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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, fianance, stewardship, and the Emmanuel Preschool. Every Sunday at the end of the 10:30 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. 

2016 Vestry Members

  • LOLA BEGGS - Term Expires 2018
  • BOB CARRAGHER - Senior Warden / Term Expires 2017
  • LEO CRUZ - Term Expires 2017
  • JOE DRESEN - Term Expires 2019
  • KATIE KELLY - Term Expires 2018
  • EMILY McNAUGHTON - Term Expires 2018
  • BRYAN MOORE - Term Expires 2017
  • ADAM SCHILDGE - Junior Warden / Term Expires 2017
  • JOE SCOTT - Term Expires 2017
  • MARGARET WOHLER - Term Expires 2019
  • CHRIS YIANILOS - Term Expires 2019

 

  • GENE LANGE - Treasurer / Appointed 2013
  • MEREDITH WADE - Clerk / Appointed 2016 / Registrar / Appointed 2012

 

2016 Vestry Meeting Dates (all meetings occur at 7:30 PM in the Memorial Room):

      • January 13
      • February 17
      • March 9
      • April 13
      • May 11
      • June 8
      • July 13
      • August 10
      • September14
      • October 12
      • November 9
      • December 14