Vestry

What is Vestry and Who are our Vestry People

Vestry

Vestry

 

What is the Vestry?

 

·     Directed by our rector, the vestry is a team of our Parish members to lead the church 

 

The Vestry 

 

·     Helps to discern the vision toward which God is drawing our Parish 

 

·     Articulates and communicates that vision into a mission 

 

·     Holds the Parish accountable to both the vision and mission 

 

Vestry Organization 

 

·     The Vestry consists of:

 

o  2 Members Who Serve as “Wardens” 

 

§  Must be members of the congregation for a period of not less than 2 years 

 

§  Senior warden – Called the “Rector’s Warden,” this person is an enthusiastic supporter and co-worker with the Rector and helps guide the Rector

 

§  Junior warden – Called the “People’s Warden,” this individual has oversight of the church building and grounds 

 

o  6 Members Who Oversee Specific Responsibilities

 

§  Must be members of this Parish who regularly attend worship services throughout the year

 

§  Are elected at our Annual Parish Meeting for a term of 3 years

 

·     Secretary/Treasurer 

 

o  Takes minutes of the Vestry meetings, handles any filing, etc. 

 

o  Is responsible for collection, reception, and disbursement of funds, and gives a report to all Parish member during the Annual Parish Meeting

 

·     Our Vestry is organized into committees; they are listed below 

 

·     At least one member of the Vestry serves each of these committees but does not have to be its leader

 

Who is on Our Vestry Now?

 

Current Vestry Members

 

·    Alan Fleissner, Senior Warden

·    Gene DiPrimio, Junior Warden & Property

·    Marsha Tallant, Secretary & Treasurer

·    Dee Claiborne, Fellowship

·    Anny Yutz, Outreach & Mission

·    Amy MacMannis, Communications

·    Tom Thompson, Christian Education

·    Nick Lynch, Worship