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December Vestry Update

Posted by Mary Martha Churchman on

At its December meeting the Vestry engaged in a deliberate and prayerful discernment process to decide whether or not the renovated sanctuary should be furnished with pews or chairs for congregational seating.  After almost an hour of prayer and discussion, the Vestry decided to move...

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December 2 Vestry Update

Posted by Mary Martha Churchman on

The November Vestry meeting, as planned, was held on December 2, 2015. The regular December meeting will take place December 16. Following approval of the October meeting minutes and Treasurer’s report, the monthly San Jose liaison check-in focused on the ongoing need for communication...

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November Vestry Update

Posted by Mary Martha Churchman on

The November Vestry meeting originally scheduled for November 18 has been postponed until December 2. The Rector is attending CREDO, a professional development program this week. The Vestry will meet twice in December, including the regularly scheduled third Wednesday.

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October Vestry Update

Posted by Mary Martha Churchman on

An interested parishioner attended the monthly Vestry meeting on October 18, 2015, just to observe the meeting and hear the repot of the renovations committee. Those present at meetings of the Vestry usually include members of the Vestry, clergy, and representatives of any committee or group...

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September Vestry Update

Posted by Mary Martha Churchman on

The Vestry met at its regularly scheduled time on September 16. The meeting opened as usual with devotions and approval of minutes and treasurer’s report. The Treasurer reminded the Vestry now is the time to submit input for the development of next year’s budget, which will be...

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August Vestry Update

Posted by Mary Martha Churchman on

The Vestry took a mini-vacation this summer and did not meet on the regular third Wednesday in August. The meeting was rescheduled for September 1, but when the Renovation Committee report expected to be ready for consideration by then was delayed, that meeting was cancelled, in the absence of...

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July Vestry Update

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The Vestry welcomed two new members, elected Diocesan Delegates, approved a Little Free Library for the Food Pantry, and heard a report on progress being made by the Renovations Committee.

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June Vestry Update

Posted by Mary Martha Churchman on

At its June meeting, the Vestry elected Don George and Darren Hekhuis to fill the remainder of the terms being vacated by Nathan Harpine and Burr Ault, and approved the expenditure of $150,000 for the next significant phase of the Renovations project, development of schematic design documents at...

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May Vestry Update

Posted by Mary Martha Churchman on

At its May meeting, the Vestry honored Nathan Harpine at his last meeting as an elected member of the Vestry before his high school graduation and departure for college. We discussed our relationship with San Jose, the status of the Capital Campaign and Renovations planning, expansion of the...

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April Vestry Update

Posted by Mary Martha Churchman on

In April the Vestry authorized the Renovations Committee to ask the architect for a conceptual design using a $1.5 Million budget, including $1.22 M in pledges and $250,000 in an expected bequest from Alice Cox. The Vestry also approved an EYC Plot Against Hunger, creation of a Space Host...

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