The Scotland County Ministerial Alliance met on March 14 at the Lutheran Church. Those in attendance were Mark Appold, Karen Biggs, Marie Ebeling, Dan Hite, Pamela Glasgow, Jack Sumption, and guest Paul Milliken.
Chaplain Paul Milliken of the Hospice of Northeast Missouri was present to discuss services provided by the Hospice. People with terminal conditions with a life expectancy of six months or less are candidates for the Hospice services.
The Good Friday Service will be held at First Presbyterian Church on March 30th at 7 p.m. All participants in the service are asked to be at the church in dark colored attire at 6:30 p.m. that evening.
The. Clothes Closet suffered significant damage from the hail storm during this past summer. Insurance will pay for a new roof. It is in bad shape structurally and it was suggested that SCMA to consider the insurance pay out to become part of a building fund for a new building. There will be estimates on this issue in future meetings.
The Memphis Chapter of the FreeMasons intend to have a poker run this coming summer to raise funds for the Tiger Packs. Tiger Packs are the weekend food provision for elementary children. The group offered their kitchen to SCMA to host a fundraiser breakfast on the same day as the poker run. A decision was made not to have the breakfast due to lack of time and volunteers.
Next meeting of the alliance will be Wednesday April 11, at 1 p.m.