Duties of the Vestry
The Vestry at Emmanuel Church serves as the church’s fiscal administration, manages real estate and property and promotes leadership. The Vestry elections are held every year at the Annual Meeting in January. The Senior Warden and Junior Warden serve three year terms. The Treasurer, Assistant Treasurer and Clerk are elected annually. These positions form the Executive Committee that meet weekly with the Rector to discuss church matters. The Vestry at Large are six parishioners who serve terms of three years on alternating years. The Vestry meets monthly to overview the financial position, confirm the work of the many church ministries and support the spiritual direction of the parish. For more information about the work of the Vestry, please contact the Rector.
Vestry meetings are open meetings, the third Tuesday of the month. The minutes of all Vestry meetings are available to parishioners, they are in the Office and can be printed on request.
The 2021 Annual Meeting on February, 27, 2022
The Emmanuel Church Annual Meeting was held on held in church with over 35 participants.
Currently, the Nominating committee is working on renaming and expanding its role at Emmanuel, under the new title, the Leadership Development Committee. This committee works to identify gifts of parishioners to expand candidates for leadership positions, invites parishioners with identified gifts to become involved in Emmanuel programs, and mentors new leaders for succession planning. For more information about this ministry, please contact the Junior or Senior Warden.