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155th Annual Meeting 19 February 2023

The Annual Congregational Meeting of an Episcopal Church congregation provides a brief moment to gather together and check in on the life and work of our community. We select new members for our Vestry, our “Board of Directors,” and do a quick review of the successes and learnings of the year past. In recent years, Emmanuel’s Annual Meetings have taken about 45 minutes or so, the bulk of that time devoted to your questions about how things are going and general conversation about where God might be leading us. We will meet at 9:00 AM in the Parish Hall, where breakfast willbe svThe Agenda includes:

  • An Opening Prayer for a Church Meeting (The Book of Common Prayer, p. 818)
  • Notice of the publication of Annual Reports
  • Announcement of Candidates for Vestry:
    • Scott Gromacki
    • Carol Baumbach
    • Chris Croucher
    • Dixon Barthel
    • Marti Sakell
  • Summary of Vestry Member Requirements: Vestry Member Requirements 2-2023

“Selection of Candidates”

Announcement of new Sunday School Schedule

Announcement of new “Shepherding” Program

General Questions and Answers and Conversation


Here are the Reports as filed by congregational leaders.

Here are the year end Financial Reports for 2022 and our budget worksheet for 2023

Here is the working draft of the (incomplete) Parochial Report which we are required to send each year to The Episcopal Church Center.

And for the truly bored or the handful of governance geeks, here are our full, annotated By-Laws: Emmanuel By-Laws – February 2022