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Vestry Summary – October 2020

  • Finance 
 Budget through Dec 31Actual through Sept 30
Total Income$77,892$53,390
Total Expenses$83,577$57,138
Net$-5,685-3,747.47

If our loan through the Paycheck Protection Program is forgiven, we can add that $11,560.25 to our Total Income. 

Please keep your pledge payments current.  They are vitally important, especially during this time.

  • The Diocese has launched an on-line giving platform through their web site episcopalmaine.org.  Currently there doesn’t appear to be any way to designate the funds for a specific purpose.  The vestry is investigating further.
  • Donations for the on-line auction are being accepted during October, on Tuesdays 4 – 6pm and Saturdays 1 – 3.  Time to scour your house for treasures to donate. 
  • Rick and the Wardens will be working with Canon Michael Ambler to schedule a Mutual Ministry Study to take place during December.  This will help identify our goals and inform our 2021 budget.  Further details will be forthcoming.
  • St. Pat’s will hold a virtual election vigil starting when the polls close on Nov 3, through Nov 4, culminating with a Taizé meditation service.
  • Paula is working to clean up old information on the web site, and make the landing page more friendly.
  • Outreach recently donated $300 to Food and Medicine for their Solidarity Baskets; $100 to Partners for Peace; and $400 to The Brewer Ministerial Association for heating assistance.
  • In-person services will begin Oct 25.
  • The next Vestry Discussion Meeting will be o Nov 5 at 6:00 pm, and will focus on racism.

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