2019 Vestry

Grace Episcopal Church welcomes open communication. Please feel free to contact any vestry member if you have questions or suggestions. Email Grace Church to receive contact information. 

Debra Nedder, Senior Warden

David Button, Junior Warden

Susan Jarrell, Secretary

Carol T Johnson, Treasurer and Confirmation

Carolynn Escher, Assistant Treasurer

Sue Breen, Outreach

Leslie Grant, Sunday School Liaison

Tracey Johnson, Publicity (Website & Social Media), Worship, and Food Pantry Liaison

John Stanley, Stewardship

Volunteer Deanery Representatives: Katherine Wharton & Tracey Johnson

Property Committee:  David Button, John Stanley and Debra Nedder

What is a Vestry?

The vestry is the legal representative of the parish with regard to all matters pertaining to its corporate property. The number of vestry members and the term of office varies from parish to parish. Vestry members are usually elected at the annual parish meeting. The presiding officer of the vestry is the rector. There are usually two wardens. The senior warden leads the parish between rectors and is a support person for the rector. The junior warden often has responsibility for church property and buildings. A treasurer and a secretary or clerk may be chosen. These officers may or may not be vestry members. The basic responsibilities of the vestry are to help define and articulate the mission of the congregation; to support the church's mission by word and deed, to select the rector, to ensure effective organization and planning, and to manage resources and finances.

Excerpt from The Episcopal Church Website 

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