Wardens’ Report: April 2017

2017 Wardens

The Wardens’ Report: a brief summary of highlights from monthly Vestry meetings, designed to provide information about our growth, finances, priorities and progress towards our strategic plan.

At our April Vestry meeting on Tuesday, we enjoyed dinner together and prayer at the rail.  This month Sean Burke led us through a time of thanksgiving, specifically for Isaiah Brooms and the gifts he brings to leading our youth ministry.  We encourage you to also pray for the youth in our midst and the cultivation of good leaders and mentors for APEX.

Our March financial report continued to show strong growth in line with our FY2017 budget.  Our average Sunday attendance for the month was 596, 12% growth over the same time last year.  Our fiscal year-to-date income is at 107% of our FY17 budget.  This financial report keeps us hopeful about the ways we will be able to steward our resources towards the growing ministries on Quincy Street and the forthcoming church planting efforts.

As we mentioned last month, we have become aware of our limitations as our numbers continue to grow.  The Personnel Team, working with staff, has taken a look at our resources and identified a need for additional staff, particularly as it relates to children’s ministry and facility coordination.  On Tuesday, we voted to establish and fund two new part time positions, to be filled no earlier than June.  In the coming months we hope to provide more information on these positions (part-time Facilities Coordinator and part-time Nursery Coordinator) and ask you to pray for the upcoming hiring process.

Holy Week is always a busy time, full of great anticipation for the “Hallelujahs” of Christ’s resurrection on Easter.  As a Vestry, we are humbled by your generosity and want to thank the staff and the many volunteers who showed up to make each service a meaningful and worshipful experience for those in attendance.  We are grateful for the creativity in how our community uses their time, talent and treasure to the glory of God.  During Ash Wednesday and Holy Week, our church gave $17,948.16 to support the work of Restoration Immigration Legal Aid.  We are proud and honored to be able to come alongside this work of justice and mercy for immigrants in our community.

As always, if you have questions, concerns, words of wisdom or encouragement, please know that we are open to your feedback.  You can read an archive of past Wardens’ Reports on our website or Vestry Meeting minutes on CCB, under the ‘Files’ tab in the ‘Entire Church Group’

-Dietrich Kuhlmann and Hannah Royal, Wardens

Wardens’ Report: March 2017

The Wardens’ Report: a brief summary of highlights from monthly Vestry meetings, designed to provide information about our growth, finances, priorities and progress towards our strategic plan.

The Vestry gathered on Tuesday for our March meeting.  As is our custom, we have dinner together and begin the meeting with prayer in the sanctuary.  Each month we spend time specifically praying for one staff member and this month Leigh McAfee guided us through prayer as we gave thanks for the work and contribution of Nathan Dickerson.  We appreciate the way Nathan shepherds small group leaders, thinks strategically about church planting, and pastors our congregation well.

As we begin our preparations and discussions for next year’s budget, treasurer Meredith Lloyd walked us through February’s monthly financial documents.  Our average Sunday attendance for the month of February was 574 and our year to date attendance is up 12% over FY2016.  While our giving was a bit under budget for the month, our year to date giving and our year to date spending are right on budget.  At the beginning of the fiscal year, we chose to delay spending on targeted non-essential items until after the first half of the year.  In our business meeting, we voted to release spending on those items.

As Restoration Immigration Legal Aid (RILA) begins to grow and serve more clients, they continue to look for ways to raise the necessary funding.  We discussed their proposal to apply for a grant through the Anglican communion and voted to allow them to use a specific fundraising platform.  We remain excited about the ways God is using Restoration to love, serve and connect with our neighbors.

Restoration continues to grow and our children’s ministry comprises almost 25% of our weekly attendance.  As we anticipate further growth and opportunities to reach beyond Quincy Street through church planting and RILA, we become aware of our limitations.  Part of our discussions at Vestry each month involve listening to where God is leading us and planning toward future needs.  We are thankful to have had the opportunity to meet with Bishop John Guernsey on Saturday.  He is encouraging of the work that Restoration is doing and we are grateful for his wisdom.  That conversation helped guide our discussion as we considered personnel and volunteer needs and as we think about sending out church planters in the coming years.

As always, if you have questions, concerns, words of wisdom or encouragement, please know that we are open to your feedback.

