Vestry Minutes

Vestry Minutes from February 2, 2019 (Retreat)

Trinity Episcopal Church

Vestry Retreat Minutes

February 2, 2019

Vestry Members Present:

  • Christi Bailey, Dennis Blom, Katie Davidson, Lisa Edwards, Brandon Gabbard, Nancy Grayson, Chris Kelley, Josh Mitchell, Gina Russ, Matt Swendiman

Vestry Members Absent:

  • John Cox

Clergy Present:

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

Opening Prayer:

  • Rev. Peter D’Angio

Call to Order:

  • Rev. Peter D’Angio


Retreat Business:

  • Future visioning exercise – Chris Kelley
  • Emergency Shelter 
    • Discussion
    • Vestry requests that the Outreach Commission make a proposal about Trinity taking on a role of providing an overflow shelter for the Emergency Shelter
  • Sabbatical – Rev. Peter D’Angio
  • Capital Campaign – Chris Kelley
    • Skype conference with consultant Andi Tillman to discuss various aspects of the possible campaign
    • Discussion
  • Lunch
  • Consortium of Endowed Parishes – Rev. Peter D’Angio
    • Request that joining the Consortium be discussed at a future vestry meeting
    • Discussion
  • Parochial report and budget – Chris Kelley
    • Chris Kelley recommended that the parochial report and budget be passed via an email vote. Consensus was reached to proceed with email vote
  • Vestry size – Chris Kelley
    • Discussion about further reducing the size of vestry


  • Moved: Rev. Peter D’Angio
  • Motion carried

Next Meeting:

  • March 11, 2019 at 6:30 p.m.

Respectfully submitted,

Brandon Gabbard

Clerk of the Vestry


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