Vestry Highlights – March 2014

cuthbert-Rick Paris was welcomed as Vestry Member, upon the acceptance of the resignation of Bill Becker.

-Thanks to the hard work of the Personnel Committee, Amanda McClenahan, the new Parish Administrator, began her work here on March 17.

-The election of a new bishop will take place on April 5, and the Consecration is scheduled for September 13.

-The Rector reviewed the Episcopal Church’s official policy on Communion Invitation, his commitment to respect this, and his pastoral approach to its application. Following conversation, the Vestry supported the ongoing inclusion of the phrase “All baptized persons are welcome at the Lord’s Table” in the Sunday morning bulletins.

-Parishioners are encouraged to attend Holy Week services, particularly those of the Triduum (Thursday, Friday and Saturday, April 17, 18, and 19, all at 7:00 p.m.)

-Four Foyer Groups join 4 Shepherd Groups in offering social gatherings for all parishioners
-We are exploring ways to support the “Food for Kids” program as it begins its second year here at CHS.

-All members are encouraged to become familiar with our website (holyspiritorleans.org) to keep up with parish affairs. -The Summer Fair will take place on July 26.

Respectfully submitted, Dilys Jones Smith, Clerk 

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