Posts Categorized: Voice of the Vestry

Master Planning Committee will merge with Stewardship Ministry

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By Jeff Tibbits, with The Rev. Carlton Kelley Since the time our Grace Happens Here: A Guide to Our Ministries was printed and distributed to parish members back in September 2015, Grace’s Stewardship Ministry has lost half of its members and all of its leaders. Gone now are Barbara Klugh to a well-deserved retirement after… Read more »

Officers discerned at vestry retreat

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The vestry enjoyed a prayerful retreat at the Augustine Center on Feb. 6 – 7, 2016. Under the guidance of Parish Administrator Ann Hackett, The Rev. Greg Brown, and Canon William Spaid, the group discerned new leaders and laid plans for the year ahead.  Named to office: Senior Warden – Donna Olendorf Junior Warden –… Read more »

The dance of change

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By Mike Cotter The only way to make sense out of change is to plunge into it, move with it, and join the dance. Alan Watts When Daniel first communicated to the Vestry that it was his intention to leave Grace Church and return to Arizona as rector of Christ Church of the Ascension in… Read more »

Let us celebrate – and give thanks!

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By Donna Olendorf Senior Warden As we prepare for our unified worship service in recognition of Daniel’s ministry on November 15 at 10 am, we have so much to celebrate. We celebrate Daniel’s ministry and the dedicated time he and his family–Amy, Rachel, Jolie, and Henri–have shared with us at Grace Church. Daniel leaves us… Read more »