Trinity Vestry: Serving on the vestry of any church is an amazing experience, and an unique opportunity to love and grow into a consistent, faithful, demanding, and hopefully, extremely rewarding role in the life of a community of faith.

Trinity’s vestry consists of 9 members who serve 3-year terms providing fiduciary oversight and take responsibility for the temporal and financial aspects of our common life. Trinity is so grateful to all who have discerned this leadership position.

What is a Vestry?
The vestry is the legal representative of the parish with regard to all matters pertaining to its corporate property. The number of vestry members and the term of office varies from parish to parish. Vestry members are usually elected at the annual parish meeting. The presiding officer of the vestry is the rector. There are usually two wardens. The senior warden leads the parish between rectors and is a support person for the rector. The junior warden often has responsibility for church property and buildings. A treasurer and a secretary or clerk may be chosen. These officers may or may not be vestry members. The basic responsibilities of the vestry are to help define and articulate the mission of the congregation; to support the church’s mission by word and deed, to select the rector, to ensure effective organization and planning, and to manage resources and finances.

2023-24 Vestry Meeting Schedule

Vestry meetings are usually scheduled for the 4th Tuesday of the month from 6:00-8:00pm and are currently being held via Zoom (unless otherwise noted).These meetings are held via zoom. Meetings are open to anyone in the parish who would like to attend. If you are interested in learning about/experiencing how the vestry works with Lisa in this important leadership capacity and/or to find out more about the business of the mission and ministry of our work together, please email Heather at least a day before the scheduled meeting to receive the zoom link.

* Vestry definition provided courtesy of Church Publishing Incorporated, New York, NY,(All Rights reserved) from An Episcopal Dictionary of the Church, A User Friendly Reference for Episcopalians,” Don S. Armentrout and Robert Boak Slocum, editors.

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