Vestry Minutes, Special Meeting, January 28, 2018

St. Martin-in-the-Fields Vestry Meeting

January 28, 2018

Present: Norma Barbier, Jim Bedell, MaryBeth Butler, Sharon Dudek,, Ike Ogbue, Linda Seeber, Becky Snell, Linda Snow, Joel Walker, Nancy Wieden, Kathy Wilkinson: Scot McComas, Rector.

Also present: Glenda Morehead, DJ Mitchell.

Not Present: Christopher DeClerk,

A special meeting of the vestry of St. Martin-in-the-Fields Episcopal Church was held Sunday, January 28, 2018, in the church library immediately following the Annual Parish Meeting. The meeting was called for the purpose of electing a junior warden, clerk of the vestry, and treasurer for the coming year, and for other organizational matters. The meeting opened with prayer by the rector at 2:30 PM.

Election of Clerk of the Vestry
MaryBeth Butler moved Glenda Morehead be elected clerk of the vestry for the coming year. Ike Ogbue seconded the motion and the motion carried.

Election of Treasurer
Kathy Wilkinson moved DJ Mitchell be elected treasurer of St. Martin-in-the-Fields Episcopal Church for the coming year. MaryBeth Butler seconded the motion and the motion carried.

Election of Jr. Warden Tabled
There being no volunteer to serve as junior warden for the coming year, the matter was tabled until the February 18 meeting. Charles Busey will be asked to serve in that position on an unofficial basis in the interim.

Email requirements for Vestry Members
Senior Warden Linda Snow announced that the diocese has directed that all church leaders are to use email addresses for church business that are theirs alone, not used by any other coworkers or family members. Communications Director Susan Kleinwechter can assist any vestry member who needs help setting up such an address.

Vestry Sign-Ups
Vestry members provided their contact information to the clerk. They also chose which of the 3 weekend services is their preference to serve as Vestry Person in Charge. The vestry meeting schedule, lists of the VPiC duties for each service, the VPiC schedule,and the contact information list will be emailed to members later this week.

Vestry Spring Retreat
The rector announced that the Spring Vestry Retreat will be led by the Rev. Courtland Moore. Attendance at the retreat is mandatory for all vestry members, the clerk and treasurer. The retreat will be held in the East Parish Hall of St. Martin’s 10 AM – 1:30 PM. The theme of the retreat this year will be Strategic Planning.

Adjournment and Closing Prayer
The meeting closed with prayer by Jim Bedell at 2:52 PM.

Respectfully submitted,
Glenda Morehead, Clerk

Next Regular Meeting February 18, 2018
Lunch: Joel Walker  Ending Prayer: Nancy Wieden

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