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Vestry Orientation

Last Saturday your newly elected vestry and ongoing members met to begin the process of forming as a group and of engaging the faithful work ahead. There was amazing energy and enthusiasm as we began to find our rhythm of working together and embracing our leadership roles. Here are some highlights we discussed or action decided: There’s a group of vestry members who will work with Chad Linder, our Diocesan Canon for Financial Operations, to learn about grant and loan…

St. Andrew’s Parish Annual Meeting

Today we held our parish annual meeting. The following members were elected as new vestry members: Susan Davis, Jeanine Goodwin, and John Richardson. We are grateful for their commitment to serving our parish in this leadership role. We also offered our thanksgiving for our two out-going vestry members: Bill Gawors, who has organized our outreach efforts for the past several years, been actively engaged in our spiritual formation programs, and who has faithfully served our parish as a verger in…

Vestry Gifts

We began our last vestry meeting by identifying our individual gifts, so that we can then apply them to a group project: planning and executing a good stewardship program this fall. I thought you’d like to see the long list of gifts of your vestry members: Creative thinking Creativity (3) Realistic Balance Courage Perspective Organizing Seeing Big Picture Joy of life Listening (2) Compassionate (2) Friendliness Hospitality (2) Organization (3) Delegating details & keeping on track so it gets done…