Overview of Vestry Committees:

Standing Committees
(C = Chair, V = Vestry Member)

  1. Fun(d)raising Committee
    Purpose: Plan, initiate, and coordinate fundraising efforts
    All fundraisers for 2015 already known and planned (mostly as part of 150th anniversary). To be re-launched in second half of 2015 to plan 2016.
  2. Financial Management Committee
    Purpose: advise treasurer and vestry on financial matters including budget and reporting
    Jim White C and V
    Andrea Noble V
    Gaby Marahrens
    Wendy von der Pforte
    Chris Easthill+
    (Heidi Grau-Easthill – advisory capacity only)
  3. Endowment Fund Committee
    Wolf-Dieter Donecker C
    Susan Pinnells V
    Jim White (ex officio as treasurer) V
    Rainer Merkel
    Chris Easthill+ (ex officio)
  4. Outreach Committee
    Purpose: Plan and organize the outreach initiatives of the parish. Propose use of outreach budget
    John Adam V
    Deborah Cole C
    Fleur Donecker C
    Dorothee Dziewas
    Monika Ehrentraut
    Isabel Kornrumpf
    Theo Patsios
  5. Communications Committee
    Purpose: plan and coordinate the structured communication (newsletter, internet, press, emails)
    Chris Easthill+ C
    Jeanne Nelson
    Dorothee Dziewas
    Christine Spethmann
    Madeline Bohr
    Andy Pickersgill
    Greg Rampinelli V
  6. Fine Arts Committee
    Purpose: plan and organize concerts and other cultural events
    Ivan Williams C
    Madeline Bohr (Communication)
    Ashley Cross V
    Deborah Cole
    Cameron Nelson V
    John Richards V
  7. Buildings and Grounds Committee
    Purpose: support the Jr. Warden in her responsibilities for caring for our facilities
    Nina Scheicher C and V
    John Richards V
    Erika Le Roux V
    Cameron Nelson V
    George Jameson
    Rosemary Unger (consultative)
    further members as needed
  8. Welcome and Integration Committee
    Purpose: review and improve how we welcome, get to know, and integrate visitors and newcomers
    Elaine White
    Jeanne Nelson
    Lisa Pickersgill V
    Christine Spethmann
    Heidi Grau-Easthill
    Chris Easthill+ C
  9. Executive Committee (of the Vestry)
    Purpose: Prepare Vestry meetings and decisions; other tasks as delegated
    Chris Easthill+ C
    Raymond Hodgkinson
    Nina Scheicher
    Susan Pinnells
    Jim White

     Special Committees

    Capital Campaign Committee
    Nina Scheicher V
    Jim White V
    Chris Easthill+
    Madeline Bohr Secretary
    Andy Pickersgill C
    Richard Nelson


    Other Committees (not Vestry)

    Worship Committee (M = also members of the ‘Music Section,’ former Hymn Selection Committee)
    Purpose: review and planning of worship and liturgical music
    Chris Easthill+ C, M
    Val Röcker (Altar)
    Robert Ramsay (Chalice Bearers)
    June Dewell (Lectors)
    Valeria Eiseman (Acolytes)
    Peter Hellbach (Ushers)
    Douglas Robinson+
    Ivan Williams (Choir) M
    Erika Le Roux (Organist) V and M
    Ashley Cross (Bulletins) V and M
    Fleur Donecker M