Posts Categorized: Rector Search

Rector position has been posted

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Great news! After several weeks of hard work, your Rector Search Committee has completed our Community Portfolio, the first step in letting clergy candidates know of our open rector position. The portfolio has been reviewed and approved by the Vestry, and forwarded to the Rev. Bill Spaid, Canon to the Ordinary and Diocesan Transition Officer,… Read more »

Search committee completes Community Portfolio

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By Mary Lee Pakieser Rector Search Committee Chair The Rector Search Committee (RSC) has completed the first step in the process! The Community Portfolio is a formidable first step where we had to answer 12 questions about all aspects of our church. This required studying and researching the church survey, brainstorming key concepts, writing several… Read more »

Rector Search Committee sets sail

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By Marian Vermeulen Vestry representative The course has been charted, it is time to weigh anchor and get under way. The search committee met for the first time on Sunday the 22nd for snacks, fellowship, sharing of foibles, and discussions on discernment. It can be tough in this time of excitement to reef the sails… Read more »

Is hospitality your thing?

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Dear Members of Grace, Do you find yourself throwing parties just because it’s a nice day? When you are out with friends, do you hear comments similar to, “it’s like being with the mayor.”?  When family and friends come to visit, do you love sharing your advice on the best restaurants, shops, or fishing spots? … Read more »

Meet the Rector Search Committee

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By Donna Olendorf Senior Warden       It is my great privilege to introduce to you the following members of the Rector Search Committee (RSC): Charlene Allen Bob Foote Rosemary Hagan-chaplain, nonvoting member John Lien Glen MacPherson Bill Montgomery MaryLee Pakieser Ellen Schrader Sandy Seppala Dixie Stephen Steve Wade Marian Vermeulen-vestry representative These 12… Read more »

Interim search update

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“To every thing there is a season, and a time to every purpose under the heaven”. Ecclesiastes 3 This is not the update I had expected to write. With three scheduled interviews, I imagined that we would find our Interim Rector among them. God has other plans for Grace, as we did not have success… Read more »