please call her at 513-367-6005.

October 11, 2014 – Meeting Notes

The committee reviewed the elevation blue prints from the survey done on the Carolina Trace property.  Fr. Jeff reported on the progress being made for the launching of the church wide capital campaign being done by Eric Heininger from CCS Fundraising.  An Executive Committee has been formed to help with the Capital Campaign.