The Harvest Fair has been cancelled due to COVID-19
The Fundraising Team will be writing to parishioners to gauge interest in a scaled down outdoor yard sale and an on-line silent auction.
During the Treasurer’s report it was noted that pledge payments are falling behind. Parishioners are asked to please keep their pledge payments current.
The vestry discussed a request that a second sign-in sheet be placed in The Shamrock Room, for those who enter downstairs and have no need to go upstairs. It was decided not to add a second sign-in sheet, as everyone entering the building is asked to walk through the entire building to visually check for anything amiss (an open window, lights left on, etc.)
Tom is talking with someone who may be interested in renting the kitchen.
The vestry approved letting the Board of Trustees of Camp Capella use The Shamrock Room one evening a month for their regular board meeting.
Christine will resume publication of weekly announcements. They will be included with the Sunday bulletin and emailed to parishioners in the St. Pat’s Google Group.
The vestry approved a photo release form relating to adults who wish to opt out of photos and one pertaining to images of children.
Kate has resigned as chair of Outreach. She will serve one more month while a new chair is sought.
Jamie has resigned as Minister of Technology. Starting in September services will be live-streamed from within St. Pat’s. Only the worship leaders and essential personnel will attend. The vestry will revisit this arrangement monthly.
Pastor Matthew Brown, First United Methodist Church, Brewer, has invited members of St. Pat’s to attend their indoor service on September 6, which would replace our outdoor service.
The vestry is working on updates to St. Pat’s Constitution and By-Laws to allow for co-wardens and bring them into alignment with Diocesan guidelines. The parish will be asked to vote on any changes prior to the Constitution and Bylaws becoming final.