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Vestry

The Vestry is the “Board of Directors” of the church. The Vestry operates under the Constitution and Canons (bylaws) of the Episcopal Church and the Constitution and Canons of the Diocese of Virginia. The responsibility of the Vestry is to support the rector and to transact all church business, including oversight of the church personnel, facilities and finances. 

The Vestry meets monthly; all meetings are open to any member of the parish. Vestry members act as liaisons to Emmanuel ministries such as outreach, education, finance, stewardship, and the Emmanuel Preschool. Every Sunday at the end of the 10:00 a.m. service, a Vestry member greets parishioners and welcomes visitors.

Church members elect members of the Vestry at the Annual Meeting. Vestry members serve a three-year term. Any adult who has been a pledging member of Emmanuel for one year is eligible to serve. 

2022 Vestry Members

  • Meredith Wade - Senior Warden Term/ Expires 2024
  • Emily McNaughton — Junior Warden / Term Expires 2023 
  • Scott Keplinger — Term Expires 2023
  • John Read — Term Expires 2023
  • Anne Reinke — Term Expires 2025
  • Doris Rudolph — Term Expires 2023
  • Christian Simpson— Term Expires 2025
  • Chuck Thomas — Term Expires 2025
  • Gretchen Walzl— Term Expires 2025

 Officers

  • Gene Lange — Treasurer / Appointed 2013
  • Sarah Kolo — Clerk / Appointed 2017

 2022 Vestry Meeting Dates (all meetings are scheduled for 7:30 p.m. via Zoom until further notice)

      • January 12
      • February 9
      • March 9
      • April 13
      • May 11
      • June 8
      • July 13
      • August 10
      • September 14
      • October 12
      • November 9
      • December 14