Vestry Coordinator: Chris Rugaber
Gifts of time, talent and money to Grace Church help define what the church can do with what God has provided and to be caretakers of the kingdom.
Click Here to read "Our Covenant with God – Understanding Stewardship," recently written by Jean Reed, former Non-Vestry Coordinator for Stewardship.
Annual Pledge Campaign
Each fall every member of the parish is given the opportunity to support the ministry of Grace Church by pledging a contribution to the upcoming annual budget. Parishioners' pledged offerings provide 85% of our annual income. While the campaign is conducted in the fall, pledges are accepted at any time.
The Grace Trust
Established in 2000, the Trust Fund of Grace Episcopal Church is a vehicle through which parishioners and others can consider and support longer-term financial commitments to the church's well-being through planned giving, estate planning, bequests, etc. MORE...
Although June 1, 2008, marked the official and successful completion of the Grace Anew capital campaign, many will continue to fulfill their pledges and make new donations. This academic year will also see the the completion and installation of the new organ an the renovated choir loft and upgrades to our heating and air conditioning (HVAC) systems. Mary Hix and Chris Rugaber are the coordinators of the Grace Anew campaign.
The counters are volunteers who total and record offerings. Counters work in pairs,and duties typically require one to one and a half hours’ work each week. Volunteers serve at least once every four to six weeks and training is provided. Claudine Donovan is the coordinator.
The Memorial Committee receives, acknowledges and recommends to the Vestry disposition of all donations to Grace Church made in memory of Grace Church parishioners and others. The Vestry has final authority regarding the acceptance and disposition of memorial donations. Cynthia Puskar is the coordinator.
The parish office is our business office and has a myriad of tasks to perform throughout the year. Office volunteers augment the efforts of our office staff and make an invaluable contribution to keeping the work flowing smoothly. Rose Hall is the office volunteer coordinator.
St. Francis Guild
The St. Francis Guild was created in the early 1990's to help beautify and maintain the grounds at Grace Church. Like all gardeners, we plant, weed, prune, rake and try to make the property appealing for our congregation, as well as for Grace School and visitors. We work a couple of times a month and try to accomplish one major new project each year. New volunteers are very welcome -- to volunteer, click here.
St. Joseph Guild
The St. Joseph Guild makes minor repairs and provides light maintenance of our buildings and equipment. Lorna Worley is the coordinator.