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July 2017 Vestry Update

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Posted by Mary Martha Churchman on

At its July meeting the Vestry adopted a new mission statement for St. George’s, for use on the website, in grant proposals, etc.  St. George’s is dedicated to our mission of “loving god, serving others, and changing the world.” We are a welcoming, inclusive...

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June 2017 Vestry Update

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Posted by Mary Martha Churchman on

At its monthly meeting on June 21, the Vestry welcomed our summer seminarian Charles Cowherd and newly elected interim Treasurer George DiFilippi and Treasurer in Training Parks Gilbert. Elliot Branch remains on the Vestry but resigned as Treasurer due to heavy work responsibilities.  The...

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May 2017 Vestry Update

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Posted by Mary Martha Churchman on

At its regular meeting May 17 the Vestry approved three resolutions: approving the expenditure of $12,500 for a professional audit of our 2016 financial statements (required every fifth year by our Financial Policy and Procedures Manual but inadvertently omitted from our adopted 2017 budget)...

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April 2017 Vestry Update

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Posted by Mary Martha Churchman on

At its meeting April 5 (earlier than usual due to Holy Week), the Vestry voted to enter into an agreement to lease space to Kinhaven Preschool for three years beginning next fall.   Kinhaven will occupy rooms 207, 212, 215, and the nursery during weekdays, at times when we do not need...

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March Vestry Update

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Posted by Mary Martha Churchman on

At the March meeting the Vestry heard updates on the progress of the four new revenue initiatives and the final stages of the renovation project.  The Vestry reviewed and approved the 2016 Parochial Report, a standard statistical report required by the Diocese and the national church. ...

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February Vestry Update

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Posted by Mary Martha Churchman on

The 2017 Vestry met in a weekend retreat at the Diocese of Virginia conference center at Roslyn, near Richmond on Friday and Saturday (2/10-11).  We spent time getting to know each other and preparing for the year’s work by worshipping, sharing our spiritual journey, agreeing on...

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January 2017 Vestry Update

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Posted by Mary Martha Churchman on

At the January Vestry meeting everyone present individually expressed their appreciation for the contributions of outgoing members Anna Alt-White (Senior Warden) and Hal Bean.  Major discussion topics included the successful completion (almost) of the renovation of the nave, preview of the...

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December Vestry Update

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Posted by Mary Martha Churchman on

The Vestry met a week early to avoid busy Christmas week.   The major topic of the meeting was approval of the proposed budget for 2017.  Members engaged in vigorous discussion of our ongoing annual operating budget but ultimately approved the budget with an estimated deficit just...

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November Vestry Update

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Posted by Mary Martha Churchman on

At its meeting November 16 the Vestry took time to reflect individually and collectively on the impact of the Presidential election on us and particularly on our sister congregation San Jose. In addition our opening devotions and closing prayers offered spiritual resources to comfort and...

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October Vestry Update

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Posted by Mary Martha Churchman on

At its October meeting the Vestry approved a proposal from the Alternative Revenues Committee to establish an initiative to seek grant funding for selected Saint George’s programs and activities.  Mila Lynn Floro has volunteered to lead the effort to coordinate with ministry areas to...

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