Summary of the Vestry Meeting on September 16, 2014

Summary of the Vestry Meeting on September 16, 2014
by Phyllis Hiers
Posted September 25, 2014

The information packet for this meeting (includes agenda, budget statement and minutes of previous meeting) is available here. The vestry’s general information webpage, including agendas, budget statements and minutes since January 2012, is available here.

Phyllis Hiers

Karen Gunter announced recycling/composting efforts will start on Wednesday evenings.

Junior Warden is exploring quieter air conditioning for annex.

Children’s chapel for preschoolers meets weekly with Fr. Dave playing the guitar, songs, story and prayer.

Revised by-laws adopted.

Seed money from the estate of Eloise Smith will spark the setup of a Christ Church Endowment Fund.

In follow-up to the August 24, Sunday School meeting and discussion about the Memorial Garden, a committee will be set up and charged to investigate and/or prepare:
1) immediate needs for drainage and plantings
2) a master plan for future space, privacy wall, entrance, memorial plaques
3) gifts policy
4) burial information sheet for families

Sandy Sandbach encouraged parishioners who have not worked at preparing sandwiches for Lunch Bunch to sign up for a 1st or 3rd Saturday at 11 a.m.

Blankets and socks will be collected for the Partnership to End Homelessness

Wade Coleman presented the treasurer with a check from Lou Gabard’s estate to complete her pledge for the Gabard Education Building.

Upcoming Events:
October 6 Blessing of the Animals
October 8-9 Fr. Dave will be out of town
October 11 Bishop’s Burger Bash at St. Anne’s Tifton
October 18 Bishop Benhase meets with area clergy at Christ Church
October 19 Bishop Benhase to install Fr. Dave as rector of Christ Church—only 10 a.m. Service on this Sunday
October 20-24 Fr. Dave at Honey Creek to attend a workshop
October 26 Stewardship Committee holds a Q and A session about the budget during the Sunday School hour
November 3 Parish Stewardship Dinner held at Mathis Auditorium