Vestry minutes – April 9, 2017 meeting
ST. MARTIN-IN-THE-FIELDS VESTRY MEETING
April 9, 2017
Present: Norma Barbier, Jim Bedell, Charles Busey, MaryBeth Butler, Linda Seeber, Linda Snow, Nancy Wieden, Kathy Wilkinson: Glenda Morehead, Clerk.
Not Present: Jack Bolerjack, Courtney Mullaney, Ike Ogbue, Joel Walker: Scot McComas, Rector.
A special meeting of the vestry of St. Martin-in-the-Fields Episcopal Church was held Sunday, April 9, 2017, in St. Martin’s chapel. The meeting was called for the purpose of voting to endorse the ordination of Annette Mayer as a priest and to sign the necessary letter to the diocese to that effect. In the absence of the rector, the meeting opened with prayer by Senior Warden Linda Snow at 12:15 PM.
Vote on Congregational Support
Jim Bedell moved the vestry vote on behalf of St. Martin-in-the-Fields Episcopal Church to support the ordination of Annette Mayer to the priesthood. Kathy Wilkinson seconded the motion, and the motion carried.
Signing of the Letter of Congregational Support
All vestry members present signed the letter of support as required by canon (2/3 of the entire vestry membership). Upon its completion the letter will be forwarded to the bishop and commission on ministry, and copies will be placed in the church’s files.
The meeting adjourned with prayer by the senior warden at 12:22 PM.
Next Regular Meeting April 23, 2017
- Lunch – Nancy Wieden
- Ending Prayer – Joel Walker