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Vestry Corner: February

Vestry Corner: February

The Episcopal Church and Slavery Atonement, written by Linda Klimach As the four Sacred Ground circles completed our 10 week study and dialogue series on race and racism, we learned that the 75th Episcopal General Convention (2006) had debated and passed a resolution...

Election Results

Election Results

A huge thank you to all of you who agreed to serve on vestry, to serve as a delegate to Diocesan Convention, or to serve on the Genesis Board. We can't do what we do without you! At our Annual Meeting on January 24, we elected four people to 3-year terms on vestry...

What’s This Profile Committee I’ve Heard About?

What’s This Profile Committee I’ve Heard About?

by Christine Cook In the last two months, Maryjane Peck, Linda Klimach, and I have made announcements regarding the Profile Committee, and I thought it might be a good idea to explain in a bit more depth what this Profile Committee is and what we’re doing. I did...

2021 Vestry Nominees

2021 Vestry Nominees

The Vestry is pleased to present the nominees for election to St. Clare’s Vestry. Below are six candidates for four three-year terms. Outgoing and continuing Vestry members are listed in this post. Click here to read more

Nominees for Delegates, Genesis Board

Nominees for Delegates, Genesis Board

At our Annual Meeting on January 24, we will elect three delegates to represent St. Clare's at Diocesan Convention. The six people listed below have agreed to be nominated. The three nominees with the most votes will be our delegates and the other three will be...

The Great Conjunction

The Great Conjunction

by Linda Klimach, Senior Warden This month, in the Southwest skies just after sunset, a rare and amazing celestial event is happening; the closest visible 'encounter' between our two largest planets since 1622. Jupiter and Saturn, traveling in their separate orbits,...

The Alpha and the Omega: a personal reflection

The Alpha and the Omega: a personal reflection

In a Dark Time, by Theodore RoethkeIn a dark time, the eye begins to see,I meet my shadow in the deepening shade;I hear my echo in the echoing wood --A lord of nature weeping to a tree.I live between the heron and the wren,Beasts of the hill and serpents of the...

Lay Leadership Roles

Lay Leadership Roles

Vestry 2021-2023: Announcing a wonderful opportunity! Dear fellow parishioners.  It is time, once again, to consider nominees for our upcoming Vestry elections.  As you likely know, membership on the Vestry is for a three year term, and is a wonderful...

Turbulence Ahead

Turbulence Ahead

These things I have spoken unto you, that in me ye might have peace. In the world ye shall have tribulation: but be of good cheer; I have overcome the world. John 16:33 This month presents a difficult challenge for our country. Political tensions are surging, the...

There’s a day after…

There’s a day after…

Dear Friends, I read an interesting interview with three university presidents talking about their decision to close or open in the fall.  Chancellor Carol Christ of Berkeley said two things that resonated with me and I believe apply at St. Clare's...

July Vestry Corner

July Vestry Corner

Beloved St. Clarians, In his message on racial healing, Presiding Bishop Curry paints a picture of 1967 saying “the nation was in turmoil. There was war abroad, and turmoil within, and anxiety about whether the very democracy would hold.” My mother was only a year old...

May/June Vestry Notes

May/June Vestry Notes

(Highlights of recent Vestry meetings) Zooming: Your Vestry continues to meet via zoom. In May the Vestry transferred $20,000 to the Haiti Outreach Mission from the Haiti Outreach Mission account where wine sale and other funds designated for Haiti were being kept....