Vestry Corner May 2019

Vestry Corner May 2019

Friends, Inez Wisdom saw a need for a sacred place, and when she had patients who were unable to pay for their medical expenses, she brought them along in a common mission to build the chapel that was the foundation for St. Clare’s. The legacy started by Inez Wisdom...
April Vestry Notes

April Vestry Notes

(Highlights of the April 17, 2019 Vestry meeting) Safe Church: Church leaders, staff and supervisors of children are required by the Diocese of Michigan to be trained to recognize and prevent abuse of children and vulnerable adults. A six-hour training session was...
An Attitude of Gratitude

An Attitude of Gratitude

by John Little Dear friends, Proverbs 15:23 tells us “… how good and delightful is a word spoken at the right moment – how good it is!” This issue of our “Vestry Corner” is a unique invitation not previously expressed. We are, without question, a parish filled with...

Updated Church Organization April 2019

The 2019 Vestry accepted responsibilities as liaisons for our various church commissions. Please see the updated Church Organization diagram here. Note (added April 18, 2019) while the vestry liaison are up to date, other aspects of the organizational structure are...
Reflections on our Holding Pattern

Reflections on our Holding Pattern

from Knut Hill, Senior Warden It is Lent, and I am waiting. Haven’t I waited long enough? I’ve already got a taste of what I am waiting for. My fellow Saint Clarians, I am writing to you from inside our small Chapel. Enjoying the unique space in here, I am thinking...
Feb-Mar 2019 Vestry Notes

Feb-Mar 2019 Vestry Notes

Highlights from recent Vestry meetings February 2019 Vestry Meeting Notes Transition issues continue to consume much of the Vestry’s energy as it deals with scheduling supply priests and preparing to interview interim candidates. The preaching calendar is now...