You can read an archive of past Wardens’ Reports on our website or Vestry Meeting minutes on CCB, under the ‘Files’ tab in the ‘Entire Church Group’

-Dietrich Kuhlmann and Hannah Royal, Wardens

Wardens’ Report: February 2019

The Wardens’ Report: a brief summary of highlights from monthly Vestry meetings, designed to provide information about our growth, finances, priorities and progress towards our strategic plan.

The Vestry gathered on Tuesday and began with prayer at the rail, submitting ourselves to God in humility and with thanksgiving.  This month we gave thanks for God’s continued outpouring of grace and wisdom on David as he leads the good work in our church, including our church planting initiatives, RILA, Restoration staff and vital ministries.

 We considered the recommendation from the Outreach Steering Team to designate the Ash Wednesday, Holy Week, and Easter Offerings for RILA (Restoration Immigration Legal Aid) as they work to expand their ministry of providing legal services to support refugees and asylum seekers in our community.  Additionally, we considered RILA’s longer term needs and options to continue to grow and support this vital Resto “startup” that is meeting the needs of some of the most vulnerable among us.  We also considered the report of our Vestry Retreat for sharing with the wider church. 

We are blessed with an amazing staff who has worked diligently to adapt to the astounding growth in many areas of our walk here on Quincy Street.  In response, we spent some time reviewing our financial status for the remainder of the current fiscal year as well as the possible flexibility next year to see if we could start hiring additional part time staff to support our children’s and operations’ ministries.  We noted that average Sunday attendance in January (594) increased 10% over the previous year (540) and our giving, though slowing from December, remains  higher than last year and around 102% of year to date budget.  We continue to give thanks for your generosity as we consider how to best steward our resources for God’s glory.

Finally, the vestry received the great news of Liz’s calling to lead the effort at the South Arlington church plant and began to consider all the implications of this amazing gift from God.  We hope you continue to take advantage of the opportunity to read the Church Plant Strategy document that was distributed via CCB.  Additionally, church planting will be the main focus of the upcoming Parish Meeting (February 28) and we encourage everyone who wants to hear more to attend.   

As always, if you have questions, concerns, words of wisdom or encouragement, please know that we are open to your feedback on all aspects of life together on Quincy Street.

You can read an archive of past Wardens’ Reports on our website or Vestry Meeting minutes on CCB, under the ‘Files’ tab in the ‘Entire Church Group’

– Hannah Royal and Dietrich Kuhlmann, Wardens

Wardens Report: January 2017

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The Wardens’ Report: a brief summary of highlights from monthly Vestry meetings, designed to provide information about our growth, finances, priorities and progress towards our strategic plan.

The new Vestry gathered on Tuesday for our first official meeting of 2017.  Each month we aim to begin with prayer at the rail, submitting ourselves to God in humility and with thanksgiving.  This month we gave thanks for the good work in our church, including our church planting initiatives, RILA, Restoration staff and various ministries, and remembering our team traveling in Cambodia. 

Following our Vestry orientation earlier this month, we continued to acclimate new members Chris Belen, Sean Burke, Leigh McAfee and Susie Wallin, and voted in our new officers.  Dietrich Kuhlmann and Hannah Royal will serve as Wardens, Sean Burke as Secretary, and Meredith Lloyd as Treasurer.  In addition, we worked to finalize advisory team and Vestry liaisons to those teams.  We continue to be grateful for members of our church who spend time each month thinking and praying about our facility, our finances, our outreach initiatives, our church planting vision, and our personnel and human resources. 

We considered a grant request from the Outreach Steering Team for RiLA (Restoration Immigration Legal Aid) as they work to expand their ministry of providing legal services to our immigrant neighbors.  We also considered an ordination report.  As stated in previous Wardens’ Reports, one of the roles of Vestry is to recommend members of our congregation seeking ordination to the Ordination Committee of the Diocese of the Mid-Atlantic.  We are grateful for the individuals seeking care and guidance under our Bishop and for the discernment teams who are praying alongside our postulants. 

We were pleased to receive our first Financial Report from our new Treasurer.  While average Sunday attendance in December remained flat from the previous year (508), our giving was significantly higher than last year and around 106% of year to date budget.  We are thankful for your generosity as we continue to think about how to steward our resources for God’s glory.

On February 3rd and 4th we will gather for our annual Vestry retreat and would welcome your prayers as we continue our conversation about church planting.  We anticipate discussing the feedback that we receive from you through the sermon series and the upcoming discussion during our services on Sunday.  We hope you have had a chance to read the Church Plant Strategy document that was distributed via CCB and provide your feedback through the survey that was linked in that email.

