The vestry acts as the governing board for the church. Members are elected at the annual meeting for a three year term. They meet the third Monday of every month in the Fellowship Hall. The term "Vestry" is peculiar to the Anglican church and refers to the room where the clergy would change into their vestments and meet with the church leaders. The term "warden" means "steward" or "guardian," and wardens are the chief stewards and servants of their congregations. The wardens act as liaisons between the rector and the congregation and meet regularly with the rector to review the life and work of the congregation, plan ahead, anticipate and resolve problems. They are also senior officers of the vestry and as such provide leadership to the vestry to identify the vision, mission and goals of the congregation.
I accept nomination to serve God in the ministry indicated and I pledge that:
I have a strong personal commitment to Jesus Christ, and to carrying out His ministry in our community
I am a confirmed or received communicant of the Episcopal Church in good standing, regular in prayer and worship
I will attend Vestry meetings at 7:00pm on the third Monday of each month
I will attend the Vestry retreat
I will be active in the life of the parish, willing to assume leadership and other positions.
I am a stated contributor of record who is working toward a tithe as minimum goal of Christian giving of time, talent and treasure
I will be open to the guidance of the Holy Spirit.
The Vestry for 2017:
Gene S. (Senior Warden), 2018 David K. (Junior Warden), 2019 Lynne K. (Treasurer) Dilys W., 2018 Joanne M., 2018 Joan E., 2018 Matthew B., 2019 Roger G., 2019 Joyce B., 2020 Jason R., 2020
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