In the Parish

St. Andrew’s is a dynamic and diverse congregation, and has plenty of ways to get involved to support its thriving ministries.  St. Andrew’s is supported by the work of committees or ministry teams, most of which are comprised of parishioners who serve for rotations of 3 years.

The Vestry is the elected lay leadership of the parish, and is responsible for the facilities, finances, and in cooperation with the Rector, for fulfilling the long-term vision of the parish. The Senior Warden is Betty Self.  The Junior Warden is Mike Van Ormer.

The Buildings and Grounds Committee assists the Vestry in the maintenance and upkeep of our facilities. This committee is overseen by the Jr. Warden, Mike Van Ormer.

The Children’s Support Team works with the Assistant Rector for Children’s Ministry to provide engaging and meaningful programs for children and their families.  The contact people are Jennifer Jones and Lorin Kaley.

The Youth Support Team works with the Youth Program Coordinator to build and sustain our youth community.  The contact person is Julia Smith.

The Financial Development and Stewardship Committee  is responsible for stewardship, fundraising, and long-term financial visioning for St. Andrew’s. The chairperson is George Platt.

The Mission Team coordinates the various local and national service ministries at St. Andrew’s.  The Outreach Committee assists in this and facilitates financial support to local agencies.

The Worship and Christian Formation Team offers support for special services, seasonal events and special music offerings and coordinates the Christian Education offerings for the parish, particularly focusing on the Sunday morning adult education classes. The chairperson is Jon Anderson.

Other committees meet seasonally, such as the Bazaar team that coordinates the major St. Andrew’s fundraiser, the Endowment Committee that oversees the St. Andrew’s endowment, and the Urn Garden Committee that tends to the upkeep of the memorial garden.

 

 

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