As always, if you have questions, concerns, words of wisdom or encouragement, please know that we are open to your feedback on all aspects of life together on Quincy Street.

You can read an archive of past Wardens’ Reports on our website or Vestry Meeting minutes on CCB, under the ‘Files’ tab in the ‘Entire Church Group’

-Dietrich Kuhlmann and Hannah Royal, Wardens

2016 Vestry Selection Results

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Dear Restoration,

It brings me great joy to write to you with the results of our 2016 Vestry Selection.  It was an excellent process that was undergirded with faithful and overt prayer.  The results are a testimony to the wisdom and leadership of God as He guides our church through this season of growth in character, in impact, and in influence around Arlington County and beyond.

The selection process began with several dozen nominees.  The Vestry Discernment Team (VDT) was thrilled with the number of people who were offered as potential servant leaders for vestry.  We were also humbled by the number of people and the task of discerning the few out of the many who could be put on the slate.  I am so grateful for the number of people who WANT to serve AND the number of people who are ABLE to serve.  Restoration has a rich resource of gifted servant leaders and it is the reason we have such excellent leadership through our advisory teams (personnel, facility, outreach, finance, church planting);  and discernment teams (for people considering vocational change–  especially to ordained ministry); and vestry.  Thanks be to God!

In response to the abundance of nominees, the VDT chose to designate a day to fast and pray for unity and clarity.  For each of us, it was a meaningful time of listening to the voice of Jesus.  When we discussed what we had heard from God, there was a clear, discerned consensus.  Our next step was to invite a significant number of the nominees to consider becoming a candidate and for those who said yes, to fill out a Vestry Discernment Questionnaire (VDQ).

When we had received the VDQ from those who were willing to be considered as a candidate, we again took some time to pray and to listen to the voice of Jesus as we read the excellent, vulnerable, God-honoring answers that were offered by these potential candidates.  Then we met together as a team, face to face, to pray and to discern who would be on the final slate.  Those 6 candidates were the people you have been praying for and considering for vestry service.

During the Restoration Annual Meeting that was open from November 27 to December 4, members of Restoration voted for 4 of the 6 candidates.  Here are the results:  Leigh McAfee, Sean Burke, and Chris Belen now comprise the vestry class of 2019.  Susie Wallin will serve for one year in the vestry class of 2017.

The Restoration Vestry will look like this next year:

The Vestry Class of 2017

  • Hannah Royal
  • Christine Jones
  • Susie Wallin  (newly selected)

The Vestry Class of 2018

  • Becky Mohr
  • Meredith Lloyd
  • Dietrich Kuhlmann

The Vestry Class of 2019

  • Leigh McAfee  (newly selected)
  • Sean Burke  (newly selected)
  • Chris Belen  (newly selected)

Every year, we are asking God for clarity about people with the right gifts for whom vestry is the right time.  There are always multiple people who could fill these roles–  and for that we are grateful that there is a rich choice.  Thanks be to God that He sees the future and He knows what our church needs and He guides the heads and hearts of His people to select and to choose and to faithfully follow.  Thank you to all the people who considered serving on vestry.  I appreciate your courage and humility and willingness to serve.

Please pray.

Over the next few weeks, the old vestry will be meeting with the new vestry through informal coffees and lunches in order to begin the process of orientation to this team.  On January 4, 2017 the vestry will meet for a formal orientation to the by-laws, policies, and procedures that govern our life together.  On January 24, the new vestry will meet for the first time and review the financial position of the church, 4 months into its fiscal year.  On February 3-4 the vestry will leave town for 24 hours to pray and plan how God might continue to move our church towards the planting of churches and the dreams of our strategic plan.

To the One who always does more than we can ask or imagine:  glory and honor, thanks and praise.

From the One who knows what we need before we even ask:  grace and peace; faith, hope, and love.

-David

Update on Proposed Vestry Selection Changes

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Dear Restoration,

The Restoration vestry has been considering two changes to our vestry selection process:

  1. The creation of a Vestry Discernment Team which would be populated with the current, outgoing members of vestry.  In addition, there would be provision to add 3-4 team members who are former vestry or servant leaders in the parish.  The team would have not less than 3 and no more than 7 participants.
  2. The selection process would result in a smaller slate that exactly correlates the number of vestry candidates to the number of vestry openings.  The congregation would be asked to affirm the work of the vestry discernment team by a simple yes/no vote on each candidate.  New vestry members would require a 2/3 majority of yeses from the voting members of the congregation.

