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Learn how you can be nominated to serve on a St. Thomas’ leadership team.

Campus Improvements Steering Team

Leader: Leslie Burkardt (send e-mail)

Dept: Church - General
Type: Lead

Endowment Fund Commission

Leader: Peter Barker (send e-mail)

Members oversee restricted and unrestricted funds that support the parish, provides education to the parish, and advises the Rector, Wardens and Vestry on best use of endowment funds.

Day: Quarterly on Thursdays
Time: Afternoon
Area: Church
Dept: Church Leadership
Type: Lead

Everybody Welcome Ministry

Leader: Jonathan Hoose (send e-mail)

Welcomes newcomers to St. Thomas' and facilitates their integration into the life of our community.

Day: Saturday
Time: Morning
Area: Church
Dept: Ministry Team
Type: Lead

Finance Commission

Leader: Nick Tamburrini (send e-mail)

Monitors the financial activity of the parish, analyzes parish finances, develops annual parish budget, reports findings and makes recommendations to the Vestry.

Day: Second Tuesday of the Month
Area: Church
Dept: Church Leadership
Type: Lead

Financial Strategic Planning

Leader: Richard Yates (send e-mail)

Dept: Adult Ministries
Type: Lead

Outreach Ministry Team

Leader: Jane Andrews (send e-mail)

Empowers and supports St. Thomas' parishioners who volunteer at ministries within the parish and outside the parish. It also oversees fundraisers and allocates funds that support outreach ministries within the parish and outside of the parish.

Day: Varies
Time: Varies
Dept: Church Leadership
Type: Lead

Parish Engagement Group

Leader: Susan Pickhardt (send e-mail)

Dept: Adult Ministries
Type: Lead

Property Commission

Leader: Laura Thomas (send e-mail)

Oversees and makes recommendations and decisions about the church building and grounds and their maintenance.

Day: Second Monday of the Month
Time: Evening
Area: Church
Dept: Church Leadership
Type: Lead

Staff-Parish Relations Commission

Leader: Leslie Burkardt (send e-mail)

This special vestry commission provides counsel and advice to the rector, other clergy, staff, and the parish regarding policies, procedures, and issues related to employment. Through an ongoing process of mutual biblical and theological reflection, the commission supports the roles and work of the clergy, staff and congregation as they carry out their responsibilities in mutual ministry.

Dept: Church Leadership
Type: Lead

Stewardship Commission

Leader: Richard Yates (send e-mail)

A vestry commission which seeks to foster and promote the Church's understanding of stewardship as a way of life, which is not optional but rather central to our baptismal calling. The commission has two committees which collaborate as needed, the Financial Stewardship and Time & Talent Stewardship committees.

Area: Church
Dept: Church Leadership
Type: Lead

Stewardship-Financial Committee

Leader: Richard Yates (send e-mail)

A standing committee of the Stewardship Commission, which seeks to foster and promote the Church's understanding of financial stewardship as a way of life, which is not optional but rather central to our baptismal calling.

Area: Church
Dept: Church Leadership
Type: Lead

Stewardship-Time and Talent Committee

Leader: Richard Yates (send e-mail)

A standing committee of the Stewardship Commission, which seeks to foster and promote the Church's understanding of stewardship of our time, talents, and spiritual gifts as a way of life, which is not optional but rather central to our baptismal calling.

Area: Church
Dept: Church Leadership
Type: Lead

Vestry

Leader: Leslie Burkardt (send e-mail)

The nine elected members of the vestry serve in mutual ministry with the wardens and the Rector as the spiritual leadership and governing board of the parish. Vestry meetings are chaired by the Rector. The Treasurer and Secretary/Clerk serve as ex officio non-voting members of the vestry.

Day: Second Wednesday of the Month
Time: Evening
Area: Church
Dept: Church Leadership
Type: Lead

Watchcare Ministry Team

Leader: Deb Cougler (send e-mail)

A ministry within the parish that provides care and support to parishioners. Under the Watchcare umbrella: prayer ministry; meals for individual and families in time of crisis; cards and letters to homebound parishioners or those who have an illness or have had surgery; funeral ministry for the family and receptions afterward; and providing transportation for those who need it.

Dept: Ministry Team
Type: Lead