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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 10:30 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. 

2017 Vestry Members

  • LOLA BEGGS - Fellowship Liaison / Term Expires 2018
  • KATIE DEEMER - Service Liaison / Term Expires 2020
  • JOE DRESEN - Stewardship Liaison / Term Expires 2019
  • AARON FLAAEN - Stewardship Liaison / Term Expires 2020
  • BARBIE FRANK - Service Liaison / Term Expires 2020
  • KATIE KELLY - Worship Liaison / Term Expires 2018
  • EMILY McNAUGHTON - Worship Liaison / Term Expires 2018
  • ADAM SCHILDGE - Senior Warden / Term Expires 2018
  • GREG SHANNON - Fellowship / Term Expires 2020
  • MEREDITH WADE - Junior Warden / Education Liaison / Term Expires 2020
  • MARGARET WOHLER - Education Liaison / Term Expires 2019
  • CHRIS YIANILOS - Education Liaison / Term Expires 2019

 

  • GENE LANGE - Treasurer / Appointed 2013
  • SARAH KOLO - Clerk / Appointed 2017

 

2017 Vestry Meeting Dates (all meetings occur at 7:30 PM in the Memorial Room):

      • January 11
      • February 8
      • March 8
      • April 12
      • May 10
      • June 14
      • July 12
      • August 9
      • September 13
      • October 11
      • November 8
      • December 6 (Budget)
      • December 13