Why has the vestry been considering these selection process changes?

As we surpass 600 attendees each week and move past 400 adult members, we have grown to a point where it is difficult for the members of Restoration who participate in the vestry election to effectively know the candidates for vestry.  Many people were voting based on name or face recognition from the bio book.

Thus, in a desire to be more strategic as we grow and in recognition of the importance the vestry plays in our goal setting and financial plans, the vestry thought it would serve Restoration to have a process that was centered on the work of a discernment team.

We presented this at the parish meeting on October 9 and invited your feedback on the proposals.

Thank you for your feedback!

Since the parish meeting, I have heard from people who think the proposed changes are a great idea and people who are strongly opposed to them.  There are people who have suggested ‘tweaks to the tweaks’ and people who have asked for more time to think about the changes.  There really is a wide range of response to these proposals.

Because of the diversity of responses and the strength of feedback, I and the wardens met today and decided to not move forward this year with discussions about changing the vestry election process from the way it is currently described in our parish by-laws.

We could decide to bring it up again in the future.  But fall 2016 does not seem like the right time to pursue this change.  So we will proceed with our vestry election in the manner that we have conducted it for the last seven years.

This is how the election will proceed this year: 

  1. As usual, the slate will be set by the out-going members of the vestry.  There will be no additions to this team.
  2. Nominations will be open until October 23.    What makes a good nomination?  You give us the person’s name, contact information, and a short paragraph describing why you think they would be a good vestry member.  What spiritual and vocational gifts have they demonstrated while serving at Restoration?  Send all of that helpful information, here.
  3. The slate will have more candidates than open positions, assuming sufficient qualified nominees agree to stand for election.  As we have in the previous 7 years, the ‘slate team’ (from #1) will choose which nominees become candidates.
  4. Candidates will be asked to complete a vestry discernment questionnaire by October 30.  The answers to these questions will be published in a vestry bio book that is available to the congregation (in hard copy and as an email attachment) on November 6.  We hope that the candidates will be available after Sunday services on November 6 and Nov 13.
  5. Members will vote by paper ballot on Nov. 13 and Nov. 20.  Are you a member?  Have you signed The Big Green Book?  On October 23, we will have our next membership Sunday.  Kat can help you through the process.
  6. New vestry members will be announced by blog post on Nov. 22.

Thank you for your feedback.  It was good to hear from so many of you this week.

Restoration has experienced so much grace and kind favor from God.  We have so many resources to share with our broader community.  We are excited about this next chapter of our life and we are humbly asking God to guide us with all wisdom and courage into it.

Thanks for being with us.

-David

Wardens’ Report: July 2016

The Wardens’ Report: a brief summary of highlights from monthly Vestry meetings, designed to demystify our work and provide some information about our growth, finances, priorities and progress towards our strategic plan.

This month we gathered in the sanctuary and thanked God for the work and ministry of Kat Downs among us.  Kat’s careful attention to detail has served our entire staff and congregation well as she manages our financial and administrative processes and lovingly cares about all that comes with daily use of a beautiful facility like ours.  No two days of her job are alike (or all that predictable) and she manages competing priorities with grace and poise.  We also prayed for the decisions before us asking God to give us clarity and wisdom as we looked to nudge the budget across the finish line and consider many other items on our agenda.

We joyfully received a discernment team report for one of our aspirants exploring a call to the priesthood and were pleased to make a recommendation that he be considered by our Diocese’s Ordination Committee.  We are so thankful for these teams of congregants engaged in the work of discernment for four people at different stages of the ordination process – what an amazing gift of their time and insights that will undoubtedly shape our congregation, the denomination and the Kingdom of God for many years to come!

We also received and approved edits to our Building Use Policy from the Facility Team who now has the benefit of two years of history in our building to suggest practices to ensure the use of our property is furthering our purpose and mission.  And we approved a set of disbursement recommendations totaling about $108k from our Outreach Steering Team (“OST”) which was set up to evaluate grant requests for the 10% of all our offerings which we designate for outreach purposes. We are pleased to have great partners globally and locally who help us live into our strategic plan and engage the poor and the stranger in our midst and beyond.  To learn more, visit the Outreach page, check out the 2016 Outreach guide, or reach out to Liz Gray or our Vestry representative to OST, Dietrich Kuhlmann.

