Posts Categorized: Grace Notes

Vestry Budget Mtg. Minutes – 12/10/2016

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Vestry Members:  Clare Andreasson, Maria DiStefano-Post, Nancy Flowers, Eddie Grim, Helen Hankins, Sue Kelly, Michael Mittelstaedt, Anne Montgomery, Jeff Tibbits, Marian Vermeulen, Chuck Wolterink (Absentees in Italics) Guests Present:  Kerry Nelson Staff Present:    Clergy Present: The Rev. Carlton Kelley Prayer:  Carlton opened with a prayer inviting the Holy Spirit to be present in our meeting…. Read more »

Vestry minutes – 11/15/2016

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Vestry Members:  Clare Andreasson, Maria DiStefano-Post, Nancy Flowers, Eddie Grim, Helen Hankins, Sue Kelly, Michael Mittelstaedt, Anne Montgomery, Jeff Tibbits, Marian Vermeulen, Chuck Wolterink (Absentees in Italics) Guests Present:  Connie Riopelle, Mark Stackable, Ward Kuhn Staff Present:    None Clergy Present: The Rev. Carlton Kelley Prayer and Check-in:  Carlton opened in prayer.  We checked in with… Read more »

Report from the 142nd Diocesan Convention

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By Rosemary Hagan, D.Min. A few weeks ago your Diocesan Delegates and Alternate Delegates attended the 142nd Episcopal Diocese of Western Michigan Convention.  Present from Grace were Elizabeth Blondia, Rosemary Hagan, Chuck Wolterink, Mary Pierce and Greg Hagan, along with The Reverends Carlton Kelly and Meredith Hunt. Our own Maggie Miron was present as a…

The Advent Season at Grace  

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Advent is a time of preparation and anticipation as we look to the celebration of the birth of Christ.  At Grace we have many opportunities to help you in your personal preparation during this season of the church year. Devotional Guides are available on both the tract rack and the credenza in the Commons.  We… Read more »

Special vestry minutes – 10/30/2016

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Vestry Members:  Clare Andreasson, Maria DiStefano-Post, Nancy Flowers, Eddie Grim, Helen Hankins, Sue Kelly, Michael Mittelstaedt, Anne Montgomery, Jeff Tibbits, Marian Vermeulen, Chuck Wolterink (Absentees in Italics) Guests Present:  none Staff Present:  Ann Hackett   Clergy Present:  none Clare opened with a prayer. The agenda was approved by acclamation. Community Information Portfolio The vestry reviewed the Community… Read more »