Vestry Minutes

Vestry Minutes from September 10th, 2018

Trinity Episcopal Church
Vestry Minutes
September 10th, 2018

Vestry Members Present:

Matt Swendiman, Lisa Edwards, Christi Bailey, Nancy Grayson, Barb Hollar, Brandon Gabbard, Tony Powell, Chris Kelley

Vestry Members Absent: Katie Davidson, Thomas Workman

Clergy Present:

  • Rev. Peter D’Angio. Rev. Justin Gabbard

Clergy Absent:

Opening Prayer:

  • Rev. Peter D’Angio

Call to Order:

  • Rev. Peter D’Angio

Sharing by Vestry Members:

Adoption of Minutes from June

  • Motion: Chris Kelley
  • Motion carried

Adoption of Consent Agenda

  • Motion:
  • Motion carried

Old Business:

  • Update of Capital Campaign Information
    • Chris recapped progress so far
      • Need to choose between two consultants
      • Discussion
      • Additional questions sent to both
      • Both proposals were discussed at length
    • Abuse Prevention – Barb Hollar
      • Barb is working on getting everyone who is required to have training, caught up
    • Core Value Posters – Christi Bailey
      • Discussion

New Business:

  • Youth Representative on Vestry: (Nancy)
    • Discussion
    • Nancy to seek more info
    • Direct Justin to pole interest from EYC
  • Budget in Context of Strategic Filter: (Chris)
    • Appeals for budget requests have been disseminated
    • There will be more time for the budgeting process this year due to early start
    • Any requests over $500 should be accompanied with a description of how spending will support the core values – use the strategic filter
    • Preliminary asking budget expected at October Vestry meeting
  • Finance Question:
    • Discussion about BOR advance and line of credit draw


  • Moved: Chris Kelley
  • Motion carried

Next Meeting:

  • November 12th @ 6:30pm

Respectfully submitted,

Brandon Gabbard in place of Katie Davidson

Clerk of the Vestry


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