The Finance Team’s Report for June was an encouragement and the situation has largely remained unchanged from the past few months.  Our attendance is essentially flat from last year but our rolling four-quarter average Sunday attendance was up about 5%.  Our YTD general fund offerings were 97% of budget and ten months into the fiscal year, our spending is only slightly above budget at 100.9% of budget.  Thanks be to God, thank you for your generosity and thanks to our diligent staff team that remain good stewards of our resources. 

In terms of our forward looking budget discussions, we completed the hard work begun by the finance team and staff and finalized our FY 2017 budget.  In the coming year, we’re projecting financial growth of about 15%. This year’s spending changes are driven largely by the priorities set forth in our strategic plan with a particular emphasis on our local church planting efforts.  While the Church Planting Steering Team (“CPST”) is still working on the specifics of our strategy, we expect to see concrete steps taken towards a local church plant in the spring of 2017.  Please plan to join us at our next parish meeting on October 9 at 1 PM to hear more about the budget details and plans for the coming year.

Thanks to all of you for your prayers, your words of wisdom and your faithful commitment of time, treasure and talent to our congregation.  Please know that we are open to your feedback on all aspects of our life together on Quincy Street.

You can read an archive of past Wardens’ Reports on our website or Vestry Meeting minutes on CCB, under the ‘Files’ tab in the ‘Entire Church Group’.

-Carolyn Weimer and Hannah Royal, Wardens

Wardens’ Report: June 2016

The Wardens’ Report: a brief summary of highlights from monthly Vestry meetings, designed to demystify our work and provide some information about our growth, finances, priorities and progress towards our strategic plan.

The Vestry gathered in the sanctuary on Tuesday evening as Liz led us in prayer.  We gave thanks for Kathy Kenyon and her work as Coordinator of Sacramental Life and all that her role entails — oversight of baptisms, weddings and funerals and the coordination of many volunteers including marriage mentors.  We also prayed for Morgan Reed as he completes his internship with us and moves towards a new phase focused on completing his dissertation while serving other parishes as a Deacon in our diocese. And with heavy hearts, we prayed for world events and the unfolding news of the day’s atrocities in Istanbul.

We began our business meeting by approving a Facility Team recommendation for the repair of floor tiles in the Upper Narthex.  We also received our regular Finance Team update which showed that while monthly attendance was down 3.1% compared to May 2015, general offerings were at 97% of budget.  These current indicators were helpful as we prepared to consider the FY2017 budget.

The bulk of our meeting was in discussion about next year’s budget.  The discussion was led by our Treasurer, Ramsey Wilson, and our Assistant Treasurers Dietrich Kuhlman and Meredith Lloyd who with the Finance Team spent countless hours compiling data, interviewing staff, making projections, and outlining potential scenarios.

We worked in multiple steps toward completion of the budget: first considering income projections, then reviewing “steady state” expenditures and finally considering how we would lean into the Strategic Plan — particularly the vision to plant local churches.  We look ahead with great anticipation for what the Spirit will do with our collective resources of time, talent, and treasure.

While the bulk of our hard work and discussion on budget issues was completed this week, we will finalize and approve the FY17 budget at our July meeting.  We appreciate your prayers as we work to discern and listen well.

If you have questions, concerns, words of wisdom or encouragement, please know that we are open to your feedback on all aspects of life together.

You can read an archive of past Wardens’ Reports on our website or Vestry Meeting minutes on CCB, under the ‘Files’ tab in the ‘Entire Church Group’

-Carolyn Weimer and Hannah Royal, Wardens

Wardens’ Report: May 2016

The Wardens’ Report: a brief summary of highlights from monthly Vestry meetings, designed to demystify our work and provide some information about our growth, finances, priorities and progress towards our strategic plan.

As is our custom, we started our meeting with prayers at the rail — this month focused on the ministry of Isaiah Brooms, our Director of Youth Ministries. We thanked God for the vision he has for mentoring our youth and helping them understand the relevance of Jesus to their lives today. We prayed for his committed team of volunteers and asked for creativity and energy as they partner to reflect the love of God while building a strong middle and high school community in our midst.

Our Treasurer, Ramsey Wilson, presented a Finance Team Report that paints a strong picture as we enter the final quarter of our fiscal year. We are essentially on budget with a healthy but prudent cash cushion on hand to weather unexpected changes to the trends. The Finance Team, in partnership with staff, is now deep in the budgeting process with a plan to present a first draft FY2017 budget to the Vestry in our June meeting. We are grateful for the many skilled volunteers in our community who labor behind the scenes and keep us on track financially (and otherwise).

