July 2019 Vestry Corner

July 2019 Vestry Corner

Who We Are as a Church by Mary Lu Barth In thinking about what makes a church “work”, I think of the rector as the CEO, the staff are all VPs, the members are the congregation, and I see the vestry as a Board of Directors.  None of these entities can succeed...
June 2019 Vestry Notes

June 2019 Vestry Notes

(Highlights of the June 19, 2019 Vestry meeting) Transition: New Interim Rector, the Rev. Maryjane Peck, attended the first Vestry meeting since she took the position on June 1st and discussed some transition period plans. In order to develop a parish profile, the...
Mitzvah Day 2019 Highlights

Mitzvah Day 2019 Highlights

Check out the great photos from our joint interfaith Mitzvah Day with Temple Beth Emeth, Blue Ocean Faith, and Saint Clare’s. Contributions toward the luncheon in excess of expenses ($172) and the joint service plate offering ($933) resulted in a donation to...
Safe Church at Saint Clare’s

Safe Church at Saint Clare’s

by Martin Heggestad “Have always therefore printed in your remembrance, how great a treasure is committed to your charge.  For they are the sheep of Christ, which he bought with his death, and for whom he shed his blood.  The Church and Congregation, whom...
Blessing of new Mission Banners

Blessing of new Mission Banners

On Sunday, June 9th Rev. Maryjane blessed our new Mission Banners during both Sunday services. The idea to create mission banners arose a couple of years ago during a focus group when our laity observed that we do not often visibly engage with our mission. For...