Vestry Minutes – January 29, 2017
ST. MARTIN-IN-THE-FIELDS VESTRY MEETING
January 29, 2017
Present: Jim Bedell, Jack Bolerjack, Charles Busey, Adam Jarrett, Courtney Mullaney, Ike Ogbue, Linda Seeber, Linda Snow, Joel Walker, Nancy Wieden, Kathy Wilkinson: Scot McComas, Rector.
Also present: Glenda Morehead, DJ Mitchell.
Not Present: MaryBeth Butler,
A special meeting of the vestry of St. Martin-in-the-Fields Episcopal Church was held Sunday, January 29, 2017, in the Godly Play Room 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 1:25 PM.
Election of Clerk of the Vestry
Courtney Mullaney moved Glenda Morehead be elected clerk of the vestry of the coming year. Adam Jarrett seconded the motion and the motion carried.
Election of Treasurer
Jim Bedell moved DJ Mitchell be elected treasurer of St. Martin-in-the-Fields Episcopal Church for the coming year. Linda Snow seconded the motion and the motion carried.
Election of Jr. Warden
Charles Busey volunteered to serve as junior warden for St. Martin’s for another year, and moved that he be elected to the post. Adam Jarrett seconded the motion and the motion carried.
Email requirements for Vestry Members
Senior Warden Linda Snow announced that the diocese has directed that all church leaders are to use email addresses 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 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 and lists of the duties of each service were provided to members. The printed contact information list and VPiC schedule will be emailed to members as soon as possible this week.
Vestry Spring Retreat
The rector announced that the Spring Vestry Retreat will be led by the Rev. Courtland Moore who will be instructing all present on the roles of the vestry, rector and all other church leaders in their responsibilities and relationships as those who direct St. Martin-in-the-Fields Episcopal Church. Attendance at the retreat is mandatory for all vestry members, the clerk and treasurer. All vestry members present agreed to the date of March 25, 2017, 10 AM to 1:30 PM, in the home of Jim Bedell, 3900 Kimbell, Fort Worth 76244.
Adjournment and Closing Prayer
The meeting closed with prayer by Courtney Mullaney at 1:40 PM.
Next Regular Meeting February 19, 2017
Lunch – Jack Bolerjack
Ending Prayer – Charles Busey