As we’ve written in past reports, much of our strategic focus this year has been on church planting and identifying the next few steps necessary to make meaningful progress towards this aspect of our strategic plan. At our January retreat, we established a Church Plant Steering Team (CPST) and in this month’s meeting, we received an update with recommendations to consider a “Church Plant Residency” program (which, incidentally, was the mechanism at The Falls Church Anglican that resulted in “the Arlington Project” which birthed what we’ve come to love as Restoration Arlington Church!) and a strategy that actively pursues opportunities to partner with other ministries to nurture existing groups in our area into new churches. There is still much to be prayed through and discerned as we prepare to execute our plans, but we are grateful for a wise and prayerful team to advise us.

Please pray for wisdom and clarity and attentiveness to the Holy Spirit’s work among us as we move forward with budgets and plans for the future. And please join us on Tuesday evening, June 7 at the church for our Parish Meeting. We’d love to tell you more about the amazing things God is doing in our community and answer any questions you may have. We need all of you to consider new ways to invest your time, treasure and talents in the work ahead.

In the meantime, if you have questions, concerns, words of wisdom or encouragement, please know that we are open to your feedback on all aspects of our life together on Quincy Street.

You can read an archive of past Wardens’ Reports on our website or Vestry Meeting minutes on CCB, under the ‘Files’ tab in the ‘Entire Church Group.’

-Hannah Royal and Carolyn Weimer, Wardens

Wardens’ Report: April 2016

The Wardens’ Report: a brief summary of highlights from monthly Vestry meetings, designed to demystify our work and provide some information about our growth, finances, priorities and progress towards our strategic plan.

Our prayers at the rail this month were focused on the work and ministry of Matt Hoppe.  He has a very visible role in our midst as music pastor, but there is so much more that he does for our community that is unseen and faithfully executed.  We thanked God for his thoughtful use of music and art to connect us to God, to each other and to the needs of the world.  And we prayed for continued vision as he raises up leaders and helps nurture our experience of faith through the arts.

Our Finance Report was full of encouraging news regarding attendance and budget performance.  Our Q1 average Sunday attendance was 11% higher than Q1 of 2015 and on Easter Sunday we hosted 757 people who celebrated the good news of the resurrection with us on Quincy Street!  In terms of budget performance, our YTD offerings were 97% of budget and seven months into the year, our spending is essentially on target at 101% of budget.  Thank you to all of you who faithfully invest your time, your treasure and your talent in our community.

Other topics on our agenda were designed to help pave the way for our budget deliberations planned for June and July. (As a reminder, our new fiscal year begins September 1).  We received a report from the Outreach Steering Team, discussed possible options for funding church planting initiatives, discussed a possible Thematic Goal (“most important thing”) for FY 2017, and reviewed the budget timeline.

As we promised in our January Wardens’ Report, we wanted to make you aware of some upcoming happenings related to a few of the postulants (candidates for the priesthood) from our community:

  • On Sunday, May 15, Jesse Blaine will preach at both morning services. Jesse was ordained to the transitional diaconate at Restoration last fall.  We look forward to having Jesse and Sarah and the girls in our midst over the next few weeks before they head back to Phnom Penh where he will be ordained to the priesthood by Bishop John on May 29.
  • Also on Sunday, May 15, at the 5 PM service, Morgan Reed will be ordained to the transitional diaconate by Bishop John. Please join us if you are able to celebrate this milestone in Morgan’s life and ministry.

What a wonderful way to celebrate Pentecost Sunday!  We hope you will join us for as much of the day as possible as we thank God for raising these leaders in our midst.

Please pray for us over these next few months as we look to the future and discern the next steps in the execution of our strategic plan.

If you have questions, concerns, words of wisdom or encouragement, please know that we are open to your feedback on all aspects of our life together.  Also, please keep an eye out for an announcement of our next parish meeting which will take place in early June in the Fellowship Hall.  We’ll provide more detail on our progress towards our strategic plan and happily respond to any questions you may have.

You can read an archive of past Wardens’ Reports on our website or Vestry Meeting minutes on CCB, under the ‘Files’ tab in the ‘Entire Church Group’

 

-Hannah Royal and Carolyn Weimer, Wardens

 

 

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